Heavy Seas - Riptide | Heavy Seas Beer

Heavy Seas - RiptideHeavy Seas - Riptide
BA SCORE
3.72/5
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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
54
Ratings:
303
pDev:
11.56%
Bros Score:
3.84
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
58
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 303 |  Reviews: 54
Photo of bmcmahon1024
2.99/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Brewerbach
4.55/5  rDev +22.3%
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 -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JOSHRINARD
3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ohiobeer29
2/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of robebo44
3.9/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.07/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of terpdog
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of direwolf00
3.74/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Urk1127
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Light hazy orange. White head.
Smell is clove. Banana. Orange peel. Slight pine. Taste is the same as the smell. The Belgian yeast is balanced with the hops. Feel is medium.

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Photo of StevenShawSr
4.5/5  rDev +21%
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 VABA
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jp32
3.74/5  rDev +0.5%
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 -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of sholbert
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tbone2131
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rammed96
3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oline73
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rjd722
3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
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 +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buzzy
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JLaw55
3/5  rDev -19.4%
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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Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 303 ratings
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