Friday, March 16, 2018

Mazama Brewing Experimental Juicy IPA

Beer Name: Experimental Juicy IPA
Brewery: Mazama Brewing Company (Corvallis, OR)
ABV: 7.1%
How sold: 12 oz cans; on draft
Where bought: Belmont Station (Portland, OR)
Price: $2.59 for 12 oz can

Date Canned: October 24, 2017
Date Purchased: October 31, 2017
Date Drank: November 21, 2017
When brewed? Limited-time beer. This particular beer reviewed was part of Batch #277.
IBUs: 55

Where distributed: As of January 2018, Mazama Brewing distributes within Oregon. Unknown right now if they distribute outside the state.

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light orange into a pint glass. White head, trace lacing. 4.25/5

Smell (25%): Sweet tropical (orange, tangerine, and passion fruit) with trace floral. 4/5

Taste (40%): Slightly dank/malty tropical experience. Flavor drops off just before the aftertaste. Aftertaste has some orange and tangerine. 4/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied, some carbonation. Very juicy mouthfeel, with a little dry tongue. 4.5/5

Overall (20%): An awesome IPA. It was a nice experimental from Mazama, but I would like to see more of the tropical asserted from start to finish if they did this one again. 4/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.063/5

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