A Wildly Refreshing IPA: Athletic Brewing’s Run Wild IPA Review

Reviewed By Ian

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In This Review...

In this review, we'll take a closer look at Athletic Brewing's Run Wild non-alcoholic IPA, evaluating its appearance, aroma, taste, and overall impressions, to see if it lives up to the hype.

Run Wild IPA

Reviewed By Gary

APPEARANCE

4


AROMA

5


MOUTHFEEL

4


FLAVOR

5


OVERALL

4.5


NameRun Wild IPA
ABV0.4%
BreweryAthletic Brewing
Country Of ProductionUSA
StyleIPA
Ingredients
Water, Organic Vienna Malt, Malted Barley, Oats, Hops, Wheat, Yeast.
Nutritional Information
Carbohydrates4.3 g per 100ml
Sugars1.2 g Per 100ml
Protein0
Fat0
IBU35
Can We Be Friends?
Vegan FriendlyYes.
Gluten FreeNo.
Non GMOYes.

Run Wild Non-Alcoholic IPA reviewed.

Among the lineup of Athletic brewings incredible non-alcoholic beers, Run Wild non-alcoholic IPA stands out for its hop-forward flavor profile and crisp, refreshing mouthfeel.

It’s never easy to get a good non-alcoholic IPA, and Run Wild has been getting a lot of praise for its perfect balance of bitterness and sweetness, combined with notes of citrus and pine.

In this review, we’ll take a closer look at Athletic Brewing’s Run Wild non-alcoholic IPA, evaluating its appearance, aroma, taste, and overall impressions, to see if it lives up to the hype.

Too Lazy, Want To Drink

Athletic Brewing Run Wild is a great option for those looking to enjoy a quality non-alcoholic IPA. It has all of the flavor, aroma and bitterness of an IPA, and as someone who absolutely loves IPA’s, this was an excellent find. The taste is crisp and refreshing, with notes of citrus and pine resins on the nose, and the pale malt base gives it a smooth finish. The hop bitterness comes through nicely at just 35 IBUs, making it enjoyable but not overwhelming. Athletic Brewing Run Wild is an excellent choice for those looking for a quality non-alcoholic IPA.

Aroma:

Upon popping open the can, I was immediately met with a pleasant aroma of citrus and pine. As I took my first sip, I was pleasantly surprised by the bold hop profile and a hint of maltiness that rounded out the flavor nicely. 

The general aroma is reminiscent of a classic IPA. It features a well-balanced blend of hoppy aromas with notes of pine, grapefruit, and tropical fruits like mango and pineapple. 

The aroma is assertive and inviting, with a pleasant bitterness that promises a satisfying hop-forward flavor and is one of the beer’s strongest features, as it perfectly sets the stage for the flavors to come.

Appearance:

It has a classic golden color that is slightly hazy, with a persistent white head that leaves a good amount of lacing on the glass. The beer has a lively effervescence, with bubbles streaming from the bottom of the glass. 

Overall, it has a clean and inviting appearance that stays true to the style of a good IPA.

Flavour:

Its light, golden color hints at the subtle yet robust flavors contained within. On the nose, you’ll find notes of citrus and pine, followed by a hint of grassy hops. On the palate, the malt character balances out the hop bitterness for a smooth finish that lingers on your tongue.

The bitterness is assertive, but not overpowering, making for a refreshingly crisp and clean finish. 

Overall, the flavor is satisfying and complex, with enough depth and nuance to keep things interesting. Despite being a non-alcoholic IPA, Run Wild Non-Alcoholic IPA still offers plenty in terms of flavor complexity and depth. 

Mouthfeel

It has a light body and a crisp, refreshing mouthfeel that makes it a perfect choice for those looking for a refreshing and easy-drinking beer. 

The carbonation is lively and effervescent, with a good level of fizz that enhances the beer’s flavors and aromas. It has a smooth and clean finish, with just a hint of bitterness that lingers pleasantly on the tongue, making it a great option for those looking for a flavorful low-alcohol beer that is easy to drink and enjoy. 

The flavor is robust and balanced with notes of citrus zest and piney hops that linger on the palate after each sip. 

Overall Impression

Ultimately, whether or not this brew is for you comes down to personal preference – but if you like a flavourful and light IPA it is absolutely worth a try!

Overall, Athletic Brewing has crafted a top-quality non-alcoholic IPA that is every bit as flavorful and enjoyable as its alcoholic counterparts. If you’re in the market for a non-alcoholic beer that doesn’t compromise on taste or quality, Run Wild non-alcoholic IPA is definitely worth checking out.

Faqs About Run Wild

Is Run Wild gluten free?

According to Athletic Brewings official website, run wild IPA is not gluten free. They do however have other gluten free options like upside dawn.

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