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Cellarmaker Cray Cray IPA
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Old school IPA with mostly Chinook + Centennial and smaller amounts of Mosaic, Simcoe and Amarillo. Flavor profile of spicy grapefruit pine alongside candy citrus, floral qualities and stonefruit.


beertholomeus' rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (788) - California, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Golden with a white head. Hop, citrus, floral and malt aroma and flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a floral and citrus finish. Solid.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1786) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Draught at Cellarmaker. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, mango, resin, pine and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, pine, mango and grass. Very nice English style IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dhunter151 (546) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - AUG 28, 2014
On tap at BeerCraft. Pours amber with a white head. Grapefruit, pine, more malty than other CM IPAs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10917) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 19, 2014
On tap @ Beachwood BBQ. Clear bright orange pour with a white head. Super dank pine, grapefruit, and tangerine nose. Lemongrass, kumquat, and a hint of blueberry. Mild bread dough. Flavor is nicely bitter and quite dry. Super citrusy and zesty. Bitter pine and grapefruit peel. Some tangerine and lemongrass. Mild tea.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
egg (79) - USA - AUG 19, 2014
On tap at brewery. Pours a very clear dark straw with a loose white head. Nose is crisp hop aroma, pine, citrus. Taste is stone fruits, pine, grapefruit, quite bitter. Rather dry as well. Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2606) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Muted gold no head. Peach and sweet orange nose. A bit of bread and graham cracker. A bit of chewy nice start. Raw astringent finish Wish this was a bit better.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (3174) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Draft at the source. Clear gold. Aroma is very sweet. Malty pale malts, sugar. Low IBU, light mild bitterness. Sugar coated grapefruit, dried out pine cone, way more on the sweet malty side. Candy type finish indeed. Drink this one before the bolder more aggressive IPAís

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Getbetter (839) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - AUG 12, 2014
From a growler in to a small goblet. The pour is gold with minimum white head. Thereís a candy aroma with grapefruit hop notes. texture is slick and body is medium.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
popery (1419) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 7, 2014
The beer is medium copper in color, darker than normal for Cellarmaker, though absolutely within the normal range for the style. The head looks pretty normal, medium in size, white in color, some lacing, good retention. Looks like a classic IPA. The aroma has some mild crystal malt character, again unusual for Cellarmaker but not for IPAs. Itís just a touch of bubblegum and caramel, maybe a mild toasty, doughy note, a little bit of biscuit. Hops are a bit mild. Pine, grapefruit, orange, honeysuckle. Itís missing most of the tropical fruitiness of most of their hoppy stuff. The taste has mild caramel malt sweetness with medium bitterness. Some pine resin and grapefruit pith. Thereís some nice orange flavor in there, but this is definitely living up the billing as an old school IPA. Fairly dry. Itís still a well made IPA, just a bit boring compared to their normal stuff, at least for anyone who has had plenty of other IPAs. Light mouthfeel. Easy to drink. No booze. Some hop oiliness. Nice enough beer.


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