Youth Lagoon
Foam Brewers

Youth LagoonYouth Lagoon
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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #605
ABV:
8%
Score:
94
Ranked #2,499
Avg:
4.25 | pDev: 7.06%
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
108
From:
Foam Brewers
 
Vermont, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  2
Gots
  15
SCORE
94
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Reviews by GreesyFizeek:
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GreesyFizeek from New York

4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This one pours a moderately hazy bright orange, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This smells like mango, pineapple, passionfruit, lime, and lemon rind.

This, like most Foam beers, is pretty great. It's got a nice bitterness- rindy and resinous, with lots of lime, pineapple, and passionfruit, and a slight hint of mango. Unsurprisingly, there's no malt character here.

This is medium bodied, a tad muddled, with a good level of drinkability.

I like this quite a bit. Foam makes some nice beers.

Jan 21, 2018
More User Reviews:
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JimmyAddo from Massachusetts

4.39/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Apr 02, 2019
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Marifp from Massachusetts

4.14/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aug 30, 2020
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Casterbridge from Connecticut

4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sep 22, 2020
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digboy from New Hampshire

4.56/5  rDev +7.3%
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
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snowmageddon from Massachusetts

4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jun 25, 2019
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von_kaiser from Connecticut

4.62/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Jul 03, 2020
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cd34 from Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Jun 29, 2021
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Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jun 26, 2019
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nmann08 from Virginia

4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Aug 14, 2020
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Sludgeman from District of Columbia

3.29/5  rDev -22.6%
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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Billolick from New York

4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
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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matts2896 from Connecticut

4.51/5  rDev +6.1%
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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KingforaDay from New Jersey

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

Jul 11, 2020
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Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

May 25, 2020
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Chuckg93 from Oregon

4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Apr 21, 2021
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buschbeer from Ohio

3.62/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

ONE PINT can
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
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eddiefl from New York

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

Oct 11, 2020
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Sammy from Canada (ON)

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sep 30, 2018
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rab53 from Washington

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

Nov 22, 2018
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WhackoMillah93 from Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Feb 16, 2021
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PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

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

Jun 16, 2018
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JoeB51982 from Rhode Island

4.09/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Sep 18, 2018
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JMScowcroft from Vermont

4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dec 15, 2018
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clake from Vermont

4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Apr 30, 2018
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