A Fantastic Voyage | Connecticut Valley Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Connecticut Valley Brewing
Connecticut, United States
ctvalleybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This All-American NEIPA features an abundance of Amarillo, Columbus and Simcoe-all harvested from the Pacific Northwest. Beginning with a flowery tangerine aroma, this brew shows its depth with a distinct grapefruit punch before finishing with a spicy melon tang. Let this 6.5% brew take you on A Fantastic Voyage!



Added by OntheLambic on 08-02-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,289
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
46
pDev:
8.44%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
15
Trade:
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Photo of brewme
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Picked-up a four-pack of cans at Bradford's in Plymouth for about twelve dollars. Have never heard of or tried brews from these guys before. This voyage made me sea sick. Did not like at all.

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4.48/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Tried this at Mondo Pizza in Middletown, CT. Came in a tulip glass with a quarter inch of head. Was cloudy and golden in appearance. Aroma was citrus with grapefruit being most pronounced. Has a herbal quality to the taste and also has prominent citrus rind flavors. Nice ipa.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of snaotheus
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2018-08-05
16oz can served in a pint glass. 06/25/18.

Pours moderately hazy, yellow-bronze, big head that fades moderately slowly to a medium head with some clumpy lacing. Smell is piney juicy.

Taste is more of the same. Stronger lemon specifically.

Mouthfeel is light and dry. Overall, good beer.

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Photo of AGust82
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alexsergio
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AMarkle6524
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.02/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Greywulfken
4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

My third Connecticut Valley brew (Into the Woods, Trailblazer)... Features Amarillo, Columbus, and Simcoe hops... Canned 6/9/18...

Poured pale gold and hazy with a finger or two of white foam into a nonic pint... Presents a really smooth blend of juicy grapefruit (without much pucker) and pale melon (faintly sweet, clean and fresh), with fragrant floral and citrus notes... Little bit of earthy underbelly to round it out... Very soft, amply carbonated, mildly sweet, mildly bitter... One of those really "easy to drink"beers...

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3.61/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From the can, it pours a hazy amber with a modest head, soon diminishing to nothing - even poured slightly warm as this one was. Some grapefruit in the nose. The mouth gets a light grapefruit taste, with a malt background. Nice!

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3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head.
S: Light to moderate aromas of grapefruit are present in the nose along with notes of honeydew melon, the latter of which gets stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste has flavors of honeydew melons along with notes of orange citrus and hints of grapefruit. There is a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and slightly crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I found this IPA to be an interesting change of pace. The melon flavors were of particular interest.

Serving type: can

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4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pinkylives
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Murph106157
4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CanConPhilly
3.87/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A Fantastic Voyage - CT Valley
NE IPA - 6.5% abv
Canned 3/14/18 (46 days ago)
Purchased for $5.49 at Monde Market

L - 1-finger dense white head atop a translucent orange body.

S - citrus, pineapple, sugar cane, bubblegum.

T - semisweet orange and grapefruit to start. Some tropical fruits, a little dankness. Sweet bubblegum middle, with a tiny pine presence. Low bitterness, no booziness.

F - medium body and carb.

O - sweetness dominates in this one. Wish the hops were more forward.

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4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IdrinkGas
4.02/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of madelf66
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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A Fantastic Voyage from Connecticut Valley Brewing
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 46 ratings