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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Ratings: 561 |  Reviews: 143
Photo of gmfessen
2.57/5  rDev -18.4%
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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Photo of Tumble
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Billolick
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle

Pours typical looking lighter almond amber, light khaki head, that stays nicely. Moderate strips of lace left behind on the glass.

Light bread on the sniff with minor hops also present.

Pleasant enough "IPA", this really fits more in as a pale ale, for what that's worth. Moderate resinous hops, pared with a touch of caramel late. Nothing special, but this a passable sessioner and/or a good one for you to turn newbies onto craft beer with.

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Photo of Squire
4.95/5  rDev +57.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is not an "in you face" ale, with some unexpected taste. It is one the best ales I have tasted. It is fairly hoppy with a full body and nice foamy head. It reminds me of the best British bitter ales, although it's an India Pale Ale design. It leaves a great after taste on the tongue. The kicker is that it's priced very low compared to the competition. I only hope it remains available in my Ohio location.
Larry

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Photo of yankhawk
3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Damian74
3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of pathead
2/5  rDev -36.5%

Photo of Treb0R
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Raime
3.34/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a very clear, bubbly amber with a one finger white head. no lacing.

S - Lots of grapefruit up front, lemon peel, slight toasted malt.

T - One dimensional. Moderate grapefruit and moderate malt. Not complex at all, But not bad either.

M - Medium, slightly watery body with almost no carbonation.

O - Overall, I noticed that a lot of people bash on this beer. Why? It's a good, easy drinking beer and nothing more. It would be great for somebody just getting into crafts.

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Photo of jheezee
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of 1BadblueSS
1/5  rDev -68.3%

Photo of LJWalker
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Beerdudenumberone
2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of buckyp
2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of wertschy
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of kbrown
2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of BierStein711
2.7/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Had in a mix-a-six from Kroger.

Good head! Two and a half fingers. Cloudy amber body

Smells of malt and hop, not much to tell.

Tastes not too bad; pine, grapefruit, but the finish is horrible. Way too sweet for me. Reminds me of the Honey in Windmill Wheat

Mouthfeel: Typical for the style.

Overall this is an average beer. I cannot say that I'm impressed. I'd try it again, but on draught.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.23/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy orange with a foamy orange-tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and some herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with a mild hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and somewhat medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average IPA but it's drinkable and cheap.

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Photo of soupieman
2.25/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of jlindros
2.96/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

The other two I had from them were pretty bad, so last one I was really skeptical about, the IPA.

Ug, again a friggen screw cap, although it does pour with a decent lookin 1.5 finger creamy pasty white head that fades at a med pace, with spotty lacing, over crystal clear tan straw color... surprising so far.

Nose falls a bit flat though, very light hops, mostly grassy somewhat herbal and earthy, if these are cascade hops they are either old, very small amount, or very poor quality, there may be a slight, and I mean very slight, hint of citrus. And a light amber malt aroma.

Taste is better than their other beers I think, but still quite bland. Hops are there, more dominant than the aroma by far, a bit spicy hop character comes out, fairly earthy as well, and a bit grassy. Bitterness is fair but not a lot. There is a caramel amber malt with a bit of syrupy sweetness, nothing too big. Finish is a bit flat on flavor, somewhat dry, light spicy earthy hops, a little sticky syrupy flavor.

Mouth is med bodied, decent carb.

Overall not as bad as I expected, but still not great. The nose is quite lacking, although nothing off, and the flavor tries to be there but misses a bit.

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Photo of Amalak
2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of mbacon3227
2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of TMoney2591
2.19/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Passin' through the woods to tap some IPA. Or so the legend goes... Yeah, anyway, this stuff pours a clear blonde topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises sweet perfume, light wheat, light biscuit, and a hint of what may or may not be grass. Wow, this is sad. No word-mincing here, folks. The taste holds notes of mild caramel, very light pine resin, and a hint of lemon rind. Man, this tastes more like a really bland wit or something than anything resembling an IPA of any substance or worth. I'm sure at least A hop was tossed into the kettle, but anything beyond that is mere speculation based on the label text that apparently calls this stuff an "IPA". The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly drying finish. Overall, this is a pathetic little "IPA", one that exists in the style only because the label says so. ...And that's really all I can say about this bland nonsense.

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Photo of bump8628
2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of gir02021
2.25/5  rDev -28.6%

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