Style: New England-Style IPA
Odd 13 Codename Superfan
What the brewers say
“Codename: Superfan is a modern take on the American IPA style, brewed with a variety of juicy American hops from the Pacific Northwest.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Juicy fruitiness dominates the nose, with notes of pineapple, lemon, and orange. The hops add some pine-needle and coniferous-forest notes and a moderate dank character. It has low bitterness for an IPA and is not overly fruity.”
Flavor: “Spicy, resinous pine is most pronounced, yet underneath, fruity notes of orange, lemon, and citrus are present. Big sweetness that transitions into a medium bitterness toward the finish. Flavors are delicate and integrated, with good carbonation. The sip finishes a touch cloying, with a light bitterness.”
Overall: “A very nice IPA with residual sweetness reminiscent more of an imperial IPA, but without the high alcohol level. It’s very nice, delicate, and fruity, with some spicy earthy character. Allow this one to warm up slightly to bring out a bit more of the fruitiness.”
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