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Blue Hills Anniversary DIPA

Discussion in 'New England' started by MVP09, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. MVP09

    MVP09 Oct 19, 2012 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Any see this stuff or know anything about it. Just picked some up. I have no idea except that its a DIPA from Blue Hills no ABV or description on bottle. Website has no mention of it
     
  2. jbertsch

    jbertsch Dec 14, 2008 Massachusetts

    Here's a note from the brewery themselves, per this thread...
    http://beeradvocate.com/community/threads/anniversary-double-ipa-blue-hills-brewery.56759/

    To celebrate the 4th anniversary of Blue Hills Brewery in Canton MA, brewmaster Andris Veidis
    has debuted a Double IPA. Just released last Friday, it's been selling well at the brewery in
    bombers and growlers. The general public should expect to see it hit shelves of fine beer
    stores in the next few weeks. The stats: 8% ABV, 90 IBU, brewed with Goldings, Summit, Liberty,
    and Nugget, then dry hopped with Nugget.
     
  3. MVP09

    MVP09 Oct 19, 2012 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Nice sounds like a good one. Picked up 2 bottles at wines and more in Mansfield. I will be drinking one Sunday when PATS earn a 1st round bye after texans choke.
     
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  4. MVP09

    MVP09 Oct 19, 2012 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Thanks for the thread link
     
  5. Mbarry7

    Mbarry7 Jun 8, 2012 Massachusetts

    Picked up a couple bombers from the brewery when it was released a couple weeks ago. It was great fresh so drink it ASAP. I hope they push more in this direction as their beers are getting better with each release.
     
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  6. MVP09

    MVP09 Oct 19, 2012 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Best local DIPA under $6 for 22oz. Great job Blue Hills. It's fresh so that may be it but get them while you can if they are limited.
     
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  7. koflaherty

    koflaherty Nov 11, 2009 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    Glad to hear this is good and will try to pick it up very soon. I remember there was a thread a while ago about how these guys were not doing terrific stuff and in my experience they've been underwhelming. I'd like to think they're producing better beers across the board and will revisit the whole line sometime. The brewery is very close to my office and they seem like good guys, so I'd like to see them do well. The pricing at the brewery cannot be beat.
     
  8. MVP09

    MVP09 Oct 19, 2012 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    They are getting better, not memorable, but better. They freshness sure helped. I've had black hops on tap and it always tastes like it lacks something.
     
  9. concealed

    concealed May 7, 2009 Georgia
    Beer Trader

    I picked up a growler at Table and Vine for $8.99 the bomber was $5.99 so I said what the heck!
     
  10. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    Picked one up and will report back tonight
     
  11. wdarcy77

    wdarcy77 Nov 27, 2008 Massachusetts

  12. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    It's meh not getting any citrus but its pretty balanced and drinkable.
     
  13. concealed

    concealed May 7, 2009 Georgia
    Beer Trader

    i drank the whole growler during football yesterday, solid IPA, would not purchase again though
     
  14. SenorHops

    SenorHops Aug 10, 2010 Rhode Island

    Seeing it's from Blue Hills, I wouldn't expect much.
     
  15. BHBrewery

    BHBrewery Jan 9, 2010 Massachusetts

    Thanks for the overall positive feedback. I appreciate hearing what people think, whether it's positive or negative. I take it all into account and will try to use it to improve. As for the DIPA, it's received very good reviews so far from people who have tried it at our tastings. Looking to try it on tap? Swing by the Toad in Cambridge, Sunset in Allston, Jacob Wirth (next week), or both Bukowskis. I encourage anyone who has not tried our beers lately to come by our 3x weekly complimentary tastings to try some fresh beer and see what we've been brewing lately. Thank you all again for supporting small local breweries and the employees who work hard every day.
     
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