Enigma | Tapistry Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tapistry Brewing
Michigan, United States
tapistrybrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BrewtalHonesty on 10-23-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
63
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
7.55%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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4.31/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.16/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.09/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 ounce can into a tulip snifter. Canned 10/26/16, had 12/13/16. Have had before.

Pours a nice looking copper/orange color, pretty clear, with a half inch head and some loose lacing. The aroma is lots of citrus- orange, mango, grapefruit, some lemon and pineapple. Light malt, a little brown sugar, a bit dank as it warms. Black pepper in the head when fully warmed. The taste continues the big citrus-orange, grapefruit, pineapple, some lemon, a good amount of brown sugar, malt, caramel. A light bitterness up front, a little earthy on the finish. Smooth, well carbonated, a good, medium body.

Great citrus, the brown sugar is flavorful and mellows the hops, while not making this overly sweet. This might not be at the top of the class, but it's one I really just enjoy drinking. Well worth a purchase.

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4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 10/26/2016. Pours hazy medium orange/amber color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon/orange peel, citrus rind, light pepper, pine, caramel, brown sugar, lightly toasted bread, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of bright citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate dark/bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon/orange peel, citrus rind, light pepper, pine, caramel, brown sugar, lightly toasted bread, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine/citrus rind/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon/orange rind, pepper, pine, caramel, brown sugar, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate dark/bready malt flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance, and no lingering hop astringency after the finish. Moderate dryness from bitterness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, sticky/resinous, fairly creamy, and slightly slick balanced mouthfeel that is great. Minimal warming alcohol for 9%. Overall this is a great DIPA! All around great Great complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate dark/bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink for the big ABV. Very vibrant and pretty juicy on hops; with a nice malt backbone, that is not too sweet. A very enjoyable offering.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Enigma from Tapistry Brewing
3.84 out of 5 based on 63 ratings.
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