Cloud Candy
Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co

Cloud CandyCloud Candy
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From:
Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #2,058
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
91
Ranked #7,291
Avg:
4.08 | pDev: 8.58%
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
223
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 19, 2024
Added:
Jan 24, 2018
Wants:
  6
Gots:
  62
A hazy, deep golden-orange color with aromas of papaya, mango, and starfruit and a smooth and crisp finish.

Double Dry-hopped with: Citra, Mosaic, Amarillo
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Reviewed by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
16 oz can

light yellow in color, thick white head. nice bold tropical fruit hop aroma. Taste is a little sweet, leans towards juiciness. softer mouthfeel
Feb 19, 2024
 
Rated: 2.98 by westcoastbeerlvr from California

Jan 10, 2024
 
Rated: 4.06 by Johncnh from New Hampshire

Dec 24, 2023
 
Rated: 4.07 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire

Dec 10, 2023
 
Rated: 3.98 by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

Nov 26, 2023
 
Rated: 4.5 by Jcal2023 from Pennsylvania

Oct 06, 2023
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Reviewed by JimDcos from Colorado

3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Delightful and refreshing with hints of papaya, mango, orange and carabola (star fruit.) Most fruity efforts like peach and mango brews were strictly one and done for me but Cloud Candy proved to be perfectly balanced. Poured from the can into a 16oz Dogfish Head glass delivering a very hazy gold color and a rich creamy head that very slowly dissipated leaving considerable lacing behind.
Aug 21, 2023
 
Rated: 4.4 by mart_qesanto from Massachusetts

Jul 24, 2023
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Reviewed by BEERchitect from Kentucky

4.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Taking bitterness to the sweet side, Mighty Squirrel sugar coats their hops in their hazy IPA for a juicy, sweet session of haze and harmony.

Cloud Candy hits the glass with a creamy, light taupe and matte pour, striking the difference between heavy cream and vegemite. But above its billowing ivory froth rises a fruity perfume of tropical, citrus, melon and herb in nearly perfume-like proportions. Sweeter once on the tongue, the cereal sweetness leads to a creaminess that seems of coconut and vanilla with the initial weight of shortcake.

As the hops flow onto the middle palate, boldvnotions of mango and pineapple rise above citrusy flavors of orange and lemon. Softer suggestions of passionfruit, papaya, peach and dragonfruit add intrigue while the session still seems candy coated, soft and rounded. All wrapped in a cocoon of honeydew and the fruit medley is complete before heading into a slightly snappy balance of green tea, verbena and candied hemp.

Medium bodied, weighted and offering a medium semblance of dryness, refreshment or drinkability for fullness in flavor, Double Cloud Candy is a solid IPA that's strikes the difference between full flavor and high refreshment. It finishes malty-dry and on the slightly sweeter side of bitter-sweet with a ripe melon aftertaste.
Jul 24, 2023
 
Rated: 4 by AD17 from New Jersey

Jul 12, 2023
 
Rated: 4.28 by scottyshades from Florida

Jun 25, 2023
 
Rated: 4.09 by Gkruszewski from New York

Jun 17, 2023
 
Rated: 4.46 by Damw72 from Massachusetts

May 18, 2023
 
Rated: 4.13 by ccryder from New York

May 05, 2023
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Reviewed by Darkmagus82 from Texas

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Served on tap in a pint glass
Appearance - Served a super hazy golden orange color with small head. The foam fades fast leaving bits of lace on the side of the glass.
Smell - Lighter overall with notes of tropical fruits, some herbal and grass and a bit of must and grain. Along with these aromas comes a light grapefruit and hard sugar candy like smell.
Taste - The taste begins with a bready and sweet tangerine flavor mixed with a bit of melon and dough. As taste advances a bit of herbal and pine hop tastes develop. Some sweet flavors of rock candy and sugar also develop. With a increase in grain, herbal, and citrus toward the end, one is left with a sweeter, but still balanced taste to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel - The feel is thicker with a lower carbonation. Quite nice for the flavors and the style.
Overall - A sweeter but very drinkable Hazy. Rather pleasant.
May 04, 2023
 
Rated: 4.62 by StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

Apr 17, 2023
 
Rated: 3.83 by QuintusHorace from California

Apr 02, 2023
 
Rated: 3.75 by seakayak from Massachusetts

Mar 10, 2023
 
Rated: 4.53 by Ejcqx4

Mar 06, 2023
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Reviewed by Craftlantic_BK from Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I think it’s an exceptional NE IPA!!! It’s a true Flagship beer for Mighty Squirrel!!! Everyone knows about Cloud Candy now.

The Hazy, deep golden-orange, medium bodied IPA, delivering aromas of papaya, mango, and star fruit. Excellent from the first taste…
Jan 20, 2023
Cloud Candy from Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 223 ratings