The Vapors
New Anthem Beer Project

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New Anthem Beer Project
North Carolina, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #367
Ranked #2,251
4.38 | pDev: 4.79%
Nov 01, 2022
Dec 15, 2017
Brewed with lactose and hopped with Mosaic, Galaxy, and Simcoe. Double dry-hopped with Galaxy.
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Rated: 4.5 by JonB25 from Delaware

Nov 01, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Oct 08, 2022
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Reviewed by Reef from South Carolina

4.37/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
On tap, poured into an IPA glass at Craft &Draft.

Murky tan color with one finger white head. Full curtain lacing and surface cap.
Strong grapefruit, pine, tropical scents.
Grapefruit, orange, pine flavors.
Heavy coating mouthfeel, smooth entry, light bitter aftertaste.
Very enjoyable.
Sep 21, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Feb 27, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by Dowwill

Feb 26, 2022
Rated: 4.28 by smithj4 from New York

Jan 31, 2022
Rated: 4.23 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Jan 23, 2022
Rated: 4.28 by Wrigfen from South Carolina

Dec 30, 2021
Rated: 4.75 by David19457 from New Jersey

May 08, 2021
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Reviewed by Tony210 from New Jersey

4.36/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Pours a medium yellow straw color, abundant foamy head with excellent retention. Pleasant citrus aroma. Flavor is citrusy lemon, orange, grapefruit. Very nicely hopped. Perfect carbonation. Overall an exceptional IPA, would buy again.

16 oz can, bottom of can reads 21 035
4.5 rating
Apr 23, 2021
Rated: 4.37 by buzzy from Pennsylvania

Mar 15, 2021
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Reviewed by DVMin98 from North Carolina

4.22/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
2/22/21 Complete and udder haze bomb. Murky, swirly, awesome. Looks like citrus juice. Smell is a bitter juice bomb. Taste is major bitter citrus hops with a bit of sweetness. Body is thick and amazing. The lactose addition was a great one. 4.67

Update 5/11/22: Not sure if they changed the recipe, but this isn't as good as it once was so I updated my rating. Less murk. Less Juice. Less bitterness. Less body.
Feb 22, 2021
Rated: 4.04 by glf60 from Virginia

Aug 01, 2020
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Reviewed by brentk56 from North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance: Pours a murky goldenstraw with a two finger head; good retention and spots of lace

Smell: Dank and herbal with pine tones, tropical fruit and some pith, as well

Taste: A touch of papaya and pineapple, up front, with the herbal and pine flavors blossoming; some grapefruit pith emerges, in the middle, with the bitter flavors driving home the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; somewhat creamy

Overall: The Simcoe does its job here and hijacks this beer on its way from Canton to Charlton and takes it on a journey out West
Jul 25, 2020
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Reviewed by TheIPAHunter from California

4.45/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Pineapple haze poured into a 16oz "can" glass. For those that get aroused off that murky NEIPA appearance, it starts and ends with this one. Seriously. Gorgeous head, and excellent retention. Aromas of fresh pineapple, grapefruit peel, and oregano. Drippy tropical notes caress the tongue piece with candied pineapple, ruby red grapefruit, citrus, passion fruit, and pine cone. The feel is silky smooth, mouthcoating, and chewy. Like my man Heavy D, this one is chunky but funky. For a single IPA, this trumps the flavor found in most of its contemporaries, and it borders on rivaling some of the upper tier Galaxy-hopped DIPA offerings. Out-f*cking-standing.
Jul 24, 2020
Rated: 4.17 by Oakley from North Carolina

Nov 18, 2018
Rated: 4.35 by Eziel from Ohio

May 01, 2018
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Reviewed by wedge from North Carolina

4.61/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
Can stamped 04/10/2018

Cloudy yellow capped with a thick layer of white cream. Smells like Galaxy juice: pungent tropical fruit, pine resin, grapefruit, and fresh herbs. Bold green hoppy goodness in the mouth...passion fruit, mango, pineapple, berries, dank herbs, and general fresh hop flavor. Absurdly hoppy, really (not that I'm complaining). Medium bodied, smooth fairly low-carb feel finishing nice and dry. Good shit, as usual.
Apr 20, 2018
Rated: 4.49 by CavemanRamblin from North Carolina

Apr 12, 2018
Rated: 4.65 by SDRedDevil from California

Dec 26, 2017
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