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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

971 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 971
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 61
Gots: 49 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 02-21-2005)
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4/5  rDev +1%

09-10-2013 02:52:57 | More by GreesyFizeek
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Vlaminck

California

4/5  rDev +1%

03-02-2014 00:52:12 | More by Vlaminck
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +1%

06-07-2014 06:41:01 | More by CraigTravor
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blackie

California

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

a: nice off-white head over a light amber colored beer, good retention and light lacing

s: nice nose of tropical fruit juice hops, grassy, not as vivid as some but certainly pleasant with aromas of pineapple and passionfruit, pale base malt supports lightly sweet caramelized sugars

m: carbonation on the lighter side of medium, medium body, smooth

t: pale and caramel malts provide a base for a leafy tropical hop flavor, malts are a pretty weak, my only knock on this one...could use a touch more grainy caramel for balance and to increase flavor complexity, moderate to high grapefruit bitterness

d: no problem, a solid ipa

single from Grape & Gourmet, Virginia Beach, VA

6//24/2013: The hops I get now are more woody, musty, bruised citrus, and allium. Still, a nice beer and the profile is interesting. Gonna leave the scores be.

Serving type: can

02-26-2009 03:37:20 | More by blackie
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metter98

New York

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

A: The beer is clear coppery orange in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin light beige head that diminished to a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and a collar of large bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: The smell has interesting aromas of peaches along with notes of caramel malts and citrus hops.
T: Flavors of hops dominate the overall taste and lend flavors of citrus and tropical fruits along with a light to moderate amount of bitterness that lingers through the finish. There are notes of caramel malts.
M: The beer feels medium-bodied, crisp and a bit creamy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a very hop-forward beer but it is well balanced so that the bitterness is not overpowering.

Serving type: can

05-06-2012 12:10:46 | More by metter98
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1%

02-27-2012 01:42:28 | More by kylemckinnis
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Brent

Kentucky

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

Pour was a surprisingly murky yet bright caramel color with an aggressive, sticky head. Big hops flavor up front - broadly bitter with floral and herbal notes, finishing up with a bit of pine resin. Substantial malt flavor, leaning toward caramel malt and a bit of toffee. Mouthfeel was almost chewy - no one will accuse this beer of being overly filtered.

Serving type: can

08-16-2010 18:01:41 | More by Brent
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civicm87

New York

4/5  rDev +1%

08-23-2013 20:58:02 | More by civicm87
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

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frogfan

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

03-15-2013 19:09:43 | More by frogfan
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +1%

11-18-2011 21:48:16 | More by TheBishopco
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Jonbw

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +1%

09-07-2013 23:05:08 | More by Jonbw
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hansgruber

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1%

07-11-2013 17:59:45 | More by hansgruber
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DaveR514

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1%

06-10-2013 02:40:50 | More by DaveR514
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immobileman

Alabama

4/5  rDev +1%

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ESeab

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1%

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mooseo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

06-04-2014 23:35:02 | More by mooseo
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MaltLickyWithTheCandy

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1%

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Cook82

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1%

07-14-2014 22:29:27 | More by Cook82
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Shooter1960

Florida

4/5  rDev +1%

12-26-2011 21:57:57 | More by Shooter1960
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1%

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ystazi

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

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67couple

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1%

06-04-2013 21:24:45 | More by 67couple
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BuxMontBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

08-02-2012 21:01:34 | More by BuxMontBeerLover
Caldera IPA from Caldera Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 971 ratings.