Lil Zig Zag | Magnify Brewing Company

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4.05/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Magnify Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
magnifybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Lil Zig Zag is a 6% dank West Coast IPA hopped with one of our favorite hop combinations. We used Apollo, Simcoe and Equinox for dank and herbal qualities.


Added by ElGabRyan on 08-21-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
3
Ratings:
9
pDev:
5.68%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by shoretaxi:
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

More User Reviews:
Photo of acurtis
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SadMachine
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jhfinn
3.67/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Arrives a hazy amber; the head climbs to a finger and retains with good lacing action

Smell: Dank tropical aromatics; somewhat pithy

Taste: Dank at the outset with pithy grapefruit and pine tones; the bitter pith builds through the middle but the finish is dry

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Good example of a west coast IPA on the east coast

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Photo of mkh012
4.27/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

No date on the can, but I believe this was canned 5 days ago. Honey gold with streaming bubbles and a pillow-y head. Light haze.

The nose is orange candy, bubblegum, and bread crust, with some diesel-y hops. The taste follows, starting with subtle dankness, before tapering into mildly sweet kiwi, green melon, and orange. On the finish, some bitterness and grass. The mouthfeel is medium. Dries out toward the end.

Overall, this is a really good East Coast take on a West Coast IPA. The Simcoe delivers some catty, diesel-y dankess, but there are notes of candied citrus and Juicy Fruit throughout, to round and soften the flavor profile. 8.5+/10. Enjoyable.

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Photo of MacMalt
3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can one week old. Poured into Magnify 2nd anniversary glass. It pours a hazy golden color with orange hues and two fingers of bright white head and extensive lacing. The smell is subdued: faint melon, lemon peel, bubblegum, and light hops. The taste is very dank with lemon, grapefruit, grass, and bitter hops. There is also a subtle pepper at the finish. As the glass warmed, there is also a slight caramel sweetness. This ale features a medium body with moderate carbonation, and an easy drinking ABV of 6%. Overall, it is a dank, pleasant American IPA. While I liked it, I enjoyed Zig Zag Smoke and Imperial Zig Zag better.

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Photo of Brendanjames
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Timtac
3.89/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lil Zig Zag from Magnify Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 9 ratings