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The Peekskill Brewery’s Shotgun Willie IPA
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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our tribute to Willie...Shotgun Willie IPA’s aromas of cantaloupe and gooseberry come directly from New Zealand’s Nelson Sauvin Hops. Rye and wheat contribute to a distinct dry grain flavor. Pouring pale straw in color with full hop character, this is unlike any IPA you’ve had before.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (5680) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Draft. Pours orange with a white head. Fresh fruity and spicy hops, hints or grass and spicy rye, and light sweet malts. Much like the rest of the Peekskill IPA line, fresh, bright, and very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slipstream (1932) - USA - MAY 17, 2013
On draft at PB - a rye IPA with Nelson Sauvin hops. Light color and a fresh sweet aroma. Full flavor, good balance, dry grain, rye, a little coriander, lime zest, grapefruIt. The flavor grows as it warms. Good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5006) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Nice tropical Nelson aroma with a bit of rye backing the flavor. Faint spice and moderate bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (2850) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Super fresh growler shared by Frank at his tasting in Manayunk. Pours slightly hazed golden color with thin white head and alright lacing. Notes are delicious and aromatic Nelson, fuck yeah. Other notes of tangerine, melon, resin, and fruity wheat. Med body. The nelson was perfectly balanced by the malt bill. Wow, Peekskill ipas are on the radar.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeputyAndy (632) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Growler. Pale straw gold with hazy white head. Great aroma. Citrus hops. Highlights grapefruit. Very easy to drink. Awesome.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (5031) - Manhattan, New York, USA - FEB 23, 2013
UPDATED: APR 30, 2013 Growler courtesy of frank in NYC. Pours a clear golden body with white lacing. Aroma is super dank pine and grapefruit. Incredible aromatics. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of pine, grapefruit, light funk, and flowers.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (5333) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Growler. Deeper straw colored pour. Big Nelson aroma. Grassy, Sauvignon blanc notes. Great flavor, big bitterness. Very impressive

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alinkins (3) - Rockville, Maryland, USA - NOV 3, 2012 does not count
Drank at the Peekskill Brewery & Restaurant. Significantly dry and pale beer, but i great follow through flavor of rye and hops. Surprisingly light yellowish color, but smell and intense though not terribly complex.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GRM (2832) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 7, 2012
Sample, draught, at TAP NY, savoured on April 28 2012; eye: straw, hazy, no effervescence, tiny ring of off-white head, nice lacing; nose: hops, pine, grapefruit, light orange, thyme; mouth: hops, pine, grapefruit, light orange, thyme, astringency, ligt soap gum, finale in citrusy hops with presence of soap gum, quite bitter, lightly sweet, harsh texture; overall: quite good FRANÇAIS Échantillon, d’une bouteille, bue au TAP NY, savourée le 28 avril 2012; œil : paille, voilée, pas d’effervescence, petit anneau de mousse blanc cassé, bonne dentelle; nez : houblon, pin, pamplemousse, léger orange, thym; bouche : houblon, pin, pamplemousse, léger orange, thym, astringence, léger gomme savon, finale en houblon citrique avec présence de gomme savon, pas mal amère, légèrement sucrée, texture rugueuse; en résumé : très bon

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 24, 2011
On tap at the Peekskill Brewery. Pours a hazed gold with a medium sized white head. Citrus and grapefruit on the nose. Toast, soft pine. Earthy. Nice toast and malt, toast, thick nutty notes. Spicy malt with some warming alcohol on the finish.


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