Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA | New England Brewing Co.

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by woosterbill on 06-21-2012

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Ratings:
865
Reviews:
105
Avg:
4.52
pDev:
9.07%
 
 
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Ratings: 865 |  Reviews: 105
Photo of skiking70
4.29/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CuriousMonk
4.22/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sabtos
3.88/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The body appears turbid with an amber orb in the center and gold around the edges topped by a large, off-white foam that slowly settles with a fuzzy cling.

Smell is orange zest all over, but also sharp New England-style IPA yeast that is very prominent, even from afar. It really reminds me of Trillium, and almost verges into Belgian territory, but mainly keeps with the faint apple cider vinegar profile. There is also a surprising level of bready malt that translates asbuttery biscuit, with a little floral and herbal potpourri perfume that sticks to the glass.

Taste is sweeter and breadier than I imagined due to its hype level, with the full orange--rind, zest, flesh, juice, and even candy. It also finishes with more pine than I expected as well.

Body is thin, with a mild but crisp carbonation and a semi-dry finish. It feels stronger going down than the ABV states, possibly due to some stronger levels of pine than perceptible.

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Photo of GoBeerGo
4.47/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamesLeung
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MJSFS
4.77/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Beer4B
4.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jvillefan
3.85/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Miska
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Mtieds12
4.93/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of allentownpaguy
4.41/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of baybum
4.35/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PDinunzi
4.92/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of IckyT2012
4.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Strohm
4.24/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JohnWesolowski
4.85/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A unique taste. Minimal grain, lots of citra hops. Great looking can and name. It's worth waiting an hour in line when they have it available in cans.

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Photo of Hallertau
4.18/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ragnar3
4.35/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Consumed approximately one and a half weeks after the June canning. Citrus forward with lots of orange, solid but unspectacular mouthfeel. Well done, overall.

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Photo of Sinesipm
4.63/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jaydoc
4.18/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MatthewHopHead
3.75/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jjdc
4.41/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vitalsigns
4.65/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pmarlowe
4.28/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Canned a week ago.

A: Pours medium golden with two fingers of off white, foamy head. Pretty good retention and a few streaks of lace.

S: Fragrant pine with mild floral notes and citrus (grapefruit and orange). Light pale malt.

T: Resiny pine mixed with a bit of dankness, flowers, and grapefruit. But mostly pine, pine all day. Medium-light grainy malt with a bit of toast.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation. Light creaminess.

O: Pretty tasty pine-forward IPA with enough malt to make you think you’re drinking a pale ale.

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Photo of mike22ne
4.49/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA from New England Brewing Co.
4.52 out of 5 based on 865 ratings.
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