Fresh | Civil Society Brewing

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Brewed by:
Civil Society Brewing
Florida, United States
civilsocietybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by tharper178 on 11-26-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
156
Reviews:
34
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
8.74%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
17
For Trade:
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Photo of TheGardener
4.89/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If I could only have one beer for the rest of my life, it would be this. Look is basically grapefruit juice. Hazy/cloudy yellow/orange. Quickly dissipating head, to a thin ring that leaves a bit of clingy lacing. Smell is tangy, bright, mixed citrus, with hints of sweet mango and maybe some guava. Taste follows smell with a nice smooth(?) bitterness (I know that's contradictory, but I can't describe it any other way). Feel is creamy and smooth. Civil Society is pretty much nailing it with this IPA.

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Photo of TH28
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

32oz crowler packed fresh today. Appearance: Turbid yellow/orange, with a thick frothy white head and nice lacing. Looks like orange juice. Aroma: Blast of tropical pineapple, mango, and tangerine. Some grassy resin as well. Wonderful hop character. Taste: Light crackery maltiness, with a pithy grapefruit, touch of mango, and building to a sharp, dry bitterness. Mouthfeel: Fairly light bodied with a moderate carbonation Finish: Dry, resinous finish with a strong lingering bitterness Overall: Awesome IPA, one of the best I’ve had in awhile. Wonderful tropical aroma and flavor. Sweet malt and tropical fruit flavors up front countered by the sharp resinous bitterness that’s almost a bit spicy. Intense aromas and flavors, but very easy drinking and refreshing. Beautiful juice like appearance as well.

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Photo of cp45
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ilikebeer03
4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mailloux11
4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hoponit
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CayseyW
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OHbeertraveler
4.27/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Carbon_Hops
3.46/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brpendergast85
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FriedSlug
4.4/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A hazy, cloudy beer that looks like white grapefruit juice. The smell coming off the beer is amazing. It smells like grapefruit juice with some orange and a hint of sweet caramel all blending with pine. The taste is sweet up front with a lot of grapefruit and some caramel sweetness that finishes with an awesome bitterness of pith and pine. Velvety smooth mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. This is a damn tasty brew.

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Photo of BeerMe8
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy yellow body with two-finger head and lace ring with a biting, acidic aroma. Sharp tasting w/ orange juice like acidity and crispness but also balanced with a OJ/tropical fruit (tangerine) sweet aspect that is very pleasing and makes it easy to drink and finish clean.

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Photo of TboneRN
4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TripleSun
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

32oz crowler poured into a pint glass

L - Milky light orange color with a decent amount of head on pour
S - juicy tropical fruits along with some dank hops
T - mangos, wet grass, pineapple, citrus bitterness
F - Very moderate body, not overly bitter and flavors blend well

Amazing beer. My first offering from Civil Society and I'm going to enjoy this 32oz until the end!

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Photo of Beers-es
4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From a growler, pours a hazy, almost milky light orange. Big 2 fingers of white foam. Great looking beer.

Smell of sweaty dank hits me as soon as I open the top. Followed by tropical and citrus fruits, resinous pine and herbs. Taste follows, though not quite as intense as the smell, which is amazing. Decently bitter.

Feel is a little thin, and the only knock on this otherwise excellent beer.

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Photo of bwbetts
4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcsbeer
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of outoffocus
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Larueminati
3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucoli
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickyDee21
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of larryi86
4.4/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thank you CanConPhilly for this
16 oz can poured into a teku

A- A hazy golden orange with a two finger head

S- Tropical fruits, some mangos, some citrus, some pineapple, dank.

T- Pineapple, citrus, tropical fruits, some mangos, dank, with a touch of wet grass.

M- Smooth, medium body.

O- A really solid IPA, gets better as it warms. Worth seeking out.

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Photo of TBonez477
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jkinzey
4.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is a great NE Style IPA. Huge flavor for 6.2%. Lovely Pineapple notes throughout with just a touch of bitterness at the end. This is my favorite Florida IPA.

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Fresh from Civil Society Brewing
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