Loaded Questions | Ocelot Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Ocelot Brewing Company
Virginia, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by nmann08 on 05-20-2017

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Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by DavidHume:
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4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Photo of Gavilan
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is one hazy juicy IPA

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Photo of Drknight
3.97/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bgold86
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nmann08
4.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TripleSun
3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L - Like a slightly hazier pilsner color followed by a nice inch of froth
S - Sadly my nose isn't picking much up, all the flavor is in the mouth for me
T - Opens up with a lemon mouthful and leads into grapefruit bitterness
F - Very smooth hop bitterness and full of flavor

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buck89
4.01/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Approx 3 week old bottle poured into a Teku. Beautiful beer IMO - hazy but not turbid with a golden glow and a foamy white head that left nice laces in the glass. Medium-intensity tropical aromas - pineapple, mango, tangerine. The taste followed closely with the above tropical flavors but also a clean and lingering bitterness more in line with old school IPAs, which is fine by me. I got a bit of aspirin on the finish. Light-bodied and maybe a bit too dry, but really drinkable. Outstanding.

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Photo of Boone757
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattflippin
4.2/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Teku glass, a slightly hazy orange/yellow color with a moderate white head which had decent retention. The aroma wasn't so strong for me, but I'm getting notes of citrus, tropical fruit, grapefruit. The taste followed the nose, but magnified: loads of citrus, pineapple, mango, grapefruit, a bit of pithy bitterness at the end. The feel is light carbed, medium-light bodied, and it is very drinkable- extremely light for a 7.3% IPA. Not necessarily the juiciest IPA I've ever had, but incredibly drinkable and tasty.

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Photo of Dragginballs76
4.34/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Pours hazy burnt orange with foamy white head. Spotty lacing all around the glass.

Aroma - Huge mango aroma along with some orange and pineapple. Light malt and a hint of alcohol.

Taste - Light mango and orange, nice hop bite just the right amount of bitter and juicy tropical fruit.

Feel - Medium bodied soft carbonation with a slightly dry finish.

Overall - Very balanced beer the hops play well with the topical fruit very easy drinking.

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Photo of clayrock81
4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy, hazy yellow body with one-finger head that leaves lace ring down glass. Aroma has some tropical fruit (pineapple) qualities as well as some hints of grapefruit and bitterness. Smooth body but has a fluffy fullness to it that makes it a fuller beer with a good tropical fruit (this time mango) sweetness and minor bitterness and back in for clean crisp finish.

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Photo of billab914
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cjgiant
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at brewery:
Pours very hazy, but I can see almost through the beer at the bottom of the spiegelau glass. Head is a tight froth that supplies blobs of lacing early, streams further down the glass.

The nose is not too powerful, but fits in with the profile of a juicy IPA. Citrus, grapefruit, pineapple with a little bit of pithy bitterness.

Taste follows with the juice, orange, tangerine, grapefruit rind; to a lesser degree mango rind and maybe some pineapple. This isn't powerfully juicy or tart, as the malts seem to have a slightly balancing effect with their whole grain cracker to cereal notes. A light spice bite grabs my tongue, as the carbonation is too light to be the culprit. A medium bodied beer that ends with a pine wood to pithy bitterness.

A very enjoyable beer that probably goes into the I'm-just-making-it-up as I go along style of unfiltered IPA. Doesn't quite grab the feel or the strong/juicy nose of the NE IPA sub-style. But that's fine with me.

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Loaded Questions from Ocelot Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 14 ratings
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