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Equilibrium x Cerebral Y’all Need Science

Brewery: Equilibrium Brewery x Cerebral Brewing
Country: USA
ABV: 8%
Style: New England / Hazy Double IPA
Other Notes: Hops – Citra, Motueka and Strata

Brewer Description: (from website) We recently had a zoom session with our buds from Cerebral and thought it would be funny to mesh our logos together and pay homage to one of our favorite Astrophysicists, Neil deGrasse Tyson. The advocate of science and free thought is often heralded as a champion of rationality and we are big fans. Y’all Need Science uses a big base of oats and wheat and adds a hop bill of Citra, Motueka, and Strata. Upping the dry hop yet again with an exclusive 2020 harvest, Y’all Need Science pours bright yellow with an aroma of assorted citrus and dank grass. The flavor profile is loaded with citrus, peach fruit cup, mango and weed in a crazy drinkable dank finish. Our #EQjuice equation checks out with an A+ here and our thirst for massive flavor through science is indeed satisfied.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.18
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 1 pint can, with no canned on or best before date, but should have been released on 22nd October 2020. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy orange colour with a two finger white head that had good retention and left nice lacing.
Aroma: Mango, orange, citrus zest, melon, slightly dank.
Taste: Mango creamsicle, peach, orange, lime, citrus pith and rind, grass, with a bitter and dank finish.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium to light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable with a good sweet and bitter balance.

Equilibrium x Other Half Space Dream Lab

Brewery: Equilibrium Brewery x Other Half Brewing
Country: USA
ABV: 8%
Style: New England / Hazy Double IPA
Other Notes: Hops – Galaxy and Citra

Brewer Description: (from website) Our Biggest Dry Hop. Ever. Period. The next beer in our perpetual Dream Lab series with Other Half is here and it is absolutely galactic. Space Dream Lab starts off with a base of wheat and oats and a whirlpool of Galaxy and Citra before an absolutely absurd amount of out just delivered 2020 Galaxy and Citra went in for the dry hop. If you saw our post last Friday, we literally filled our fermenter to the tippy top with hops, something crazy we could only do with the team from Brooklyn. Space Dream Lab pours like straight yellow Milk with explosive notes of passionfruit, Groove stand OJ, and sticky hops. The flavor is island fruits, orange creamsicle, pineapple in heavy syrup, mango and papaya wrapped up with dank hop profile. It’s milky and creamy finish is loaded up with our #EQjuice making it near crushable. A beer fit for the stars.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.29
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 1 pint can, with no canned on or best before date, but should have been released on 21st October 2020. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy milky orange yellow colour with a two finger white head that had good retention and left some nice lacing.
Aroma: Mango, pineapple, citrus pith, orange, with slight dank notes.
Taste: Mango, pineapple, papaya, orange creamsicle, citrus pith and rind, with some grassy and dank notes, and a slightly bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Very nice and enjoyable with lots of tropical and citrus fruitiness, and a good bitter finish.

Pomona Island Same Thing We Do Every Night

Brewery: Pomona Island Brew Co.
Country: England
ABV: 8.5%
Style: New England / Hazy Double IPA
Other Notes: Hops – Mosaic Cryo, Citra & Sabro

Brewer Description: (from can) Day after day we refine our process, night after night we control our quality. Why? Trying to takeover the world? Yeaaah maybe, but really just trying to make another banger. We’ve double dry hopped this DIPA with Mosaic Cryo, Citra & Sabro. This beer might not take over the world, but it will take over your face!

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.96
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 440ml can, canned on 15th October 2020, with a best before date of 15th July 2021. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy milky gold colour with a just over one finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly but left some sparse lacing.
Aroma: Fruity creamsicle, pineapple, mango, melon, citrus rind, orange.
Taste: Sweet beginning, melon, pineapple, mango, bitter finish, citrus rind and pith.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium bodied, with soft carbonation.
Overall: Loved the aroma, but flavourwise, it’s sweeter than I prefer it to be. The bitterness on the finish does help tone down the sweetness a bit, but not enough for me to want to drink it everyday.

Burley Oak 100 Citra

Brewery: Burley Oak Brewing Company
Country: USA
ABV: 8.5%
Style: New England / Hazy Double IPA
Other Notes: Hops – Citra (triple dry hopped)

Brewer Description: (from can) Double India Pale Ale brewed w/ 100% citra hops. All Citra Triple Dry Hopped Double IPA.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.94
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 1 pint can, canned on 24th September 2020. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy orange colour with a just over one finger white head that had excellent retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Juicy, mango, pineapple, melon, citrus, orange creamsicle, mandarin, citrus rind.
Taste: Tropical and citrus fruits, pineapple, orange juice, mandarin, melon, spicy hops, bitter finish, citrus pith and rind.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: Nice fruitiness, although the melon notes are not really my thing. Good sweet and bitter balance.

Magic Rock What Are The Odds

Brewery: Magic Rock Brewing
Country: England
ABV: 8.3%
Style: New England / Hazy Double IPA
Other Notes: DDH DIPA. Malts – Golden Promise, Malted Wheat & Dextrin Malt. Hops – T90 – Citra, Simcoe, Nelson Sauvin & Sabro / Cryo – Citra, Simcoe & Mosaic. Yeast – WLP066 London Fog

Brewer Description: (from website) Double dry-hopped for double the flavour with mango and citrus on the nose, followed by a big tropically fruity, full mouthfeel. Wheat in the mash aids haze and flavour, while fermentation with London Fog carries a big fruity aroma and a huge juicy finish.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.94
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 440ml can with a best before date of 2nd July 2021. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy orange colour with an almost two finger white head that had good retention and left lots of lacing.
Aroma: Orange, citrus zest, peach, mango, with notes of pine resin.
Taste: Tropical fruit sweetness, mango, peach, honeydew melon, lightly bitter, orange zest, citrus rind, with a lasting bittersweet finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Good fruit aroma and flavours, but despite there being some bitter notes, the sweetness cuts through it easily, and it was perhaps a little too sweet for me in the end.