Henry Weinhard's Woodland Pass IPA | Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.

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Henry Weinhard's Woodland Pass IPAHenry Weinhard's Woodland Pass IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States
henryweinhards.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Reidrover on 03-05-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
561
Reviews:
143
Avg:
3.15
pDev:
19.37%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
40
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0
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance:
Golden-amber color, clear. Some bubbles. Thin head.

Aroma:
Very light aroma. I smell some sweet malts and citrus hops.

Taste:
Malty up front along with bitter hops at the end. Hop character is very mild for an IPA, but I'm getting a little citrus and grassy. Fairly nice malt character, caramel-toffee like.
Body is light-medium, yet it's pretty crisp. Medium carbonation.

Finish:
Dry-bitter finish that lingers.

Overall:
Very mild for an IPA, but the aftertaste is off putting.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Chilled 12 oz. twist-off stubby into a shaker pint. bottling date reads 6.3.2012.

Look- Clear medium amber with two fingers of crackly white head. Decent retention, lacing looks promising to start but I end up with a just-about squeaky clean glass.

Smell- Soft cedar and brown sugar. Swirling brings out a sharper astringent muskiness and the whole thing takes in a more nougaty character as it warms. Somewhat subdued and sweet, but pleasant enough.

Taste- Yergh. Toasted oyster cracker, sugar, musky/skunky hops, grassy, vaguely buttery. It really tastes like a (poorly) hopped adjunct lager. Finishes with a persistent burnt wet grass flavor. Not a fan. The lingering black pepper and basil aftertaste is unexpected and unwelcome,.

Mouthfeel- Thin, moderate carbonation, fairly crisp. Dry finish, decent drinkability, actually a bit boozy as it warms.

Overall- Perhaps I'm being harsh with my rating; it's certainly drinkable, but $1/12 oz. is about twice what I'd be willing to pay for this, and there are simply too many other excellent similarly priced IPAs on the market to spend my time and money on this.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This IPA pours a warm golden yellow just shy of what I think a good IPA should look like. The head is fizzy and deflated, fading quickly to a thin skim of bubbles. Average start.

The nose isn't much better. It's a mix of grains and muted hops with a subtle hint of wet dog. Not a great scent and really not much of a discernible profile.

Taste is slightly better then the nose but just barely. The malts carry the weight of the flavor profile but there isn't much of a hop taste. Boo! The wet dog is there but not as apparent as in the noses. This is a not a great beer.

Mouthfeel is by far the best part and still far from my favorites. Finally the hops come through with a little, and I mean little pinch and bitterness. This is just an ok beer and one I would probably cook with but not look forward to drinking again.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, Woodland Pass is an apricot-golden color with a two-finger pillowy white head. The nose is a mix of muted, washed out hops and sweet, light fruit malty notes. The flavor was displeasing on the first drink but as I sip on it it seems to be growing. There are biscuity and caramel malt notes with just enough hops to bitter; however I feel the need to lower the score based on the style this is listed as... where's the hops!? Mouthfeel is very, very light with a minimal, mouth-burning carbonation that goes down very easy (again too light for the style IMO). Overall, as an American IPA, this beer totally sucks. I do think however, if it were re-classified as an APA it would be more accurate and therefore get better marks. I would certainly drink this as opposed to BMC but would much rather reach for a Two-Hearted!

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Henry Weinhard's Woodland Pass IPA from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
3.15 out of 5 based on 561 ratings.
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