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G-Bot Double IPA | New England Brewing Co.

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G-Bot Double IPAG-Bot Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States
newenglandbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Gandhi-Bot is an intensely hopped Double India Pale Ale brewed with a blend of three varieties of American hops. This beer is brewed for those of us who need an aromatic and flavorfully hopped beer.

85 IBU

Added by woosterbill on 04-02-2010

BEER STATS
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#258
Reviews:
591
Ratings:
2,923
pDev:
8.66%
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Photo of smcolw
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pinkish, orange color and very cloudy. Thick, tight head which settles very slowly.

Sweet honey (malt) and prickly pine (hop) smell. In a word, the aroma is balanced.

Strong bitter hop flavor. Starts with a very brief round malt taste. Excellent body with a below typical carbonation. Long lip-smacking bitter aftertaste.

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Photo of SteveO1231
4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I grabbed the only visible 4 pack out of the cooler of Southington Wine and Spirits. 16 oz. tall boy can with some some weird graphics of a robot Gandhi, I'm sure this is what he would look like if he were a character in Spaceballs. Bootleg label probably won't get my $.05 deposit back...

G-B Pours a rather dark copper, hazy with some off-white foam that settles to a paper thin coating of bubbles. It's got legs. Super hoppy aroma! Spicy, earthy... grass clippings and citrus, a nose full of gym sock... ah Columbus! Plenty of malt character to back up the pungent hop aroma billowing from my Smutty tulip glass.

Thick-fluffy mouthfeel, like a perfectly roasted marshmallow. A little slick.

Sweet, caramel/burnt toffee up front. Then the hop assault begins. Peppery, grassy, citrus, earthy... basically every hop characteristic that I can imagine is rolled up into one beer here. It's quite difficult to dissect due to the complexity of the hop flavors alone. After the lupulin bouquet runs it's course, the palate is left dry with an earthy/piny residue.

My palate begs for another sip, and then another... and like that the beer is gone. This beer clocks in a whopping 8.8% ABV I am feeling pretty good.

Really good DIPA from the East side!

-Cheers!

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Photo of Gambrinus1184
4.27/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16-ounce can into a tulip-shaped Duvel glass.

A: Pours a deep, hazy golden amber color with very muddled clarity. Slight burnt-orange hues and ample carbonation when held in the light. The two-finger head of frothy, pillowy beige foam retains well and leaves nice wisps of soft lace on the side of the glass.

S: Smells very piney, herbal and leafy, with loads of grass clippings and zesty hop resins. Some citrus fruits are noted as well, namely lemon zest, mango and a little ginger zing.

T: The initial taste is that of soft, sweet caramel malts with a fairly clean and fruity ale and toasted bread flavor. The mid palate presents those big citrus and floral ale qualities. Some lemon, orange, pear and rose hips are detected. The finish is juicy, herbal and bitter, but never cloying and with relatively modest sticky resins. The coffee groundish, zesty, prickly and bitter wet hop aftertaste lingers for some time.

M: Pretty clean and smooth all around. A little protein chain chewiness and little carbonation rush. There is a very marginal alcoholic sting to the brew but its balanced well between sweet malts and fruity hop bitterness.

D: For an 8.8% ABV DIPA, this brew drinks almost as smooth and balanced as a really good pale ale. the seemingly low levels of carbonation make this brew easy to put back, but the very aggressive hop profile limits chugging, thankfully. This would likely dominate the palate for a while and overpower most foods, but is very good on its own.

Our local heroes at NEB have really stepped up their game and Gandhi Bot is evidence of their dedication to bringing great tasting, big and balanced craft brews to the region. Great artwork, great flavor, great craftsmanship and a great DIPA all around. Drink it. It's good.

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Photo of racer2k
4.32/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a cool looking 16oz can into my 20oz glass

A - Pours a sticky white two finger head into my glass leaving a robust lacing signature around the glass. The head slowly fades leaving a hazy dark reddish / orange colored beer

S - Very nice pungent hops aroma with this beer. You can smell the different varietals and tell that this beer was likely finished and/or dry hopped with lots of hops. There are aroma's of grapefruit, orange and pine with an earthy wet hop like characteristic. Very nice!

T - A tangy highly hopped delight is this beer. A nice balance of chewy resiny hopped flavors that is very balanced and not overwhelming. A faint malt profile appears somewhere toward the end of the swallow but offers a nice balance to the beer. Plenty of tangy fruity flavors including citrus, grapefruit and pine. The high alcohol ABV of 8.8% is well hidden.

M - Moderate carbonation with a tangy fruity mouth feel. This DIPA is different from many in that you do not have the resiny sticky mouth feel which is a good thing. This is a very well rounded smooth drinking DIPA.

