Youth Lagoon
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Foam Brewers
Vermont, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #967
Ranked #3,308
4.21 | pDev: 7.13%
Mar 27, 2023
Oct 20, 2017
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Rated: 4.23 by ElGallo from New Hampshire

Mar 27, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Mar 03, 2023
Rated: 3.97 by Ristaccia from Nebraska

Dec 12, 2022
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Reviewed by brewme from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Picked-up a single can at Stowe Public House in Stowe, Vermont for seven dollars, drank on premises. My eighth brew from these guys. Like all Foam beers that I have had, good, not great, very expensive.
Aug 31, 2022
Rated: 4.69 by Holly1215 from Massachusetts

May 28, 2022
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Reviewed by CTBrewReview from Connecticut

4.04/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Good beer and started to open up as it warmed up. It has a light straw hue and poured nicely with an inch of “foam” on top which disappeared after 5 minutes. The smell is dank hidden fruit punch. Nice and tasty and has a tinge of fruity bubble gum taste with very little bitterness. The feel is crisp and noticeably vibrant. Great beer.
Apr 24, 2022
Rated: 4.27 by EMH73 from New York

Mar 04, 2022
Rated: 4.13 by TangoJuliet from New York

Jul 18, 2021
Rated: 4.38 by cd34 from Illinois

Jun 29, 2021
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Reviewed by buschbeer from Ohio

3.62/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Served in a stemless wine glass

This beer pours a dull yellow and is topped with a couple inches of eggshell head that leaves spotty lacing.

Not a whole lot of aroma. i get some tropical fruit. I get an almost tart smell.

Light flavor for a DIPA. I get some citrus and tropical fruit. Hints of melon. Mild bitterness in the finish.

Medium bodied with a slightly chalky mouthfeel

Another hazy that gets lost in a crowded style. I like the style. It just seems like a lot of them taste the same. This one has no attributes to elevate it above the masses.
Jun 21, 2021
Rated: 4.21 by Chuckg93 from Oregon

Apr 21, 2021
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Reviewed by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

3.29/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
Unimpressed. More boring than most in a world of copy cat/can’t fail NE IPAs. 3.25

Canned on 3/31/21 8:59 “Hibernation.” Poured into a shaker pint.

A - Typical New England IPA. Pours a brownish dull cloudy yellow. 3.75

S - Muted aroma. Not bright. Some spiciness. Low to no fruitiness. 3.5

T - Low bitterness, some citrus, more malty almost chalky. 3.0

MF - Medium bodied, dry finish, smooth almost coating. 3.75
Apr 16, 2021
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Rated by bobkenney31 from Vermont

2.5/5  rDev -40.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Drank one month after canning date. This is an average IPA. $32 for a 4 pack is robbery for this beer. It does not live up to the Foam reputation.
Apr 07, 2021
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Reviewed by Holderness from Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Canned 6 weeks ago.

L -- Moderately hazy straw body with two fingers of rocky white head produced with moderate pour. Some retention and minimal lacing
S -- Lemon/lime zest, orange blossom, wheat, hint of kiwi. Pretty mild overall
T -- Orange flesh, green tea, lemon candy, noticeable wheat-forward malt bill, bit of earthiness. Again, fairly mild
F -- Medium- mouthfeel, medium+ carb. A bit thin and watery around the edges. Minimal bitterness on the finish

Mar 03, 2021
Rated: 4.28 by WhackoMillah93 from Massachusetts

Feb 16, 2021
Rated: 4.09 by ntanner83 from Massachusetts

Jan 30, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Nov 14, 2020
Rated: 4.17 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Oct 25, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by Zach423 from Massachusetts

Oct 22, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by eddiefl from New York

Oct 11, 2020
Rated: 4.18 by Casterbridge from Connecticut

Sep 22, 2020
Rated: 4.14 by Marifp from Massachusetts

Aug 30, 2020
Rated: 4.19 by Jimmylikesbeer from Michigan

Aug 20, 2020
Rated: 4.23 by RBorsato from Virginia

Aug 15, 2020
Rated: 4.18 by nmann08 from Virginia

Aug 14, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by KingforaDay from New Jersey

Jul 11, 2020
Rated: 4.29 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Jul 07, 2020
Rated: 4.62 by von_kaiser from Connecticut

Jul 03, 2020
Rated: 4.1 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

May 25, 2020
Rated: 4.28 by ScottP from New Hampshire

May 09, 2020
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Reviewed by matts2896 from Connecticut

