Cloud Candy
Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co

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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #1,944
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
90
Ranked #6,714
Avg:
4.06 | pDev: 8.87%
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
155
From:
Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co
 
Massachusetts, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  4
Gots
  54
SCORE
90
Outstanding
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Notes: 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
Reviews: 28 | Ratings: 155 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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GratefulBeerGuy from New Hampshire

4.59/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pint can . Canned on: 5/15/18 opened on 6/5/18

A hazy and foggy copper/orange and golden liquid. A substantial white foam seems to hover, then spreads put thin. Nice lace. Very active liquid, big carbonation makes for a light, crisp effect? Fat lacing.

A big, tropical fruity hop blend dominates the nose. Papya, mango, spicy mango, peach, black pepper, herbs and grains, burnt wheat....sweet corn style malt scent. Lots going on here from both the hops and malt. As the liquid warms in the glass, the seriously honey-sweet malt aroma's pop out more, dense pineapple scented hops and candy, strawberry rhubarb pie later on.

The feel starts out with a crisp kick, juicy and fresh follows, light-crisp bite, floats around....then another earthy and dry style finish happens. Feels like a lot of oats, and grains in tbe malt with multiple layers of dry hops.

Cloud Candy....The name really fits. The body, feel and texture is certainly like a sip while sitting on a cloud of dry, juicy earthy goodness. Crisp, but fluffy feel and flavor's seem to float around tbe taste buds.

Jun 05, 2018
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SawDog505 from New Hampshire

4.32/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Mighty Squirrel Brewing Double Dry Hopped with Citra, Mosaic, and Amarillo 6.5% canned on 9:18. Pours a hazy orange yellow with a finger plus sticky white head that leaves a thick layer of film on the sides of the glass sip after sip. 4.25

Smell is guava, pineapple, tangerine, and a little hint of grapefruit rind. 4

Taste follows tropical all the way, wonderfully balanced with all the flavors balancing one another, really tasty and more pronounced than the nose. 4.5

Mouthfeel is about medium, soft with very gentle carbonation, a little sticky but not dry, and so crazy drinkable. 4.5

Overall a very nice NEIPA, my first time trying this Brewery and this stuff is excellent. 4.25

Oct 04, 2018
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HipCzech from Texas

3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving: On tap at the OAK Long Bar & Kitchen (Boston, MA), served in an unbranded IPA glass.

Appearance: Hazy amber gold with a nice head of white foam and rings of clumpy lace.

Smell: Resinous aroma with tropical fruit (mango, passion fruit), citrus, and dank vegetal notes.

Taste: Sweeter orange citrus and tropical fruit fill out a juicy hop profile with some dank notes, light grains and softer bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a creamy feel and softer carbonation.

Overall: A drinkable NEIPA with plenty of juicy fruit, but some unsettled dank notes too.

Dec 29, 2018
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yuriyt from New York

3.47/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into glass from can. Pours an opaque orange. I know it's the style and all but not much of a looker in my book. Pleasant floral and fruity aroma. Super hoppy flavor, can't really taste the malt. Very astringent, like someone shook hop pellet crumbs out of a bag right into the can. Somewhat thin body. Don't see myself going back to this one too many times.

Feb 15, 2020
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Burt from Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jul 30, 2020
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Mikesu18 from Massachusetts

4.37/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Dec 12, 2020
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Holly1215 from Massachusetts

3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sep 04, 2019
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newcastlemike from Connecticut

3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nov 11, 2020
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albern from Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep dirty water orange color. The nose is tangerine with some vague fruitiness that is hard to pin down because it is rather subtle and not aggressive in character. This has the look and feel of a classic NEIPA, lots of haze going on. The beer is quite full bodied, has lots of orange, tangerine, maybe some peach flavors. There is a slight booziness to the beer that comes through as a bit pineappley. There is a tartness here but I'm guessing there is dextrose that adds some sweetness as well. Overall a quite good NEIPA.

Mar 23, 2019
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mike22ne from Massachusetts

3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Oct 10, 2019
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SierraFlight from Virginia

4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aug 16, 2020
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BrewMonkey6120 from Massachusetts

4.98/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Solid brew and I usually am not a fan of the IPA style!

Feb 21, 2020
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donaldgarner from Arizona

3.13/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

May 27, 2019
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VelvetExtract from Massachusetts

3.43/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Nov 08, 2019
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ddoyle23 from New Hampshire

3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Mar 31, 2019
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FannYu from Taiwan

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fragrant, flavorful, and a good go-to drink.

Nov 29, 2019
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Bshaw22 from Wisconsin

3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazy orange with nice white head.
Smell is muted but maybe some orange juice.
Flavor is not intense either. Some pineapple and orange and some tropical notes.
Easy to drink. And somewhat crushable. But nothing pops. Good beer though

Jan 01, 2020
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TheGent from New Jersey

3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

May 05, 2019
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Gowens18 from Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mar 22, 2019
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j_baggs

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is one of my favorite IPAs.

Aug 19, 2021
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gbiello from Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Oct 05, 2019
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SebastianOwl from Massachusetts

4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dec 14, 2020
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jay25mac from Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 28, 2021
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CLGTwoForOne

4.72/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sep 12, 2021
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Larueminati from Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 17, 2019
Cloud Candy from Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 155 ratings