Lumber Sexual
RAR Brewing (Realerevival)

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RAR Brewing (Realerevival)
Maryland, United States
IPA - Imperial
Ranked #902
Ranked #4,671
4.18 | pDev: 5.5%
Apr 30, 2021
Jan 16, 2017
Notes: This handsome fella is loaded with late addition kettle hops and lupulin powder. Pretty insane stuff with the amount of flaked wheat and oats. Hopped with Simcoe, Idaho 7, and Citra Lupulin Powder.
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4.28 by steelkilt from Maryland on Apr 30, 2021
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4.32/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by dbl_delta from Pennsylvania

Growler into pint glass. Pours a murky amber (SRM between 6 and 8) with a brief off-white head. Initial impression is grapefruit, melon, pear, pineapple, a touch of pine resin, and caramel malt. Mouthfeel is soft, thick and sticky, and the alcohol is quite well hidden. Finish is more citrus, with a somewhat sweet morph. Overall, a delicious DIPA!

Jan 06, 2021
4.21 by Skabiski from Maryland on Sep 13, 2020
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4.21/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by BJB13 from Maryland

32 oz. crowler poured into a nonic one day after filling.

Looks good. Hazy and orangish with a big fluffy inch and a half of white foam that hangs around for a while before receding to a spotty cap. The nose however is outstanding! A myriad of strong resinous hop aromas spill forth. I can isolate pear and pineapple but it is mostly a tropical fruit cocktail. Not surprisingly the flavor starts tropical and resinous turns peppery than finishes bitter. The medium body is mostly soft, a bit prickly and a little chewy.
Definitely smooth, juicy and a little dangerous as the 8.8 ABV is not taste...

Apr 11, 2020
4.25 by MICAMD from Maryland on Feb 16, 2020
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by JerzDevl2000 from New Jersey

Traded for this a while ago, but unsure when as there wasn't a date on the bottom of the can. This was the first brew that I had from RAR and it wasn't bad for the style, even though it was a bit too strong for me. If you like your IPA's to be full, sticky, and dank, then this one would certainly be up your alley!

This had a muddle apricot hue to it as the head was hardly anywhere to be seen. Ditto for the carbonation as this can may have been quite old, with the turbid hue of this beer being it's only aspect that held up over time. Lots of pine and kiwi in the nose as the taste contained those as well, along with a sticky hoppy presence and a ton of resin underneath that. A ton of body from the oats rounded the mouthfeel out as this was very chewy and full, with it requiring a slow sipping to fully enjoy. Lime and honey stood out to me as this wasn't quite typical for it's style but was close enough to that as to not having any outstanding attributes to it.

Lots of booze here but it wasn't tasted so much as I could feel it before I finished it off. Some more carbonation would have been nice, as that would have mad this lighter, but this wasn't a bad beer overall. It just didn't stand out to me in any aspect, as it was only worth a go once. A decent effort by RAR but some stamping on the bottom of the can would have been appreciated!

Nov 29, 2019
4.03 by Aewachiw from Maryland on Nov 01, 2019
4.29 by JandJMD from Maryland on Oct 13, 2019
4.21 by buzzy from Pennsylvania on Jun 04, 2019
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4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by ThisWangsChung from Maryland

4.2/5: Subtly floral and piny, but intensely juicy at the same time; up there with the best Maryland IPAs

Nov 28, 2018
4.25 by petewheeler from Maryland on Oct 13, 2018
4.25 by JonB25 from Delaware on Sep 23, 2018
4.25 by reebtaerG from Maryland on Apr 06, 2018
4.28 by JOldewurtel from Maryland on Apr 06, 2018
4.29 by Budlum from Maryland on Mar 17, 2018
4.41 by seansween from New Jersey on Mar 15, 2018
4.68 by rjd722 from Maryland on Jan 20, 2018
4.4 by GoatmanBrewsMD from Maryland on Jan 17, 2018
4.1 by epyon396 from Pennsylvania on Jan 16, 2018
4 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts on Nov 09, 2017
4.1 by DMc8ride from California on Oct 17, 2017
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4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by BillRoth from Maryland

Nice IPA and well made. Just leans too much towards the heavy earthy resin, musty, bitter direction for me. Nothing wrong with it, but just a been there done that so many times that it just didn't work for me. Probably really good for someone else. Considering the many awesome IPAs at RAR...I'll just look for the next one.

Oct 15, 2017
4.26 by bubseymour from Maryland on Oct 13, 2017
4.1 by JamieDuncan from Maryland on Oct 13, 2017
3.96 by RobertColianni from Pennsylvania on Sep 24, 2017
4.4 by Nightmare1972 from Maryland on Aug 05, 2017
4 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania on Jul 23, 2017
4.24 by IHop5182 from Maryland on May 08, 2017
4.06 by CharlesK from Pennsylvania on Mar 20, 2017
3.77 by TBonez477 from Vermont on Mar 17, 2017
4.25 by rspauldi from Texas on Mar 14, 2017
4.12 by aaronyoung01 from New Mexico on Mar 04, 2017
4 by mothman from Minnesota on Feb 24, 2017
4.09 by M_chav from New Mexico on Feb 23, 2017
4 by DrBier from Pennsylvania on Feb 21, 2017
4.42 by gobuccos from Ohio on Feb 21, 2017
4 by smcel371 from New York on Feb 12, 2017
3.53 by oline73 from Maryland on Feb 10, 2017
4.45 by malfunxion from New York on Feb 09, 2017
4.42 by ChittyChambers from Maryland on Feb 07, 2017
Lumber Sexual from RAR Brewing (Realerevival)
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 57 ratings