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
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 561 |  Reviews: 143
Photo of thecheapies
2.96/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Copper color. Two fingers of bone head. Nicely retained.

Muted hops and stale grain. Perhaps a bit floral with hints of citrus fruit.

Upfront bitterness and a tinge of battery acidity implies generous hopping, but the flavors are muddled. Small malt bill, too. The hop oils finish out green and somewhat minty. Hardly a showcase IPA.

Refreshing bite to the body with some gruffness to the carbonation.

Mediocre ale. Lacking flavor. Too mild, too subdued.

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Photo of MattDbach
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of mfigueroa713
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of brandonati
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of zeff80
3.52/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out a clear, amber color with a one-finger, khaki colored head of foam. It left some sudsy residue on the glass.

S - It smelled of pine and citrus with a roasty malt touch.

T - It tasted of caramel, bread crust, pine, orange pith and spices. Nice bittersweet bite.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a clean, dry finish.

O - This is an okay IPA. A nice option by a campfire on a chilly evening.

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Photo of Bockerdoppel91
2/5  rDev -36.5%

Photo of notdriving
3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Dapperticus
4.5/5  rDev +42.9%

Photo of djrn2
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Johnhaley1989
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Ispeakforthetrees
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Kevin79
3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Jimboe
3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of thagr81us
3/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served from tap into a shaker. Poured red-orange with a one finger off-white head that subsided to a minimal amount very slowly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, caramel, caramel hop, and bread. The flavor was of sweet malt, earth, earth hop, caramel hop, and skunk. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was an average brew. Nothing really stood out on this beer for me. I’m not sure where this skunky aspect came from but I was definitely not a fan. Despite this fact there really wasn’t a whole lot going on here that would keep me coming back pint after pint if I am completely honest. Glad I got to tick it, but I doubt I will be doing so again.

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Photo of jminch
3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of bdn72
2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

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4/5  rDev +27%

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Beefytits4
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12 oz twist off bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada imperial pint.
6% ABV, DEC0312 printed on neck.

A - A virtual tornado of bubbles swirls through the beer from the pint's nucleation point. It's quite the spectacle viewed through the vibrant golden orange color. A long-lasting ivory pile of suds caps the beer and spots the pint in collars of lace.

S - A touch of caramel malt sweetness leads through the underlying pale malt base into a simply hopped and, honestly, rather boring IPA aroma. Notes of Cascade citrus and light earth emerge with just a pinch of lemongrass, but the beer's aroma isn't captivating like a good American IPA should be.

T - Woodland Pass' gentle hop additions see more light of day in flavor than aroma, but bursting at the seams, they are not. In fact, I'd admit it seems they're struggling to keep their control over the solid caramel and pale malt base this beer offers. Lemon citrus and a touch of pine needle surface but the beer's flavors remain pretty simple.

M - Medium-light bodied, this American IPA lacks what's most important in an American IPA; bold hops and bitterness. No bitterness resounds. My tongue is sad, disheartened by the lack of a lasting impression. Light citrus gives the malty beer a little crispness sure, but the faintly dry, earthy finish leaves me wanting in a big way.

O - With IPAs viewed almost as the criteria for which one (especially a hop head) critiques a brewery, it seems odd for such a plain beer to be Weinhard's IPA. "A full-hop IPA" the label exclaims, it's hard to imagine this being anything more than a basic American Pale Ale, and a mild one at that. Not hop forward, virtually no distinguishable no bitterness, this beer isn't insulting but it's certainly not good, either.

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Photo of Hopmodium
3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of MrHurmateeowish
3.3/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle purchased at Market Basket for $5 per sixpack. Pours an amber body with a thin film of khaki-colored head. Lemon and grassy hops with just a note of bread in the aroma. Lemon, grapefruit, grass, herbs, and bread and caramel notes in the background. Light to medium in body with moderate carbonation. Not bad overall. Better than I expected. An easy drinking pleasant IPA.

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2.25/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of mbarnes0
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Joelj09
2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

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