Queen City Brewery

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IPA - English
Ranked #243
Ranked #41,695
3.52 | pDev: 6.25%
Queen City Brewery
Vermont, United States
Notes: As the story goes, 19th century English brewers made an extra strong and hoppy beer in order to withstand the long sea voyage to India (alcohol and hops are both preservatives). Strong and bitter, yet beautifully balanced, Argument follows the classic English tradition. (ABV 7.5%, IBU 65)
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WoodBrew from Ohio

3.64/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I tried this beer at the brewery. It poured a clear copper with thin white head that did leave some lace. The scent had bitter hop notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with bitter pine hop finish. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a decent beer.

Oct 11, 2019
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Back_in_the_Saddle from Vermont

3.45/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

At Growler Garage, this was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a hazy crisp to burnt yellow color with a carbonation rising at a nice pace. The smell takes in some sweet floral crisp hops bleeding into sweet English malts. Bitterness is really low key, but I’m okay with that since this is rated towards the English side of the wheelhouse. The taste was sweet with a decent bitterness underneath, still super low and allowing a decent sweet aftertaste. On the palate, this one sat just a tad lighter than some other English IPA’s I’ve had, but honestly I’m okay with that. Carbonation feels good. I’d have this again.

Nov 18, 2015
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bluehende from Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I liked this beer. Very different from the normal American IPA. The malt takes a bit of a more prevalent role and the hops do not have that typical fruitiness. The bitterness is there and overall an enjoyable beer.

Oct 10, 2015
Argument from Queen City Brewery
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 24 ratings