Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by BerlinBomber, Sep 21, 2012.
Enjoying this for the first time - curious to know what others think
really solid IPA!
The best new IPA of 2012!!! It kicks butt!
Is it a recent bottling? Been on the lookout since I first tried this over the summer, best local ipa imo.
Sorry, I had to.
I've had the bottling from July (consumed in August) and it was very good. The Citra hops used are very prominent, which I liked a lot. Price wise it's not the cheapest at $7.50 a bomber, but it's still a solid QPR (quality-price ratio) compared to comparable offerings from other breweries.
Latest bottling I've seen on shelves here are from August. I might have to pick a couple up tomorrow before the "big" game.
Pretty Things is an interesting brewery. I'm not sure if I like the lingering bitterness that is a staple of all of their brews. This bugged me with Jack D'or and Meadowlark. I actually like Magnifico the best..flavorful despite the low ABV.
I liked it best on my first bottle. But I've actually soured on it a bit since. It's not my favorite local IPA by any stretch, and not for the price. Lunch is far, far superior. I can get fresh Smuttynose IPA any day of the week, and that's better than Meadowlark. Don't get me wrong, I love Pretty Things, obviously.
You're on a roll today.
Its beyond me why anyone would pay a premium for an IPA when there are countless other cheaper options of equal quality littering the shelves.
Lunch is the same price as Meadowlark but it's a smaller bottle. Other than that, I agree Lunch is superior.
Had it for the first time at Meadhall in Cambridge during the Belgian Beer Fest weekend. It was one of the most memorable beers from the trip!
Well if you didn't someone else surely would have.
I saw some at Julios recently in Westborough. If you're from Weymouth, I know that's a bit of a drive. But just noting there are still remnants lying around. Can't remember when that 2nd/last bottling was, so freshness is at your own discretion at this point.
I tried a bomber and liked it just fine, but couldn't afford it past that initial taste. It literally costs twice what other choices in its weight class does, and to me it does not taste twice as good.
Love that beer. Excellent IPA done by an East coast brewery
Fantastic beer. Had a Lunch just before this and Meadowlark is easier drinking if not as complex, but certainly on a par with it, with a hop bill that rocks. Delicious! Drinking one right now. So glad I spotted it on the shelf at...haha I'm not saying
Drinking some as we speak. I picked up a bomber at Whole Foods in Framingham last weekend but that too would be a haul for you. They still had 2+ cases left when I was there. It is definitely solid as usual but I too am not enjoying this as much as I did the first few times around. Right now NEBCO Sea Hag is my go to IPA, well when I can convince my in-laws in CT to grab some...
Only had one bottle that my friend Tom picked up and thought it was special. It was crazy fresh and that helps obviously.
I don't get it. It's too dry for an IPA. I'm a fan of them and their other beers but not this one.
IMO it tastes better than Lunch and Sculpin and is certainly a better value.
American/West Coast style IPA's should be dry.
I'm right there with ya
[envy]My local shops ran out of Meadowlark at least a month and a half ago.[/envy]
I like how they are in MA, but they distribute to IN, CA, and VA, but not NJ or CT... /sarcasm
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