Reboot White IPA | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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88
very good
208 Ratings
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Reboot White IPAReboot White IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Chirpie on 10-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
208
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
10.13%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
19
For Trade:
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Ratings: 208 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of NickThePyro
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of fourstringer
4.46/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a cork & caged 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Solid pop of the cork and a whiff of hops. Struggled for a solid minute on tip-toes to caress this one off the top shelf, one row back. Best by 06/2014.

A: Slightly hazy, golden yellow with bone white head. 1 1/2 fingers. Good retention. Moderate lacing.

S: Banana, tropical fruit, clove. Coriander. Spice. The white showed up on this one! Some lighter grapefruit zest. Biscuity malt. Belgian yeast.

T: Bitter(sweet) banana! I don't believe I've tasted something quite like this before. Transitions to a fairly piney, dry finish. There is an even, floating bitterness throughout that really complements the other flavors. Tropical fruit dances through the aftertaste. Scant alcohol. Some clove. Some herbal notes. Really cool.

M: Moderate carbonation with moderate body. Nice feel.

O: Very successful. I've had other purported white IPAs that were serviceable, but this once really delivers. Great wit/hefe flavors with well integrated, assertive hops. I should have heeded the label and put 2 more in the fridge...

Prost!

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.89/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

smokestack series does it again! I love white ipa, and this is a darn good one. it pours pale golden in color and has over an inch of soapy white head with great lasting ability. nose is real herbal, not as hoppy as expected, I smell all kinds of sweet wheat malt, like a tripel really, and more of a summery hop vibe. the flavor is the same, herbal as anything. more than just the sage the label suggests, I pick up golden raisins and pine too, an odd but very pleasurable combination. its refreshing too, a nice surprise as well. its insanely drinkable, interesting enough to hold my attention through a 750 ml bottle, and real light for what it is. the alcohol is invisible, and the hops finish is long and a little fruity, hardly bitter at all. light feel, the wheat malt doesn't give it much heft, which is appreciated here. my question though, is why do all white ipas have to be hoppy Belgian wit types with spices and coriander and all of that. why cant we just have a hoppy wheat beer, no frills? this comes close, but there is some definite spice here, and the herbal vibe convolutes the hops. still this is amazing, highly recommended.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of smcolw
4.26/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Two finger lasting head. Leaves blanketing lace on the tulip glass. Gold color with a mild haze.

Okay, this is really odd but I smell pastrami. It must be a combination of smoke and ground pepper. There are some other complimentary spices like mustard and rye bread. AND I find this attractive!

Brief start with some creaminess. Then I taste coriander and black pepper. This is a fascinating beer. It's delicious and very unusual. I also detect a lavender aftertaste. Full bodied with an appropriate carbonation level. Definitely worth seeking out for something completely different...and good.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of buschbeer
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

750 ml bottle
Served in a tulip glass
Best by: 06-2014

A - It is golden in color with pale yellow highlights. A normal pour yielded a mountain of off-white head.

S - The first thing I though was that this smells like a witbier. I then read the bottle, and sure enough, it was a wit IPA. The orange and coriander come through with small amounts of hops aroma. The citrus all blends together.

T - This beer drinks like a typical witbier until the finish. The hops make their presence known with a bitter citrus finish.

M - Medium with ample carbonation.

O - This is the first "white" IPA that was based on a wit. All the others were hoppy wheat beers. This was interesting to try. I think I prefer the hoppy wheats to the hoppy wits.

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Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Dreadnaught33
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of JamLand
4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of JakeDebus
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.34/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A-Pours golden and a bit hazy. Aggressive pour delivers a huge, frothy white head. The lacing is flared, popped bubbles that leave a cool pattern along the glass.

S-Aroma is of soapy hops with definite coriander and clove. I surprisingly do get some sage like the back label suggests. It's a unique aroma. A good amount of bubblegum as well. Wheat as well. In the nose, it's almost a bit under hopped.

T-A slightly vegetal hoppy flavor here with lighter soapy hops. The hops are balanced or even outweighed by the Belgian spice medley combined with the wheat. Bubblegum, clove, sage, coriander, dried out wheat and some grassy hops.

M-Body seems a bit thin. Not very bitter. Carbonation is a bit dull.

O/D-Not a big fan of this brew. It's unique but too Belgiany for me. Could use some more aggressive hoppiness to counterbalance the spice and wheat. Not too happy with the purchase.

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Photo of inspektor
3/5  rDev -24.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of russpowell
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent & slightly hazed bronze with fluffy pearl colored head. Above average head retention & lacing

S: Big-time yeasty notes, graininess, white pepper, coriander & lemon peel, plus juicy-fruit

T: Phenolic notes, wet cereal, lemon zest & grapefruit up front, cloves as well. Grassyness, cloves, grapefruit & wet cereal as this warms. Finishes with lemons, grapefruit & cloves & slight juiciness & a touch of booze bite

MF: Fairly chewy, slight carbonation, decent balance

Drinks fairly easy, not one I would buy again. I find very few of these white IPAs that interesting. I like New Belgium's Accumulation a ton more & can get a sixer of that for less money

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Reboot White IPA from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.95 out of 5 based on 208 ratings.
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