Peel Session
Foam Brewers

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Style:
IPA - Imperial
Ranked #1,644
ABV:
11%
Score:
91
Ranked #12,091
Avg:
4.21 | pDev: 6.18%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
15
From:
Foam Brewers
 
Vermont, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  1
Gots
  4
SCORE
91
Outstanding
Notes:
Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 15 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by jfitzbrew:
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jfitzbrew from Vermont

4.67/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Different from their other beers. Much higher ABV and not quite as hazy. Golden orange with slight haze to this one and a medium white head. Smells juicy like a candied sweet orange rind. Taste follows as well but isn't as sweet, boozy, or hot as you'd expect for an IPA with this appearance. Very juicy. Mild warming character as you swallow but not harsh like most IPAs in this range. Very nice. Not my go to but can't think of another IPA in this alcohol range I would prefer.

Jan 19, 2017
More User Reviews:
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clake from Vermont

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

Jan 06, 2018
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petermethot from New Jersey

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

Jan 16, 2017
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acurtis from New Jersey

3.64/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Jan 16, 2017
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redfox405 from California

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Feb 01, 2019
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Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jan 27, 2018
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RollTide7 from New Jersey

4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sep 09, 2018
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Hendry from Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jan 08, 2017
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AGust82 from Connecticut

4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jan 13, 2018
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Jhfinn from New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jan 17, 2017
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jason3125 from Vermont

4.53/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Jan 01, 2017
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TBonez477 from Vermont

4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jan 03, 2017
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jhavs from New York

4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mar 07, 2018
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Argento from Rhode Island

4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jan 15, 2017
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Lone_Freighter from Vermont

4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes.
The appearance was a stiff golden orange color with a finger's worth of white foamy head that slid off very slowly. Some messy lace covered in and all around the glass, somewhat messy, and spotty.
The aroma had some juicy candied orange pulpy to rind-like bitter qualities weaving around some lemongrass, grass and a playful clean white cracker malt.
The flavor was pretty much the same pulling the sweet to the bitter and amplifying in a positive way to fulfill a super smooth aftertaste of the same.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sipping quality about it. Carbonation felt appropriate, somewhat low. ABV was 11%? I didn't think it felt like that at all, seemed much lower. I guess it hid it's alcohol very well.
Overall, very nicely done DIPA that I would love to have again.

Aug 04, 2017
Peel Session from Foam Brewers
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 15 ratings