Dirty | Adirondack Pub & Brewery

DirtyDirty
BA SCORE
3.5/5
163 Ratings
DirtyDirty
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Adirondack Pub & Brewery
New York, United States
adkbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly 'Dirty Blonde', Dirty is an American Style wheat beer with a twist. We brew this beer with American ale yeast which keeps it light and refreshing. Dry hopping with Cascade and Centennial lends a strong grapefruit aroma and citrus flavor.

40 IBUs

Added by cosmicevan on 11-22-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,616
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
163
pDev:
13.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 163 |  Reviews: 29
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was poured into a nonic pint glass. The appearance was a nice looking hazy golden orange to yellow color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about thirty seconds. Light speckled lacing roams around the glass. The smell starts off with some peach inducing a light herbal/grassiness leading into a semi-sweet citrus. A light rind-like quality runs into combine. The taste moderately blends the citrus with the peach and the herbal/grassiness. A light amount of citrus blends into the aftertaste and leads to a wet citrus finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonation runs light and still the bitterness is mainly subdued. Overall, not a bad beer, but I don’t see it as a wheat ale. Probably could have again for me.

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Photo of AlvinLin
4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.34/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a speiglau IPA glass.

Look is a deep amber with a frothy head.

Aroma is wheat with a citrus herbal hops.

Th beer is light in body but it works because the hops and malt almost a saison feel.

Excellent beer, perfect for a later summer evening.

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

Photo of j0hnc2468
4.07/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of logicalparadox
4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very interesting and... aptly named!

Pours with a respectable, creamy head. Unfiltered indeed! The break is a hazy, almost murky amber hue, with noticeable sediment that stays in suspension with a light swirl or two of the bottle.

Aromas are earthy, unexpectedly. I got a fermenting hay, not-quite-barnyardy, but musky quality. Also, dry grass with some mild with some light orange blossom, pithy citrus rind, and a few faint pine cone in the back.

Flavors really follow the nose here. Quite refreshing and crisp, but not at all clean. Over-ripened mango and pineapple, with a moderate bitterness. Again, something musky and something vaguely but pleasantly like sweet compost, like a pile of autumn leaves. On a hot, wet, day. Dry grass clippings, sawdust, something else subtle and hard to pinpoint.

Lighter bodied and easy drinking, even with all the grime and murkiness. The hops come through well to make this one quite refreshing.

The soul of a citrusy, juicy, clean IPA, packaged in a dirty, unfiltered, brew that has many traits that remind me of a farmhouse brew.

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Photo of bdaggett
3.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Some nice hop flavor that is balanced by some citrus, but it feels a little watery to me. Pretty solid overall, but it tastes a little hop-heavy and watery leaving a bit of balancing to be desired. Not as good as other Adirondacks I have had, but it is a good beer.

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Photo of hopley
3.27/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spinrsx
2.81/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Bottle from the Ogdensburg ny price chopper for $2.25. Tasted sour..

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Photo of tubeman
3.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of socon67
3.66/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wizzle32
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.45/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Justinprintz
3.21/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Simon212
2.97/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of bordoz
4.63/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of edthehead
2.62/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of dwoolley1
3.47/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craftaholic
3.89/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Definitely a solid offering. Nothing mind blowing but also nothing off-putting. Definitely accomplished what it sought out to do. Love that it's from Adirondack because it brings to mind the type of beers meant for camping. Nothing complex just relaxing and allowing you to soak up the surroundings and company.

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Photo of Lucoli
2.5/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JeffKowalek
2.75/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of efrankmcguire
3.51/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sjones5045
3.74/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12/28/15 Bottle Home

Pours golden yellow with not much to it in the appearance category. Not much of a head and when you see unfiltered on the label you expect it to be cloudy or merky but it looks like a Bud.

The smell is ok. It's kind of middle of the road with an avg amount of hop presence and a touch of grapefruit as well.

The taste is kind of refreshing but it leaves you wanting more hops and citrus bit. There really isn't much of an identity to this one. It is fairly smooth and easy to drink but it's not going to be a very memorable beer.

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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of probert
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Dirty from Adirondack Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 163 ratings
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