O - Excellent beer and well done NEBC! One of my favorite new DIPA offerings of the year so far. I look forward to stocking up on this one!. Also love your label, very cool!

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Photo of younger35
3.91/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received this brew from BeerTruth not long ago in a trade. Gotta love these 16oz cans that keep everything nice and fresh. Drank from my Stone India Pale Ale flute.

Appearance- Pours a nice orange yellowish with a perfect one finger creamy dirty white head. A beautiful cap and collar is maintained along with loads of thick rich lacing.
Smell- Not the most potent nose ever, especially for a Double IPA. A bit of dank grass and earthy pine hiding in there somewhere though. A light tinge of crystal malt pops through and honestly that's about it.
Taste- Very earthy brew with an extremely dank pine start and plenty of grass and dandelion stem. Really bitter and sort of herbally this is honestly a hop profile I haven't come upon in quite some time. Maybe a touch of grapefruit but not in a citrusy way with a lightly malty backbone. Not quite caramelly, not quite sweet there's just enough of something back there for the hops to rest upon. The finish is earthy and nicely bitter.
Mouthfeel- Nice fully body with a oily sort of feel and medium carbonation that can get slightly prickly.
Drinkability- Overall not bad. I wish the nose was a bit more potent but the different hop profile is a nice change of pace. I'm sure this was a bit better fresh but still tasty. Thanks much Adam!

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Photo of mikesgroove
4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Another new one for me. I really did not even have this one on my radar, but thanks to a generous trader I was able to enjoy this with dinner last night. Served cold and poured into a pint glass, this one was consumed on 05/14/2010.

The pour was classic for the style. Deep amber in color with a great clarity to it. This really allowed the carbonation to be seen coming up through the glass to reinforce the white head on top. Nice lacing just capped it off perfectly.

Aroma is super fresh. Deep citrus hops. Tons of grapefruit,pineapple, rich notes of light buttery malts as it warms but it was definitly all about the huge hops here. Each sip was light, airy, and well balanced. I was hoping the huge hops on the nose would carry over just as well into the taste, but it seemed to be lacking just a touch for me, no matter though, still a rich and insanely good DIP. Long lasting citrus bite and the nice drying finish capped it off wonderfully.

Overall I have to say I was quite impressed. This was a damn good double and a fine beer all around would love to do it again for sure.

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Photo of silentjay
4.15/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

pours a slightly hazy orange with a big-bubbled white head that leaves quickly but leaves remnants on the glass.

aroma is mostly grapefruit. earthy and piney too. some doughy malts lay underneath.

taste is pretty crisp. definitely bitter up front, but with a spicy, herbal, and citrus profile showing itself as well. pretty complex malt profile backs up the hop flavors nicely. the in-your-face bitterness is there, but is not the whole story, which is nice.

mouthfeel is ok. light-medium bodied with relatively light carbonation. not as oily as many DIPA's, but with plenty of lingering bitterness and stickiness.

drinkability is good. alcohol is there. bitterness is there. flavor is there, too. definitely east coast style on the flavor with the herbal, earthy and malty notes, but with some west coast essence mixed in.

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Photo of Reagan1984
4.1/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Clownshoesdreams for providing this DPA.

Pours with a finger of off white head that is very creamy. Beer is a slightly hazy orange amber color. I want to think of another word instead of hazy... It just looks thick... Some patches of lacing.

Aroma is fruity with pine notes a slight sweetness and a sense of alcohol.

Interesting beer here. Pretty well balanced flavor. Alcohol is there but not too aggressive. Very fruity up front with a punch of hop bitterness at the back half. What's interesting is that the hop punch is there and then settles out a little for the finish. It lingers, don't get me wrong, but it's a bit more subdued. Pine notes in the background, but the focus is the fruit esters.. I would not guess 8.8% abv...

Oily on the tongue, very slight carbonation and medium bodied.

Nice beer and seems to have a draft feel to it. I like the effort and would seek this out again. Well done.

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Photo of AgentZero
3.81/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A - A dark brownish gold with a fairly big head that left some scattered lacing after dissipation and throughout the drink.

S - Some pine, and earthy bitter hops. Decently sweet malt backbone comes through on the nose. Nothing profound, not bad, not good.

T - Fairly piney, very bitter. The earthy hops are fairly substanial at first, and turn quite bitter, but the fade on the end is somewhat boring and unpleasant. The biggest problem with this beer is that it finishes so bland. Kind of sweet and tapers off into a watery oblivian. Just blah on the end.

