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Catskill Brewery
New York, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by TheBeerdedCharmer on 09-02-2014

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 21
Photo of Anthonypapini
4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I'm opening up to IPAs again. Maybee its a summer thing. This beer was served probably to cold but it was very refreshing and I am glad it came at the temp it did. It's crisp has a nice long taste. A bitter acidic taste at the end which is warm and fuzzy on the back. Good summer time IPA

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Photo of Pahn
4.02/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Pint at Blue Ribbon in the West Village.

App: amber, semi translucent, with frothy white head and little lacing.

Smell: some citrusy hops, some earthy Simcoe dank. Bit of (darker?) malt (Munich?).

Taste: Wow, tastes like it was stored in oak. It seems that instead of giving its usual lemon and butter flavors, Sorachi Ace gives this beer some soft woody flavor (kind of like a sugestion of coconut or vanilla; hard to describe if "oaky" doesnt immediately put you in mind of it). Simcoe doing its job too, some mild greenhouse pungency along woth a rather standard but well done IPA profile. What a unique and pleasant beer.

Mouthfeel: light side of medium bodied. Mild carbonation that for me works well with the cask-illusion woodiness. Could be dryer, and could have some more character. Also while i like how the softness works with the flavor, I still want some more IBUs

Overall: unique beer thats greater than the sum of its parts. Singlehandedly expanded my understanding and appreciation of Sorachi Ace. Very well thought out beer that pairs well with subtle, complex flavorful food.

Didn't revolutionize my world, but definitely put this brewery on my radar. Absolutely worth a try if you see it on tap.

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Photo of tugdriver7
4.64/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

In growler, hand carried from brewery (thanks Jez!). Beautiful hazy golden color. Subtle pine hops in the nose, slightly bitter on the tongue with crisp pine notes over refreshing biscuity base. Slight carbonation and medium mouthfeel, coupled with moderate ABV render this American IPA perfectly drinkable. A real winner.

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Photo of dangle47
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Extremely drinkable IPA. Big citrus notes of mango and pine resin. Alcohol is well hidden, perhaps due to not knowing the abv is but I'm sure it's in the 5 to 6% range. The nose wasn't as big as the flavor, but still picked up some tropical notes. Truly enjoyed this beer from start to finish, an excellent start from Catskill Brewery!

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