Glacial Trail IPA | Central Waters Brewing Co.

Glacial Trail IPAGlacial Trail IPA
BA SCORE
3.61/5
607 Ratings
Glacial Trail IPAGlacial Trail IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by WJVII on 04-17-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
203
Ratings:
607
pDev:
12.19%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
72
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 607 |  Reviews: 203
Photo of EnthusiastNotExpert
4.55/5  rDev +26%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tigg924
3.12/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours clear, amber, with 1/4 inch head. Taste is pine, light orange and light caramel. Sweet start and decent bitter aftertaste. Above average to average IPA. I prefer several others in the style. Unsure if I would get this again.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.72/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A brown appearance, this does not appear to be anything like most pale ales. So much sediment, yeast and whatever else floating in this one. Is it old? I dunno, there is no bottle dating. Aroma was a bit of bitter hoppy, but not much else.

Another high malt, caramel, crystal malt, brown malt kind of bitter ipa. This is definitely one of the shittier beers from one of my favorite breweries. I'd say hops aren't their thing, but they make a good session ipa, so who knows, maybe this is just their 1995 ipa and they ain't gonna change it!

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Photo of dmadsen
4.23/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice amber color. Good head retention. Very mild nose. Earthy hops. Pine. Some citrus. I am a big fan of malty ipas and this is in there. Surprised by the consistent low ratings. It's not a super hop double as so many love. For the style, I think this is a very nice beer.

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Photo of las19c
4.44/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Angerhaus
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Josholson666
4.21/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dave21414
4.14/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eldoctorador
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.65/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of breardon1776
3.28/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look : Cider/iced tea hues and 80% opaque; shadowed fingers on the other side; popcorn colored head @ 3 fingers, lace in broken sparse Matrix patterns.

Smell : Pine resin, oil, varnish, tree. Club cracker. Weak to medium strength.

Taste : More orange than pine, although both are present. Orange peel; pine oils; biscuit; pine needles.

Feel : Slightly oily, medium bodied, bothersome carbonation. semi dry finish.

Overall : There's just not enough here to warrant a good score. If the IPA is going to be by the book and unoriginal, the least it can do is provide a clean and crisp presentation, even while oils are present. This doesn't even do that. I like Central Waters but this one is a major pass.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
3.46/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.63/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zatch90
4.14/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mcthfg
3.96/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of firkingroovin
3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.54/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jhoover33
4.14/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bustersuess
3.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LukeGude
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DaveMiller
3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Glacial Trail IPA from Central Waters Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 607 ratings
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