4.51/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Canned yesterday

S: vague citrus fruit in spades (I have a bit of a stuffy nose, so I can't determine fine details)

T: Orange, tangerine, and pineapple flesh; citrus rind; herbal tea undertones; hop bite on the finish gives the sensation of spruce tips

F: light body for an neipa. Prickly carbonation paired with some hop bite gives a seltzer-like impression

Overall, this drinks like a seltzer or a champagne cocktail. It's incredibly light and nimble without sacrificing any hop flavor. Hop character and yeast remind me of fresh fruit instead of the compost melange from similarly situated breweries. Awesome
May 08, 2020
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Reviewed by JerzDevl2000 from New Jersey

4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Traded for this a while ago, as the date on the bottom of the can read 7/12/18 with "X-RAY" written above it. This was the first brew from Foam that I ever reviewed on here and it was one of the better examples of a New England IPA that I've had in quite some time. Sure, the label was trippy, but the liquid on the inside was quite enjoyable as it was easily accessible from the first sip!

Not a bad pour to this as the liquid was was golden, hazy, and clear of any large sediment. Enough head topped it off but there wasn't much of any lacing left behind once the suds settled down. Lots of tropical fruit, dry white cheese, subtle dankness, and subtle, skunky weed weed all the nose as the latter two really came out in the taste once this fully warmed up. Passion fruit and overripe fruit took hold near the back end of this as this had a juiciness to it that wasn't typical and a good body to it. Just enough carbonation kept this from feeling too heavy, even though the hops weren't initially strong on the palate.

A good amount of booze was in this although I could only feel a slight warming effect take hold of me well before I finished this off. Not overly hazy or juicy like something from Tree House, Trillium, or Magnify, this was a good example of the style that felt a bit more rough and unpolished. It held up well over time and had me wanting more from Foam, just to see if their other offerings were like this. I really enjoyed this one!
Jan 15, 2020
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Reviewed by digboy from New Hampshire

4.56/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Pours a very cloudy orange-gold color with a two finger off-white head.

Aroma is rich semi-sweet citrus and a touch of pineapple.

Taste is similar with dense orange and orange pith dominating. There is a medium sweetness that evokes something sweeter like pineapple but I don't think I can pull that out reliably. This is a superior flavor though - fresh and bright and full of taste. Pale malt is way in the back to this hop profile.

Feel is very soft with plenty of seltzer to it. Bitterness is absent. This feels (and tastes) like a half-flat Orangina.

What a winner! This is a classic example of a juice bomb with the flavor, though the effervescence is a bit out of range while adding to the experience.
Oct 29, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by CB2maltygoodness from District of Columbia

Sep 29, 2019
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Reviewed by EMV from Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a tallboy can into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Hazed juice bomb pour with thick foamy white head. Fantastic lacing.

S: Juice! Tropical and fruity. Citrus and a bit of joy.

T.F: Just like it smells. Some fruit sweetness up front. Big and tropical. Grapefruit, mango, pineapple, papaya, and passionfruit. Rich and creamy carbonation. Modest bitterness mid-swig. A bit of tang towards the finish. ABV completely hidden.

O: A world class NEIPA. There is nothing wrong with this beer.
Sep 19, 2019
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Reviewed by dfillius from Iowa

4.53/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Canned on 6/13, enjoyed on 7/3. Thanks warnerry! Aroma hits straight from cracking the can before I poured, as I opened the app. Juicy and tropical. Flavor is subdued and not very bitter at all. Very fruity with a sweet finish. This is 8%?! No sign of heat. None of the somewhat sticky starchy feeling I get from some NEIPA’s in the aftertaste/afterfeel. Quite good. One of the best NEIPA’s.
Jul 04, 2019
Rated: 4.24 by Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

Jun 26, 2019
Rated: 4.04 by snowmageddon from Massachusetts

Jun 25, 2019
Rated: 4.34 by Mikeypnh from New Hampshire

Jun 25, 2019
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Tall can direct from the source...6-13-19 canning date

Lovely and pretty darn typical Foam kinda neipa pour...hazed/clouded, minor fine cap, and leaves fine ringed sheeting behind.

Delicate tropical fruit sniff

Ripe pineapple, lime, mango and kiwi goodness all over this one....more of the same....mighty fine stuff .... go get some
Jun 25, 2019
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