Resistance IPA | Two Brothers Brewing Company

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471 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This IPA is aged in oak foudres for 3 months. Dry hops are added the day after the foudre is filled.

Added by homebrew311 on 03-18-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
471
Reviews:
182
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.01%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is my first review.

Poured into a nonic pint, this brew is copper colored, clear and has a nice thick head.

The smell doesn't knock me over, it's hoppy sure, but I can't pick out any specific notes...it smells good, don't get me wrong, but it's nothing special.

The taste is better than the smell, it's smooth and rich and well balanced. I get a little bit of the woodiness from the oak barrels, but not much, which is a little disappointing. Not a massive hop bomb by any means, but bitter. There's a lingering aftertaste that I don't find unpleasant.

It's a smooth drinker. You can taste the alcohol, but it's not overwhelming (especially for 6.9%) and I like the level of carbonation.

This isn't my favorite IPA, but there's something interesting about it that I'm not yet well-versed enough in beer to describe. Keep an eye out for it, it's worth a try!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Easily one of the most annoying pours of my life. Even the gentlest of pours yields a massive foam. Then I have to wait for it to recede a little so it won't overflow. I mean, once I finish pouring the thing about 2 hours later, it looks spectacular. But still. Really, though. This thing looks great. Sticky, rocky foam that just doesn't seem to go away, tons of lacing.

Aroma is slightly mild relative to other IPA's, but what is there is the fairly typical citrus and pine scent

Taste is pretty good, nothing spectacular. Solid offering. Notes of pine, citrus and hop bitterness with a slight malt backing which keeps it somewhat balanced.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side, carbonation is okay, and the drinkability is moderate, but isn't really the purpose of an IPA anyways.

Pretty good.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Two Brothers Resistance

12oz bottle. Pours a clear copper color. Aroma of pine and citrus. In the flavor, pine, grapefruit, and a touch of wood which is from the french oak. Mostly bitter, citrus rind with a mild malt sweetness to balance. Medium to light bodied feel. Overall, a nice ipa, smooth and easy drinking.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into Gulden Draak tulip. Thanks goes to HosP for this one

A: Pours a tangerine orange color with a thin off white head that quickly faded into a faint film that left thin traces of sticky lacing down the glass.
S: Notes of orange sherbet hops and maybe a hint of vanilla.
T: I get notes of orange zest, light acetone nail polish remover, sweet citrus juice, and a touch of lemon and light pale malt. I wouldn't know this was oak aged unless you told me, but it tastes pretty good. Finish has a pretty good dose of bitter.
M: Tingly, bubbly carbonation over a medium body with a soft body. Alcohol isn't warm but there is still that slight acetone flavor.
D: Overall I liked it, but it's not very memorable. Still, it's a good beer with a great flavor. Thanks again Mark for hooking it up.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden color with a small white head.

Scent of light oak, sweet, juicy hops, citrus, grass, and a hint of caramel. The oak character is nice and balanced here.

Taste of cereal, malts, light sweet sugars, honey, subtle hops, and sweet oak. The bitterness is nice, but the beer falls just shy of being great. It's a bit like eating Honey Combs with an IPA poured over them.

Mouthfeel is medium light bodied with a good, smooth carbonation.

If this is a sign of things to come, I cannot wait to drink more of the Two Brothers oak aged beers.

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Resistance IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 471 ratings.
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