Liquid Truth Serum IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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Liquid Truth Serum IPALiquid Truth Serum IPA
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309 Ratings
Liquid Truth Serum IPALiquid Truth Serum IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
IPA hopped entirely post-boil

Added by Rifugium on 04-24-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,619
Reviews:
81
Ratings:
309
pDev:
8.17%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
85
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 309 |  Reviews: 81
Photo of golf4collet
4.29/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gwtn
4.49/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tigerbrau
4.39/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Skabiski
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TBCE
3.97/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of gspeer711
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jimmah120
4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12oz bottle with no date

Such a unique IPA. Tons of fruit and pine, but there is a depth of hop flavor here that I don't find in many beers. Each sip tastes like a different tropical fruit and it has almost a numbing effect on the tongue. Not overly bitter or oily, either. The only fault I can find is in the scent, it all turns muddled and brown.

Keep brewing this! I'm going to buy more while I can

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Photo of zotzot
3.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dokhollidai
3.41/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SFNC
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of hophugger
3.53/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheHopsman
4.07/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JoeLacy
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HollandTunnels
3.69/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwilcox767
4.14/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a golden amber with a finger of head that sticks around due to the apparently high carbonation.

S: Notes of bright citrus, tropical fruit, and mild hops.

T: Up front flavor is dominated by the citrus with pine and floral notes on the back end. There may be some element of herbiness, but I can't pin it down.

M: Light bodied for sure, but is rounded out by the fruity/hhoppy nature. Maybe a little thin for my taste, but it's satisfactory.

O: The as-advertised cirtusy/hoppy nature doesn't disappoint. The only thing it left me wanting was a little more bitterness. I think I need to get it again for closer inspection, but my first impression is very positive.

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Photo of Nishriver
3.85/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of robebo44
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bbock13
4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atone315
3.43/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a one finger white head with surprisingly good retention and thick lacing, since the pour was rather fizzy. Aroma of pale malt, mixed citrus, tropical fruit and dank hops, light stone fruit, orange citrus, nice. Flavor is light caramel malt, citrus, piney and tropical fruit hops, orange, lemon, guava, papaya, a little pineapple. Finishes with herbal hops, mixed fruit and as advertised, mild to medium bitterness. Nice light to medium creaminess and mouth feel. The aroma and flavor are quite nice. It almost seem subdued in the finish, but that is probably because the herbal flavors are so good that I'm expecting much more bitterness; I actually would like a little more bitterness, but this delivers exactly what it promises, a fresh, hoppy flavor, but not intense bitterness. Much more interesting tasting than others of the tropical fruit, moderate bitterness styles, mostly because there are nice piney and citrus notes here that I like to find in an IPA. These guys aren't afraid to try something new and this is a winner.

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Photo of animal69
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DrewSnyc667
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of UPMD_Bill
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pale yellow with tons of lacing.
Taste/smell is solid middle-of-the-road IPA: some pine, some floral, some citrus, balanced by malt. Description on bottle is accurate: lots of hop character but only subdued bitterness. Feels medium-to-light, easy drinking for an IPA.

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Photo of MrJuengling
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Liquid Truth Serum IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 309 ratings
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