Alone at the Rodeo
Foam Brewers

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Foam Brewers
Vermont, United States
American IPA
Ranked #1,452
Ranked #13,396
3.97 | pDev: 7.05%
Feb 10, 2024
Mar 09, 2023
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Reviewed by farrago from New Jersey

3.62/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Moderate creaminess to the tan head, adequate retention, wispy if long lacing. Coppery red colored liquid, not clear, not filmy, good amount of beads of tiny bubbles. Nose of honey, biscuit, pink grapefruit, on the sweet side and feels slightly reduced (at two months out), light dankness, mixed tropical fruit scents. Full-bodied, sluggish if not outright heavy. Not perceiving much carbonation. Caramel, honey, biscuit and oats, close in nature to the nose. Creamier upon the mouth entry then crisper at the finish. The pineapple, guava, peach fruit comes off as dry. It's funny because originally IPAs were made to survive long voyages over the sea. Now if an IPA is two months old you worry it's OTH. Of course now there's a variety of IPA styles which determines their sturdiness over time. But I hate the paranoia. In the end, for me, I really like Foam beers but this is average and I lost interest quickly enough. (Canned 12/5/23)
Feb 10, 2024
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
12/5/23 dated tall can.

Pours darker, honey amber, with just a light haze, under a dark khaki and lasting cap, and leaving strands and mini fields of lacing.

On the nose its more honey and some flowery hop notes.

Earthy, malty, fruity beer....different from so many other Vermont IPAs....but delicious in its own way.

Super smooth as it passes through the mouth.

Love the beers from Foam Brewers....this one is well worth a try.
Jan 17, 2024
Rated: 3.98 by Gmartin75 from Pennsylvania

Dec 06, 2023
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Reviewed by ANIMOUL from Vermont

4.24/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a 16 oz can into a pint glass. Pours amber yellow with minimal foamy head. Subtle tastes of sweet piney resin with subtle notes of toffee. Sucker for the style and this is well done.
Aug 05, 2023
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Reviewed by puboflyons from New Hampshire

3.97/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
From a 16 oz. can dated 06/1/23. Sampled July 29, 2023.

A surprising amber appearance underneath a modest beige head. Yet it is also hazy. Fascinating.

Aroma of toffee and caramel malts with a resinous and pine hop sensation. Both are balanced and about equal.

Medium mouthfeel. Crisp too.

Sweet malt characters in the flavor with a measurable pine and resin hop balance. I thought this was more like a traditional IPA than a modern one. I was suitably impressed.
Jul 29, 2023
Rated: 3.77 by 322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania

Jul 29, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

Jul 15, 2023
Rated: 3.36 by MDDMD from Pennsylvania

Jun 19, 2023
Rated: 4 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Jun 12, 2023
Rated: 3.77 by PaleAleWalt from New York

Apr 28, 2023
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Reviewed by boondogglefob from Montana

3.73/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
On tap 48*F initial creamy head, slight haze, rich copper hue. Hop bite after swallowing. Malt comes through before the bitter hops aftertaste. Chinnook, Centennial, and Simcoe hopped. Maybe a bit too much bittering hops? Half interesting half enjoyable.
Apr 22, 2023
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Reviewed by MutuelsMark from Kentucky

4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Darker in color than most IPAs, this one is similar to a sweet tea. Head is an off white. Nose is slightly pine and slightly citrus. Taste is good stuff. Piney, bitterness equals GOOD BEER!
Apr 20, 2023
Rated: 4.1 by ElGallo from New Hampshire

Apr 19, 2023
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Reviewed by brewme from Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Picked-up a four-pack of cans at Bradford's in Plymouth for about eighteen dollars. My thirteenth brew from these guys. Canned on date 2/22/23. A big miss for me.
Mar 30, 2023
Rated: 4.21 by TheEpeeist from Maryland

Mar 29, 2023
Rated: 4.03 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire

Mar 26, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by Drkstr24 from Maine

Mar 21, 2023
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Reviewed by bobv from Vermont

4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
16 ounce can.
Canned on 03/02/23.

Moderate to vigorous pour yields a one and a half inch slightly off white head over a medium-dark amber-gold body with sticky lacing.

Nose initially exhibits mostly pine and a bit of citrus, but after warming, notes of sweet citrus come forward.

Taste mirrors nose closely with a bit of pine resin at the finish.

Nice feel with a fairly full body and medium carbonation.

Overall, a nice stab at a West Coast IPA and would recommend to any and all hopheads.

Mar 09, 2023
Alone at the Rodeo from Foam Brewers
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 18 ratings