Heavy Seas - Riptide | Heavy Seas Beer

BA SCORE
84
good
303 Ratings
Heavy Seas - RiptideHeavy Seas - Riptide
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States
hsbeer.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by tdm168 on 04-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
303
Reviews:
53
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
11.47%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
58
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 303 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of bmcmahon1024
2.99/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Brewerbach
4.55/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

AWESOME BEER. GOOD AROMA & TASTE, NICE BALANCE, GOOD SUMMER STYLE BEER

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Photo of Jamstone714
3.3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JOSHRINARD
3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ohiobeer29
2/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of robebo44
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.07/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of terpdog
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of direwolf00
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Urk1127
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StevenShawSr
4.5/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(newbie)
pours with a lot of head. Clear bronze with moderate carbonation. Smells fruity, maybe banana as another reviewer mentioned. Taste is a bit creamy with a wonderful following. So far this is my favorite craft and I live around the corner from Heavy Seas...think I may visit

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Photo of Barracudas
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jp32
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy golen color with lots of foam on top.

Aroma is of belgian yeast, cloves, and banana. Possibly some other spices in the nose as well but nothing I can quite pick out specifically.

Flavor is hop-forward with an herbal, belgiany, slightly sweet finish.

The aroma is that of a belgian witbier. The flavor is more of a white ipa up front with a witbier finish.

Also, a slightly warmer than I was expecting alcohol feel. Overall, pretty decent beer, but probably not any kind of award-winner.

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Photo of hophugger
3.12/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of sholbert
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tbone2131
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rammed96
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oline73
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rjd722
3.95/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a pale orange color with maybe a two-finger foam head that dissipates pretty quickly, minimal lacing. Piney aroma, orange rind is also very apparent along with a general spiciness. Smooth with a burst of hops, again with the orange rind up front. A spicy resin remains coating your mouth, a positive experience overall.

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Photo of bmorebeer888
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buzzy
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JLaw55
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tasted on cask. This one was just weird. Funky, but beyond even the norm of a Saison. Almost like it had started to go sour.

Would Drink Again: No
Would Purchase Again: No

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Heavy Seas - Riptide from Heavy Seas Beer
3.75 out of 5 based on 303 ratings.
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