Neon God
New Anthem Beer Project

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New Anthem Beer Project
North Carolina, United States
IPA - New England
Ranked #371
Ranked #1,820
4.34 | pDev: 4.61%
Feb 26, 2022
May 09, 2017
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Notes: Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe. Pale Malt, Oats, Wheat, and some Lactose.
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4.42 by bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin on Apr 07, 2021
4.56 by Edubbz002 from North Carolina on Feb 13, 2021
4.25 by paulish from New York on Feb 06, 2021
4.32 by lebriarjr from North Carolina on Jan 06, 2021
4.28 by CisPiece88 from Nebraska on Jan 01, 2021
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4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by metter98 from New York

A: The beer is very hazy whitish yellow in color. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that left a narrow collar around the edge of the glass and lots of lacing down the sides.
S: Moderate aromas of gooseberry and lime are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has additional notes of mangos with hints of stone fruits. Little to no bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied and a bit juicy and smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The use of oats and lactose in this IPA lightened up the body a bit and also lended some smoothness to the mouthfeel.

Serving type: can

Nov 20, 2020
4.28 by smithj4 from New York on Nov 13, 2020
4.38 by mgundy32 from Wisconsin on Nov 10, 2020
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4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by twage04 from North Carolina

Pours a super murky light yellow, with a real milk shake look to it. Aroma is juicy fruit and a hint of lactose. Taste is much the same. Very easy to drink.

Oct 25, 2020
4.24 by jak from North Carolina on Jun 13, 2020
4.41 by reebtaerG from Maryland on Apr 09, 2020
4.25 by KevinFinneran226 from Massachusetts on Mar 15, 2020
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4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by hoppytobehere from District of Columbia

16 oz can, not dated but pretty sure it's the most recent batch and around 2 weeks old

Hops: Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe

I have been pretty burnt out on this style, but this is about as good as it gets. It just tastes so similar to other hazy IPAs I've had from other breweries. Nothing special, but well constructed.

Edit: Lowered score after trying it with 4-5 weeks on it. Did not hold up at all.

Feb 29, 2020
5 by RBorsato from Virginia on Feb 26, 2020
4.41 by GarrettBoots from Georgia on Feb 09, 2020
4.37 by BrewsOverHoes from Georgia on Feb 05, 2020
4.33 by warrendietrich2001 from Nevada on Dec 05, 2019
4.23 by woodchip from North Carolina on Nov 09, 2019
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4.21/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a one pint can on October 5, 2018. Brewed with Citra, Mosaic and Simcoe hops, pale malt, oats, wheat and lactose. Look is orange gold with a white head and sticky lacing. Smell is floral with hints of orange, pineapple, grapefruit and pine. Taste is citrus fruit and notes of lactose. Feel is medium in body.

Oct 09, 2018
4.28 by DVMin98 from North Carolina on Sep 24, 2018
4.35 by Bluescooter from North Carolina on Sep 02, 2018
3.9 by Ltdsaint from North Carolina on Aug 31, 2018
4.24 by JW_WNC from North Carolina on Aug 31, 2018
3.86 by gphelps70 from Massachusetts on Aug 21, 2018
4.32 by buzzy from Pennsylvania on Jun 21, 2018
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4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
by dbrauneis from North Carolina

A: Pours an extremely murky medium to dark golden honey in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising along the edges of the glass and moderate burnt orange + golden yellow + apricot colored highlights. The beer has a finger tall fizzy foamy white head that reduces to a large patch of very thin film covering the entire surface of the beer with a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of juicy citrus/grapefruit, citrus/tangerine, tropical/mango, and tropical/pineapple hops as well as light to moderate aromas of dank resinous hops over the top of light to moderate aromas of biscuit + wheat + oat malts with a light to moderate amount of caramel + lactose sweetness.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of biscuit + wheat + oat malts with a light to moderate amount of caramel + lactose sweetness. That is followed by strong flavors of juicy citrus/grapefruit, citrus/tangerine, tropical/mango, and tropical/pineapple hops as well as moderate flavors of dank resinous hops. The hops contribute a minimal amount of bitterness which fades away quickly leaving moderate to strong lingering juicy citrus + tropical hop flavors.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Initially slightly crisp with a soft mid-body and a light amount of dryness in the finish.

O: Easy to drink and extremely enjoyable with well hidden alcohol. Amazing juicy hop flavors and aromas with just enough lactose sweetness. So glad I finally got to try this one and so fresh. Awesome beer.

Jun 05, 2018
4.28 by kell50 from North Carolina on May 30, 2018
4.45 by msscott1973 from North Carolina on May 26, 2018
4.25 by MunsonRoyE from North Carolina on Feb 13, 2018
4.81 by uncccegr from North Carolina on Feb 07, 2018
4.31 by dailyminefield from North Carolina on Feb 03, 2018
4.84 by bcsbeer from Florida on Jan 04, 2018
4.27 by rbrefbeerman from California on Dec 24, 2017
4.52 by dogleg_left from North Carolina on Dec 11, 2017
4.3 by leroybrown10 from Missouri on Dec 01, 2017
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4.55/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by FriedSlug from North Carolina

Orange gold beer. White head that leaves large bands of lacing. Smells like orange, pineapple, grapefruit and pine with some floral notes. Nice sweet fruity flavor with citrus and lactose sweetness. Pith and pine finish. This is a really great beer.

Nov 07, 2017
4.5 by SDRedDevil from California on Oct 15, 2017
4.21 by Oakley from North Carolina on Oct 14, 2017
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4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by wedge from North Carolina

CANNED ON 09/27/2017

Murky orange with a slim creamy covering that leaves heavy lacing on the glass. Juicy grapefruit, tangerine, mango puree, peach, and light pine resin aromas. Big hoppy flavor - leafy, oily juiciness. Grapefruit zest, mango, lemon, berries, light wood, and piney freshness. Medium bodied, creamy feel with a dry finish. A little more raw than the other IPAs from these guys - delicious.

Oct 09, 2017
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