Bearded Iris Brewing

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Bearded Iris Brewing
Tennessee, United States
American IPA
4.31 | pDev: 6.03%
Feb 21, 2018
Dec 12, 2017
Notes: IPA brewed with Citra, Centennial, Simcoe, Warrior, & Columbus.
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Rated: 3.88 by brunsojw from Tennessee

Feb 21, 2018
Rated: 4.68 by Scipio3 from Ohio

Feb 04, 2018
Rated: 4.09 by StoutSnob40 from California

Jan 18, 2018
Rated: 4.02 by Futbolmanby from Michigan

Jan 14, 2018
Rated: 4.19 by JamesStreet from Louisiana

Jan 09, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Jan 07, 2018
Rated: 4.49 by mecmd from Tennessee

Jan 06, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Jan 04, 2018
Rated: 4.46 by kevindp9 from Arizona

Jan 03, 2018
Rated: 4.59 by aletrailky81 from Kentucky

Dec 27, 2017
Rated: 4.29 by crbnfbr from Kentucky

Dec 26, 2017
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Reviewed by AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

4.18/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Another excellent offering from Bearded Iris, but certainly not introducing anything new here. Hop bill is very similar to Again & Again, as is the overall drinking experience. But that's a compliment, as A&A is one of BI's best early offerings (IMO).

Pours the standard (but very attractive) yellowish-orange BI IPA body with a pretty thick haze but no turbidity or sediment. Gorgeous, fluffy white head that dissipates very slowly and leaves nice patchy lacing all the way down the glass. Some effervescence bubbling up the sides of the glass that continue to feed the head and provide some extra texture to the body of the beer.

Smell is pungent, dank, herbal, and pithy. Lots of citrus juice and wet grass up front, with some mint, biscuit yeast, pine needles, and some tropical fruit at the very end. A little green and astringent.

Taste is a very balanced mix of all of the above, with citrus, stone fruit, and berry from the Simcoe and Citra meshing well with the pine resin, dank hemp, lemongrass, and bitter citrus pith of the C-hops. Certainly more NE IPA than West Coast, but the West Coast IPA base provides a slightly more balanced taste profile. The aftertaste is bitter but soft, with some of that continued greenness and a lot of citrus rind. One of the least sweet of BI's IPAs.

Feel is very silky and substantial. Velvety soft and coating without being sticky. Actually drinking a little lasting head in the last few sips with just adds to the creamy texture.

Good stuff.
Dec 24, 2017
Rated: 4.35 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Dec 22, 2017
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Reviewed by Buck89 from Tennessee

4.32/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a can into a snifter. Looks typically hazy and bright golden with a modest white head. Huge orange and resiny aroma on the pour, amplified in the glass. The taste followed the nose closely with bright orange citrus, dank resin, and earthy notes. Soft feel with a soft bitterness. This one is one of their better ones IMO.
Dec 17, 2017
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Reviewed by Wasatch from Colorado

4.62/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Thanks goes out to Buck89 for this brew.

16 oz. Can
Canned On: 12/05/17

FUCK YEAH! 11 days on this can.

Poured into a Tree House glass a pretty nice cloudy pale yellow color, very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy one-finger plus white head, which also leaves some pretty nice creamy sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, malty, with a pretty nice citrus complex (orange, tangerine, grapefruit, mango, peach), pretty nice diesel like. The taste is very nice, hoppy, malty, with a very nice citrus complex (orange, grapefruit, tangerine, mango, peach), some nice diesel like. Medium body, ABV hidden very well, with a nice little dry/bitter finish. Overall, a very tasty brew. Lot's of different hops in this one, picking up the Citra and Simcoe a little. Fuckn' Addictive! Orange Julius! Thanks John!
Dec 17, 2017
Rated: 3.77 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee

Dec 14, 2017
Rated: 4.67 by leprechaunandfatman from Ohio

Dec 13, 2017
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