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Bitter Woman India Pale Ale | Tyranena Brewing Company

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Bitter Woman India Pale AleBitter Woman India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.84/5
Very Good
771 Ratings
Bitter Woman India Pale AleBitter Woman India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
tyranena.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.75%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bierman9 on 10-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,201
Reviews:
403
Ratings:
771
pDev:
11.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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38
Gots:
71
Trade:
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Ratings: 771 |  Reviews: 403
Photo of bjouan
3.66/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of farrago
3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Moderate head, a touch past one finger, off-white to eggshell colored, even surface, the lacing is more broad sheets than streaks, pretty good stickiness. Deep golden to close to amber colored liquid, noticeable swirl of tiny bubbles, virtually wall-to-wall. Intense nose of saline, green herbaceousness, pretzel dough, tar, earth, touch of pine sap, minimal fruit presence, some apricot or peach pits. Medium-bodied, creamy texture in spite of its overall hard nosed nature and general dryness. Tar, black tea leaf, dried oranges, there’s more pep in the pine sap but this is indeed one bitter beer. If allowed to warm there is some roundness in the peach, pineapple fruit. For as bitter as it is, does display nice balance and does not overplay its hand.

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Photo of firkingroovin
4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is crystal clear light orange colored beer with a medium sized off-white head. The aroma is full of hops and citrus, a great smell. The taste chock full of hops with a strong citrus blend. Overall, an outstanding beer.

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Photo of Dragetor
3.08/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of eldoctorador
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Josholson666
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AppaZappa
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vainosuomi
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pale amber color, unfiltered, off-white head. Lots of pine and citrus hops in the smell. Taste is pretty bitter, with lemon and grapefruit citrus hops dominating. Light sweet malts, maybe a bit of caramel. Medium bodied, good carbonation, clean and somewhat astringent finish. Overall an excellent IPA.

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Photo of pauldig
4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SinjaminBentek
3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Taybeh
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I like bitter, and this didn't disappoint...nothing too crazy or exceptional, but solid, enjoyable, with a profile that suits me well.

pours a hazy bright copper with a 2 finger khaki head. nose is some crackers, light caramalt, resiny pine, more earthy/flowery hops and an edge of hard-to-identify citrus. Taste follows the nose but is amped up and more bitter, with a malty entry point and then really letting the earthy hops make things a bit more interesting. The citrus juiciness is secondary but always there and then there's some orange rind that lingers and dries out the mouthful. Though it brings a good degree of bitterness, its still a nice smooth and easy drinker...the carbonation is decent but it might be a little low, and sometimes feels a little more tea-like than is ideal for the style. All in all, pretty good...I'd definitely throw this in the mix if I saw it around on tap. Such a crowded field, I can't

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.57/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.53/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours brilliant amber to light chestnut under a 1” off-white foam collar that produces prodigious lace. S: Earthy hops with light malts. T: Bold citrusy hops balance sweet malts and fruit with a fine bitter finish. F: Creamy, medium body to a little above, carbonation medium low O: A little sweet but very drinkable.

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Photo of Bingja18
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crow
3.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 03fatboy
3.48/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Warren2621
3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bpkrippner
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MSandahl23
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duff27
3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bitter Woman India Pale Ale from Tyranena Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 771 ratings
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