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Cyclops IPA - Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.

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Cyclops IPACyclops IPA

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BA SCORE
78
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66 Ratings
THE BROS
72
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 18.53%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | 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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Reviews by kickerofelves:
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kickerofelves

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

03-08-2012 02:58:19 | More by kickerofelves
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

3.14/5  rDev -7.6%

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.

11-27-2013 22:17:13 | More by BeerAdvocate
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virinow

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

06-22-2013 02:14:10 | More by virinow
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BurdockBoy

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-13-2014 02:23:17 | More by BurdockBoy
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WaydeRafnel

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.6%

07-09-2012 20:40:10 | More by WaydeRafnel
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

05-08-2013 23:48:48 | More by LXIXME
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ste5venla

California

4/5  rDev +17.6%

07-15-2012 07:09:38 | More by ste5venla
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switzer

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

03-09-2012 17:09:16 | More by switzer
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Booner818

California

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-26-2014 19:44:54 | More by Booner818
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

11-12-2013 03:35:12 | More by jaydoc
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-24-2013 06:09:55 | More by Hopmodium
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DrunkenMonk

California

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.83/5  rDev +12.6%

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a hazy medium orange amber with a thin off white head that dissipates to a thick ring around the glass with lacing. Aroma of herbal hops, pineapple, sweet malt and a bit of citrus. Flavor is citrus with light fruit, floral elements. Finishes with light resinous hops and light fruit. Medium bodied with nice carbonation. Flavor and hopping is somewhat subdued, but the fresh fruit and sweet malt backbone is unusual and enjoyable. This would be better with some more intense fresh hops flavor, but I enjoyed it as it is. Unusual enough that I will return to it.

05-26-2012 03:52:59 | More by LiquidAmber
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spicelab

Australia

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

Bomber purchased from the Buggy Stop, Redmond. Reviewed from notes.

Turbid amber with a two finger off-white head which leaves haphazard lacing. Head reforms nicely on swirling.

Fairly dim citrusy behind a dominant baked toffee and biscuity malt character. Pretty tame.

Caramel malts and candied orange verging on orange concentrate. A dose of earthy bitterness salvages things, but barely.

Medium body, moderate carbonation and a deceptive bitterness on the rear which would be satisfying if there were actually flavours for it to play off.

Don't know the age of this bottle, but it was purchased in the brewery's hometown, albeit from a convenience store. One of the more unremarkable IPAs I've had in a long while.

03-08-2012 23:19:16 | More by spicelab
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

05-31-2013 23:48:01 | More by dsshuck
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

08-17-2014 20:48:48 | More by Varls
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Reidrover

Oregon

3.88/5  rDev +14.1%

22 oz bottle from Fred Meyer, Wilsonville. $3.79 Nice cloudy orange body with an absolutly lovelly head..thick,cream coloured and bubbly. Fine hoppy aromas..citric and flowery most powerful Taste is on the other hand a more resiny hop bitternesssweet at the end..semi sweet really..caramel malts..then another hop attack in the after taste Odd mouthfeel the hops seem to come in waves ..but its nice. Nice IPA

11-19-2011 03:50:50 | More by Reidrover
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Andrew24

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-18-2014 17:44:40 | More by Andrew24
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

05-03-2012 18:30:07 | More by bluckbeyes
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Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

06-02-2013 06:16:30 | More by KlayWey
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Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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1/5  rDev -70.6%

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Connecticut

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Cyclops IPA from Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.