Sunday, April 14, 2019

Foreign Objects Willful Delusion of False Perceptions New Hoppy Ale

Beer Name: Willful Delusion of False Perceptions
Brewery: Foreign Objects Beer Company (New Paltz, NY; Stratford, CT)
ABV: 6.5%
How sold: 16 oz cans; on draft
Where bought: Craft Shack (San Diego, CA)  ****bought online
Price: $6.99 for 16 oz. tallboy can

Date Canned: December 26, 2018
Date Bought: January 17, 2019
Date Received: January 22, 2019
Date Drank: January 26, 2019
When brewed? Rotational beer. Debuted around February 2018.
IBU: 35

What's on the Can/Website: "This New-American Hoppy ale was inspired by our observations of the New-Alternative Delusions of this self-obsessed frenzied culture...and with our extreme efforts to infuse objectivity into all aspects of our craft, alienation is a perpetual inevitability. As surely as the transient perceptions of slouching minds dictate cultural patterns en masse, we will all swallow with ease this delicious, silken liquid, and breathe deeply the quirky hipness of hot new aromas like tropical flowers, red berries, and candied citrus fruits imparted by the Melba & Topaz hops. Take the path of least resistance: a satisfied ego is all important, no?" Read more here!

Where distributed: Foreign Objects is usually distributed in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Virginia, Connecticut, and Illinois (Chicago area). Click here to see where!

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered. White head; excellent lacing at the top of the glass. 4.75/5

Smell (25%): Tropical-citrus forward; mostly abundant tangerine/citrus. Complementing oaty malt. 4.75/5

Taste (40%): Follows the nose. Tropical citrus passion fruit through the aftertaste. Aftertaste full of citrus. Extremely refreshing. 4.75/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied, good carbonation. Extremely juicy with trace dry tongue. 4.5/5

Overall (20%): A world-class IPA. This one really hits the tropical sweet spot with me. Citrus is the star and a beer that I can enjoy all times of the year. 4.75/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.725/5

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