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:
#8,088
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
38
pDev:
9.8%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
 
User Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 38
Reviews by jlindros:
Photo of jlindros
3.81/5  rDev -6.6%
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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More User Reviews:
Photo of Bloodbuzz99
3.7/5  rDev -9.3%
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 Gadzook
4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CanConPhilly
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
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 Sammy
3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Georgiabeer
4.45/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jopezu
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
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 StraightNoChaser
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

look: Looks like hazy orange/peach juice. Nice near white head on the pour.
smell: tropical fruit and citrus bomb!
taste: flavors from the nose are subdued quite a bit. Some bitterness in the finish.

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Photo of TheEpeeist
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aasher
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sendbeer
3.58/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rudzud
3.71/5  rDev -9.1%
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 TheGent
4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerDawgs
4.45/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L - Cloudy, unfiltered, hazy, brownish yellow. Gorgeous.

S - Fresh squeezed orange juice, fresh hops

T - Big juicy citrus flavors, subtle bitterness. Oranges. Excellent!

F - Medium body and carbonation. Slick.

O - An amazing juicy, tasty, big bodied IPA. Well done Cherry Street

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Photo of elohim
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThickNStout
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

16oz can from Charlie’s II (Woodstock, GA). 13.99/ 4 pack. Canned 11/27/17. Served in a Barrel and Barley teku. Enjoyed 1/2/18.

Pours a hazy pale yellow with two fingers of fluffy white head. The froth settles to a modest haze and full halo, leaving a good bit of patchy lacing.

Smells juicy with notes of orange, grapefruit, pineapple, passion fruit and a subtle malty sweetness.

The flavor is slightly more bitter than the nose foretold but still quite tasty. Grapefruit, lemon zest, passion fruit, orange, pine, grass and a little bit of crackery malt.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Citrus peel, passion fruit and grass linger in the lightly bitter finish.

I’ve long been a fan of Cherry Street’s hoppy offerings so it’s great to see some make it into cans. A solid double IPA with great aroma. I look forward to seeing much more in the future.

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Photo of ADTaber
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of upsbeernut
5/5  rDev +22.5%
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 tmcarter23
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of markallmon
3.14/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MagicJeff
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16 oz. can into my Bruery snifter. Canned on 1/29.

Look: Hazy and opaque faded gold. Decent 1 finger of head recedes back to a very thin head but very nice lacing.

Smell: Smells really nice. Lots of tropical notes. Passionfruit, primarily orange-y citrus notes. Some chalky, sweet caramel notes. Mostly citrus and passionfruit forward.

Taste: Grapefruit, pine, orange juice. Some passionfruit on the back end. Mostly tastes like orange juice.

Feel: Medium bodied. Goes down pretty easy for the ABV.

Overall: Seems one dimensional and trendy, but I still enjoy this beer overall. Wish it tasted as good as it smelled. The mouth-feel is kind of thin.

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Photo of Zach136
4.48/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.01/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Steppin' Razor from Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 38 ratings