Ananda IPA | Wiseacre Brewing

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339 Ratings
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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

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Added by Volsdawg10 on 10-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
339
Reviews:
60
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
9.21%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
97
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 339 |  Reviews: 60
Photo of hazedandconfused13
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaredtp
3.33/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GClarkage
4.11/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ssimpson89
3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

Photo of bcsbeer
3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz can,into a Cigar City spiegelau IPA glass.

Thick,creamy,white colored head that stands just under 3 fingers tall.Good retention that leaves a nice lacing on the glass.Hazy golden / straw in color with a slightly orange hue.Moderate clarity,with distorted light showing through the glass,and some sediment floating around.Medium amount of carbonation.

On the nose I get a nice balance of citrus hops and orange,blended with sweet malts.There is also a little bit of piney hops at the end of the nose.Altogether the nose isn't very strong,but has a nice aroma to it.Once it warms you also start to get some floral notes.

The palate starts and ends with piney hops,with a slight citrus flavor.In the middle of the sip you get some sweet malts mixed in,but hops dominate this beer as expected.

The body is on the border of medium and light,with a dry finish,and a slightly chalky mouth feel.Smooth and drinkable.

This is a very good IPA,but unfortunately in an oversaturated market,it doesn't make the cut.Just too many great IPA's out there.Definitely worth a try,but not one I personally will revisit.

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Photo of larryarms847
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a chill hazed sunburst orange yellow with a bit of particulate floaters and a pillowy white head of foam.

Big and bright citrus aromas of orange, grapefruit, and lemon with a touch of tropical fruit and a bit of crystal malt sweetness.

The malt bill definitely plays a larger role in flavor but the toasted bread sweetness still allows the citrusy and slightly tropical fruit notes to shine.

Light-medium bodied, medium carbonation, crisp, tight carbonation, bitter and dry finish.

Overall, I definitely enjoyed this beer as it's refreshingly easy drinking and although I feel in both appearance and the lingering bitterness could be improved upon, that doesn't discount the fact that's it's a tasty brew.

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

Photo of lochraneg
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.41/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep golden yellow, slight haze, nice white head with good retention and lacing. Nose is pretty subdued, maybe old. Not date. Malty sweetness mixed with citrus hops. Taste is a nice citrusy, lemon hops followed by a malt backbone and a lingering bitterness. Clean, crisp mouthfeel. Pretty good beer. But why don't you date your beers?! Not sure if it fresh or not, but I don't think so.

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Photo of scruffwhor
3.28/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of TerryMills
3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

nice gold color with 1 finger fast fading white head..

Good mild hoppy smell and flavor , very drinkable and not overly bitter..

Unfiltered and has big chunky floaters, medium mouth feel..

Would buy again

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Photo of Ctb6582
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a tall glass because I had nothing better. Nice pale golden color with a medium head and bubble size. Moderate lacing. Smell was bright and citrusy. Nice bite with the carbonation and bitterness.

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Photo of Treycotton
3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerLover99
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jgunther71
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sk8photo
2.94/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Bought this in NC while on vacation. Poured light orange. Smelled slight citrus...not alot on the nose. Tasted ok..but not spectacular. Mouthfeel was ok. Overall not my favorite ipa..but drinkable.

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

I bought a can of Ananda off the Binnys single shelf. It poured a clear golden with white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent is slightly bitter. The taste is bitter through the drink but is easy to drink. There is a touch of bitter citrus. The Mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a good beer and worth a try.

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Ananda IPA from Wiseacre Brewing
3.8 out of 5 based on 339 ratings.
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