Ripple
Foam Brewers

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Style:
IPA - Imperial
ABV:
10%
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4.47 | pDev: 5.15%
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Foam Brewers
 
Vermont, United States
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Notes: Brewed with oats, wheat & local pilsner malt. Hopped extensively with local Cascade & Nugget. Dry-hopped twice with massive additions of Citra.
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papposilenus from New Hampshire

4.09/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a 16oz can, dated 08/08/19. Served in a tulip.

Pours a thick and turbid, dull orange with a scant finger of soft, soapy suds. Retention is so-so-OK leaving a fizzy cap and a thin, slippery sheet of lacing.

Smell is densely malty and juicy with a whiff of vanilla creme.

Taste is... not the sweet malt-bomb I was expecting. Instead it’s mildly tart and a little funky. Lime, guava, kiwi and mildew. Juicy and dank with a funk twist, little detectable malt in the body and virtually zero bitterness.

Feel is smooth and juicy, surprisingly light bodied for its heft and with moderate carbonation.

Overall, a little weird, but not in a totally bad way just, you know, weird. I keep going back and forth on whether or not I taste brett or if I’m just imagining it. I could maybe be convinced that this is an imperial kettle-soured saison but, at 10%, by the time I’ve gotten to summarizing the beer, everything’s getting a little jumbled.

Aug 19, 2019
Ripple from Foam Brewers
Beer rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 8 ratings