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Mind Haze - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Mind Haze

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Overall: 8.92/10 by 1 dude

Trend: 8.92/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American IPA

ABV: 6.20%

IBU: 40

Season: Year Round

Have Another: 100%

363 beers rated with a 7.93 average
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  • A: 8.6 | T: 9.2 | L: 8.0 | M: 9.0 | O: 9.0
  • Color: Straw
  • A: Light golden straw, hazy without floaters, soft white foam that's semi-thick.
    S: Mango and peach. Aroma is all fresh fruit and really clean.
    T: All pineapple, mango, and peach. But the sweetness has a really light touch, which I thinks really makes this beer standout among other hazy brews which can veer too sweet. Moderately substantial mouthfeel. Low bitterness that is appropriate to the style.
    O: Super balanced, avoids the over the top flavor mistakes that some hazy beers fall into. I think the full flavor tropical fruitiness comes from new and un-typical hops. Very easy drinker, but not at the sacrifice of flavor. FW is a solid brewery and this brew delivers on that rep.
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  • Reviewed: Monday, February 25, 2019 at 23:09:14
  • Tasted: Monday, February 25, 2019
  • $1.67 for 12 oz. can
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Beer Notes
  • Visually hazy, creamy mouthfeel, tropical hop character. Brewer says, "moved away from classic piney-grapefruit to ore tropical and soft fruit flavor." & "hazy IPA's smell like raw hops, but this reminds me of a weizen-bock."
Cost Breakdown
  • $1.67, 1 serving(s), 12 oz. cans
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Malts
  • 2-row, white wheat, torrified wheat, munich, golden naked oats.
Hops
  • Kettle: cashmere & mandarina. Dry Hop: el dorado, idaho 7, azacca, mosaic, cashmere.