The Chosen One (Double Dry-Hopped)
Tilted Barn Brewery

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Tilted Barn Brewery
Rhode Island, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #59
Ranked #426
4.56 | pDev: 7.68%
Sep 12, 2022
Feb 17, 2018
Notes: None
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Rated: 4.67 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Sep 12, 2022
Rated: 4.49 by hockeypuck from Maine

Feb 11, 2022
Rated: 4.96 by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

Jan 01, 2022
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Reviewed by gbiello from Massachusetts

3.31/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Deep orange cloudy pour with a 1/2 finger of light head that fades rather quickly. Boozy nose for a 8.5%er. Peaches with a bit of orange on the nose with a bit of bite. Taste follows, a bit too hoppy.
Jan 01, 2022
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Rated by SirBentham from California

4.59/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
This one hangs with the best IPA's in the world. Utterly terrific. Up there with Julius, DDH Congress Street, Foggy Windows, etc.
Jul 02, 2021
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Reviewed by ScaryEd from New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
16 oz can into a willi belcher glass.

Pours a hazy golden orange color with a finger of fluffy white head. The head has modest retention but leaves a beautiful crown of lacing around the glass.

The aroma is quite tropical with a nice backbone of citrus. Lots of mango, watermelon, cantaloupe, pineapple, and stone fruits. There's also a fair bit of fresh grapefruit and orange pith.

The flavor follows the nose, but has a strong herbal character throughout, much like cilantro. Very pithy on the finish.

The feel is medium-full bodied with low carbonation. Soft, chewy, and creamy. Dry finish with some hop burn. Not uncommon for a DDH beer like this.

Overall, I'd say this is a great New England DIPA. The aroma is a fruit grenade and the flavor follows suit. The body feels a bit thick, affecting the beer's drinkability. And while hop burn is almost expected with DDH New England IPA's, it's never pleasant for me. Still, another great beer from Tilted Barn.
Mar 07, 2021
Rated: 4.61 by Hopelessly0 from California

Oct 27, 2020
Rated: 4.52 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Apr 01, 2020
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Reviewed by davlo from Rhode Island

4.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Great beer in this style. Hits all the notes of what you want and expect in a NEIPA. High ABV, which isn't unusual but keep in mind as this is not a sessionable brew at all.
Feb 14, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Nov 27, 2019
Rated: 4.27 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Jul 18, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by smcel371 from New York

Jul 15, 2019
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Reviewed by Damian from Massachusetts

4.27/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Drank from a 1 pint can purchased at Tilted Barn Brewery, Exeter, RI
Served in a tulip

The beer poured a milky, pale orange hue and was topped a super tight and creamy, near finger-tall, bone white crown that fell to a frothy collar. A few odd shaped patches of lacing stuck along the glass.

The nose was a very apricot forward. Ripe, freshly picked apricots came to mind. Some juicy peach too. Melon notes were also apparent. Fairly sweet with a hint of booziness. There was an interesting yeasty, phenolic, Hefeweizen-like quality as well that came and went in waves.

Loads of peach and apricot in the flavor profile too. Fruity and sweet up front. Tangy clementine notes appeared next. Pineapple came through strong in the center. Pithy white grapefruit notes appeared on the back end and crescendoed in the finish. A piney, resiny bitterness lingered after the swallow. The bitterness was definitely more intense than what one might find today in most New England-style IPAs.

The mouthfeel was full bodied for the style. Creamy, slick and smooth on the palate. The liquid contained an ultra fine, fairly subtle effervescence. This was a bit lacking in zippiness perhaps but solid nonetheless.

When I first tried this beer on tap, it was really enjoyable but quite raw, and my week old can was also a bit rough around the edges. This ten day old can, however, seemed to have lost a bit of spring in its step. Though a solid beer, I actually preferred the balance and drinkability of Violet to this.
Jul 15, 2019
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Reviewed by Jwale73 from Rhode Island

4.09/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Pours a milky orange hue (color and clarity) with a tight band around the shoulders. Nose expresses melon, mango and pith. Taste is herbal/medicinal, almost to the point of being minty. Fruit is overshadowed and way in the background. A green quality lingers between quaffs. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with a creamy texture and a carbonation shy of assertive. Overall, a very good NEIPA; however, the herbal quality is a little too aggressive for me.
Jul 07, 2019
Rated: 4 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Apr 11, 2019
Rated: 5 by Sk8sean86 from Massachusetts

Apr 05, 2019
Rated: 4.75 by DaveCash from New York

Mar 31, 2019
Rated: 4.58 by Dharmelink from Wisconsin

Mar 23, 2019
Rated: 4.53 by MorpheusIPA from Ohio

Feb 14, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by fthegiants from California

Jan 10, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by djbrown13 from Massachusetts

Jan 09, 2019
Rated: 5 by JimmyAddo from Massachusetts

Jan 06, 2019
Rated: 4.75 by peterpunk15 from Massachusetts

Jan 05, 2019
Rated: 4.56 by LoudRed from Massachusetts

Jan 02, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by Kurzman from Rhode Island

Dec 30, 2018
Rated: 4.66 by folkstar from Rhode Island

Dec 28, 2018
Rated: 4.41 by alexsergio from New York

Dec 14, 2018
Rated: 5 by Kwright from North Carolina

Jun 19, 2018
Rated: 5 by BuddytheTank79 from Rhode Island

May 09, 2018
Rated: 4.59 by xtonytx from Connecticut

May 07, 2018
Rated: 4.84 by NippyNH3 from Rhode Island

Mar 09, 2018
Rated: 4.94 by cvandette from Massachusetts

Mar 06, 2018
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Reviewed by ida7999 from Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
pour is murky, dark orange, gold, grapefruit juice, creamy white head and tons of lace, aroma of tropical fruits, melon, pineapple, citrus, dank and juicy; flavor is juicy and dank, melon, pineapple, melon, citrus, and tropical fruits, medium-heavy body, thick smooth texture, finish is fruity, dank, and tropical, what a fantastic beer
Mar 04, 2018
Rated: 4.56 by 7irondave from Massachusetts

Mar 03, 2018
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Reviewed by parris from Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Murky, turbid, golden yellow.

Citrus and pine aroma and taste. Huge bodied, smooth when chilled, then some hoppy burn by the last couple sips. Nothing jarring or alarming though.

Beer is certainly a treat
Feb 17, 2018
The Chosen One (Double Dry-Hopped) from Tilted Barn Brewery
Beer rating: 98 out of 100 with 35 ratings