Ghost Ship White IPA | Capital Brewery

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Ghost Ship White IPAGhost Ship White IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Capital Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
capitalbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by northcoastwolf on 04-06-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
105
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
14.12%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
29
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 105 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ferretferret
3.37/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

What a disappointment! The initial taste brings a wave of IPA flavors - hints of grapefruit, pine, citrus, etc... Only to be inundated by the bitterness I associate with cheap beer. Some of this bitterness may come from the CO2; this is the fizziest beer I've had, out of at least 100, but, it really does seem like they mixed some cheap beer with a really nice IPA.

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Photo of vette2006c5r
3.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Ghost Ship pours a hazy golden color with a small, but lacing head. Very spicy aroma, with lots of coriander notes. Taste is citruses, lots of coriander, and just a slight bitter finish. Good body and feel. Overall, not much of an IPA, but the sweet is nicely balanced by the bitterness.

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Photo of Slarson7
3.64/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothman
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tone77
3.56/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus, light spices. Taste is citrus, some malts, hints of spice, mild bitterness. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a smooth and easy drinking and beer.

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Photo of bfrank8
2.88/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Does not resemble an IPA to me, and the good wheat beer aspects don't come through either. I had high expectations, hoped for a Belgium like IPA. It was more of an "off" slightly English hopped American wheat beer.

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Photo of horatio_cornholer
3.18/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drpimento
2.92/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Aroma is mild with a bit of hops and malt. Appearance is a dirty amber with a fairly long lasting head. Flavor's stale hops, malt, bittersweet with a little tang. Off flavors in the finish.

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3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Amundra
2.7/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours straw gold with a slight haze under a 1” rapidly receding off-white foam collar.

S: Spice, citrus, light grains, fruit, orange and grapefruit. The fruit aromas are medium to medium high, the malt aromas are medium to medium low.

T: Begins with spice and light grains developing into a fine balance of spice, fruit, citrus and grapefruit over a malt backbone of light wheat and sweet malt. Has a grapefruit rind bitterness and a lingering fruit bitterness. The hop driven and added fruit flavors are medium to medium high, the malt flavors are medium.

F: Medium to medium light body and medium high carbonation.

O: This is a very drinkable American Wheat ale that is a little more hop forward than most with an interesting balance of flavors.

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Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of laketang
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

pours cloudy orange with white head

I get expected pine and citrus notes

taste is hoppy grapefruit and bitter lots of pine

no real sweetness, a bit of carbonation, bitterness on the finish

this beer here, buy and enjoy a sixer and move on.

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Photo of Josholson666
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nuebs
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MonkeyPilates
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
3.66/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AdoptedYooper55
1.84/5  rDev -48%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

I did not care for this beer. Too bitter for me.

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Photo of Chucker17
3.44/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nurt20
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TEdubbaD
3.35/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Azpittil57
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bpkrippner
3.62/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Ghost Ship White IPA from Capital Brewery
3.54 out of 5 based on 105 ratings.
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