M - A bit thin, and slightly undercarbonated. Reminded me too much of water as I was finishing it.

D - Very easy to get down. Becomes exceptionally more bitter as you continue to drink it. I would drink this again as it is pretty good and great to put down.

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Photo of DrDogbeer
4.42/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured from the 16 oz can into a Sam perfect pint. Pours a hazy dark orange with a thin white head. Lots of nice lacing. Lots of citrus on the nose. Really refreshing smell. Taste is clean and bitter. Lots of fruit- orange, grapefruit even a bit of pineapple. Biting, bubbly mouthfeel gives a orange soda feel to it. Nice beer.

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Photo of FishGetter
4.58/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Big fan of the 16oz cans. Traditional golden grain color with hues of orange. Thick bubbly head hangs on throught drink. Great artwork on the lable too.
Fresh earthy/piney hop aroma. Some hints of citrus hop backed by delicate malt backbone. Great fresh hop bouquet aroma.
Solid piney hop flavors slams the tounge. Nice spicy characters. Mango, grapefruit, and citrus flavor dance on tounge along with caramel malts. Drink finishes with a lingering hop bitterness that quenches the hoppiest of desires. Some alchol too.
Refreshing medium body. Pretty clean and fresh with only the slightest oily hop resins left in mouth.
Very fresh local offering! Pretty impressed by last couple NEBC offerings that Jaxon53 has sent my way. Unique lable over the can that I've never seen before. Wish I could hear the Gandi-bot talk. Thinking it would sound like something between Apu and Wall-e.

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Photo of GregPearson33
3.76/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Hazy and dark copper-amber in color with a thick cream colored head of super tightly laced foam that left great lacing at it receded at a slow but steady rate; the head reminds me of an improperly baked cake very slowly losing its leavening. The smell has big notes of grapefruit and citrusy hops.

The taste is surprisingly more earthy, piney and bitter than I expected from the nose. The mouthfeel is a pretty thick and definitely not aided by the medium-low level of carbonation. A robust bitter coating lingers on the palate for a good period afterward. Note: during my initial impression I wasn't super impressed, but as the beer warms a lot more malt character is evident and the citrusy hop aromas are better manifested in the taste.

I'd say in terms of appearance, smell, and taste this is a great beer. Unfortunately, its attributes rank in that order. Overall, B-B+.

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Photo of gford217
4.12/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tallboy courtesy of zoolzoo poured into a tulip.

Pours a bright hazy orange with a big frothy white head that recedes very slowly to a bubbly cap and leaves excellent lacing.

The aroma is full of juicy sweet citrus, oranges, tangerines and some pithy grapefruit. There are also some doughy malts and a bit of caramel, but the nose is dominated by sweet citrus.

The taste has a quick citrus hop bitterness up front but also takes on a much more herbal, spicy hop character than the aroma. There are some sweet malts in the backbone but the hops come back and leave a biting pine resin bitterness in the finish.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied and sticky with pine resin. Soft carbonation but very prickly overall.

This is a solid DIPA that really brings the bitterness in the taste with a hefty hop profile throughout.

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Photo of portia99
4.27/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16oz can (first can I've ever encountered with a sticker for the label) poured into a Dogfish Head signature glass.

A - Pours a slightly hazy dirty orange color with a thin finger of creamy off white head that dies pretty quickly to a collar with light lacing left on the glass.

S - Citrus is the name of the game here. Tons of grapefruit that dominates the aroma profile and does it well. Some mango and a good hit of pineapple complement the citrus nicely. Some light pine rounds things out. No real malt component in the aroma.

T - Taste follows the aroma very closely. Citrusy grapefruit with an assertive bitterness up front. Peaches, pineapple and mango add some complexity to this hoppy brew. A very mild caramel, some background sugary sweetness (very mild), and an almost inconsequential alcohol component.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation that borders on being slightly on the high side. Mouth filling bitterness that hangs around well after the swallow. Sticky and resiny on the tongue. Nothing wrong here at all...what a DIPA should be.

D - This is definitely a very good DIPA...good strong bitterness, tons of citrusy and fruity hop flavors, nice body. Everything you could look for in a DIPA. I'd have no problem putting down a few of these by the end of the night...just not sure I'll be able to find any more

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Photo of Lukafer
4.27/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Arenbeer for a great hook-up!

This is one of best designs I have seen for a beer label in a while, something about a robotic Ghandi doing the robot, again great design.

Pours golden with 2 fingers of head. Smells are citrus hops and pine, very nice. Taste is citrus hops up front and a nice bitter finish. The mouthfeel is medium/full body with a good amount of carbonation. Drinkability is insane for a beer of this abv. A very solid beer that I am very happy I had the chance to try.

