The Veil Brewing Co.

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The Veil Brewing Co.
Virginia, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #641
Ranked #2,188
4.26 | pDev: 5.4%
Nov 15, 2022
Apr 04, 2016
Notes: 0 IBU IPA w/Citra and Mosaic. We try to refrain from using the excessively used terminology "juice/juicy" for our IPAs, but this is seriously just straight up hop juice. We love this one and we hope you do too.
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Rated: 4.33 by antimasone from Massachusetts

Nov 15, 2022
Rated: 4.32 by MilaMila from Massachusetts

Sep 10, 2022
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Rated by Beers-es from Virginia

4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Great smell and taste, but I don't want to drink a beer with zero IBUs. That's messed up.
Jun 03, 2022
Rated: 4.08 by vabeerguy from Virginia

May 07, 2021
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Reviewed by HattedClassic from Virginia

4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
The beer pours a white and creamy head that dissipates fairly quickly. The beer itself is a cloudy yellow with tints of orange. It looks pretty nice.

The smell is good. It has a good juicy smell of melon, orange, and a slight bitter note in the finish.

The taste is good. It is surprisingly bitter and grassy orange note that gives way to a sweeter orange and light melon note.

The feel is good. The body has a medium and creamy feel; thus fairly drinkable with a tingling carbonation to it. There is also some acidity. There isn't too much but enough to make it similar to orange juice.

Overall, this is a pretty good beer and ipa. It's fairly sweet and juicy with only light bitterness to it.
Aug 20, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Aug 06, 2020
Rated: 4.38 by BIBSHORTS from Virginia

Jun 19, 2020
Rated: 4.76 by WhackoMillah93 from Massachusetts

May 19, 2020
Rated: 4 by RBorsato from Virginia

May 18, 2020
Rated: 4.2 by dzni from Virginia

Sep 21, 2019
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Reviewed by Vidblain from Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Received in a gift box - I could have sworn this was a wish list item, and perhaps it was and I've just removed it or forgotten it, or given up like I did on life? Who knows. The beer is here, let's review it.

Appearance and smell are the first indications that this is something different and special - it's instantly sweet and citrusy in the nose, and the appearance is nice as well... orange, looks rich, head is light, but man does the body look thick.

My first taste is a bit surprising. The body is a rich fistful of orange - still a definite, persistent hop presence, with a very lightly bitter bite, but all of that orange is fantastic. The body is thick and pleasantly creamy - it doesn't have that lactose creaminess that imparts a dirty finish, so it's much more akin to a natural orange in the finish - plenty of bright, clean citrus.

This is so different. Rich, natural orange, light hop bitterness, clean citrus and slightly acidic finish. I'm a fan - I'd drink this beer a lot, if I could. It's not sessionable, and I don't want to drink many in a sitting - but if I could have one a day, I'd be a happy camper.

Well done, Veil. I've become a believer.
May 01, 2019
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Reviewed by avalon07 from South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
L: Had this beer on-tap at Growlers to Go - Short Pump, poured into a snifter glass. Had and orange color and a super cloudy consistency. There was a half inch of foamy, somewhat long-lasting head. Excellent lacing.

S: A very enticing aroma of hops, malt, citrus fruit, and tropical fruit.

T: Tasted of a good shot of citrus fruit (oranges, in particular), a little bit of malt (not overly prevalent), a decent amount of hops (more than expected), and some tropical fruit (passion fruit). While this flavor is hoppier than your typical NE IPA flavor, it's still sweet and effervescent. A lively and focused flavor.

F: A good amount of carbonation with a lively finish. Medium-bodied.

O: A rock solid beer. Drinkable.
Dec 29, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by grahuba from Connecticut

Nov 21, 2018
Rated: 4.84 by hughesm12 from Massachusetts

Oct 19, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by Casey3236 from Pennsylvania

Aug 31, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by Mrthetank from Virginia

Jun 17, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by Kdouble from Tennessee

Jun 17, 2018
Rated: 3.83 by mig100 from Texas

May 29, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by peterpunk15 from Massachusetts

Apr 02, 2018
Rated: 4.55 by Phineasco from Massachusetts

Mar 24, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by Eziel from Ohio

Mar 15, 2018
Rated: 3.79 by SaisonRichBiere from Michigan

Mar 06, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by liamt07 from Canada (ON)

Aug 27, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by mmoriarty from Rhode Island

Aug 17, 2017
Rated: 4.79 by revo from Virginia

Aug 17, 2017
Rated: 4 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Aug 06, 2017
Rated: 4.28 by Mashak87 from Connecticut

Jul 14, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by jgunther71 from Illinois

Jul 07, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by ZachKelly from Virginia

Jul 04, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by krome from Illinois

Jul 02, 2017
Rated: 4.46 by Muirjustin from North Carolina

Jul 02, 2017
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Reviewed by NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

4.27/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
The Veil Brewing Co. "IdontwanttoBU"
on tap at the brewery on 17 June 2017
$5 / 6 oz.

Look: Like a glass of orange juice. Thin bright white head falls but leaves spotty lacing behind.

Smell: Hop resin, grapefruit, orange.

Taste: Citrusy over a sweetish grainy malt base. It's listed as having no IBUs but there is some bitterness to it. I'm not sure if there are some hops added while the wort is still warm or not, or if perhaps they've added citrus peels to it, or if they've even tested it after the fact, but there is some bitterness. It's balanced though, which is weird, and it has a dry finish. Juicy would be the word. Citrusy and berry-like with some white wine-like character.

Feel: Medium to medium-light in body and gently crisp.

Overall: I am very surprised. I was skeptical that a zero IBU IPA could work but it does - massively! Well worth trying.
Jun 22, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by PprBurke from Virginia

Jun 20, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by Brian29 from Ohio

Jun 17, 2017
Rated: 4.13 by hophugger from Virginia

Jun 16, 2017
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Reviewed by Semh57 from Virginia

4.61/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Bought at the Veil Brewing Company in Scott's Addition section of Downtown Richmond,Virginia. 4 pack of 16oz cans for $14+tax! Not bad! Poured hazy orange in glass with immediate aromas of those tropical fruits OH YEAH!! This is just a IPA not a double but still no bitterness whatsoever! Great balance between the citra and mosaic hops and maybe the malt underneath! Very nicely constructed beer! Awesome taste and mouthfeel! Can't believe this is the One Year Anniversary of this amazing Brewery! As always thank you all the staff at the Veil for doing an excellent job of welcoming everyone - as soon as you arrive you feel like you are at Home! Enjoy the Summer and drink these amazing beers!! SEH
Jun 14, 2017
Rated: 4.23 by brocktune from Virginia

Jun 14, 2017
Rated: 4 by stereosforgeeks from Virginia

Apr 08, 2017
Rated: 3.73 by DCgolfpro from Maryland

Apr 03, 2017
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Reviewed by mothman from Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Hazy mango orange color. White head.

Juicy and tropical. Mango, orange, grapefruit citrus. Earthy and floral. Soft bodied. I still cannot believe this has zero IBU.

Medium bodied with some bitterness/stickiness.

Great IPA that was fun to try. Very unique if it really has 0 ibu.
Feb 24, 2017
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