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Caldera IPA - Caldera Brewing Company

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Caldera IPACaldera IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,100 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,100
Reviews: 486
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 68
Gots: 86 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Caldera Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 02-21-2005

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Photo of jvodom
3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alycrocker
3.74/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dipso123
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of desint
3.7/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CJNAPS
4.46/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Johnny_Duck
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dsnyder61
3.1/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Very good ipa from Oregon

Photo of cantal
3.9/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wattersmike90
3.71/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of astronautjones
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmbranum
3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bought in 12 Oz can in okc. Poured into a glass and enjoyed in Amtrak sleeper car en route to Chicago.

Attractive orange-amber clear liquid with giant foamy off white head.

Aroma is a full mix of hops and malt.

Flavor is a bit muddied to me. A bunch of hops, but too many bitter and enough floral for my taste. Very rich but not in balance. The different notes don't play well together.

Very full mouthfeel.

I would have liked this one better with more sprucey and floral notes.

Photo of 510a
3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Erockruns
3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I drink this beer when brewing my own because to me, it tastes exactly like the hoppy wort I'm in the middle of boiling and it fits the situation perfectly. It has a nice pine/malt touch but I think it's pretty hop-forward for a standard IPA....I guess that's considered more West Coast although I just call it good. It took 4 cans of these to really understand the intricacies but I'm glad I stayed patient. It's a solid beer but probably somewhere in the middle of the massive craft IPA group. I doubt I'll see it again in the Northeast but you never know. Found it at a gas station in Warren, VT while snagging some Lawson's Sip of Sunshine.

Photo of prisdefer
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of B-Land
4.4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Harvest06
4.76/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CKav
3.05/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A tasty canned IPA. A nice balance of citrus hop and sweet malt. Lacing sticks to the glass and a nice cloudy amber/orange color.

Photo of metsfan1
4.27/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really good IPA. Strong malt backbone, bitter finish.

Photo of ucsbmullet
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tyalan
4.11/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brabander
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very decent and well made IPA which is available in Holland @ De Molen.

Photo of JNForsyth
4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pDubs
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of double2chin
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Donkster46
4.35/5  rDev +9.8%

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Caldera IPA from Caldera Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,100 ratings.