Stormcloud IPA | Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

Stormcloud IPAStormcloud IPA
313 Ratings
Stormcloud IPAStormcloud IPA

Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beerdiablo on 03-11-2007

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.58/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/2 inch head of an off-white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of sweet malt, hops, hint of pale malt, hint of cracker, and hint of citrus. Fits the style of an American IPA. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of hops, hint of citrus, sweet malt, and a hint of pale malt, hint of yeast. Overall, aroma and taste were muted to begin, but slowly came to life as this warmed. Still, rather average for an AIPA with good appearance and feel.

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4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.35/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

clean amber pour with 2 fingers foamy white head and great lacing.
smells a bit strange - piney with a slight hint of vegetables (broccoli/sugar snap peas), honey
taste is an earthy bitter up front, followed by a sweet frosted flakes like backbone, slight hop bitterness in the background, a bit of honey/caramel in the finish.
a very lightly carbonated medium body ipa.

this is a pretty average ipa, seems like it wasn't fresh, maybe that's the reason i didn't get much hop profile out of it. as far as the malts go, they are a nice blend of bitter and sweet.

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on-tap @ the Schlafly Repeal of Prohibition Festival @ the Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood, MO. Tapped from the Black/Silver Tap Handle into a 16oz Schlafly Cup.

Aroma- Has a VERY skunky, hop aroma from the beginning and Americans hops towards the finish. Doesn't hit the nose hard but on the contrary, have to search for these attributes.

Appearance- Received with a 1.5 finger, bubbly head that dies fairly quickly. Has a dark reddish copper body with good clarity. Leaves tons of suds behind.

Flavor- Very complexed and tough to break down all of the flavors... Tons os citrus and pine mixed with American hops. Medium-High Bitterness. Couldn't find any malt present either.

Mouthfeel- Medium Bodied, Medium Carbonation, Smooth, and has a very pleasant grapefruit finish.

Overall Impression- A very hoppy American IPA but not balanced. Needs more malt and not too many types of hop that you are not able to distinguish between any of them. Still enjoyed and would have again but many more at this festival to get to!

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Stormcloud IPA from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.33 out of 5 with 313 ratings
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