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Old 10-22-2012, 08:57 PM   #1
Oct 2012
, Indiana
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I've been trying to figure out this strange flavor that creeps up in random IPAs. However, I can't describe it - something like herbed, sweet-ish, plastic caramel. Maybe I'm tasting grassy or vegetal off notes?

Known Offenders: Founder's Pale Ale, Boulder Brewing Mojo IPA, Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA, Great Divide Titan IPA, Tyranena Scurvy

So, the taste doesn't come up very often, but it intrigues me - I'd like to know more so I can avoid brewing a beer with that 'flavor'.


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Old 10-23-2012, 02:22 PM   #2
Sep 2010
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LOL. Nice first post trashing some great commercial IPAs.

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Old 10-23-2012, 06:06 PM   #3
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perhaps his "known offenders" are old, stale beers?
Obsessed about brewing.

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