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G-Bot Double IPA | New England Brewing Co.

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G-Bot Double IPAG-Bot Double IPA
BA SCORE
4.39/5
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2,920 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#259
Reviews:
591
Ratings:
2,920
pDev:
8.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,187
Gots:
615
Trade:
7
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,920 |  Reviews: 591
Photo of durlta
4.83/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Prost76
4.4/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DCrimdog66
3.11/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Some taste not overpowering alcohol taste

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Photo of Joshkoskinen
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cfalls
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Hazy orange, head fades fast.

S: peach, pine, and a hint of buttery bread

T: sweet bready malt. The hops aren't super bitter, but I feel like bitterness is mostly what they bring to the table. Not a lot of tropical flavors. There's some citrus and dank, though. It's kind of savory, somehow. And it's really nicely balanced.

F: really drinkable for the ABV

O: This makes me think of old-school IPAs like Finest Kind. Satisfying, balanced, no faults, but nothing mind-blowing.

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Photo of SnacksGarces
4.3/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of moarmare
4.31/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Norvelljeff
5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MCImes
4.23/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a good, solid DIPA, but not 98 worthy. I think the hype around this beer adds at least 5 points to the BA rating.

The nose is very nice. A good, floral IPA. the usual citrus notes are there and a little berry too. The nose reminds me of Indeed's Let It Ride IPA

Feel: a little on the sweet side, could be slightly dryer for my taste, but not overpowering at all. Overall fairly well balanced.

Taste: Citrus hops, a little berry hop, not much malt character (its a IPA after all) not overly bitter, but I have a high bitterness tolerance. Overall it didnt disappoint

Overall I dont get the hype behind this beer. Its a good, solid DIPA, but its no better than many that are on the shelf every day of the year. I think NEBCO has some awesome marketing and hype behind the beer. Too bad they're changing the can. I bought it for the can as much as the beer. I'd give this beer a 92 BA score. Its very good, but I wouldn't go out of my way to get it again. Being in the Northeast, I would go for a Berkshire Brewing Brewer's series IPA bomber for a buck less than 2 cans of the Bot.

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Photo of themind
4.9/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is awesome! just a solid, kick butt DIPA that has you seeking more. A classic rendition of the style, love it!

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Photo of Short-Pour
3.81/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This pours a nice clear orange with a decent head. A solid DIPA but not in the same league as some of the top VT and MA IPA's I have had. It has an OK nose, and is drinkable for sure. But not a 98 IMO

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Photo of krodrigues7
5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Took forever to get a can but loved it once I got my hands on one

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Photo of DerekCarruth
4.62/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is exactly what I hoped it would be. A great DIPA.

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Photo of Miscreantpc
4.91/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HoppyBastard1
3.9/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
4.37/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sails_Ambassador
3.75/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

not at all worth the hype ><

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Photo of hwy395
4.6/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BPMeyer27
4.68/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wf747
4.94/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Immortale25
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Corriecrafts
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of paddyfrankie
4.67/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of threedaggers
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shekletona
4.56/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

G-Bot Double IPA from New England Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 2,920 ratings
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