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Burial Beer Co.

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Burial Beer Co.
North Carolina, United States
Belgian IPA
3.97 | pDev: 8.06%
Aug 31, 2015
Jul 20, 2014
Collaboration with Pisgah Brewing Company
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Reviewed by oberon from North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours into a large tulip glass a clear brass color with a large fluffy white crown that settles very slowly,a great look.Spiced yeasty phenols and medicinal hops stand out most in the nose to me,some overripe pineapple and mango comes thru as it sits more.Peppery spice upfront on the palate with a bit of toasted grain,a good shot of tropical fruits hit and go into the finish.Once I got past the yeast/spice upfront I really have come to like this beer.
Aug 31, 2015
Rated: 4.1 by Cosmic_Chieftain from Indiana

Apr 21, 2015
Rated: 3.81 by baklo from North Carolina

Mar 15, 2015
Rated: 4.13 by ChristiBerli from North Carolina

Mar 08, 2015
Rated: 4.13 by wisrarebeer from Wisconsin

Mar 07, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by BGsWo22 from Texas

Mar 02, 2015
Rated: 5 by Watergrainhopsyeast from North Carolina

Dec 02, 2014
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Reviewed by macrosmatic from Florida

4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Thanks to dogdoc for sending this one! Reviewed from notes. Poured from bomber into a Russian River tulip glass.

A: Hazy burnished gold with some orange highlights, a one-finger white head with average retention, and low visible carbonation.

S: Huge orange aroma with juicy tropical fruit, papaya, guava and pineapple. Citrus pith and biscuit malts in the background.

T: Follows the nose. Tropical (guava and pineapple) and citrus fruits (tangerine), Belgian yeastiness (apple and light clove), the sum of which remains only moderately bitter. Biscuity malt backbone present but clearly plays second fiddle, with all the fruit flavors happening. Stays lightly bitter with the fruity flavors that last into the hang.

M: Medium body, good carbonation sensation (more than it appeared), and alcohol fairly well-hidden.

O: I found this to be pretty enjoyable. This is a style with a definite ceiling for me personally, but I thought the flavors really worked together well here. My one suggestion might be to have it just a touch more bitter to balance some of the sweet flavors. But tasty as it is. Nice first beer to have from these guys.
Nov 12, 2014
Rated: 3.92 by hopkrid from Florida

Sep 07, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by KevinGordon from North Carolina

Aug 29, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by kayakandbeer from Florida

Aug 16, 2014
Rated: 4 by Axnjxn from North Carolina

Aug 15, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by mikeincharleston from North Carolina

Aug 05, 2014
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Reviewed by GarthDanielson from Virginia

3.73/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a slightly hazed, copper coloring, with a clingy, foamy, off-white head. Nose of Belgian spice, baked bread, berry sweetness, and roasted notes. Flavors are fruit forward, with a berry sweetness, Belgian funk, coriander, nutmeg, and all-spice. Light, crisp body, with a spiced blend and semisweet aftertaste. The finish is light and effervesced. Decent.
Aug 03, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by emeyer from West Virginia

Aug 03, 2014
Rated: 4 by MacQ32 from South Carolina

Aug 02, 2014
Rated: 4 by aleckpa from North Carolina

Aug 01, 2014
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Reviewed by Immortale25 from North Carolina

4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured into a Duvel tulip. No freshness date.

A- Pours a medium amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of bubbly surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- Immediate notes of white pepper and other spices (rosemary?) with a unique Belgian yeast scent. Also somewhat soily.

T- The yeast and hops come on equally strong; the hops with their moderate bitterness and the yeast with its mild sweetness. Great duality. Slight bubble gum note. The spices also play their part to bring a vibrance to the flavor profile. Alcohol is decently hidden. Fruity aftertaste.

M- Sharp with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- Very solid Belgian IPA by two very solid breweries that's a bit more complex than other examples of the style.
Aug 01, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Jul 27, 2014
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I really like the earthy spiciness mixed with the citrus and tropical elements on the nose of this beer. Some haze to it, nice mouthfeel with complex textures. Taste has a bit more biscuit to it than smell, but good
Jul 25, 2014