Bearded Iris Brewing

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Bearded Iris Brewing
Tennessee, United States
Imperial IPA
4.15 | pDev: 5.06%
Oct 26, 2019
Dec 12, 2017
Notes: DIPA hopped with Simcoe and Citra.
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Rated: 3.78 by bigbutter from Virginia

Oct 26, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by jwat from Pennsylvania

Oct 23, 2019
Rated: 4.53 by eduval from Alabama

Aug 05, 2019
Rated: 4.21 by bcsbeer from Florida

Jul 29, 2019
Rated: 3.79 by dazedman from Virginia

Jul 09, 2019
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
16oz can. Poured out a clear, golden orange color with a small, white head of foam. It smelled of citrus, pineapple, grapefruit and subtle pine. Sweet tropical fruitiness with toasted caramel and a sharp, piney bite.
Jul 06, 2019
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Reviewed by MikeWard from Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
16oz can into a pint glass. Canned a mere 2 weeks ago, so super fresh.

Hazy? No, let's call it what it is. Solid non citrus fruit juice color. Nice small white head diminishes to a ring and faint covering. There is a little lacing.

Nice aroma of non citrus fruit.

This is a good tasting low abv DIPA. Fruity, a nice bitterness toward the end.

Mouth close to full, finish bittersweet.

Overall, a very nice drink, though more of a NE IPA than a DIPA. Happy to have another 3 in reserve.
Jul 05, 2019
Rated: 4.36 by chris826 from Mississippi

Jun 22, 2019
Rated: 4.21 by Unclevince from West Virginia

Jun 04, 2019
Rated: 4 by Rimbimhoot from Illinois

May 25, 2019
Rated: 3.81 by West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

May 18, 2019
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Reviewed by Jasonja1474 from Tennessee

4.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Was a lot fuller mouthfeel than the appearance let on. The sweetness and bitterness was balanced perfectly for my taste preference. The nose kept me wanting another sip.
May 13, 2019
Rated: 4.48 by BeerDawgs from Georgia

May 12, 2019
Rated by WOLFGANG from South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
COD 021919 Goodbye chunky lemon milk Nice brew. Creamy, smooth citrus. Thanks, Kev!
Apr 19, 2019
Rated: 4.27 by MJSFS from Florida

Apr 11, 2019
Rated: 3.52 by Hop_God from California

Apr 11, 2019
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Reviewed by CanConPhilly from Pennsylvania

4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
L - massive, thick, offwhite head atop a translucent orange body.

S - grass, lemon, herb, orange.

T - sweet lemon, orange, caramel, grass. Cheesy middle. Low bitterness. Moderate sweetness. Low booziness.

F - medium body and carb.

O - weird but good.
Mar 31, 2019
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Reviewed by John1985 from Tennessee

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Ale poured a bright gold with ample head. This was close to two months old but aroma was still citrus, maybe slightly muted. Wonderful citrus flavor new england style with very smooth finish, No alcohol in flavor. Excellent, another winner from our home town brewery.
Mar 31, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Mar 29, 2019
Rated: 3.89 by TheGent from New Jersey

Mar 03, 2019
Rated: 4 by szmnnl99 from Michigan

Feb 17, 2019
Rated: 4.13 by jakecattleco from California

Feb 11, 2019
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Thanks Drew.
This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a nice hazy burnt orange to copper color with a small white foamy stifled head. Just some wispy light filmy lace glossed the sides of the glass.
The aroma had a cool chill-like piney needle sweet to bitter quality rolling into some peachy to soft melon.
The flavor leaned towards a soft sweetness of melon, needle-like piney softness delving into peach flesh and skin. Super subtle hardness but enriching a nice dry and semi-crisp aftertaste of peach and pine nuts.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied, perhaps a bit closer to full with a fair sipping quality about it. Carbonation felt nice and low key for a New England styled IPA. ABV felt good. Finish was semi-crisp with a piney bittersweet to peachy character strolling all around.
Overall, a very nice New England styled DIPA, well worthy of having again. As a fan of the band "Need To Breathe" I was listening to "Girl Named Tennessee" most of the time while I consumed this beer. Sorry, that really has nothing to do with my rating of this beer other than this is my first Bearded Iris beer and they're from Tennessee.
Dec 30, 2018
Rated: 3.96 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Dec 07, 2018
Rated: 3.99 by rorjets from Connecticut

Dec 02, 2018
Rated: 4.14 by themayorkoch from Ohio

Dec 01, 2018
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Reviewed by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Canned 10.16.18, opened 11.10.18

“What’s Bibco?”

Translucent golden yellow, pencil thin off white foam layer, receded quickly on the pour

Aroma is melon, passion fruit, whiff of peach

Taste is melon with a hint of citrus over a malty base

Suds up in the mouth, low bitterness, hop taste lingers slightly and doesn’t bite

Good beer
Nov 10, 2018
Rated: 4.19 by Z_isSleeping from Tennessee

Nov 05, 2018
Rated: 4.35 by Dkloubec from Illinois

Nov 03, 2018
Rated: 4.02 by VolatileAgent7744 from Kentucky

Nov 02, 2018
Rated: 4.27 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Aug 22, 2018
Rated: 3.88 by wisegreensoul from Idaho

Aug 19, 2018
Rated: 4.17 by SteveStuart from Michigan

Aug 17, 2018
Rated: 4.15 by CollinaTiger from South Carolina

Aug 02, 2018
Rated: 4.41 by petrusek23 from Ohio

Jul 16, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by StoutAtTheDevil from Alabama

Jul 10, 2018
Rated: 4.03 by needMIbeer from Virginia

Jul 03, 2018
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Reviewed by Tommo from Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
This is fine, not really sure what the style theyre going for here is. When they can make solid hazy NEIPAs, then produce mid tier stuff like this, it confuses me. This is basically homestyle with different hops, low bitterness, low ish malt IPA with dry hopping. Well short of their best
Jun 27, 2018
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Reviewed by TrailBoundHound from Tennessee

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours slightly hazy from a 16oz can with a moderate 1 finger head. Rich golden in color, with a slight pretty pinkish orange tint, indicative on the flavors to come.

Passion fruit and melon on the nose. Very vibrant tropical citrus.

Primary tasting notes in ripe melon, mango, and heavy passion fruit. Very pleasant and refreshing with well hidden bitterness and alcohol.
May 24, 2018
Rated: 3.93 by TheBishopco from Tennessee

May 22, 2018
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