Commonwealth Brewing Company

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Commonwealth Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
New England IPA
4.14 | pDev: 4.83%
Oct 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2018
Notes: Nelson, wakatu, honey DIPA
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Rated by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

4.11/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a one pint can on April 17, 2020.
Oct 19, 2020
Rated: 4.34 by alexsergio from New York

Mar 03, 2019
Rated: 4.04 by SawDog505 from New Hampshire

Feb 16, 2019
Rated: 4.02 by VeganUndead from Virginia

Feb 03, 2019
Rated: 4.02 by Paoloboston from Massachusetts

Jan 31, 2019
Rated: 4.16 by SierraFlight from Virginia

Jan 29, 2019
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Reviewed by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

3.73/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
First time I've seen this beer and it shows up in my local beer shop just as Hopslam is released. And this beer just happens to be a DIPA with honey. . . . So I bought it. This ain't not Hopslam! A decent beer but the honey/residual sweetness is low and the bitterness especially in the finish is more pronounced that Hopslam (which I just happen to buy at the same time and then did a side by side.)
Jan 25, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by Dark_Scarecrow from Virginia

Jan 20, 2019
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Reviewed by StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

4.67/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Opaque dark gold amber appearance with a well retained white foamy head. Big white grape, gooseberry, lemongrass dankness, grapefruit pith, citrusy, melons, apricot, juicy with some slightly sweet toasty crackery malts and some honey. Thick medium bodied, soft creamy mouthfeel. Real nice DIPA with honey and Nelson and Wakatu hops.
Jan 16, 2019
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Reviewed by avalon07 from South Carolina

4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
L: Poured from a tallboy can to a snifter glass. Had a golden yellow color and a very cloudy consistency. There was a 1 1/2", foamy, somewhat long-lasting head. Fantastic lacing.

S: A solid aroma of hops, malt, honey, tropical and citrus fruit.

T: Tasted of a small amount of malt (mostly in the finish), a fair bit of tropical fruit (passion fruit), a decent amount of honey, a good shot of hops, and some citrus fruit (orange). In general, this is a solid flavor, with a whole lot of fruitiness. The honey makes for an interesting addition. It's not quite as fruity as most NE IPAs, but still pretty sweet and tasty.

F: A well-carbonated beer with a lively finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is a well done, easy to like beer. Worth a look.
Jan 15, 2019
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Reviewed by TheRougeBastard from North Carolina

4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured the hazy straw-orange color typical of the style. A hoppy-citrus front accented the malty back extremely well! The 8.3% abv was well-hidden and Haka is extremely drinkable, an excellent beer for a BBQ !
Jan 07, 2019
Rated: 4 by McBraniel from Virginia

Jan 05, 2019
Rated: 4 by rossracing from Illinois

Dec 23, 2018
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A-Pours a hazy golden color with a slight head and lacing
A-Aroma has tropical hints
T-The taste follows the nose with a tropical fruit flavor
M-A medium bodied decently carbonated beer
O-A good NE IPA
Dec 19, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by kjkinsey from Texas

Dec 16, 2018
Haka from Commonwealth Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 15 ratings