Hurricane Kitty | Keegan Ales

BA SCORE
84
good
419 Ratings
Hurricane KittyHurricane Kitty
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Keegan Ales
New York, United States
keeganales.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This brew is a coppery and heavily hopped India Pale Ale. Named after brewmaster Keegan’s grandmother whose driving earned her quite a reputation with local police racing her six children to and from a local Long Island beach ferry during the 1960’s, Hurricane Kitty is the undisputed family favorite. We try to make the hop bill read as aggressively as her driver’s record.

Added by Shiredave on 10-22-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
419
Reviews:
169
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
12.7%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
59
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 419 |  Reviews: 169
Photo of 50marathons
4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dark copper color. Nice balance.

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Photo of DoubleMalt
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of UnderStageMan
3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cvengeance
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigeyedfish89
4.18/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of T-34-85
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap in a pint glass

Appearance was impressive, with a deep murky amber color and a short but dense foamy head.

Mild hoppy aroma with malt sweetness.

Taste has an assertive hop bitterness up front with a substantial sweetness from the malt bill. The taste of this beer is relatively complex.

Overall, not a bad IPA, but nothing exceptional. However, if you are interested in a more traditional IPA that is more on the bitter side than the aromatic, then this may be appealing.

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Photo of drew74
3.31/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of FieldingWater
3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skellbop
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of briandaube
3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Urs
3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.32/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thisXwar
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmdrpi
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Batch number, which doesnt really help.

Copper colored, clear. Piney, earthy hop aroma. Taste is fairly bitter. Oily mouthfeel, medium bodied

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Photo of Homebrew
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Knapp85
3.02/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Zacemy
3.35/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very clear orange with a white head that faded after a little while. The smell was nice with a lot of citrus and pine with some sweet bread flavors on the back. The flavor was similar with nice grassy and citrus flavors coming up first with sweet malt on the back end. Really refreshing.

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Photo of LXIXME
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GearHaiku
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlackrockBrew
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of steve419
3.18/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Lincolnman
2.86/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Not a lot of hoppiness.

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Hurricane Kitty from Keegan Ales
3.7 out of 5 based on 419 ratings.
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