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Stash IPA - Independence Brewing Co.

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Stash IPAStash IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

281 Ratings
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Ratings: 281
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.59%
Wants: 10
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Independence Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 10-21-2007)
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Photo of kew
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

kew, Jan 28, 2012
Photo of TexIndy
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Looks like a bottling code on the bottom of the bottle but it was offset so the first part was cut-off. Was a hazy golden yellow color with some carb streams. It had a small head that settled into a good collar and a thin covering film. Moderate lacing with some sticking.

The aroma was nice and hoppy with pine and citric pith leading the way. Some caramel malt as well but this is a hop show so just a touch. The taste was also nice and hoppy and again pine leading the way. Also getting some grassy hops as well. Some malt. Mouthfeel was medium with good carbonation. Moderate bitter aftertaste.

Overall, a good IPA that, as others stated, won't blow you away but just seems to hit the easy drinking sweet spot. From Austin so available in TX obviously. Rotation - worth the occasional single in mixed hoppy sixer or maybe even a 4pk. Would like to try on tap [O;Y]

TexIndy, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of sliverX
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

sliverX, Mar 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

CGMLS3, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of Tiernan
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Tiernan, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

phishbone23, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

redfox405, Apr 02, 2012
Photo of sprucetip
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From notes. 1 finger white fades fades to ring promptly. Slightly hazy, coppe/orange. SMELL is weak and grainy with low hop presence. TASTE is sweet, malt forward with underlying sharp piny bitterness that lingers. Not very complex. Reasonably smooth, bit off balance. FEEL medium body, pleasant texture, some drying and bitterness in the finish. Mellow enough to session, but not very interesting. Way too many better IPA's to be drinking this one regularly.

sprucetip, Oct 27, 2009
Photo of ocelot2500
3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy bright golden orange with a tight, frothy white head that leaves little chunks of lacing.

Smells of pine hops mostly with some citrus background.

Tastes of the hops upfront layered on top of a solid malt base. Hops lead off with citrus, floral, and pine notes. Solid amount of bitterness. Malts come through with toasted bread and a bit of caramel sweetness. A pretty good balance to it.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, a solid IPA, but doesn't really stand out among its competition.

ocelot2500, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of TXhomebrewer
4/5  rDev +8.1%

TXhomebrewer, Dec 13, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

Karibourgeois, Mar 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

abex44, Apr 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

gshackles, Apr 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

_morandi_, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

carrollmel7, Jul 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

taospowder, Sep 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

djre4orm, Jun 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

ironchefmiyagi13, Mar 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

scottwurst, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

ilikebeer03, Jun 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

videofrog, May 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

csmartin6, Dec 12, 2012
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5/5  rDev +35.1%

MaddDogg84, Oct 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

vcoggins, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of ColdPoncho
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - a murky copper body with a small white head.

S - a nice, subdued hop profile. mostly citrus, clean malt background.

T - hops are mostly bitter on the finish, with a light tang on the front. I'm guessing this is a touch on the older side. It's a nice taste, but I'd like more hops.

M - Actually a very nice and smooth mouthfeel. Medium bodied, and pleasant.

D - it's pretty drinkable, but I wish it tasted better.

ColdPoncho, Feb 03, 2011
Stash IPA from Independence Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 281 ratings.