Faux-Pas Session IPA | Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.
Illinois, United States
onionpub.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TMoney2591 on 07-13-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
33
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
9.02%
 
 
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0
Gots:
7
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Ratings: 33 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of puftdank
3.02/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of hilgart1
3.09/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jaydoc
3.37/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GearHaiku
3.43/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikr
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tasted from draft at the onion pub on September 5, 2015.

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Photo of freemanj
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Brams17
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Suds
3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 12 ounce can, this is a copper colored brew with a firm white head. Plenty of carbonation. The aroma is of citrus (grapefruit), as well as tropical fruits (pineapple). There is a soft malt scent underneath, but fruit from the hops is dominant. The taste is balanced...sweet malt up front with a bit of yeast and Belgian spicy earthiness. It's subtly Belgian and very American with hops. Full in body and very drinkable. Nice.

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a tulip glass at the brewpub.

According to the menu, this Belgian IPA was dry-hopped with Citra hops. Right on. It pours a lightly-hazy ruby-amber topped by a finger of cream foam. The nose comprises orange peel, grass, very light biscuit, and a twinge of clove-like spiciness. The taste brings in more of the same, with the orange peel/grass-heavy hops shining through all the way. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly drying finish. Overall, a nice little BIPA, nothing that'll rock your world, especially in terms of Belgian-ness, but a tasty brew nonetheless.

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Photo of tone77
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A big thanks to the captain of all things canned, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, spices. Taste is of hops, yeast, some spices, citrus, good flavor. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

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Photo of BTodd
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of enelson
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kubrickx
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of carmike813
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Tanktizzo
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
3.76/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Purified
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of barnzy78
3.82/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Brewery. I was there for a wedding & was a bit disappointed that they don't serve their beer at wedding receptions. I get it, but was still disappointed. Anyway, let's get to the beer: the brewery called it a Belgian Pale Ale, but the can in the image calls it a Session IPA and BA says 6.5% ABV, so who knows.
Amber colored beer with a persisitent off-white head. Wit-ty aroma with orange zest. Nice hybrid flavor with orange zest, spicy wit bier yeast, caramel malt, and grain. Medium bodied and finishes dry yet refreshing. Overall, a nice beer. I drank it with an Americanized Belgian Pale Ale in mind, and I would say that fits its style best. It was nice and refreshing with good complexity.

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3.91/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nurt20
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Faux-Pas Session IPA from Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.
3.77 out of 5 based on 33 ratings.
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