Fresh | Civil Society Brewing

FreshFresh
BA SCORE
4.15/5
170 Ratings
FreshFresh
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by tharper178 on 11-26-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,384
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
170
pDev:
8.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 170 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of Huhzubendah
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Crowler shared by Sumner. Thanks man.

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Photo of bigdog3838
4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.01/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerBeast
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of elvisdoc
3.9/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bloodbuzz99
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GDawgs34
4.12/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.86/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Opaque orange-yellow with a thin off-white foam.

Smell is acidic lemon, Smarties and lime, and on the palate it's fluffy of apple, lemon and lime with a light body and mild carbonation.

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Photo of Swettenham_Shire
4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Teachersaunders
5/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Alecmedeiros
4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BoilerUpNavy
3.34/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of avalon07
4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Poured from a growler to a pint glass. Had a yellow-orange color and an incredibly thick, cloudy consistency. There was a half inch of foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Pretty good lacing.

S: A good aroma of hops, light tropical fruit, and citrus fruit.

T: Tasted of an abundance of citrus fruit (grapefruit, in particular), a fair amount of hops (less than some IPAs), light malt notes, and a lot of tropical fruit (mango). A sweet, fruit-forward flavor that does its best to evoke Florida's climate. Could have used a slight push in the hops category, but it's still very tasty.

F: A good amount of carbonation with a very smooth finish. Light-bodied.

O: This is an immensely likable and drinkable beer. Good for the hot summer months.

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Photo of TheGardener
4.89/5  rDev +17.8%
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 +0.7%
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 +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ilikebeer03
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mai11oux
4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hoponit
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CayseyW
4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OHbeertraveler
4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Carbon_Hops
3.46/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brpendergast85
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FriedSlug
4.4/5  rDev +6%
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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Fresh from Civil Society Brewing
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 170 ratings
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