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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #998
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
92
Ranked #10,943
Avg:
4.36 | pDev: 4.36%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
11
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HOMES Brewery
 
Michigan, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  1
Gots
  0
SCORE
92
Outstanding
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Notes: DDH with michigan copper and citra.
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 11 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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thebeers from Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Super cloudy, pale banana-orange with a half-finger of off-white head. Modest lacing.

Faint juniper berries, pine needles, orange juice and dough in the nose.

Interesting taste: soft pine needles, orange and a hint of strawberry on the backend. Croissant-like dough beneath. Piney bitterness and OJ in the aftertaste.

Medium bodied, smooth feel with seltzer-like carbonation.

I really like the mix of flavors in the one. These NEIPAs with strong pine are great.

Aug 02, 2020
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TreyIsWilson from Michigan

4.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a cloudy with a one finger creamy white head. Nice amount of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is orange, grapefruit and piney hops.

T - The taste is orange, pineapple, mango, grapefruit and light piney hops.

M - Medium body with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel with a soft dry finish.

O - Another tasty NEPA from Homes. Bright citrus with a nice hop kick.

Jun 21, 2020
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superspak from Ohio

4.28/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

16 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 8/29/2019. Pours opaquely hazy deep golden/amber, light orange/green color with a 1 finger dense and rocky off white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Thick foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big tangerine, orange juice, red grapefruit, lemon, lime, peach, pineapple, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, cherry, strawberry, gooseberry, citrus peel/zest, light peppercorn/pine, wheat, white bread dough, biscuit, and light honey/toast, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/tropical/fairly earthy hops and bready malt notes; with big strength. Taste of huge tangerine, orange juice, red grapefruit, lemon, lime, peach, pineapple, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, cherry, strawberry, gooseberry, citrus peel/zest, light peppercorn/pine, wheat, white bread dough, biscuit, and light honey/toast, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Mild pine, citrus peel/zest, herbal, floral, grassy, peppery bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of tangerine, orange juice, red grapefruit, lemon, lime, peach, pineapple, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, cherry, strawberry, gooseberry, citrus peel/rind, peppercorn, pine, wheat, white bread dough, biscuit, and light honey/toast, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/fairly earthy hops and bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and no cloying/astringent flavors after the finish. Lightly increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, creamy/silky/bready, fairly sticky, and lightly resinous/rindy mouthfeel that is fantastic. Minimal warmth of 6.5%, or lingering hop burn. Overall this is an incredible NEIPA. All around fantastic complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/fairly earthy hops and bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the mellowly bitter/drying finish; fantastic soft feel. Amazing MI Copper, Citra profile. Extremely juicy, vibrant, and fairly dank/earthy hops; with a perfectly balanced wheat/oat/malt backbone. Light residual sweetness with lingering resin dryness. A highly enjoyable offering, and amazing spot on style example as expected.

Sep 16, 2019
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buschbeer from Ohio

4.08/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

16 FL OZ can
Served in a stemless wine glass

This beer pours a yellowish clay color and turbid. It is topped with a couple inches of tan head that leaves some serious lacing.

There are some citrus notes. It is earthy and medicinal.

It is kind of sweet. I get citrus as well as tropical fruit. There are some earthy flavors too. There is light bitterness in the finish.

Full bodied and super creamy mouthfeel

This is another solid offering from HOMES. I don't think I have disliked a beer from them yet.
This is a good beer.

Sep 15, 2019
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ELS from Florida

4.33/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Has the look and smell that you would expect from a world class NEIPA. Great hazy color with a strong citrus aroma coming from the Citra hops. The taste is very good with well balanced grapefruit bitterness against slight juiciness and sweetness. Finishes well making it pretty easy drinking. Overall, I’m impressed that a small midwestern brewery can make NEIPAs like this one that come very close to those of Treehouse and Trillium. Just missing the pillowy/fluffiness on the palate and could be a little more juicy.

Sep 14, 2019
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detpizzaboi from Michigan

4.63/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Fantastic, well balanced NEIPA. Citrusy, tropical, but really nice and dank, piney, grassy. Soft mouthfeel, nice head, has a really nice pale haze, this is so well made. Total crusher.

Sep 08, 2019
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Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 11 ratings