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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A casual 7.5% DIPA featuring that golden simcoe + citra pairing, OFFBEAT hits the right notes when it needs to.

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oobawa (2019) - Tennessee, USA - DEC 9, 2017
Not sure if you should consider 7.5% an DIPA, especially one so insistent as Offbeat on its casual nature. Too casual, actually, with a hefty dose of Simcoe fruity dankness and Citra lemon-orange-grapefruit goodness, yet never developing much of a back end for these lovely hops to percolate and attack the palate. Grainy malts provide a basic, gentle biscuity base for the fruit to build upon, but Offbeat never really goes anywhere, fading into a bready, citrus-tinged fade lacking much-needed bitterness. Kinda feels like a strong argument for the "unfinished beer" stance against NEIPAs. Not a bad pint, just not a complete one, either.


4.2
packratvinny (4) - Indiana, USA - MAR 27, 2018 does not count
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2018 Fresh pint at Lost River Pizza in Bowling Green, KY. Pineapple, mango with a hint of kiwi. A nice balance of hops and smooth mouth feel from start to finish. Nice hazy golden amber. Enjoy!

3.8
weihenweizen (4459) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2018
Refrigerated 16 oz. aluminum can poured into a glass. Cloudy orange with small white head. Aroma is herbal hops, medium body, medium carbonation, and pretty good big-bubble lacing. Taste is citrus hops, herbal hops, and some bitter hop finish. Pretty good juice.

3.7
edgallow (4847) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2018
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2018 Draft pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of grapefruit and caramel. Taste is grapefruit, grass and a hint of malts

3.8
DandyWolfFloyd (1504) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2018
Aroma - dry hops. Citrus nature - lemon, grapefruit, and mango. Appearance - cloudy sunglow body, head is 2" and white and fades into a thick collar. There is some wispy lacing. Taste - nice dry hops, citrus natured. Nature is composed of pith, pineapple, mango, grapefruit, and slight lemon. Dry bitterness. Malt is muted. Palate - body is medium, texture is smooth, carbonation is average, finish is dry and slightly bitter.

4.2
Hopper8 (304) - Holland, Michigan, USA - FEB 20, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2018 There are things about this beer that are delightful. It’s a bit sour of an NEIPA, and this lends to a very interesting and fruity flavor that is very easy and refreshing. Yet, it’s not really what I want out of an NEIPA either. It’s almost too tart and not an IPA.

3.9
AndyW68 (1711) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 13, 2018
Hazy orange pour. Aroma is funky citrus. Taste follows nose. Very pleasant ipa. Good job bearded iris.

3.8
drfabulous (9224) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 2, 2018
16 ounce can from Ernie's. Hazy orange pour with lots of juice and citrus to it. Nice.

3.6
Suttree (6651) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 31, 2018
Can from Bearden Beer Market. It's honestly getting a little difficult to rate these hazy IPAs from Bearded Iris without doing them back to back.. I mean, they are all pretty good, but also pretty similar. I'll put it this way - If you like the other Bearded Iris Hazy IPAs, you'll like this one, too.

3.8
nearbeer (5788) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 22, 2018
Pint canned 12/18/2017. Nearly opaque, pale golden pear colored with a ring and spots of foam. Big juicy citrus, resinous herb and garlic in the aroma. More of the same in the taste. Almost medium body has almost too much fizz and a pleasant fruity hop slant.

3.9
nimbleprop (9148) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 17, 2018
16oz can pours a lightly hazy gold with some sticky, white head. Very grassy nose, fresh cut oranges, some pine, some soap, light candy notes. Flavor follows, bright orange, soap, fresh cut grass, some sharp parsnip, pine. Finishes dry, grassy. Nicely done.


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