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:
54
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
11.47%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
58
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 303 |  Reviews: 54
Photo of wander4
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AllanPatchin1016
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: cloudy, orangish, effervescent; small frothy head, long lasting, decent lacing

Smell: citrus and coriander dominate; maybe some pine; smells great

Taste: juicy malts with citrus pith dryness up front; orange and coriander come in in the mid; finishes with semi sweet with a grapefruit like feel on the tongue

Mouthfeel: medium with some bubbly zip

Remarks: decent example for the style and I'd buy it again

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Photo of bluehende
4.35/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This has a nice spicy characteristic. It tastes more like a rye beer than a belgian IPA. The spiciness is very pronounced with a very complimentary hop profile.

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Photo of Guden
4.38/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Barleycorn
3.64/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of jdhilt
3.34/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a two-finger cream head that fades quickly leaving no lace. Cloudy pale amber color. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Pine hop nose and flavor is pine hops, Belgian yeast and some orange rind, not as hoppy as an IPA. $2.15 for a 12 oz bottle from Colonial Spirits Acton, Ma.

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Photo of ThomasAWilson2
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lettsgo3
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of jshusc
3.59/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JebBeerFish
2.86/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A Belgium white ipa. If that sounds good to you, you may enjoy. I didn't care for the taste, but Belgium whites and ipa's are not my favorite styles.

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Photo of jbredbeard
4.27/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Good strong spiced fruit aroma follows into the front and turns into a good hoppy bitterness and a nice boozy kick at the end.

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Photo of jmward21
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of ttylicki
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Ardeer
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of cantal
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Rarrar
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of lillitnn92
3/5  rDev -20%

Photo of Nichols33
2/5  rDev -46.7%

Photo of Kalbie
3.92/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of mta11c
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of duceswild
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Jobin_24
3.75/5  rDev 0%

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