The Veil Brewing Co.

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The Veil Brewing Co.
Virginia, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #101
Ranked #448
4.43 | pDev: 6.09%
Oct 08, 2022
Dec 11, 2016
Notes: Whiteferrari is a beer that has been a long time in the making. We've been experimenting with different malt and hop combinations through other recipes, trying to find what we believe is the best of both worlds rolled into one DIPA. Clocking in at 8%, this luxuriously soft DIPA is hopped intensely with 50/50 Citra and Galaxy(and a ton of it!). We used the freshest crop available of each hop to give this DIPA the most expressive hop character possible. We truly believe this is one of, if not the best hoppy beer we've released(and we hope you agree!).
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Reviewed by Parmesan from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
L: Pours a very hazy orange juice yellow orange with a small white head and some nice fingers of lacing.

S: Lots of sweet sugary tropical fruit, I get some nice orange, tangerine, hints of lemon and grapefruit rind, very tropical and juicy.

T: Lots of tropical fruit, get some nice tangerine, orange, lemon, grapefruit rind and a stronger Grassy bitterness. Sweet but the bitterness helps balance the sweetness.

F: Higher than expected carb, smooth body.

O: This is a very juicy IPA that packs a decent bitterness punch at the end.
Oct 08, 2022
Rated: 4.28 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Aug 05, 2022
Rated: 4.3 by AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

Jul 22, 2022
Rated: 4.34 by petrusek23 from Ohio

Jun 07, 2022
Rated: 4.34 by petewheeler from Maryland

Jan 16, 2022
Rated: 4.22 by Maxxis from Illinois

May 30, 2021
Rated: 4.27 by DaveCash from New York

Apr 15, 2021
Rated: 4.42 by GaryM6 from New York

Jan 28, 2021
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Reviewed by RVABeerFan777 from Virginia

5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Batch to batch, this is the pinnacle DIPA to me. Citra and Galaxy will always be a winner. The mouthfeel is perfectly soft and the aroma is spot on every time.
Jan 22, 2021
Rated: 4.29 by mig100 from Texas

Dec 24, 2020
Rated: 4.21 by JakerLou from New Hampshire

Oct 28, 2020
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Reviewed by lucius10 from California

4.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
Sweet, tropical hoppy, orange/tangerine citrus, and hint of dank nose on this one! Taste follows with a prominent hoppy, citrus bitterness...and, a hint of resinous dank up in there at times. This lingers a while on the back of the throat. This is nice and soft on the palate and is really smooth and easy drinking for 8% ABV...this is good!
Jun 26, 2020
Rated: 4.75 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota

May 17, 2020
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Reviewed by VoodooBear from Puerto Rico

4.07/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Presentation: 16 oz. can with the canning date printed on the bottom. Served in a tulip shaped tumbler.

Appearance: The thick, rocky, two finger head stays around for a while and leaves behind a lot of thick lacing that covers the entire glass in patches and rings. It's a murky, straw color.

Smell: It's a rich, mostly earthy aroma of fresh cut grass, herbs and pine. There's some fruit notes in the background of pineapple and peach. 

Taste: It's a soft, fruity flavor of cantaloupe, peach and grapefruit. A very soft, almost imperceptible bitterness shows up on the edges of the palate as it goes down.

Mouthfeel: Pillowy, creamy and very smooth with a medium body and low carbonation. It's still quite refreshing.

Overall: A rich beer with a lot of different hop notes that's deceptively easy to drink at a higher than average 8% ABV; thanks in part to the very low bitterness.
May 07, 2020
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Reviewed by uvachief from Virginia

4.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
White Ferrari is an 8% IPA juice bomb. Pours a creamy and very cloudy brilliant yellow with 2 full fingers of thick white head that quickly dissipates. Smells of lemon and other citrus flavors. Hint of hops. Taste is exactly as it looks. Thick and creamy in the mouth with a blast of citrus - mainly lemon. Clean and crisp on the finish. No ehtanol burn. Really enjoyable.
Apr 29, 2020
Rated: 4.06 by gbiello from Massachusetts

Feb 11, 2020
Rated: 4.49 by hopley from Massachusetts

Jan 24, 2020
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Reviewed by JerzDevl2000 from New Jersey

4.37/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Canned on 8/23/18, I picked this up at The Veil after having a sample of it on tap there but of course, it took me a while to get around to my review of this. The look of the beer held up well over time as it was one of the smoothest examples of a New England IPA that I ever had. The full body hid the subtle complexity that this had as there were quite a range of flavors and notes to this beer. All of them melded together harmoniously as this was an enjoyable and fun beers that I've had here in quite a while!

This had a pour like orange juice with a solidly cloudy appearance to it and just enough head topping it off to fill the remainder of my pint glass. Not a lot of lacing was left behind aside from a few soapy sections near the top although they didn't resemble rings at all. Spelt grain, scallions, onions, dank hops, sweet citrus, and orange cream were in the nose as a deeper sense of forest, urine, grass, herbal tea, and weed came through in the taste as the depth of this really shone through once it warmed up. While it may not have been the most alluring array of notes, this *did* work as my palate warmed up to it, as the beer itself warmed up.