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Photo of alleykatking
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 16oz can....thanks Luke like usual. Review from notes.

A- Pours a amber orange color. One finger fluffy white head dies down to a cap on the beer top. Light sticky lacing on the sides of the glass.

S- Citrus hops in the front of this followed by some lighter pine hops. Some light bready malts in the middle of the nose follows up with some light alcohol. Doesn't remind me of a east coast style IPA at all.

T- The hops in the front of this show a flash of citrus hops before dying into a malty sweetbread taste. This taste follows through the entire beer. Floral and earthy hops come into play midway through the beer and continue so till the end. The scent said west coast but the taste is all to east coast bearing.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Carbonations is good for the style. Light bready malts left on the palate with some bitter hop aftertaste. Crisp tasting with clean flavors.

D- This is a fantastic beer that I hope they make again. The only thing for me that limits its drinkability is the sweetness toward the end of the beer. I've noticed this with a lot of east coast IPA's as a whole though. Would suggest getting this beer if you can get your paws on it.

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Photo of MasterSki
4.13/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great to see more breweries jumping on the 16oz tallboy bandwagon. It's such a great serving size, and I love the convenience afforded when lugging them around. Thanks to thorpe429 for sending this my way.

A - Pours with two fingers of foam that dissipates slowly to a thick chunky cap and leaves tons of lacing. Hazed dark orange color with reddish highlights that emerge in certain lighting conditions. Similar to Surly Abrasive Ale, but with more foam.

S - Pine, grassy, earthy, and light citrus hopping. Malt character is unusually neutral, with fresh-baked bread and and dough character and not much sweetness at all.

T - Taste is pretty similar but with more caramel sweetness rearing its head. Again, this is more floral, earthy, and grassy than sweet citrus or tropical fruits. Bitterness shows up mid-palate and lingers into the aftertaste, but never grows oppressive. It's still East Coast, but seems to show better attenuation and hop aroma and flavor than the usual offerings.

M - Soft, but active, carbonation. Smooth medium-full body, with lots of residual stickiness, but not a ton of oily resinous character. A touch of heat shows up about 2/3 of the way through the can.

D - This is pretty easy drinking, and the 8.8% is fairly well-hidden. I could probably have a couple cans of this one, but the bitterness does build up. One of the better East Coast DIPAs I've had. Hope they make this one more regularly.

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Photo of Gyle41386
4.17/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a tulip. Huge thanks to 6DaysBottomOcean for possibly my favorite beer label ever.

Copper colored pour. About a finger of creamy white foam retains decently, and sticks nicely.

Nice hoppy nose. Both citrus and pine are present, with sweet grapefruit taking the lead. This is certainly a pleasant surprise for an East Coast DIPA.

Some good hop flavor, though not quite as much as the nose promised. Still, though, I'm getting mostly grapefruit with less pine, which works for me.

Medium body, maybe even pushing full. Appropriate carbonation. Plush, rich texture. Absolutely no hint of the 8.8% ABV. Bit of a lasting resinous flavor. Lack of punishing bitterness makes this a very drinkable DIPA.

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Photo of Pittsburgh
4.38/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I was lucky to stumble across this at a local shop, and decided to give it a try, I found it very interesting that it comes in a can, and an interesting can at that, looks sort of like an energy drink. My first craft beer to be found in a can as opposed to a bottle. Interesting start.

Nice pour, and color, excellent head/foam that drops down to a sticky foam. Quality dipa here, very sticky, hoppy, and bitter, but has an excellent flavor to it. Bitterness is not overdone, but taken to about the maximum to where it is not over the top for me. Good body to it, thick for an dipa, I definitely am feeling that, bitter finish typical of the style. Has that fruity/citrus quality as well, not too strong with that though.

All in all, well blended flavors, taste is good, fresh, I was satisfied, one of the top IPAs I have had, I definitely enjoyed it, rivals the big names. Well done. I am glad I have a four pack of pounders.

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Photo of Tomdee74
4.32/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

*** edit on 9/5/2010

just had to reiterate once more while i drink this how much I love it! this is a big boy!! it's probably the best on the east coast!!

i love living in east haven and being close to this. i can't wait until it is brewed more regularly as i'm very impressed with this beer. it actually does something i did not think i would do. i formerly declared smuttynose big a ipa the hop bomb of the east coast and i think i may have to recoil that statement. I am not biased, although i live closer to this brewery. i am a huge smuttynose fan, just look at my avatar.. anyway i had the pleasure of drinking this out of a growler as well as drinking it out of the can and it is different i must say. they are both excellent; however, the beer seems hoppier out of the can.

