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Steppin' Razor | Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative
Georgia, United States
cherrystreetbrewing.com

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,425
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
37
pDev:
9.83%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 37 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of CanConPhilly
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L - 2-finger offwhite head atop a dirty yellow body.

S - herb, sweet orange, grapefruit.

T - bright citrus, sweet orange, followed by huge vegetal hops. Cabbage, turnip, dirt, crusty brown bread, all soaked in alcohol. Moderate bitterness. Low sweetness. Moderate booziness.

F - medium body and carb.

O - love the initial taste, but vegetal city after that.

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Photo of Gadzook
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of markallmon
3.14/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Buck89
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Canned 22 days ago.
Look: a hazy bright golden color with a medium sized white head. Good staying power.
Aroma: a jolt of tropical fruit straight from the can. A whiff brought a mix of berries and pine resin. Medium in intensity.
Taste: a mix of oranges, berries, mango, and pine. The flavors really played well together. Dry bready malt backbone that stayed out of the way. A slight alcohol sweetness and warmth on the finish.
Feel: prickly carbonation and medium-bodied. Not as light as the top NEIPAs.
Overall: outstanding. Definitely recommended. Thanks JBowen Georgia!

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Photo of rspauldi
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sammy
3.92/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jopezu
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

pours an hazy, opaque golden straw with a thick, fluffy head. nose; mango, candied orange, citrus zests & hops. taste; bready malt, rye/black pepper, mango, passionfruit, orange zest, & bright citrus hops. medium carbonation & mouthfeel. interesting tropical/hazy ipa with a bit of rye spice.

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Photo of TheGent
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of elohim
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aasher
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of COBEERHUNTER
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of winehead247
4.11/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of oldleadbelly
4.79/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Hayden34
4.41/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jlindros
3.81/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Ravenforbeer, canned 4/02/18
Pours a large fluffy foamy 1.5 finger head that fades at a med to slower pace, frothy lacing, very hazy lemony-orange color

Nose is a little different, a bit lemony citrus, unripe orange, a bit of generic tropical, lemon cake batter, mango skin, little pith, a touch of pine sap and onion way in the background

Taste brings plenty of fruit, juicy citrus, a little clementine young green orange, mango skin and some generic tropical notes, turning a bit spicy and little dank slight oniony vegetal mosaic but barely, a touch of orange juice and pulp, a bit of a lemony thing too. Drier finish, touch of perfumey alcohol later, spicy hops and fair bitterness.

Mouth is med bod, a bit soft and creamy but not much, nice carbonation, a bit of warming alcohol but not a ton

Overall it's OK, nothing too special, mosaic brings a bit of the unpleasant notes but not much, decent fruits and decent beer but doesn't really measure up to the ones we get around here

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Photo of rudzud
3.71/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to JLindros for hooking me up with a can of this. Canned on 4/2/18 I think.

A - Poured into my Duvel tulip a slightly hazy golden hue with a two finger white head that fades slowly to leave a thin wispy blanket.

S - Aromas of strong alcohol fumes, fair amount of mosaic hops going on, decent vegative notes. Maybe some light flashes of citrus/orange peel.

T - Taste is similar to the nose. Loads of earthy, almost dirty, vegative hops. Little bit of onion. Some flashes of citrus peel, maybe a little bit of dankness. Finish has some slight alcohol numbness going on.

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated, little fluffy.

O - Overall this was a super disappointing beer. Really, really vegative.

Serving Type: Can

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Photo of Rossunc
4.73/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I have made a local sampling of reviews of this beer because I think it is the most excited I have been about a beer since Lagunitas released Brown sugga'. Everyone says the same thing. Best beer I have had in years! It super balanced with not so subtle citrus and passion fruit notes. Great mouth feel and a sexy cloudy appearance in the glass. Not much of a head to speak of, but that is great, cus you just want to drink it like water.
It may be me. IDK. It hits all my senses! But every beer store employee and friend i know that trys it is hooked. That includes a buddy that is a german guy and isnt into the hoppy IPA's. Admittedly, if you are wanting that grassy field.. this isnt it. But at 8 abv it goes down quick and sneaks up on you! Hope you like it, too!

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Photo of upsbeernut
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

No carbonation what so ever, goes down like a passion fruit/orange smoothie. If this beer wasn't so expensive it would rotate in my fridge

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Photo of TijuanaTovar
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Canned 3/19. Poured 4/23. Solid A beer shelfie. Especially for Atlanta’s offering in the style. Along the lines of a NEIPA, this is hop juice. The mosaic is pretty dominant here, w/ that blueberry note. Tropical hops used seem to be a little muddled and dialed back on the hop punch. Low bitterness. There’s something I can’t put my finger on with this beer tho. I think it has too many sweet malts (crystal/honey) used that overpower everything else which makes this taste sweeter wth a malty sweetness. If that was dialed back, this would be more balanced. This is a good go to IPA.

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Photo of Georgiabeer
4.45/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bloodbuzz99
3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

3-10-18 from can

This is a frustrating beer to review - first, the beer looks great if you're into the hazy style; big swirling OJish monster, that has me licking my lips; then comes the taste, it's just slightly off: muddled mango (?) without any real hop pop, or funk factor. Certainly not bad, the taste just doesn't quite fit the look. I'd like to try this fresh on tap at the brewery and see if it helps, but right now this isn't in the upper echelon of hazy ipas.

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Photo of tmcarter23
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Steppin' Razor from Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 37 ratings