Proclamation Ale Company

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New England IPA
Ranked #808
Ranked #2,784
4.16 | pDev: 8.17%
Proclamation Ale Company
Rhode Island, United States
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Photo of SawDog505
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Big thanks to @tasterschoice62 for this can. Poured into a 16oz Troeg’s glass given to me by one mate from another State @jzeilinger my number one trade partner. Pours a hazy orange with a finger plus sticky white head that leaves webs of lace with solid retention and canned on 11/18/19. 4.25

Smell is melon, mango, tangerine, apricot, and some white grapefruit. 4

Taste follows melon, mango, tangerine upfront with apricot and grapefruit in the balanced finish. 4

Mouthfeel is a solid medium, sticky not dry, soft gentle carbonation, and at 7% ABV drinks just like that. 4.25

Overall this is a rock solid NEIPA, nothing dazzles but balanced and tasty. Boring art work that made me skeptical at first. 4

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Photo of DefenCorps
4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can from Bridge Liquors in Newport.

A hazy orange with a dense white head with good retention and lacing this looks good. The nose is deliciously fresh and fruity with peach, orange, passionfruit,papaya and mango - you know the drill. Mild malt bread notes with minimal bitterness. The palate opens juicy and fruity with minimal pulp and grass. Peach, passionfruit, mango and papaya are noticeable along with plenty of orange as well. Mildly sweet on the finish with lingering hop juice, this beer is quite impressive. Medium light in body and moderately carbonated.

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Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottom of can:
Something 5/29/19
Opened on 6/19/19

A hazy (mildly hazy for a NEIPA) frosted golden color. A thin white foam cap hovers, but relaxes pretty quick. Minimal Lacy strands stick around.

The nose is pretty classic for the style, sharp citrus hoppiness with sweet mango, pineapple, peaches and golden malty grains. Tropical and citrusy overall, a pungent nose.

Oooh, the sharp citrus hop flavor really packs a dry, fruity punch. Malted grains of gold pop out next, dry wheat and oats, grapefruit and dry herbals add up to really good complexity.
Mouthfeel that follows is light and dry, then juicy with a crisp edge. Stone fruit flavor's happen next, tangy melon and starfruit and classic piney resin for sure. The flavor relaxes a bit in the middle, mellows down slow.
Mild to medium bitterness, mostly juicy and dry earthy tones dipped in citrus. There are multiple layers of hop charecter with good complexity.

Overall, I find this to be mostly New England style with hints of West coast supplementing, via the big piney tones. Certainly interesting.

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Photo of puboflyons
3.67/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From the 16 oz. can dated 05/29/19. Sampled on June 15, 2019.

Cloudy looking yellow pour with a long lingering foamy white head and lacing. Semi-opaque.

The aroma emits a meaty fruit character such as pear or apple and a lesser citrus note. But unfortunately, I get some sort of soapy character too. Not overwhelming but it is enough to set things off for me.

Medium to above medium mouthfeel. Chewy. Cheesy maybe.

It has a sweet malt character in the taste and a mild to moderate bitter finish. But again - there is something buttery or soapy in my can that spoils the experience.

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Photo of beerthulhu
3.69/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Bright orange color glows in the vessel with a translucent clarity showing a good rush of effervesce. A sturdy, bright white foam head dominates atop, with a lasting stance. Big patches of lace deposits adore the glass.

S: Fresh lemon-citrus is wet with a touch of onion-grassiness proceeds to a soft trail of green melon grind. Average strength overall, good durability. Some dry grains and dry yeast round out.

T: Citrusy-pine hops are tart and juicy with some onion-grass highlights. Musky sage, herbal traces of rosemary spicing. Dry orange peel, bittering citrus, dry hopped, with some wildberries and grapefruit rounding things out. Citrusy-orange rules here.

M: Grainy palate, medium body, dry flowery coating on the tongue and mouth coating. Dry lemon bitterness with semi-sticky resins.

O: Overall a herbal citrusy pine hopped ipa that has a lot of secondary flavor character. Good first impression, earthy green hops, with a good level of bitterness that is very smooth and rounded, flowery and balanced.