There was enough booze in this but there had to be something that tied everything in this together since there were sweet, creamy, dank, spicy, and hoppy attributes to this beer. So much going on here the basic, cracker backbone to the malt allowed the lovely interplay between hops and flavors to run their course with the end result being a brew that could stand it's own with any from this neck of the woods. So glad I was able to get a hold of this and bring it home for a proper review!
Jan 20, 2020
Rated: 4.38 by avisong from Virginia

Jan 05, 2020
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Reviewed by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

4.28/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Purchased at the Scotts Addition location on Dec 27, 2019. Poured into a tecnu. Rating as a NEIPA.

A very drinkable beer. The 8% ABV is well hidden. An intense alcoholic version of Orangina. Not an orange juice milk shake IPA. An IPA with the great qualities of both the Northeast and West Coast IPAs. Love the white label – understated but informative. 4.5

A – Pours a cloudy/hazy brownish orange with a one-finger (-) rocky white head that dissipates quickly, eventually reach zero. Nice lacing, which was unexpected considering the quickly dissipating head. 4.5

S – Aromas of citrus, orange pineapple (none of which are overwhelming). Some faint spiciness, maybe even a hint of sulfur. 4.0

T – More hoppy bitterness than fruit. Piney and resinous followed by lesser amounts of grapefruit and then even fainter pepperiness. 4.25

MF – Medium-light bodied, a bit thin/watery with a dry finish that quickly peaks with a poke of acidity on the roof of the mouth and then fades away. 4.5
Dec 30, 2019
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Reviewed by rjal from New Jersey

4.07/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Poured from can purchased in Norfolk locale about 2 weeks ago. Limited carbonation but okay head. Dark gold and cloudy with citrus aroma but not strong. Feel is great. Smooth almost creamy with a nice bitterness. Overall good dipa.
Dec 27, 2019
Rated: 4.28 by TheEpeeist from Maryland

Dec 27, 2019
Rated: 3.59 by bigbutter from Virginia

Dec 27, 2019
Rated: 4.55 by Ciceroman from Virginia

Dec 16, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by 11-52_4hops from Virginia

Dec 15, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

Nov 14, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by paulish from New York

Nov 07, 2019
Rated: 4.37 by StoutSnob40 from California

Oct 28, 2019
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Reviewed by Dragginballs76 from South Carolina

4.15/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance - Pours Opaque dark yellow with a huge fluffy white head excellent retention. Tons of lacing.

Aroma - Orange, grassy hops, citrus peel, grapefruit, hint of booze, pine resin.

Taste - Taste is more tropical fruit. Pineapple, mango, citrus peel, grassy hops, alcohol does not come out as much in the taste.

Feel - Creamy really soft, little warmth from the alcohol great carbonation nice dry finish.

Overall - Really well done alcohol is well hidden flavors are really nice and feel is super soft.
Sep 10, 2019
Rated: 4.75 by mecmd from Tennessee

Sep 08, 2019
Rated: 4 by jvgoor3786 from Arkansas

Sep 03, 2019
Rated: 4.06 by TheBeerMaster1 from New York

Sep 01, 2019
Rated: 4.49 by Dankacheese from Illinois

May 15, 2019
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Rated by pkalix from California

4.27/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
such a beautiful orange color!
Apr 06, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by Eziel from Ohio

Apr 05, 2019
Rated: 4.27 by Duncian from Pennsylvania

Feb 20, 2019
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Reviewed by jrc1093 from Connecticut

4.1/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Canned on 1/21/19

Pours an extremely hazy light golden yellow topped around a finger of rocky white foam; good retention eventually recedes to sparse but persistent lacing and a thin collar.

Aroma starts off with ultra dank pineapple and a tropical medley, a little mango here, a little peach there, with some slight cream, and eventually fading to ripe white wine grapes balanced cleanly along the rest of the bouquet.

Taste shows overarching notes of soft peach atop a gentle harmony of dank white wine grape must, grass, and tons of citrus (mango, orange peel, pineapple, etc.); incredibly balanced, with excellent balance between dank and juicy notes.

Mouthfeel carries a great medium body with a carbonation fading beautifully into a smooth, resinous prickle (and thinning so slightly) through to the finish; dry in parts, juicy in others, it almost feels too simple on the palate, but the balance here is something else.

Great expression of balance between dank and juicy. Sounds like I’ve mentioned it a million times (probably because I have), but the harmony shown throughout this brew is just excellent; dank, juicy, soft, prickly...it strikes all sorts of even-tempered variety to make it one ridiculously easy-drinking DIPA.
Feb 08, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by CreightonSM from New York

Jan 27, 2019
Rated: 4.69 by Collinsl from New Jersey

Jan 27, 2019
Rated: 4.06 by Boccu from New York

Nov 10, 2018
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