Collective Project: IPA No. 12
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Collective Arts Brewing
Ontario, Canada
IPA - American
4.02 | pDev: 6.97%
Jan 21, 2022
Nov 30, 2019
Very Good
Collective Project: IPA No. 12Collective Project: IPA No. 12
Notes: With Nelson Sauvin and Mosaic Hops
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3.5 by TMoney2591 from Illinois on Jan 21, 2022
3.93 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida on May 22, 2021
3.9 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida on May 22, 2021
4.18 by Satsuma from Florida on Dec 12, 2020
4 by moltch from Massachusetts on Jun 01, 2020
3.77 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden on May 21, 2020
4.3 by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania on May 10, 2020
4 by yancot from Canada (ON) on Apr 21, 2020
4 by aztraz from Sweden on Apr 17, 2020
4 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee on Apr 01, 2020
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4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by JamFuel from Sweden

Pours a hazy pale orange with soft head.

Smell is juicy and fruity with notes of citrus, melon, goseberries and peach.

Taste is juicy and crisp, with notes of gooseberries, citrus, peach and some floral hints. Moderate bitterness, and very refreshing.

Mouthfeel is medium, well carbonated.

Overall, a very nice, light IPA.

Mar 31, 2020
4.7 by npendres from Wisconsin on Mar 25, 2020
4.02 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut on Mar 24, 2020
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4.2/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by duckdown from Canada (ON)

I thought it was great! Nice color, resinous nose, piney with some funk.. Taste is mostly bitter not overly tropical like I see the other reviews saying

Mar 15, 2020
3.48 by Jsalz21 from New Jersey on Mar 12, 2020
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4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a one pint can on January 5, 2020. IPA 12's juicy bouquet showcases the best of New Zealand’s Nelson Sauvin hops, married with American Mosaic. Notes of crushed gooseberry, white grapes, red berries and blueberries. Dry hopped at an abundant rate of 16 grams per litre.

Mar 04, 2020
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3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by biboergosum from Canada (AB)

473ml can - I wish that I could say that I've had an even dozen of this series, but alas I cannot. Moving on then.

This beer pours a tarnished, pale golden yellow colour, with two skinny fingers of puffy, loosely foamy, and weakly bubbly dirty white head, which leaves some randomly strewn paramecia 'pattern' lace around the glass as it quickly blows off.

It smells of bready and doughy caramel malt, muddled domestic citrus rind, a further indistinct tropical fruitiness, subtle uric acid, and some heady leafy, weedy, and dank piney green hoppiness. The taste is gritty and grainy pale malt, lemon and red grapefruit citrus peel, crushed white wine grapes, some stoney flintiness, and more earthy, herbal, and resinous piney hop bitters.

The carbonation is adequate in its softly-rendered frothiness, the body a solid medium weight, and essentially smooth, with nothing really getting in the way of a swell time at this particular juncture. It finishes off-dry, the varied fruitiness making a lingering day of it.

Overall - this is indeed another stellar offering from this Canadian Rust Belt brewing concern, with the meeting of disparate New World hops going the long mile in making my flavourbuds sit up and take due notice. That, and the 6.9 points of warming are barely that - nice and integrated, to be faaaaaaaaaiiiiir. Anyways, time to see what the fuss is all about on SNL this week, I guess.

Mar 02, 2020
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4.46/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by leaddog from Canada (AB)

Appearance - Pours a hazy apricot gold with four fingers of frothy white head that leaves some puffy lace on the glass.

Smell - citrus, tropical, and floral hops, vinous aromas from the nelson sauvin hops, melon, pineapple, mango, citrus and orange peel, bready malts, and earthy yeast.

Taste - citrus, tropical, and floral hops upfront. The vinous aromas from the nelson sauvin hops follow come through next followed quickly by the melon, pineapple, mango, citrus and orange peel. The bready malts and earthy yeast finish the brew off.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Finishes sticky with the citrus, tropical, and vinous characteristics lingering.

Overall - Another superb and flavourful brew from Collective Arts. This is a nice marriage between the New England IPA and regular IPA. A must have in this series of IPAs!

Mar 02, 2020
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4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Ghrymm from Canada (BC)

Poured from a 473ml can. Canned on Dec.10/2019
A nice smooth tropical fruit filled IPA, another good one from Collective Arts.
A nice pour with a wonderful nose.

Mar 01, 2020
3.89 by M4CDO from Massachusetts on Feb 28, 2020
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4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by woodychandler from Pennsylvania

Have I said before how much I love these guys?!? Not only are they regular & frequent CANtributors to The CANQuest (tm), but they support & showcase local artists! I am an artistic person & so I totally get the opportunity to have one's output on display … on CANs! 8=O CANadian beer from CANada in a CAN for The CANQuest (tm) is the ultimate!

From the CAN: "Brewed w/Nelson Sauvin & Mosaic Hops"; "Art: Scott Wise, Toronto, ON, CANada"; "Limited Release"; "Unfiltered [-] Keep Cold".

Ooh, Nelson Sauvin! I did a LOT of home winemaking from June 1987 to October 1989 with my uncle while stationed onboard NAS Alameda, CA & while I realized pretty quickly that I prefer dry, oaky Reds, Sauvignon Blanc CAN run a close seCANd. Even in typing this, my mouth is watering! Mosaic brings a tropical fruitiness, but the CANbination sounds like a winner.