A - Poured into a tulip glass and crashed it a bit to a nice 1 and 1/2 inch head. nice spider web lacing throught this. really looks like a good beer.

S - wow the smell jumps out.. even my wife (miss priss) who hates beer said "hmmm" and said it smelled like pineapples. i smell the fresh grapefruit and maybe pineapple, but definitely tropical. maybe oranges, grapefruit, pineapple, etc. but wow!! very hoppy!! for a hop head like myself, i really liked this brew...

T - Again the hops dominate this.. after drinking this, i'm having a big a from smuttynose and there is a difference.. i think this is the hop bomb.. i absolutely love it..

M - Light, crisp, refreshing, but full bodied!

D - Need I say more? i think you can pretty much guess what i'll say here.. i went on a crazy tangent... i love this stuff.. i am a little biased, but only on the basis that i love hop bombs and i think this is king on the east coast..

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Photo of Thorpe429
4.52/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to woosterbill for sharing a growler of this at DLD and sending me off with some cans for further enjoyment.

A: Pours a deep apricot with a nice fluffy white head and a good amoutn of lacing down the glass.

S: Loads of fresh hops, mostly of pine and earth. Some floral notes as well; at times almost like a fresh-hopped ale. A bit of bready malt in the background, but hardly discernable behind the hops.

T: Loads of fresh pine and floral hops. Definitely quite bitter. A bit of orange pith comes through as well, with a zesty bitterness.

M: Very nice and dry with excellent carbonation.

D: One of the better DIPA's I've had in a while, and definitely another nice surprise out of New England. Keep 'em coming.

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Photo of Ezone024
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

got a growler back in october and was blown away, just picked up a 4 pack of 16 oz cans and once again, am blown away..

pours a hazy copper color with an orange hue, big 1 inch aromatic head lots of retention and lacing.

smells of sweet grass, flowers and a littlle citrus.

Taste is very earthy and EXTREMELY hoppy, 85 ibu's accodring to the can. this is one of the hoppiest, freshest beers i've ever had.

this beer is over 8 % abv and you can't tell at all. it drinks the same as the sea hag (a regular strength ipa) it's extreme hoppiness masks any booziness that most doubles have....if you can get your hands on some... you must!

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Photo of axeman9182
3.94/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Gandhi-Bot pours a nice burnt orange color, with a white crown that's small but persistent. It smells incredible, a very nice blend between pine and citrus hops. The taste is a bit of a letdown though, as there's a bit too much generic hop bitterness as opposed to specific hop flavors. The malt is noticeable, but just barely. The beer is adequately carbonated, without being particularly impressive either. I wanted to give drinkability a 3 because of the overly present bitterness to the taste, but NEBC did a great job of hiding the alcohol here so I'll kick it up a little bit. I'm glad I tried it, and both the name and can design are awesome, but there are plenty of IPAs I enjoy more.

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Photo of WanderingFool
4.32/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gandhi-Bot pours an opaque copper with a small frothy white head on top. As the foam dissolves a netted pattern of lace clings to the glass.

The aroma is all hops with nice notes of lemon zest, orange and pine.

Each sip of this medium bodied beer is soft and dry with a mild fizz on the back and sides of the tongue. The flavor is mostly hops with a touch of spice and enough sweet malt to keep it in balance. The taste begins with pine and orange citrus. A hint of pepper and mustard lingers in the background. Sweet caramel and dry pale malt make their presence known near the end by keeping the bitterness at bay. It finishes dry and an orange citrus/pepper flavor lingers when it's gone.

This is a tasty, nicely aromatic imperial IPA. It hides the nearly 9% abv well. It's easy to drink and rather refreshing. Well done.

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Photo of jlindros
4.37/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Got a growler from the brewery.

A: Big fluffy white 2 finger head fades slowly, with a slight haze and golden orange colored beer.

N: Hops galore! Pine crazy! Citrus, musty fresh wet hops, some earthy hops, slight spicy hop flavor. Some tangering and orange peel, touch of grapefruit. Tons of pine with a slight dry sweet malt behind all that.

T: Pale hop flavors to start, with lots of pine again. Then more hops with citrus, chewy hops, bitterness, some maltiness and chewy malts. Slight warming booze taste. The more hops with some orange peel, tangerine, and again more pine.

M: Medium body with decent carbonation.

F: Bitter! Lots of bittering hops, some pine and citrus lingering as well as some chewy hops and earthy. Little orange peel with a heavy bitterness that just sits in the mouth. It starts to get a little astringent which seems to linger for a while.

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G-Bot Double IPA from New England Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 2,923 ratings
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