Naughty Nurse IPA | City Steam Brewery Café

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3.69/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
City Steam Brewery Café
Connecticut, United States
citysteam.biz

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Duffman79 on 11-11-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,756
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
29
pDev:
11.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1
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Ratings: 29 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of Knapp85
3.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEER88
3.92/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jzeilinger
3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VelvetExtract
2.79/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Bottle. This beer did not smell or taste like an IPA. It had a green label. I guess this used to be the name for their Bitter? The smell was muted. The flavor was more or less the same. More malty than anything else. I guess there some cardboardy hoppiness there. This was not good.

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Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.86/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edthehead
3.17/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Duffman79
4.19/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CTHomer
3.46/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: crystal clear; copper in color; 1 finger ivory head that receded to a thin collar; very nice lacing;

S: pine resin with a hint of tropical fruit and caramel behind it;

T: an odd flavor; can't put my finger on it, but it's not a flavor I want or expect in an IPA; maybe it's a combination of lemon and leather; a touch of citrus on the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O:other than the flavor, this is a really nice IPA;

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Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AGust82
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nebula1999
4.06/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drummerdwzp
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mike22ne
4.04/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler from the brewery. This IPA is a hoppier version of their Naughty Nurse Amber.
Smell is not that prominent, but a nice blend of fruity/piney hops and caramel malts. Tastes much more hoppy and bitter than the amber, with some nice pine resin flavor and a solid malt base with some caramel sweetness. A bit juicy and resiny viscous feel with lingering bitterness and a smooth finish. Nice beer, glad to have it fresh from the brewery!

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Photo of Junichi
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zahara15
4.29/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of allentownpaguy
3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dipaslife4me
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BMFR1811
2.94/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Houlio_99
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yanks9669
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Crentist
3.56/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into glass, purchased locally.
L- medium amber color, short head, medium opacity
S- lemon peel, caramel malts
T- a unique flavor that is very different from the smell: sharp and crisp malts on the tongue that transition to red fruit/fruity pebbles. Hops are mild for IPA but add a slight bitterness.
F- medium body

O- An interesting IPA, it grew on me towards the end of the glass. The smell and taste are very separate which adds a unique dimension to drinking this beer. The taste is moderately complex in terms of transition from start to finish, but there aren't many unique notes in there. Overall it's an interesting take on an IPA but a bit on the malty side to be a regular drinker for me.

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Photo of Moir1994CT
3.62/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was not a fan of the regular naughty nurse beer but this IPA was different and had a much better flavor in my opinion. It was to me, a familiar run of the mill local IPA taste ive had before. Which is fine, but nothing special. Definitely a step up from their other stuff in my opinion.

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Naughty Nurse IPA from City Steam Brewery Café
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 29 ratings