The Savages Of Ruminating Minds
Burial Beer Co.

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From:
Burial Beer Co.
 
North Carolina, United States
Style:
American IPA
Ranked #256
ABV:
7.2%
Score:
92
Ranked #4,722
Avg:
4.19 | pDev: 5.01%
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
36
Status:
Active
Rated:
Apr 24, 2022
Added:
Mar 14, 2018
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  5
SCORE
92
Outstanding
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Rated by TheRougeBastard from North Carolina

3.83/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Nice combination of a west-coast and a NEIPA!
Apr 24, 2022
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Reviewed by Reef from South Carolina

4.57/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
16 oz. Can dated 11/9/21. “Fast path To Crazy”

Some really nice can art showing a wolf emerging from an iridescent background of other beasts.
Thick, murky straw color with no visible floaties or sediment. One finger fine white head with spotty lacing. Reduces to a full ring and continents over most of the surface.
Strong pineapple, orange, malty yeast aromas.
Pine, sour pineapple, light Unami note, tropical fruit, oat all getting involved.
Smooth up front, bitter aftertaste, no alcohol heat. Intense hopping but no burn.
Good balance and lightly dry finish. Goes down easy.
Dec 11, 2021
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Reviewed by jdhops from Tennessee

4.44/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Canned 11/9/21. Heavy Resin Edition.

L: Pours a very hazy deep orange with a short fluffy head that quickly thins to a film on top and a ring around the glass. Lacing is splotchy, which looks cool.

S: Orange, lemon, and faint pineapple aromas.

T: Orange and mango up front, pivoting to some grapefruit slight bitterness on the back end. Nice juxtaposition.

F: Silky mouthfeel, with just a bit of prickliness, which mirrors the taste.

O: Very well done. The taste and mouthfeel transition from smooth to bitter is interesting and enjoyable.
Dec 04, 2021
 
Rated: 3.79 by walkinginplace from North Carolina

Jul 09, 2021
 
Rated: 4.27 by pieface22 from New Hampshire

Jun 23, 2021
 
Rated: 4.1 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Apr 17, 2021
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Reviewed by dbl_delta from Pennsylvania

4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Can dated 3/20/21 into pint glass. Pours a murky straw-gold color witha brief off-white head. Initial impression is pine, berry, citrus, lemon, and a bit of tangerine. Mouthfeel is West Coast-ish. Finish is clean and a litttle bitter, but with a lingering hint of caramel. Overall, the hops selection make this one stand out from an increasingly predictable IPA field. Well done!
Mar 27, 2021
 
Rated: 4.27 by kjkinsey from Texas

Mar 18, 2021
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Reviewed by mntlover from Tennessee

3.89/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Pours a hazy pale yellow hints of orange in the color with fluffy white head good lace.

Aroma is typical tropical and citrus bready malt base. Not bad but maybe the bar is too high for Burial not as nice as the other 4 pack I picked up.

Taste is like the nose tropical fruits lightly more citrus notes that luckily level some lingering bitterness. Bready malt base that plays out more in the finish then anywhere else. Pretty good IPA, might be biased but just expect perfection from Burial and this isn't perfect.

Mouthfeel is medium lightly les then medium carbonation.

Overall eh not bad a good IPA , wouldn't repurchase though as most of there others are better.
Mar 17, 2021
 
Rated: 4.19 by buzzy from Pennsylvania

Mar 16, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Mar 15, 2021
 
Rated: 4.38 by RollDamnTide from Florida

Dec 18, 2020
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Look - Thick cloudy yellow color with nice skimming
Smell - typical NE smell, oat citrus
Taste - Oat backbone with a grapefruit Orange lemon taste, slightly sweet
Feel - Medium full body, creamy and medium light carb and dry
Overall - Nice beer
Nov 25, 2020
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.92/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Released 11/18/20; drank 11/24/20 @ the Yarchives.

Opaque orange/yellow appearance.

A violent pour yielded a nice bright white head; strong lace.

Grapefruit, wheat & table sugar notes in the nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Grapefruit & dry wheat flavors up front; mild table sugar notes on the finish.

This is OK, but Burial is capable of so much more. Not one I'll seek out again.
Nov 25, 2020
 
Rated: 4.38 by dflo32 from North Carolina

Jun 29, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by jschott75 from Illinois

Jun 22, 2020
 
Rated: 4.16 by fehrminator from North Carolina

Jun 07, 2020
 
Rated: 4.25 by Mikemcgrath4 from North Carolina

Aug 16, 2019
 
Rated: 4.53 by crewfan1952 from Ohio

Aug 14, 2019
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Reviewed by Gadzook from Georgia

4.53/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Nice hazy glowing gold with a small off-white head that leaves nice lacing.

Smell is very citrus and tropical. You get the malt and grain undertones. It's a robust and complex aroma.

Taste is amazing. Orange peel, lemon, some grapefruit, light pine, malt complements it very well. Creamy but with a clean dry finish and a lingering and enjoyable hop bitterness.

Juicy mouthfeel. Dry finish. Medium carbonation and body.

Get it. Wonderful beer.
Jun 26, 2019
 
Rated: 4.43 by Samnem from Georgia

Jun 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.34 by aasher from Indiana

Jun 14, 2019
 
Rated: 4.06 by KMcG from Virginia

Jun 12, 2019
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Reviewed by lucius10 from California

4.52/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Sweet juicy tropical hoppy aromatics on this one! Taste follows with the juiciness and subdued bitter bite. This has outstanding depth for a single!!!
Jun 11, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by wvsabbath from West Virginia

Jun 09, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by Huhzubendah from District of Columbia

Jun 04, 2019
 
Rated: 4.22 by crobinso from Colorado

Jun 02, 2019
 
Rated: 4.16 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

May 31, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by MTKATL from Georgia

Apr 20, 2019
 
Rated: 4.04 by VeganUndead from Virginia

Mar 22, 2019
 
Rated: 4.13 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Jan 19, 2019
 
Rated: 4.33 by warrendietrich2001 from Nevada

Jan 16, 2019
 
Rated: 4.03 by sd123 from Georgia

Jan 07, 2019
 
Rated: 3.89 by MephistosCafe from North Carolina

Jan 03, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by Kdouble from Tennessee

Dec 30, 2018
 
Rated: 3.85 by BalancingBrooms from California

Oct 01, 2018
 
Rated: 4.14 by oberon from North Carolina

Aug 30, 2018
 
Rated: 4.15 by CavemanRamblin from North Carolina

Jul 23, 2018
 
Rated: 4.2 by lochraneg from New Hampshire

Jul 14, 2018
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Reviewed by jlindros from Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Thanks to rudzud
Canned 7/03/18
Light fizzy head, almost no head, murky lemony blond color

Nose tons of citrus, orange juice, tangerine, little mango juice, a bit if creamy malt, tons of pith, a grainy thing like leftover shells from the milled grain, more tropical like papaya, maybe faint melon, but then like a flour water thing

Taste brings big creamy wheat flakes oat mash, toasted grain and barley shell like thing, again little dry flour like thing in the back end, big hops too, some tropical papaya, mango, juicy citrus, tangerine, young orange, faint cantaloupe, more citrus and pithy, drier finish, touch of bitterness but very creamy and soft

Mouth is med bod super soft creamy flour water like, lighter on the carb

Overall everything is there it's just missing the extra pizzazz and pop, and seems like they added flour instead of the right water profile and mash but not sure, more carb could have helped as well
Jul 13, 2018
The Savages Of Ruminating Minds from Burial Beer Co.
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 46 ratings