Sorbet | Aslin Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Aslin Beer Company
Virginia, United States
aslinbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by billab914 on 11-04-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,912
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
37
pDev:
6.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 37 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by Vidblain:
Photo of Vidblain
4.01/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The second of two snow globes I've drank in the last couple of days - and as I have a second Sorbet in the fridge, I'm awfully curious to see whether it will also be full of floaties. I'm going to roll that can, see what happens.

Sorbet is interesting to me because it tastes much more like an ice cream than a sorbet - not so predominantly fruity as it is creamy and just incidentally juicy (though quite juicy). Perhaps it's the creamy richness that is more overstated than intended.

It's good though - the snow globe effect and the floaties aren't great, but the mouth feel is less effected than in others I've encountered (Pseudosue, etc.). The juiciness is pleasant and ripe, made more full and rich in mouth feel by the creaminess of the beer.

Not bad. Not bad at all.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of VeganUndead
3.58/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaydoc
4.1/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

1 pint can
Served in an oversized, stemless, wine glass

This beer pours the typical opaque orange-yellow color and is topped with an inch of creamy beige head that leaves some nice lacing.

I noticed the peach first. As it warmed a smidge I smelled the mango and vanilla.

The mango and peach are up front in the taste. The vanilla comes in the middle and the finish is tropical deliciousness.

Medium mouthfeel and really smooth.

This is a very good beer.

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Photo of HattedClassic
4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The beer pours a beautiful looking white creamy head that forms a beautiful and even layer; it was amazing. The beer itself is just as delicious and tempting with an opaque orange yellow and mango orange in the middle. It really looks like delicious mango juice but a bit lighter.

The smell and taste are fantastic even though they're both interestingly distinct from one another. The smell is much closer to the name of the beer while the taste is bit more towards the citrus bitterness. The smell has a soft creamy sweetness with a bit of dairy ice cream like peach and mango (and regular mango) that is fantastic! The taste still has a slight vanilla ice cream peach note but the mango comes out more as a juicy note with a vanilla ice cream finish.

The feel is pretty good. It has a medium body with a very good juicy feel to it. There is a little creaminess to it that goes well with the smoothness. There is very little. almost unnoticeable carbonation.

Overall, another fantastic beer with such a unique taste and flavor executed perfectly. This is definitely a winner and worth getting while it's still available.

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Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.58/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz. can dated 1/11/18. Poured into Belgian ale glass.

L: Pillowy 2F white head with superb retention, leaving a fluffy cap and lots of lacing. Beer is a hazy orange. This looks fantastic.

S: Huge notes of peach and mango with vanilla. Fools the nose into thinking there is dairy as well, but there isn't. We are off to a huge start here. Can the taste possibly live up to it?

T: Yes, it does! Loads of peach, mango, and vanilla with a creamy feel. Manages to pull this off without being at all sweet or cloying. Neutral finish. Absolutely great.

F: Medium body, moderate carbonation. Superb construction and balance. Pulls off everything it says it is. Again, amazingly done without any dairy or dairy sugar.

O: I like it even better than their Peach and Vanilla Mind the Hop (since renamed) because of the lower ABV. This is as good as anything Tired Hands makes.

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Photo of DoubleDaisyCutter
4.06/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SadMachine
4.44/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of loganburgh
4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RBorsato
3.82/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerasaurus
4.4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmg480
4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tjmiller718
4.66/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Griffin2
4.41/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a pint can into a Willi Becher pint glass.
L - Pours a hazy orange with a fluffy white head.
S - Smells of peaches and mango.
T - I'm getting some hoppy bitterness up front, with a sweet fruit juice on the finish.
F - Medium body, with minimal carbonation.
O - If you like juicy IPA's, you would enjoy this beer. I thought it was really tasty.

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Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.85/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cosmicevan
4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pig in a pen! Thank you my brotha for this fine specimen of a beverage! Peach and mango in this are killer. Total dessert beer...tired hands, take note...this is how it done!

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Photo of grover37
4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brian29
4.69/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dragginballs76
4.49/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours murky orange color with nice thick soapy head with great lacing all around the glass.

Aroma - Lot of sweet fruit mango, papaya, tangerine, creamy vanilla , peach juicy sweet aroma.

Taste - Just like the aroma lots of peach, mango, tangerine and vanilla. There is almost a dreamsicle flavor for a brief second at the end. Sweet but with a bit of a hop bite right at the end.

Feel - medium bodied well carbonated smooth slightly creamy.

Overall - Well done tropical IPA, hits the marks with sweet fruit flavors and a bit of vanilla cream.

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Photo of mkholmes25
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LoudRed
4.4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vfgccp
3.71/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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Sorbet from Aslin Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 37 ratings