I beCAN with a Crack! of the vent, followed by a slow, gentle C-Line Glug since they had already copped to its being unfiltered. Clarity is always my goal! I was rewarded with the formation of two-plus fingers of dense, foamy, rocky, eggshell-white head with excellent retention, taking forever to fall away. I failed in my goal as the color was an oh-so-slightly-hazy Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4 - 5) through no fault of mine. Nose was the dictionary definition of "vinous"! It was redolent with peach & passion fruit & my mouth was in full-on drool mode! This was a brilliant moment of two hops varieties CANplementing one CANother. Mmm. Mouthfeel was medium-to-full, not quite creamy, but on the approach. The taste was a mango/peach/passion fruit smoothie! OMFG. 8=O I had a colleague who would CANstantly tell me that she disliked beer, but I would bet that Spike would love this one. I was really digging it, despite its lack of bitterness. It was totes vinous & better than any grape-driven drink that I CAN think of. Finish was semi-dry & I think that it lacked in that respect. I CAN deal with a low bitterness, but I would still prefer that an AIPA finish dry. YMMV.

Feb 16, 2020
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4.49/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by malrubius from Vermont

Cloudy straw gold with lasting ring and island. Lemon grapefruit maybe a touch of mint in the aroma. Dry grainy grassy sweetness with light grassy citrus bitterness that cleans up the bottom end. Medium light soft but fine carbo. Excellent. More of a Northeastern IPA than a New England bowl of oatmeal and grapefruit juice.

Feb 16, 2020
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4.14/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by ben741 from Canada (ON)

Another pale, mildly hazy ipa with no head retention.
Nicely balanced tropical fruit with hops.
Much better than no10 but not as good as Life n the Clouds or Ransack.

Feb 15, 2020
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3.91/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by TooManyGlasses from Canada (AB)

Hazy pale yellow pour with scant off white head.
Tropical fruit on the nose - pineapple, grapefruit, Five Alive drink, hints of mango, and as warmed a bit of dank sweatiness with earthy notes.
Taste of tropical fruit, pineapple, melon, some dank and sweatiness building into a hop bitterness that pushes the edge of acrid but not getting there.
Medium mouthfeel - there is a softness despite brisk carbonation that stays bright throughout. Not the best in series but pretty darn good.

Feb 14, 2020
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Pmicdee from Canada (ON)

Hazy yellowish colour. Bitter smell. Hoppy bitter taste with hints of tropical fruit. Mouthfeel is light bodied, a bit boozy. There are a lot of hazy IPAs that taste similar to this. Not bad but not excellent
February 2 2020

Feb 03, 2020
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3.52/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by gallaghercm from Canada (ON)

A really good beer, but IPA No. 11 was stellar.

Feb 02, 2020
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4.16/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
by WoodBrew from Ohio

I got a can of this beer from the beer store just around the corner. It poured a hazy orangish with white head that is leaving a nice lace. The scent had dank ripe fruit with subtle reefer highlights. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with melon like fruit mixed with bitter citrus peel spice. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a solid beer.

Feb 01, 2020
4.83 by beerrat from Virginia on Jan 31, 2020
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4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Cramshawbar from Canada (ON)

Collective Arts used to be my favourite Ontario brewery (in IPAs), until I discovered Badlands Brewing in Caledon. Badlands' discovery smashed the local competition for me. Combine this with the constant headache Ransack the Universe gave me (though I still love the beer), as well as CA's IPA No. series getting progressively worse and you have a switched alliance.
But still, I had to try this. First, I love the pale haze. The head looks good too, with a gentle, soapy retention, although the nose is relatively muted. But how does it taste? I think it's the best IPA numbered beer they had for a while. Taste of wood and a tiny bit of apricot, with an oily texture. Not in your face but does what in intends to do. Well made, though not spectacular.

Jan 25, 2020
4.25 by DaPan from Canada (ON) on Jan 23, 2020
3.75 by Jotora from Canada (ON) on Jan 22, 2020
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4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by GHow from Connecticut

1.18.20 Snowing on a Saturday night and watching Nick Stellino tell a story while he cooks.
Old date buy 11.19.19 so I tried anyway. Regardless my taste for Mosaic made me do it, This is the second time I purchased a late shelf life CA brew. I loved the smooth sips and it went quickly like Nick cooks on air. CA no.12 holds it's own...............Almost rates with Mothership

Jan 18, 2020
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4.55/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
by CAMRAhardliner from Canada (ON)

Pours bright, hazy blond with a chunky, frothy head that dissipates pretty quickly but drapes the glass in foam chunks. The aroma is of pineapple, white grapes, berries. The taste is a rich wall of juicy, citrusy, tropical hops with mango, apricot, pineapple and other fruit in abundance. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with perfect levels of creamy carbonation and pleasant hop cotton mouth. The finish is medium to high in bitterness with lots of lingering tropical hop flavor.

This is a fantastic IPA. Loaded with dank, juicy hop flavors. A must try if you can get it.

Jan 18, 2020
3.98 by DMarlinJ from Michigan on Jan 16, 2020
4.02 by Rochefort10nh from New Hampshire on Jan 13, 2020
4 by The_Beer_Guru from New York on Jan 13, 2020
4.19 by Simon212 from Canada (ON) on Jan 13, 2020
4.03 by SteveWeiler from Canada (ON) on Jan 13, 2020
3.75 by GoHabsGo from Canada (ON) on Jan 11, 2020
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4.2/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by SSS from Canada (QC)

A-Good hazy on this yellow beer with a pillowy white head that leaves good lacing
S-Aromas of field berries and white grapes
M-Medium body with medium to high level carbonation
T-Nice flavour with a tart element that accentuates the white grape flavour. This also lends a lemon citrus level leading to a smooth bitterness, yet acidic aftertaste
O-Nice IPA on the citrus side of the spectrum with

Jan 07, 2020
Collective Project: IPA No. 12 from Collective Arts Brewing
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 51 ratings