Intergalactic, an American IPA collaboratively brewed by J. Wakefield Brewing and Interboro Spirits & Ales

Share This Review

Intergalactic is an American IPA collaboratively brewed in the New England style by J. Wakefield Brewing and Interboro Spirits & Ales. For the purposes of this craft beer review, the ale was served in an IPA glass from a can.

Appearance

The NEIPA pours a murky golden orange-brown hue that’s topped by a very generous stack of rocky off-white foam that shows excellent retention. Be careful when pouring this one. Gobs of chunky residue clutch the sides initially. But only a little lace remains during consumption.

Aroma

The aroma is sweet with a scent of grape juice.

Check Out the Latest News Article

Almanac Beer Co. released its first batch of Strawberry Sournova — a bright, tart, and astronomically fruity, making it perfect for sipping on a summer day. Read More

Flavor

The palate begins with a taste of doughy bread mixed with a mild dose of pine. A sweet and tart burst of grape juice punches the finish. It’s mixed with bitter notes of grapefruit and lemon that linger through the finish.

Mouthfeel

Its feel is smooth with a medium body and moderate carbonation. Finishes dryly with a less-than-moderate astringency.

Overall

Doesn’t have the most appealing color but it is hazy and its head retention is remarkable. Its feel isn’t quite there for a New Englander but as an IPA, it’s just fine. But whether you enjoy this brew or not will depend on just how much you enjoy grape juice. Its vinous flavor isn’t overpowering and but it’s definitely noticeable. The sweet and bitter finish doesn’t clash but it’s not the most harmonious pairing. All said, Intergalactic isn’t out of this world, but it’s still a pretty darn good brew.

Have You Tried the Intergalactic?

What did you think? Give a rating, share your opinion in the comments below, or add a link to your own offsite review.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

Latest Craft Beer News

Beer Lab HI Releases “Chai Yo” Belgian-style Blond Ale

The latest limited release from Beer Lab HI, the “Chai Yo, Thai Tea & Milk Sugar Ale”, a Belgian-style Blond Ale, is now available from the Honolulu-based brewery. Read More

Bell’s Brewery to Auction Two Hearted Ale Hockey Jerseys to Benefit Local Organizations

Bell’s Brewery, Inc. and Kalamazoo Wings have teamed up to support two local organizations with a special, limited edition Two Hearted hockey jersey auction. Read More

Upper Hand Brewery Expands Distribution to Michigan’s Mitten

Upper Hand Brewery will end its drought of availability below the Mackinac Bridge with the distribution of its beer to Michigan’s Lower Peninsula this Fall. Read More