M-43 NE India Pale Ale | Old Nation Brewing Co.

M-43 NE India Pale AleM-43 NE India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
4.44/5
354 Ratings
M-43 NE India Pale AleM-43 NE India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Old Nation Brewing Co.
Michigan, United States
oldnationbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The First release in Old Nation's "New Orthodox" IPA series, M-43 is designed to accentuate the deep and complex character from the combination of Calypso, Simcoe, Citra and Amarillo hops. Citrus and Tropical notes of Pineapple, Mango and Grapefruit come through in the huge, yet surprisingly delicate aroma. The flavor backs these aromas with a soft, pillowy mouthfeel. Hop bitterness is not particularly intense, which leads to a very drinkable, New England IPA even non-IPA fans love. The Haze is not from yeast, but rather from an interplay of lipids from the malted oat and oils and acids which naturally occur in the hand selected Dry hops. This beer is a perfect interplay between top grade malt and hops, MI water and brewing technique which cannot be faked.

Hops aren't cheap, but M-43 is worth every penny!

65 IBU

Added by TreyIsWilson on 11-26-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#295
Reviews:
84
Ratings:
354
pDev:
6.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
73
Trade:
10
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 354 |  Reviews: 84
Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of larryarms847
4.29/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a bright, but hazy, sunny yellow with a half finger of foam, appearance is very juicy!

Citrusy and tropical fruit notes from the hops shine with orange, mango, grapefruit, and other tropical fruit notes.

Pineapple, orange, and grapefruit really come through strong and very juicy!

Light-medium body, low-medium carbonation, juicy.'

Overall, quite a delicious brew and worth seeking out!

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Photo of GoGators
4.41/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Filabee
4.69/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Cwarwick812
4.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerBucks
4.36/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rbrefbeerman
4.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of adipilla8708
4.75/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bshaw22
4.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Very good beer. I'll star with what I liked a lot:
Mouthfeel, creaminess, and look.
What I thought was good:
Smell - grapefruit and orange
Taste follows.
Not anywhere as tropical as I was hoping for and the finish is very dry. Not like the good juicy IPAs from Treehouse or Trillium.
Overall - really good. Not great

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Photo of jvgoor3786
4.75/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From a can dated 10/02/17.

Pours completely opaque, the color of grapefruit juice, with a small head and nice lacing.

The smell is grapefruit and orange for days.

The taste follows like drinking grapefruit juice with a nice, citrus hop punch.

Very smooth and velvety.

This is incredible. It's one of the smoothest, juiciest, easiest to drink NEIPAs I've had. Just unreal.

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Photo of zimm421
4.38/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tony11
4.71/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

all I can say is wow! rivals to heady topper in terms of flavour but on the sweeter side. an absolute quality beer.worth the price.

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Photo of cryptichead
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.79/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Lots of variety hop wise in the nose. Straight orange juice here. Tons of citrus without any negative hop protein burn. This one will go toe to toe with any of the big hype East Coast IPAs. Impressive as hell. Even though this one is getting a little bit of hype I believe it is still flying way under the radar. If I have this available to me locally it would always be in my fridge.

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Photo of metacog42
3.81/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tastocke
4.04/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dense, thick, light color. Odd. Good nose. Thick mouth feel, heavy. Good taste. Would love a hoppier finish.

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Photo of moshea
4.89/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Big_V
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yasky
4.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Ugly murky orange pour, good sized white head, small specks of lace. Aroma is fruit forward - Melon, guava, light peach notes. Hop-forward taste, melon, guava, lighter mango and peach notes, resinous, very light cracker-like malt. Finishes dry. Medium body.

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Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.43/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of srosj23
3.5/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mig100
4.33/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rihup
4.9/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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M-43 NE India Pale Ale from Old Nation Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.44 out of 5 with 354 ratings
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