Ananda IPA | Wiseacre Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Volsdawg10 on 10-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
345
Reviews:
60
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
9.21%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
98
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Skellbop
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stofko1992
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cooker_stp
3.41/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crawmcgraw
4.38/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of biggoon16
3.72/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZEB89
3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smartassboiler
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jgarvis
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eblue33
4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bg19
4.12/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brunsojw
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
3.34/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zanico
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nhirsch04
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zach136
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Riff
3.42/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a clear, orange-yellow color with a thick white head. Smells of floral notes, oranges, citrus, and a little bit of pine. Tastes of sweet malt, some citrus notes. The hops are mild enough that the malt almost dominates this. Feel is medium to medium-light. Flavor does linger for a little while afterwards. Fairly run of the mill IPA, solid but not spectacular. Would probably work well with food.

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Photo of daliandragon
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

One of two Wiseacre beers I pcked up from Hop and Habanas when passing through Jackson on spring break. Solid look and aggressive nose, with loads of pine and citrus.

The flavor is reasonably the same, with limeted malt balance. Not terriby deep or complex but fine for what it is. A little shallow but a solid effort.

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Photo of heerboth
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beaulabauve
3.51/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdFed
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire123
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light yellow gold color with white cap and good lacing.

Aroma of floral, citrus hops, with an herbal touch and hint of pine in the background. Some sweet malt present but you have to search the bleachers to find it.

Taste is hop forward with the flavor notes same as the scent notes. An overall tone of mildness in all departments. Enough malt to back the hops but the hop roof is too light weight to require much in the way of support.

Light to mid weight texture with balancing carbonation.

The grain bill includes pale and caramel malt as well as malted and flaked wheat. The brewer says this contributes to a velvety mouth feel but I believe they and I have different concepts of velvet feel. The assortment of hops, Bravo, Centennial and Cascade, add up to an IBU of 75 which the brewer calls an explosion of nirvana . . . out in Yellowstone National Park they have some magnificent geysers that literally explode. They also have hundreds of smaller geysers far less dramatic, some little ones that only burp a bit. Yet all are technically geysers. Having seen real explosions I have to again disagree with the brewer about this being a hop explosion. That being said this combination works. Well made and balanced, It does offer more than the bog standard session ales (including 6.1 ABV) so does carry more flavor and oomph than the session siblings. Should make a better food accompaniment as well. A cheerful little brew that may be excused it's pretensions.

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Photo of oldvines
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Ananda IPA from Wiseacre Brewing
3.8 out of 5 based on 345 ratings.
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