Reflected In Symmetry
Burlington Beer Co.

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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #1,715
ABV:
6%
Score:
90
Ranked #11,297
Avg:
4.05 | pDev: 6.67%
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
36
From:
Burlington Beer Co.
 
Vermont, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  0
Gots
  5
SCORE
90
Outstanding
Reflected In SymmetryReflected In Symmetry
Notes: Multigrain India Pale Ale DDH with Galaxy & Idaho 7
Reviews: 9 | Ratings: 36 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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1009 from Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not exactly my cup of tea when looking for a beer, but not a disappointing one. This beer is hazy to the extent that the golden color does not let you see out the other side of your glass. I’d keep it in the can next time, unless you want to see that haze. It has nice tropical aromas and moderate carbonation that allows for a smooth finish. Although I am not a fan of grainy tastes and I was left comparing this beer to whole wheat bread. All in all still a good beer.

Jun 09, 2020
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BEERMILER12 from Maine

4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a hazy bronze-yellow color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a thin cap

S: Light citrus and tropical fruit up front along with some multigrain bagel undertones

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with the citrus and tropical fruit and then picks up some light floral notes and multigrain bread. Lightly bitter. Finishes with lingering citrus and bread

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A solid DDH IPA that has a nice subtle difference with the multigrain. Very easy to drink. Check it out

Mar 26, 2020
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brewandbbq from New Hampshire

3.92/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

16oz can dated 5/8/19.

Pours cloudy gold with a short-lived head of white. Retention is average with some nice lacing. Subdued hops in the nose. Faint notes of white grape and grapefruit. Light bodied with a somewhat watery mouthfeel. Pithy grapefruit with grapeskins on the palate with plenty of bitterness and faint malt. Finishes a bit malty and stale

Jun 07, 2019
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GratefulBeerGuy from New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pint can 3/30/19

Multigrain IPA....yes please!!

A New England Style IPA loaded with grains: oats, wheat... really fills it up.
Cloudy looking yellow gold with white haze. Robust white foam holds on tight and dissipates to only a thin layer.

The aromatics are amazing. Super sweet tropical fruit hop scent, man goes on and on. Citrus/pineapple/lupilin sticky bud goo aroma from some pretty fresh smelling hop cones. A smooth, milk shake style grainy malt smell is tremendous. Thick creamy oats and wheat pop right out. This is a seriously complex nose.

A creamy citrus fruit and smooth malty grains combine for a lush, juicy and smooth texture with huge amounts of fresh hoppy flavors from dry grasses to tropical fruit punch! It has a bit of a cannabis and oatmeal cookie style, if you can dig it?!

High grade. Love.

Mar 31, 2019
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metter98 from New York

4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is very hazy and cloudy whitish yellow in color. It poured with a quarter finger high bright white head that left a few specks of bubbles on the surface after it died down align with lots of lacy rings of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of pine and grapefruit are present in the nose along with hints of peaches.
T: The taste has flavors of grapefruit, passion fruit, and stone fruit along with notes of pine, the latter of which is most noticeable towards the back end of the taste. There is a faint amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and juicy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I found the piney hops in this New England IPA to be very unique compared to other beers in the style.

Serving type: can

Feb 23, 2019
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smcolw from Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nearly white in appearance, just enough yellow to disable it. Smaller head but decent streaky lace.

Rather benign aroma of malt and mango. There's a faint floral hop background.

Mild start that's similar to the smell. The hop, though, comes through quickly, stronger and more bitter. Good carbonation with a thinner body. Long raw, hop pellet aftertaste.

Jan 06, 2019
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Lone_Freighter from Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a pure opaque dark yellow-ed paper color trimmed by a small white foamy head softly dissolving. Light concave lace wound around the glass.
The aroma had a nice sweet piney character and sweet orange pulp. White pepper and some sweet wheat spice up the back end nicely.
The flavor melds the white peppery spiciness to the piney and orangey sweet pulpiness. Mild orange pulp to rind-like bitterness runs into the pine and white pepper in the aftertaste.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sipping quality about it. Carbonation and ABV gets the right groove. Mild stickiness in the finish along with some white pepper and pine.
Overall, for a wheat IPA, I'd say I was a bit surprised to find the wheat portions as low as they were. Still, I wasn't bothered by the lack there of - it was just something I noticed. Of course, I'd have again.

Dec 01, 2018
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digboy from New Hampshire

4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a creamy, bright yellow gold with a one finger fizzy off-white head.

Smell is aromatic and sharp with peach and orange and a bit of earth to it.

Taste is similar with a strong grapefruit, pine and peach hit up front that fades into a lingering earthy orange finish that is complimented by a light, nutty sweetness of the multi-grain malt.

Feel is lighter than most NEIPAs of this consistency, maybe uplifted by a moderate amount of effervescence. Bitterness is nearly absent, allowing for the hops to define it all.

This is a really well done NEIPA that hits all the numbers well. Not sure how much impact "multi-grain" has on this one but there is a sort of light nuttiness in the finish that may be its signature. Just remarkably well done and well worth the trip to VT or Burlington specifically to seek this one out.

Nov 17, 2018
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bobv from Vermont

4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Moderate to vigorous pour yields a 1/2 inch creamy white head over a cloudy/murky, golden/straw body with some lacing. Nose of sweet citrus (orange), tropical fruit (mango), and a bit of onion. Taste of the aforementioned fruit with some pine resin and citrus pith bitterness on the finish. Good feel and overall, a BBCo IPA that I like. Cheers!

Nov 11, 2018
Reflected In Symmetry from Burlington Beer Co.
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 36 ratings