Coriolis | New England Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Coriolis Double IPA hopped entirely ( and we’re talking a lot here) with Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand.

Added by Pahn on 08-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
627
Reviews:
82
Avg:
4.45
pDev:
7.87%
 
 
Wants:
276
Gots:
108
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 627 |  Reviews: 82
Photo of jvillefan
2.62/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

I don't get this beer, a malt driven IPA that tasted old and stale (drank from can 1.5 weeks after canning). The hops were not well executed. I will not be trying this one again.

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Photo of GuitarIPA
3/5  rDev -32.6%

Photo of Sarge3130
3.23/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Hard to believe this a single hop Nelson. I love Nelson but this is an onion bomb.

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.34/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Growler fill at Oliver's in Albany, NY.

Pours a murky orange. It's incredible, but this is a nearly opaque orange. Looks like pulpy orange juice. Incredible look to this. No head whatsoever, with very minimal lacing.

The aroma is pretty good too, tons of fruits- grapefruit, orange, pineapple, peach, passionfruit, and white grapes. Not much malt in the aroma.
The taste is where it gets weird, and clues me in to something being wrong with this beer. It is flat as hell. No carbonation to speak of, just basically concentrated, slightly bitter hop juice. Tastes like a poorly kept cask version of the beer. Clearly there was something wrong with the keg. I can tell that when poured and kept properly, this is an outstanding beer. But it's just wrong now. The fruit flavors I expect to get due to the aroma are muted, and washed out.

Mouthfeel is flat, thin, with no carbonation.

I really need to try this again, I clearly did not try it in optimal conditions.

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Photo of Desp59
3.43/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was disappointing. Didn't stand up to any of the other IPAs in the share. Surprised by the reviews.

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Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BillKuhnel
3.5/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of mendvicdog
3.5/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of mportnoy
3.5/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Love most of NEBCO's IPAs but this one just underwhelmed. Wasn't memorable.

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3.5/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of hikeeba
3.5/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of TBonez477
3.59/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dnb128
3.64/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Prop28WasBetter
3.67/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RAlmeida77
3.68/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good, not great. Filtered, copper colored DIPA. Super drinkable but overall, didn't wow me. Glad I got to try it though. On tap at Mohegan in Comix club.

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Photo of Drel
3.68/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PHBoiler
3.7/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Big grape nose. White grape is the star. Some pine. Fairly boozy. Balanced bitterness. Body is quite thin for a double. Hop notes trend toward grassy.

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Photo of farnold
3.71/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jweave16
3.74/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dankjohn
3.75/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of Danielr26
3.75/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of oline73
3.75/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.75/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of abuono
3.75/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

maybe I just got an off batch, but I don't get the hype on this one

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Coriolis from New England Brewing Co.
4.45 out of 5 based on 627 ratings.
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