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Photo of ericstin
3.77/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Meh. I believe this is one of their original NE IPAs. Just doesn't bring anything to the table that the genre now has - including their own iterations. They should retire it, in my opinion.

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.17/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16oz can into a Speiglau IPA glass.

Look is a hazy orange yellow with a white frothy head.

Aroma is pretty light. Little tangerine mixed with bitter herbal ness.

Taste is a mix of citrus tangerine and sweet honey.

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Photo of jpbrooklyn
4.54/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First time tasting...in a can, purchased Shoprite Liquors Westfield NJ 2/27/19...holy fuuuuhhhhh.....magnificent ripe mango dry quenching quaff...looks perfect, smells great, and just heaven on my tongue...this is special stuff imo!!

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Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz. can into Night Shift stemware.

Nose is citrus, grapefruit and starfruit. A touch mellow but pleasant. Beer opens pine, grass and grapefruit. Some citrus and piney hop bitterness in the middle but this one reminds me of an old fashioned hoppy IPA. A touch of cane sugar and melon in the middle with a bright, grassy bitterness at the end. Body is light with moderate to ample carbonation. Soft on the palate and goes down prickly, dry. Sticky, bone dry aftertaste keeps me coming back for more.

Solid. Good balance.

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Photo of Gatch
4.37/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

“Schmendril” 11/13/18

Crisp, pungent, typically delicious New England IPA. Has that tropical fruit combination of dry yet juicy, like a mango. Seems like a consistent and staple example of a NEIPA at a reasonable price for a 4-pack.

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Photo of brewme
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked-up a four-pack of cans at Kappy's in Norwell for about fourteen dollars. Have heard of this brewery before, but never tried. Very solid brew, would buy again.

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Photo of VelvetExtract
3.94/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can. Pours moderately hazy. The beer is a dull, burnt orange. Darker than some you see. Light crown of foam leaves ghosts on the glass. Aroma is modest in intensity. It actually has some malt character too. Citrusy hops in the juicier variety. Flavor is more of the same. Bright citrus that moves into a sweeter citrus and finishing maltiness. A "New England IPA" with some of it's backbone crafted in the more traditional mold. Approachable.

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Photo of metter98
4.09/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is hazy yellow in color. It poured with a half finger high white head that quickly settled down, leaving a layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar consisting of medium-sized bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of honeydew melon are present in the nose along with hints of mango and pine.
T: The taste follows the smell, starting off with flavors of melons and finishes with hints of tropical fruits (including mangos and pineapples), citrus and pine. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little juicy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer had an interesting blend of flavors in the taste that were very well balanced, with further showcased its complexity.

Serving type: can

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Photo of Greywulfken
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Medium golden color, opaque, with a finger or two of white foam on top... Has a colorful melange of aromas and flavors, ranging from orange to melon to berry to grapefruit, along with a light undercurrent of pine... Fairly sweet and juicy - berry-like in that regard... Bitterness is very mild, though some bittering piles up as you drink through the beer... Smooth and soft - nice feel and body... 9/10/18 canning...

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Photo of JamFuel
4.34/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Brewskival 2018.

Pours a hazy yellow with fine head.

Smell is juicy and slightly sweet with notes of strawberries, pineapple and mango.

Taste is slightly earthy and grassy with nice, big notes of melon, strawberries and a robust but soft bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium, well carbonated.

Overall, a very nice, drinkable IPA.

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Photo of brureview
3.97/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Honey color with a 4F head in a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Floral and fruit aroma- not very strong..

Medium body MF.

Citrus and earthy taste. Not very balanced. Finish: hoppy, slightly spicy.

I find that a lot of IPAs lately have good taste, but poor balance. Where are we going with this beer? No continuity. There should be some kind of continuity between the aroma , MF , taste and finish. This beer is similar to many others I have tasted in the past year which lack a distinct flavor profile and are all over the place. No continuity.

