Fresh IIPA V26
Hubbard's Cave Brewery

Fresh IIPA V26Fresh IIPA V26
Write a Review
Beer Geek Stats:
Style:
American Imperial IPA
ABV:
8.5%
Score:
Needs more ratings
Avg:
3.87 | pDev: 7.75%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
5
From:
Hubbard's Cave Brewery
 
Illinois, United States
Avail:
One-off
Wants
  0
Gots
  0
SCORE
n/a
-
Fresh IIPA V26Fresh IIPA V26
Notes:
View: Beers | Events
Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 5
Reviews by SFC21:
Photo of SFC21
3.33/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 16oz can, canned on 3/19/19, fresh by 5/19/19. Drunk on 6/16/19.

This is a boozy mess. I did not enjoy. Alcohol overpowered all other flavors, which is a bit surprising since it is only 8.5%. I realize that I had this past the fresh by date. Perhaps it wasn’t cared for properly throughout the distribution process but if a beer can’t hold up for more than 60 days, maybe it shouldn’t be shipped out of state?

 431 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of porters4life
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of beergoot
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy, peach-like hue to the body; thick, lasting head; frothy. Light citrus aroma; grapefruit and orange. Biscuit and intense bitterness are the core tastes; citrus rind. Heavy body; dense and velvety on the palate; very dry mouthfeel throughout.

This beer delivers a strong hop bitterness smack to the taste buds. Maybe a bit one-sided with the bitterness, but some of us appreciate a good tongue-ripping IPA.

 411 characters

Photo of BeerBeast
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hoosier222002
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fresh IIPA V26 from Hubbard's Cave Brewery
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 5 ratings