Locust Reign
New England Brewing Co.

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From:
New England Brewing Co.
 
Connecticut, United States
Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #60
ABV:
8.2%
Score:
99
Ranked #281
Avg:
4.47 | pDev: 7.16%
Reviews:
53
Ratings:
326
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 07, 2022
Added:
Jul 09, 2014
Wants:
  165
Gots:
  92
SCORE
99
World-Class
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Notes: This is a monster of a Double. Big, hearty, and it's got girth. Huge tropical fruit taste and aroma converge in this beer with an abundance of Galaxy hops in the blend. Easy smooth drinking for an 8.2% beer. And no flying bugs.

IBU's: 82
OG: 17.2
Hops: Columbus, Galaxy, Mosaic
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Rated: 4.09 by DaveCash from New York

Jan 07, 2022
 
Rated: 4.04 by crobinso from Colorado

Dec 05, 2021
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Rated by jbolger from Connecticut

4.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
11/20/21 Canned 11/15. Wasn’t expecting it to be this good. Perfect dry bracing bitterness. Dank Galaxy. A sleeper. Buy more. A fav.
Nov 20, 2021
 
Rated: 4.6 by TedStrosser from Pennsylvania

Jun 25, 2021
 
Rated: 4.12 by Dicers from California

Jan 31, 2021
 
Rated: 4.34 by smi69 from New York

Aug 08, 2020
 
Rated: 4.44 by Joesapp from Connecticut

Jul 21, 2020
 
Rated: 4.34 by M4CDO from Massachusetts

Dec 01, 2019
 
Rated: 3.81 by Greeny87 from Pennsylvania

Apr 02, 2019
 
Rated: 4.3 by ragnar3 from Iowa

Mar 22, 2019
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Rated by JohnWesolowski from Connecticut

4.66/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Just the right amount of flavor. Not too light, not too heavy.
Mar 21, 2019
 
Rated: 4.55 by jeffmck09 from Connecticut

Feb 19, 2019
 
Rated: 4.31 by Zach423 from Massachusetts

Jan 11, 2019
 
Rated: 4.41 by WhackoMillah93 from Massachusetts

Jan 04, 2019
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Rated by timdrake from New Jersey

4.58/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Outstanding brew, My favorite from New England Brewing.
Dec 05, 2018
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Reviewed by AElfwine_Nerevar from Connecticut

4.78/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
L: Pours a pale to deep gold color with a medium haze. A gentle pour yields three fingers of pillowy, white head with good retention. As the beer goes down it leaves a mass of ringed and webbed lacing on the glass.

S: Tropical and citrus aromas abound. I get mango, passion fruit, papaya, grapefruit, orange, herbal dankness, notes of pine, and a light (almost imperceptible next to the hops) grainy malt character.

T: Not as tropical as the nose would suggest. I get grapefruit, bitter grapefruit pith, caramel malt character, bitter pine resin, dank herbal notes, and oranges, As the beer warms I begin to perceive a light over-ripe to rotten tropical fruit character (mango and papaya) and a very light grainy malt character. This one has a good bracing bitterness mixing with just a bit of juiciness, but the bitterness wins out.

F: This has a medium-full body with medium to medium-high carbonation. The mouthfeel is creamy and smooth with an assertive dryness on the finish that brings you back for another drink.

O: This one is a winner. Probably one of my favorites DIPAs from Nebco up there with Supersupernaut, Gandhibot, and Double Fuzzy.
Nov 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by smcel371 from New York

Sep 30, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by soundaurora from Pennsylvania

Sep 29, 2018
 
Rated: 4.35 by Bum4ever from California

Sep 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4.12 by cp45 from New Jersey

Sep 08, 2018
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Reviewed by Radcpa from Washington

4.28/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Amber appearance with white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is hoppy with a slight citrus touch. Taste is a fairly strong hoppy with a slight touch of citrus.
Sep 01, 2018
 
Rated: 3.95 by KT123 from Pennsylvania

Aug 30, 2018
 
Rated: 4.5 by plaid75 from New York

Aug 24, 2018
 
Rated: 4.31 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Aug 19, 2018
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Reviewed by connecticutpoet from Connecticut

3.94/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Appearance – Hazy deep yellow body with a one finger head.

Aroma – Pine and spruce with hints of floral at the end.

Taste – Bitter, pine, light biscuit malts. Long light bitter finish.

Mouthfeel – Crisp and clean.

Overall – Pretty darn good beer. Well put together.
Jul 15, 2018
 
Rated: 4.49 by Vitalsigns from Connecticut

Jun 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Jun 26, 2018
 
Rated: 4.34 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Jun 26, 2018
 
Rated: 5 by PC_Principal from Texas

Jun 03, 2018
 
Rated: 4.42 by TheEpeeist from Maryland

Jun 03, 2018
 
Rated: 4.23 by Nuggetz from Texas

Jun 01, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by ChittyChambers from Maryland

May 29, 2018
 
Rated: 4.7 by DMC43 from Connecticut

May 24, 2018
 
Rated: 4.27 by cvandette from Massachusetts

May 10, 2018
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Rated by ravisingh from Connecticut

4.51/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
Great tasting beer. Goes down smooth. Very refreshing.
May 06, 2018
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Reviewed by nebula1999 from Connecticut

4.55/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Wow. Tropical paradise. Thank you Lord, thank you God. Say n'more,... nudge nudge, aye aye. Love it.
Hops. Pretty much blows your face out. Not to mention tongue. Finally abbitter IPA.
May 03, 2018
 
Rated: 4.1 by APL from Connecticut

Apr 22, 2018
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Reviewed by zshaft from Connecticut

4.53/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Pours nice dark orange yellow. Good amount of haze with nice pillowy head. Nose is super ripe melon,berries with some minty scents coming through. Pretty dank. Nice! Mouthful is good and coating making the flavor profile all that much better. Front end palate follows the nose with nice ripe apricot and melon with flavors of berries , kiwi, and serious resinous mid to end palate blast leaves you rather stunned. The flavor builds throughout the sip and bitter dry finish is perfect. Flavor bomb with tons of tropical flavors make this amazing. A little more harsh on the palate than say, treehouse but every bit as good. This beer knocks it out of the park. Top of the line. Prob my favorite from this brewery. I need more!!!
Mar 31, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by waddellc2 from Pennsylvania

Mar 31, 2018
 
Rated: 4.81 by fireazzi from Massachusetts

Mar 23, 2018
Locust Reign from New England Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 99 out of 100 with 379 ratings