Gemheart
Hudson Valley Brewery

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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #1,441
ABV:
8%
Score:
91
Ranked #12,450
Avg:
4.16 | pDev: 7.21%
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
17
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Hudson Valley Brewery
 
New York, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  0
Gots
  2
SCORE
91
Outstanding
Notes: Sour DIPA with raw wheat, malted oat, milk sugar, black currant, lemon purée & rooibos tea; Simcoe & Azacca.
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 17 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by JohneHoodlum:
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JohneHoodlum from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mar 24, 2019
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Poured from a 16 ounce can into a Teku glass.
5/3.75/4.5/3.75/4.75
A stunning and vibrant ruby-dark purple-pink. Thick, opaque, and beautiful. Light head.
Smells lactic and sour-sweet. The spoiled milk notes are not great, but the fruit is pleasant enough.
Oh man, that is so weird. There is a ton going out straight out of the gate. Super sour with a strange-but-compelling savory note (the tea? hops? some grain?) then a blast of berry fruit juice, like cassis meets pomegranate. As my tongue gets used to it, the tartness tones down a bit. Pretty wild fruit beer.
You can really feel the lactose, especially on the aftertaste. Almost sticky-sweet finish.
Overall an exceptional experience. Highly enjoyable if you like blackcurrant or sours in general. Not really my idea of an "DIPA" though...

Mar 07, 2019
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Gemheart from Hudson Valley Brewery
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 17 ratings