Bearded Iris Brewing

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Bearded Iris Brewing
Tennessee, United States
Imperial IPA
4.08 | pDev: 5.15%
May 05, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
Notes: None
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Reviewed by buschbeer from Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Served in an oversized, stemless, wine glass

This beer pours an opaque orange color and is topped with an inch of beige head that leaves some nice lacing.

The smell is tropical fruit.

The taste is tropical and citrus fruit.

Medium mouthfeel

This beer grows on me the more I drink it. It is very satisfying.
May 05, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by GreatStoutman from Texas

Apr 30, 2018
Rated: 4.07 by rangerred from Tennessee

Apr 30, 2018
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Reviewed by Phineasco from Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
The beer pours a murky turbid yellow with a large fluffy white head with medium carbonation. It smells of lemon, lime, mango, and fresh cut grass. The beer tastes of lemon, lime, mango, fresh cut grass, with a touch of bready malt. The feel is medium light. This is a solid ipa, a little strange but good.
Apr 20, 2018
Rated: 4.29 by JBowenGeorgia from Georgia

Apr 15, 2018
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Rated by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Canned 03/21/18.
Apr 12, 2018
Rated: 4.17 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee

Apr 09, 2018
Rated: 4.31 by AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

Apr 07, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by bpfrush from Wisconsin

Apr 02, 2018
Rated: 3.77 by bobbyhands from California

Apr 01, 2018
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Reviewed by cavedave from New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25
Big thanks to richj1970 for this delicious treat

Pours carbonated peach juice with a finger of thick white foam atop. Lavish lace lines linger lasciviously.

The aroma starts immediately with can opening, as strong aroma emits into the room and fills it with goodness. Crackery malt and peachy yeast notes carry mango, orange, tangerine, and neutral sweet, and join them to a bright and amazing bouquet.

Pretty faithful to the aroma, perfectly balanced, bright and clean, with a juicy finish that has merest whisper of herbal bitter to keep it on the rails. Delicious.

Not as thick as others from BI, not as viscous, not as soft on palate, a touch over carb.'ed, and a touch watery. Excellent finish, clean with no resin build, but definitely this beer's least excellent quality.

Delicious beer I am enjoying immensely. BI are extremely talented folks making delicious and refreshing beers, and this one no exception.
Apr 01, 2018
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Reviewed by Buck89 from Tennessee

4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
16 oz can poured into a snifter. A hazy/turbid golden color with a large white head. Strong sweet tropical fruit with mild pine and earthy notes on the nose. White grapes, tangerines, pineapple, and dank resin on the palate. A soft bitterness with a soft feel as expected. Overall a typical DIPA from Bearded Iris - a good thing.
Apr 01, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by cp45 from New Jersey

Mar 31, 2018
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Reviewed by Alieniloquium from Florida

3.58/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
16 oz. can. Hazy orange body. Smells of soft pale malt, tropical fruit, some white grape. Tastes of white grape, tropical fruit, soft orange citrus. Sweet pale malt. Low bitterness. Tastes like oats in the grain bill or something. Something makes it chewy and doughy. Medium heavy. Pretty tasty, but no bitterness, so I can see a big glass of this being a little slow going.
Mar 31, 2018
Rated: 4.35 by vande from Illinois

Mar 30, 2018
Rated: 4.18 by kjkinsey from Texas

Mar 30, 2018
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Canned 3/21/18; drank 3/28/18 @ the Yarchives.

Opaque bright orange appearance.

A rough pour yielded a nice white head; a thick curtain of lace.

Honeydew melon & dry grass notes in the nose.

Soft, medium mouthfeel.

Honeydew melon & cream flavors up front; mild dry grass notes on the finish.

Nailed the mouthfeel, but the hop combination didn't blow me away. Just OK.
Mar 29, 2018
Rated: 4 by qcbrewer from North Carolina

Mar 25, 2018
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Reviewed by richj1970 from Alabama

4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Poured from 16 oz can dated 3/21/2018

A: Pours hazy sunshine yellow with fluffy 2 finger white head. Lasting retention and chunky lacing.

S: Bright tropical citrus that hit me as soon as I opened the can. Pineapple, mango, and passion fruit. Fresh pine needles.

T: Juicy citrus with pineapple and mango front and center. Bits of passion fruit and apricot with a piney note. Noticeable hops and dank all day but only lightly bitter.

M: Medium body with average carbonation and a soft creamy mouthfeel.

O: I’m a big fan of the BI DIPAs and this one is no exception.
Mar 25, 2018
Rated: 4 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Mar 25, 2018
Rated: 3.8 by khargro2 from Tennessee

Mar 25, 2018
Rated: 3.85 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee

Mar 24, 2018
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Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 22 ratings