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Cyclops IPA - Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.

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Cyclops IPACyclops IPA

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BA SCORE
79
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69 Ratings
THE BROS
73
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 19.47%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cascade Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
"For the hop lover in us all, we present Cyclops IPA.
The substantial gravity is met by a cornucopia of 5 hop varieties, which yield striking flavor and aroma, that results in one of the more balanced and aromatic IPA offerings you’ll wrap your hands around."

Grain: 2- Row Pale malt, Crystal and Munich
Hops: Warrior, Willamette, Liberty, Cascade and Centennial

(Beer added by: Reidrover on 11-19-2011)
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Photo of JohnIrving
1.55/5  rDev -54.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured a gold color from the bomber in to a shaker pint glass. A weak aroma of citrusy hops. Taste is the same. Watery body. Lightly hopped. 6.9% abv is hidden. The watery light body and hidden abv encourages fast drinking, so this one can bite you. Overall, a disappointment.

JohnIrving, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of MikeDAdams
4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

MikeDAdams, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Beerasaurus, Aug 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Varls, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of JoelClark
4/5  rDev +18%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

FederalOC, Aug 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Booner818, Jul 26, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

gartlesby, Jul 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

DrunkenMonk, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of MikeAllen
4/5  rDev +18%

MikeAllen, Jul 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

BurdockBoy, Jul 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Phi_Psi_OR_Beta, Jun 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

ncstateplaya, Jun 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

terence, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of Andrew24
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Andrew24, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of Oakengroves
3/5  rDev -11.5%

Oakengroves, Apr 01, 2014
Photo of MikeRice1969
4/5  rDev +18%

MikeRice1969, Feb 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

twelveinches, Feb 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Pearlstreetbrewingco, Jan 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

cbnz, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.14/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #77 (June 2013):

LOOK: Hazy gold, clingy foam head

SMELL: Ripe stone fruit, bready, musty

TASTE: Crisp carbonation, smooth, slick, malty sweet, bready, toasty, caramel, faint citrus, orange marmalade, herbal; grainy, dry finish

In a beer world seemingly dominated by IPAs, this one falls short of what most might expect: a pronounced hop character. Label boasts, “a cornucopia of five hop varieties, which yield striking flavor and aroma,” however, it’s really more of a Pale Ale, and an average one at that.

BeerAdvocate, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of drpimento
4.11/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Geez I don't get all the ho-hum reviews of this- I really like it! Poured at a good temperature with a medium sized, foamy, cream-colored head that soon subsided to a light cover and some lace. Color is a slightly hazy orange amber with some tiny bubble trails. Aroma is hops up front with resin, citrus, spice, malt in the background and a bit of wet cardboard. Flavor's much like nose with tang and hop on top a hint of sweet below. Body/carbonation are perfect. Finish is like flavor, has some significant alcohol warmth, and is quite long. Very drinkable.

drpimento, Nov 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

shelby415, Nov 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

jaydoc, Nov 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Kylemif, Oct 04, 2013
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Cyclops IPA from Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.