Superfly I.P.A. | Oaken Barrel Brewing Company

very good
88 Ratings
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Brewed by:
Oaken Barrel Brewing Company
Indiana, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by kmpitz2 on 12-02-2004

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3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A very nice IPA. Head is a little weak. Color is medium copper. Flavors of light citrus, strong piney flavor, good malt background. It's a satisfying IPA - a nice find in the midwest. But then, as one goes east, braumeisters seem to have a more sensible attitude about hopping.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I received this beer as part of a beer swap. Not being familiar with much of Oaken Barrel's work, I did not have high expectations.

The IPA poured a copper color with a white head. The beer left lacing in the glass and showed measured retention. Hello IPA! A balance aroma of mildly fruity hoppiness enticed the senses. The initial taste was a citrus fruit explosion. Grapefruit, pineapple, and a hint of peach gave a pleasant fruit taste. The hops, which were not overly burdensome, were mild yet resiny. The beer becomes progressively more bitter with each sip. In the aftertaste, the bitterness continues with Earthy notes becoming more detectable. The mouthfeel was just thick enough to allow the taste to linger before being brushed away by a mild level of carbonation.

Overall, this is a well-balance and enjoyable IPA. I would love to try this one fresh on-tap.

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Superfly I.P.A. from Oaken Barrel Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 88 ratings.
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