Redeemer | Olde Hickory Brewery

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
175 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery
North Carolina, United States
oldehickorybrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Lantern on 01-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
175
Reviews:
36
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
10.81%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
20
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 175 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of hman43
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Look: It pours yellow with a large off white head.

Smell: There are aromas of caramel, perfume, floral elements, citrus, and orange.

Taste: It has a bitter start with floral flavors, some perfume, a bit of caramel sweetness, and orange.

Feel: It has a moderate feel with moderate carbonation with the floral elements carrying well into the finish.

Overall, this is a bitter beer that features the floral and perfume elements with the caramel and other flavors in support roles.

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Photo of mikeincharleston
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JonSchwartz
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Growler Grlz in Durham

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Photo of Omnium
3.22/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Bomber > tulip glass

A - Hazy gold with a two finger foamy white head, medium lacing.
S - Pine and orange juice, grapefruit, green pepper, some peach, big maltiness.
T - Wow, not expecting the massive bitterness and the huge malt presence, all you taste is malt, big bitter soapy pine bitterness and alcohol.
M - Lingering soapy bitterness, alcohol burn.
O - Aroma wasnt bad but what the heck happened here?! This tastes atrocious.

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Photo of Morockm
4.32/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Imperialjake
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of msscott1973
4.36/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.56/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AndybIPA
4.65/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BradShook
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tdmccarthy
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacPhergus
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very light for a 2IPA, aroma good of pine & citrus. Taste is bitter over some malt and the pine & citrus. Strong body, alcohol comes through.

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Photo of vermilcj
3.67/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JNForsyth
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a snifter

L - Amber/golden color, small head that stuck around

S - Citrusy hops, a hint of malt and funk just barely present

T - Explosion of hops, then malt takes over and dominates

F - Juicy at first then dry finish, harsh malt aftertaste

O - Decent DIPA, 10% hidden but malt taking over on the finish isn't my favorite

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Photo of djgustafson
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

nice hoppy beer. Blend of 5 hops I think. Complex. Profiles evens out a little more as it warms.

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Photo of Highbury09
3.81/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dvmin98
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EConnOG
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of strohme2
3.48/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ohiovania
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mklinger
4.07/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Immortale25
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Double Barley can shaped glass. Label says Bottling Date: 03/24/16.

A- Pours a medium amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of sheer surface foam. This is the second pour from the bottle so there is sediment suspended in the body. Semi-resilient lacing leaves large clots behind.

S- Citrusy hop aroma with a bit of pine thrown in as well. Malt is present but only mildly so. Nearly no alcohol fume which is impressive.

T- Assertive bitterness right from the get-go. Lots of resinous piney notes. This is probably all due to the sediment being introduced which I now sort of regret because it's borderline astringent.

M- Sharp and dry with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- The first pour from this bottle was quite a bit more enjoyable than the second. I suggest retaining the sediment for best results. A very good DIPA with emphasis on the pine and earthy tones.

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Photo of mklisz
3.15/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Syrupy sweetness, very harsh bitterness in the finish

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Redeemer from Olde Hickory Brewery
4.07 out of 5 based on 175 ratings.
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