Ananda IPA | Wiseacre Brewing

Ananda IPAAnanda IPA
BA SCORE
67.3%
Liked This Beer
3.83 w/ 355 ratings
Ananda IPAAnanda IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wiseacre Brewing
Tennessee, United States
wiseacrebrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Volsdawg10 on 10-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,976
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
355
Liked:
239
Avg:
3.83/5
pDev:
9.14%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
100
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 355 |  Reviews: 63
Photo of wgrussel1028
5/5  rDev +30.5%

Photo of BrianOrmanic
4.8/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of Nfinity22
4.75/5  rDev +24%

Nice IPA with clean citrus and toasted barley notes. Clean and so fresh from the growler from @cash_saver.

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Photo of grahamboudreaux
4.75/5  rDev +24%

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4.75/5  rDev +24%

This has quickly become one of my favorite IPAs in short order. Despite the hoppiness it's a surprisingly refreshing IPA, no doubt aided by the water quality found in Memphis. It has a spicy slightly peppery taste but is bright and floral at the same time.

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of pathman
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

10/6/16 can

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Photo of memphischas
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of Iwilder
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of roger617
4.38/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Can poured into nonic glass. Yet another great beer compliments of Michael B.

Pours a light golden color with 1 finger of white head that leaves a fair amount of lacing. The aroma is somewhat subtle, but what I do get is definitely citrus focused. Flavor is over the top citrus, great profile going on here! This has an incredible blend of straight citrus malty goodness. I can't say enough good things about how well this beer comes together. Anyone who considers themself a hop head, or is just in search of a new great IPA, look no further. I've had all the common trader IPA and DIPA, and I rate Ananda as equally worthy "trade bait". This is a fatastic beer that anyone who enjoys IPAs absolutely must try. Wiseacre has certainly hit a homerun with the first 2 offerings I've had the pleasure of trying.

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Photo of crawmcgraw
4.38/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev +13.8%

Photo of black_dynamite
4.36/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scantonio
4.34/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brianito
4.34/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.32/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Can shared with stillmatic2232.

Pours a hazy dark orange. A small half inch head, and little splotches of lacing down the glass.

Smells quite citrusy, with some dank earthiness. Not much malt to speak of.

This IPA has a really bright, juicy taste with little bitterness. Some orange, pineapple, grapefruit, with only a smidgen of pine. A little bit of malt gives the beer some body, but doesn't add much to the flavor itself.

Medium bodied, crisp, but slightly sticky mouthfeel. Low carbonation. Very drinkable.

This was one was a big surprise as it was completely off my radar. Very tasty.

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4.29/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Murpheyslawyer
4.27/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Great beer off tap! Nice bitter aftertaste!

As far as buying a take home package, the packaging isn't very good. The cans tend to pop open on their own from the 6 pack ringers that they use.

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Photo of The_Mancannon_of_Slothrop
4.27/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours somewhere between rich gold and faded orange. Creamy one-finger head leaving a massive amount of lacing.

S: Like walking into a florist. You can easily tease out the citrus if you're looking for it--orange or its close or distant relatives (tangerine, grapefruit) blended with some spice--but after a smell the first thing to come to mind is "floral."

T: Very sessionable. This is over 6 percent but I could easily consume a six-pack. If you've ever had Deschutes Fresh Squeezed, you'll know what this is going for. And while it doesn't pull it off *quite* that well, it does a splendid job of combining fruity sweetness with a peppery tanginess. That said, it remains fairly subdued before getting suddenly quite spicy at the back end.

F: Doesn't explode right off the bat, but if you let it linger in the mouth the carbonation becomes quite active and starts to burn the tongue to the extent you would expect from a well-crafted IPA. Goes down dry.

O: This is a really good beer. The fact that it is so (ostensibly) sessionable while still sort of boozy speaks to the craftsmanship that went into it.

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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Ananda IPA from Wiseacre Brewing
Beer rating: 67.3% out of 100 with 355 ratings
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