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Photo of Amendm
4.12/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

16-oz. can purchased at the brewery today, poured into a 20-oz mug. Required a stong pour to get a half finger sized white head that quickly retreats to a ring, with minimal spotty lacing.
Looks like hazy half orange half grapefruit juice. a little bit murky.
Smells of fresh piney hops and pinapple with faint sweet malt and a hint of sour yeast,
Taste is fresh, orange peel replaces the pineapple and the piney/resinous hops control the middle. Sweet malt at the end blends with the hop bitterness for a semi-dry finish.
Medium bodied with below average carbonation, there is a drop off in the middle of the mouthfeel leaving an astringent bite although the alcohol is barely perceptible and the malt comes though in the end.
Very fresh taste and smell, if it was not so murky and had a little more CO2 it would have got the A rating.

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Photo of jlindros
3.56/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Canned, ummm, no date, thanks for nothing

Pours a decent foamy smaller head with not so great retention, a touch of lacing, super hazy lemony yellow tan color

Nose mild citrusy hop, a bit floral grassy as well, lemony and a little tangerine citrus, grapefruit juice, very little malt, pretty light in general

Taste mild citrus and fruit, a weird canned stone fruit and some tropical fruit I can't put my finger on, stone fruit with a mild citrus, tangerine note, bit herbal grassy too, and weird ester notes, also some weird phenol or something else I also can't put my finger on but it's unpleasant, weird mineral chalky thing maybe, mild bitterness, creamy toasty malt notes, generic fruity late, with a sticky semi sweet finish

Mouth is med bod, a bit of a soft creaminess, decent carbonation

Overall not that great IMO, def some things that need to improve and some weird off things in there. Was not a fan of this one. It could be on the older side, but I have no idea since there's no friggen date on the can!

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Photo of Zenhaus
4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Delicious beer. Soft mouthfeel. Hazy and juicy with an nice finish. Grassy hints. Just a well put together beer that I’ll do my best to get my hands on again.

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Photo of fitzy84
4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the Dirty Truth in Northampton. The beer had a medium-dark orange appearance, a nice white, thick head, and some patchy lacing on the sides. The beer's aromas were pretty heavy with orange citrus and piney hops. Taste generally followed the nose with a mixture of grapefruit flavors with an orange juice-like flavor. Medium body with some carbonation. Overall, really enjoyed the appearance and taste to this drink.

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Photo of WunderLlama
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

can dated 2 27 18

Poured into a teku glass

Hazy straw colored liquid, one finger off white bubbly , frothy foam cap

Fragrant on the pour, citrus, tangerine, whiff of pine

Taste has tangerine, bit of grapefruit, bit of melon, whiff of dank

Good sudsing, smooth , hop taste not a bite, lingers nicely

Good beer

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Photo of keith40
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can dated 1/31/18 purchased at the brewery. Hazy light orange color and Citrus/ stone fruit nose. Favors include apricot, melon and touches of mango and peach. A touch of grapefruit on the finish. Enjoyable.

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Photo of lic217
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very hazy but not quite turbid yellow in color makes Whitehead that lasts with some leasing. Smell is peach and tropical fruit smells a little piney. Taste is lightly citrus some tropical peach notes in a little resume. Start sweet and very mildly better. As Ace very soft mildly carbonated mouth feel. Overall and enjoyable New England style IPA.

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Photo of RobertColianni
3.96/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Soft, delicate, well attenuated, filtered wonderfully. Drinks similarly to a young Bretta PA/IPA with light citrus zest notes and a great, soft dryness.

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Photo of papposilenus
3.65/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From a 16oz can, undated. Served in a 20oz pub glass.

Pours a mildly hazed, pale, orange-gold with two-plus fingers of soft, fluffy suds. Retention is excellent and leaves fat chunks of lacing sticking to the glass.

Smells of bread dough, orange pulp and crushed weeds.

Taste is damp cereal and roadside ditch. A little overripe orange, overripe melon, ditchwater and lots of dank weediness. Low bitterness, finishes stanky with compost and a hint of cat.

Feel is creamy and slick, medium-plus-a-bit bodied and decently carbonated.

The comparison that comes to mind is, like, if you took the liquid that collects at the bottom of the compost bucket and fermented it. Except that I wouldn't drink compost bucket liquid and, if I did, I wouldn't enjoy it whereas I DID drink this, I drank the whole can and I pretty much enjoyed it. Go figure.

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