Gang Of Blades | Burial Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
4.16/5
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195 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Burial Beer Co.
North Carolina, United States
burialbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The oldest of trees beckon the widest of blades. But the biggest require the help of a gang of blades, teaming up to provide the deepest array of cuts. This DIPA is born from an arsenal of ingredients. A pils base is fortified with NC-malted wheat, while Amarillo, Mandarina Bavaria, Simcoe, and other hops feed off the tropical juiciness of a house wild yeast. Expect tangerine, pineapple and mango from this super hop juice.

Added by qcbrewer on 01-03-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,357
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
195
pDev:
6.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
18
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 195 |  Reviews: 37
Photo of socon67
3.73/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Budlum
3.89/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of glf60
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave1999
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dbell23
4.68/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rangerred
4.54/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aasher
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of KMcG
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KensWorld
4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of addiwilliams
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MTKATL
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brian_NCtifoso
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikexw
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gavage
4.12/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: very hazy orange color with a 1/2" head that slowly falls to a thin surface foam.

Smell: light tropical aroma.

Taste: biscuit, mango, pineapple, orange, lemon zest, cracked pepper, and a strong bitterness. Alcohol is lightly noticeable.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp to start, less crisp and quite dry at the finish.

Overall: slow sipping DIPA that is centered around big bitterness and tropical fruit.

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3.98/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4.09/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 1 pint can on March 4, 2018. Brewed with pilsner malt and NC-malted wheat. Hopped with Amarillo, Mandarina Bavaria and Simcoe. Smell and taste is tropical juiciness with notes of tangerine, pineapple and mango. Feel is medium in body.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nunya
4.27/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jubana64
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, awesome beer. Memorable taste and clean finish. Crisp and delicious, no funkiness. Not overly floral or piney, but juicy and clean.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuyFawkes
3.25/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Unknown vintage; drank 3/4/18 @ the Yarchives.

Cloudy orange appearance.

A violent pour yielded a big white head; strong, frothy lace.

Lemon, pine, grapefruit & cane sugar notes in the nose.

Sticky, medium thick mouthfeel.

Caramel, pine & lemon flavors up front; sticky sugar notes on the finish.

Cloying & clashing. Permanent pass on this one.

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4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of krome
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Gang Of Blades from Burial Beer Co.
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 195 ratings