Rescue IPA | Barley Creek Brewing Company

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Rescue IPARescue IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Barley Creek Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
barleycreek.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by NeroFiddled on 08-05-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
84
Reviews:
66
Avg:
3.35
pDev:
17.01%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
7
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Ratings: 84 |  Reviews: 66
Photo of djrn2
3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of breardon1776
3.14/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Maprezens
2.23/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Very excited to taste upon first look, but was a little disappointed. Highly carbonated and lacked a distinctive hoppy finish. The taste did not stand up to the rich caramel color of this brew.

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Photo of tmbgnicu
3.2/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stofko1992
3.69/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rdub
3.18/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Immortale25
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mwinek
3.79/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cwbern
3.62/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeffstinson
2.24/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Bleh. I was disappointed in yet another beer by them.

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Photo of thedoubler55
2.91/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A: Pours a dark brown color with a little transparency, some slight caramel color, a nice off white head at the top that goes away rather quickly and leaves some nice lacing around the glass as you drink it.

S: Bready up front, with hints of some hints of piney hops but nothing over the top, slight roast as well.

T: Nothing to brag about besides the burn of the alcohol I noticed right up front, some bread notes or biscuits and a little roast on the tail end.

M: Bitter, medium bodied and a lot of carbonation.

O: Not a bad IPA, but also not extravagant, subtle and a little confusing for an IPA, had 1 and that was enough.

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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3.4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of dacrza1
3.65/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

THIS IS NOT A RETIRED BEER! DATE REVIEWED: June 19, 2014... GLASSWARE: Hop Devil nonick... OCCASION: return from Knoebel's to enjoy a growler from Father's Day...APPEARANCE: dark amber body, reasonably opaque; almost no effervescence; head simmers to an off-white rocky half-finger before flatlining... AROMA: nicely aromatic,, slightly citric--lilacs and grapefruit, in order of effect; tangerine too? soft overall... PALATE: medium to full-bodied, drinkable but also impactful--lingering aftertaste and fizzing on the tongue/teeth; is it sessionable? yes... TASTE: strong spruce and pinecone--this aggressively fills the IPA bill--alts are subtly sweet and offer little overall balance... OVERALLL: solid, not spectacular, and enjoyable--a good approximation of the style, with few notes that offend or frustrate; definitely a good price ($9) for a fresh growler....

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Photo of Goldndomer
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of zapahoppa
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of hockenbeer
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of TheBigBoy
2/5  rDev -40.3%

Photo of ncworster
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of Pjev11
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of JohneHoodlum
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of tkepx182
2.71/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: The color of the beer is a nice amber color, it is a very clear beer which showed the carbonation of the beer. It left a nice white ring around the glass.

S: It had the standard hop smell to the beer with a little bit of a barley scent

M: It is smooth to the mouth, a finished feel if you will

T: The malts stand out. Citrus and pine notes also stand

O: This was a nice IPA, yes it was not the best IPA out there, but as far as most brewpubs go it was rather good

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Photo of DrewV
2.91/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Similar to their other brews, the Rescue IPA seems a bit watered-down compared to top-shelf beers. This one was just okay, but nowhere near what I would consider stocking in my beer fridge. Nice floral hop notes in the aroma and flavor, but that's about it. Unoffensive, but also unimpressive. Better than their Chocolate Porter, but not by much.

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Photo of Knapp85
2.78/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This IPA was on tap at a local bar and I figured I'd give it a try. It poured as a copperish yellow color with a pretty good looking head on it. The smell had a hoppy aroma coming from it. The taste was bitter and a little medicinal I thought, kind of strange. The mouthfeel was on the lighterside and was pretty drinkable. Overall I wasn't too impressed with this brew really.

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Photo of devinoconnor
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this at Barley Creek Brewing Company in Tannersville, PA.

Poured a rich brown hazelnut color. Smell was not overly hoppy for an IPA.

Taste was smooth, but a lacking excitement. Somewhat boring for an IPA. Almost as if there's too much water involved.

Overall, a tad disappointing.

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Rescue IPA from Barley Creek Brewing Company
3.35 out of 5 based on 84 ratings.
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