Very Varied
Bearded Iris Brewing

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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #1,452
ABV:
8%
Score:
91
Ranked #9,597
Avg:
4.15 | pDev: 6.02%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
27
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Bearded Iris Brewing
 
Tennessee, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  1
Gots
  5
SCORE
91
Outstanding
Very VariedVery Varied
Notes: Double IPA Hopped With Cashmere, Nelson, Citra, & Mosaic. Looking for a DIPA that switches it up? VERY VARIED combines nelson + citra + cashmere + mosaic with a unique British yeast for a multilayered mix of bright orange rind, canned peach, and tropical fruit roll-up, balanced by a softly textured body.
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 27 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by AmeriCanadian:
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AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

4.04/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

One of those standard BI rotating offerings -- really good, distinct BI profile, but not in any way unique versus so many other BI IPAs/IIPAs -- that you'd gladly drink again if offered but couldn't pick out of a lineup and likely wouldn't order again over other BI beers that you know well or have never tried.

Attractive yellow-orange body of full hazy juice with minimal head (on draft at BI) but some decent lacing down the glass. Thin but creamy, with plenty of carbonation. Gorgeous beer sitting in the sun!

Citrus, peach, crackery BI yeast, mango, pineapple, green grape, and lots of grassiness on the nose. Sharp, sweet, and popping. Very big and bright. Mouth-watering.

Similar notes on the tongue but much more muddled and a little green. Was very excited for the combination of cashmere, citra, nelson (especially), and mosaic, but they almost seem to cancel each other out a bit versus creating layer upon layer of different notes. Tasty, to be sure, but I was hoping for a lot more.

Typical BI IPA feel -- a little thin but silky and creamy. Would not have guessed this was a IIPA or 8%, as there's no booziness at all and the overall profile is somewhat mild. Be careful with this one!

Apr 13, 2019
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hoptheology from South Dakota

4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can, done up on 9/28/20, into Smokestack snifter.

Big yellow foggy body with a creamy head of 3 fingers, receding to 1 after a bit. Lots of lace.

Aromas of HUGE melon and pineapple, with a little bit of grapefruit and tangerine.

Flavor is delicious and smooth. Tons of citrus. Grapefruit, mandarin orange, tangerine. A good dose of muscat. Then a little greenery comes in. A little bit of spinach salad, basil, and grass. Starts sweet and ends bitter.

Feel is creamy and crisp and acidic. Has a good amount of heat to it as well.

Overall another solid beer from Bearded Iris, very tasty. Wouldn't be on their greatest hits album, but it's a good jam nonetheless.

Price paid : $13.99 / 4 pack
Would buy again : it's growing on me

Oct 22, 2020
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Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

4.17/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a one pint can on March 27, 2021.

Apr 14, 2021
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UWDAWG from Washington

4.36/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16 ounce can into a snifter.

Look- Sudsy white head, hazy, pale gold, average head retention and lacing.

Smell- Melon, pineapple, mango.

Taste- Melon, pineapple, peach, pithy finish.

Feel- Between thin and medium body, low bitterness, average carbonation, mildly creamy, moderately prickly at finish.

Overall- Very enjoyable experience.

Jan 25, 2021
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Rubezahl from Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Apr 25, 2019
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Buck89 from Tennessee

4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter. A nice hazy bright yellow with a one-finger white head. Fairly bright aroma with tangerine, white grapes, mango, and pineapple. The taste followed. Big fruit flavor with tropical notes and a hint of classic Nelson white wine and dank resin. Feel was soft. Overall a great BIBCO offering - not sure that I can discern the impact of the British yeast though.

May 14, 2019
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WDJersey from Colorado

4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dec 25, 2020
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pkkosmatka from Minnesota

3.99/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Apr 01, 2021
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Captain69 from Illinois

4.07/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

nice combination of hops hoppy taste all thru the beer great hop after taste

Jan 05, 2021
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addiwilliams from Virginia

4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mar 27, 2020
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MJSFS from Florida

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

May 28, 2020
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paulish from New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dec 06, 2020
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einman from Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Apr 11, 2021
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PhillipMuckelvaney from Tennessee

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jun 08, 2019
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Humanusfermentum from Virginia

4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dec 17, 2020
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BEER88 from Washington

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Loved this

Jun 02, 2020
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Zazzi82 from Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jul 10, 2019
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atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Feb 11, 2020
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khargro2 from Tennessee

4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jun 12, 2020
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Tilley4 from Tennessee

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid offering from BI....dont sense a lot of difference from the British yeast and will agree that the hops are muddled...its good though... not a standout from them but its good...

Apr 25, 2019
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liquorpig from Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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rangerred from Tennessee

4.42/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

May 01, 2019
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Z_isSleeping from Tennessee

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 04, 2019
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chris826 from Mississippi

4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Apr 28, 2019
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gatornation from Minnesota

4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden color with a white h1 finger head. Smell is juicy topical fruit. Taste follows nose with citrus,melon berries and pineapple. Mouth is soft and sweet with ABV well hidden minimal bitterness and dryness.

Mar 24, 2021
Very Varied from Bearded Iris Brewing
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 27 ratings