Misery Bay IPA | Erie Brewing Co.

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79
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303 Ratings
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Misery Bay IPAMisery Bay IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Erie Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
eriebrewingco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by WVbeergeek on 12-01-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
303
Reviews:
152
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
14.91%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mthomp081
4.19/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

They HAD to have changed this IPA recently. Pours a light orange with a two finger head. Nose is bursting with hops - citrus, tropical fruits, oranges. These are followed up right on to the taste. A refreshing, light, citrus IPA. I really enjoyed this. I have a few others and I will drink them to make sure this wasn't just one-off. Overall, an excellent IPA.

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Photo of soccrgump
2.32/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

2/28/17
A: Copper, 1/2 finger head, very little lacing
S: Mango, toast, earthy
T: Stone fruit, less than nose; bitter back, malt notes
M: Thin
O: Odd IPA. Not impressed.

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Photo of wattie83
3.41/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zotzot
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattreitz49
3.33/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kwa357
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.58/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Act25
3.47/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Odd beer. Looks great

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy golden, amber body with a big, rocky head; leaves large strands of lace.

Smell: Hops have a decaying, fall garden floor, vegetal character with some bitterness. Odd and different.

Taste: Follows the odd decaying smell, and then finishes that way (a bit of cardboard and decaying compost, but not in a bad way). Biscuity, up front, but dominated by the earthy, vegetal hops; after the swallow, the hops finally take over, and continue to be stinky and odd. Good cheese beer?

Mouthfeel: Medium body with medium carbonation, aspiriny finish.

Oddest IPA I've tasted out of 1000 beers. Must try but too odd for another. Try 1.

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Photo of mikr
2/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of edthehead
2.93/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Corburk
3.17/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.94/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Darker than your average ipa, this one clocks in at auburn. Aroma was interestingly toasty Burton yeast/brown malt earthy thing going for it instead of hoppy.

The malt ride stayed front and center, was a sandwich kind of toffee tobacco experience.

Somewhere approaching a hoppy amber and brown ale kind of finish to it. Would not repeat.

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Photo of KensWorld
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TimBell
4.16/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madelf66
3.56/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of James121
1.54/5  rDev -55%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.25

This title does this beer justice. my rating for this beer is low based on taste.. sorry but if you want what the bottle says drink this.

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

Appearance: Pours a light amber color.

Overall: This beer has a light to medium maltiness with an explosive blast of hop flavor. This is a smooth IPA which is light on bitterness. There is nothing overwhelming about this IPA. Not Impressed.

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Photo of user785335
3.33/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beermeister9
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.58/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice appearence and decent smell but lacking in terms of balance, being bitterness-heavy. A little more maltiness would have made this one an instant favorite. Quite nice overall though...

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Photo of lwillitz
3.78/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12-oz bottle into Belgian ale glass

A - 1 finger off-white head over a cloudy body of golden orange,

S - light scent of citrus and grain

T - citrus (primarily grapefruit), pine, touch of caramel, biscuity malt flavor, touch of tropical fruit, pepper, earthy notes

M - smooth medium body, moderate carbonation

O - This one is high in bitterness, but the malt still puts up a fight. Try one if you enjoy a ton of flavor.

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Photo of JimandTracey
4.2/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Big Hops and bold finish. A bit fizzy and the hops linger a bit long after the initial taste.

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Photo of barrym56
2.76/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of woodchip
3.84/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Misery Bay IPA from Erie Brewing Co.
3.42 out of 5 based on 303 ratings.
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