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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Outrage is an IPA (India Pale Ale) featuring the robust and assertive flavors of American hops balanced by a slightly sweet malt body and high alcohol content. We use only the highest quality English malts to create a bright copper color and smooth rich body for this ale. Maris Otter Pale Malt, Crystal Malt, and a small addition of Wheat Malt supply the backbone and alcohol sweetness that help balance out this beer. However hops are the real feature of Outrage. Simcoe,Cascade, Centennial, Amarillo and Citra hops are added throughout the brewing process to yield an assertive hop bitterness reminiscent of grapefruit, a fruity and sweet hop flavor, and a complex aroma with notes of citrus(orange, tangerine and grapefruit), spice, and earthiness. Dry hopping (adding hops directly to the tank during the fermentation process) helps to further accentuate the wonderful and unique aromas of the five American hop varieties. Look for huge flavor and aroma from Outrage Ale with a noticeable “kick” from the alcohol content.

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3.6
TeamTrappist (832) - jericho, New York, USA - MAR 20, 2012
Tap at Amsterdam Ale house. Light hop nose. Citrusy hops , slightly acidic but solid quality ipa. Nice bitter finish. Worth a try

4.3
UDBeernut (2883) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2012
on tap at my local spot, poured into a pint glass a: light carmel/amber color. nice sticky 1/2" head with good retention. Reduzes nicely into lacing. Lacing rings the glass with each gulp. s: grapefruit, bitter orange, caramel t: nice caramel malt backbone gives way to cutting citrus bitterness boasting with grapefruit, orange and slight pine. Excellent!!! m&d: medium bodied, drying mouth from the hops. Drinkable, but not really sessionable.

3.6
Boliv (1150) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2012
On tap. Pours orangey with some red and a small white head. Aromas of spicy citrus and some light doughy sweetness. The flavor is nicely bitter, with plenty of citrus; very nice. Great mouthfeel, very drinkable. This is a nice offering. [947]

4.9
electricknoise (4) - Ravena, New York, USA - DEC 14, 2011 does not count
DANGEROUS! This beer gets you rocked and is a great IPA. Crossroads does it right!

3.6
LilBeerDoctor (4134) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2011
On tap at Mugs Ale House. Pours a cloudy orange with a thick white head. Aroma of sweet malt, lots of sweet fruits and grapefruit. Flavor of lots of malt, apple skins, bitter resiny hops in the finish. At first I wasn’t digging it, but it warmed up to me a bit. Good IPA, although it isn’t as hoppy as I generally prefer. 7/4/7/4/14 [3.6/5]

3.6
evergreen0199 (3460) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2011
On tap at Barcade, Brooklyn, New York, NY. An amber coloured pour with a small off white head on top. Hoppy, malty aroma. Tastes hoppy, bitter, sweet, malty, spice. A quality, complex IPA.

3.5
italianjohn (3225) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2011
Clear light copper pour thin light off white head light sticky lacing ... aroma of floral and pungent hops little bit of biscuity malts as well .... taste is a nice mix of bitter citrusy hops and biscuity malts with some pungent hops floral and resiny oily mouthfeel ... a nice spicy kick of hops and abv hidden well the bitterness still lets the flavors get through and it lingers through the finish ... sessionable brew liked it thanks shueyy for sharing

3.4
pete4999 (1445) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Poured from a growler recently. No specific problems with it, it was a sharp citrusy IPA. We drank it head-to-head against Flower Power, though, and it just didn’t compare.

3.5
ben4321 (6673) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 30, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2011 Location: Draft at Mugs Ale House, 7/30/11

Aroma: The nose is fairly hoppy, with lots of citrus, pine, and grassy notes to it
Appearance: It pours a clearish amber-red color with a fairly small off-white head
Flavor: The taste is fairly hoppy as well, light malty sweetness, heavier hoppy presence
Palate: The body is medium (plus), average carbonation, slightly creamy, with a dryish finish
Overall Impression: It is always good to try another small brewery, which I assume this is, as I can’t recall trying anything from them previously. Anyway, this was a solid IPA for sure, a nice effort at the style, with a crisp and dry feel to it.

3.9
coldbrewky (1730) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2013 On Tap repeatedly at the Dutch. A nice big hoppy full bodied critter that begs you to consume it after the first sip. Body is firm and well supplied by malts. Hops start with a nice grapefruit nose and sharp tang at first taste that opens up the palate for repeated imperial pints.


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