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Sin City IPA - Sin City Brewing Co.

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Sin City IPA
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44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 14.97%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sin City Brewing Co. visit their website
Nevada, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BDJake on 03-12-2010)
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Bobhoya

Arizona

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-18-2013 23:16:29 | More by Bobhoya
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CoryR

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-16-2013 21:07:49 | More by CoryR
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Bierguy5

Ohio

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-10-2013 02:54:43 | More by Bierguy5
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sansho

California

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-16-2013 06:04:05 | More by sansho
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kylehay2004

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Not much head on a clear orange body. Aroma is a bit weak with mostly candy sugar and generic citrus. Flavors of malts mostly as expected for the english style with generic and non descript earthy and citrus hops. Grassy bitterness but not in a good way. Medium body and moderate carbonation. This one is just not very good. The malt character is good for the style but the bitterness and hops are too medicinal.

Serving type: on-tap

12-17-2012 05:30:53 | More by kylehay2004
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

09-04-2012 22:13:05 | More by DelicateDelirium
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-22-2012 20:58:21 | More by SocalKicks
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herring556

Georgia

4/5  rDev +19.8%

05-29-2012 05:48:36 | More by herring556
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

1.55/5  rDev -53.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Copper color pour, lots of sediment, almost no head, but when poured into a plastic cup, what can you do? No hop aroma. Just a bitter thing going on.

Taste, bitter, but not from hops, like a bitter plastic burnt corrosiveness, with tons of grittyness in the mouthfeel, like they just dumped some sand from the beach into the kettle. Its not just that it was an English IPA, it was just lacking, it didn't even have the mild sweetness hop thing going for it, I think they just classified it this way because it would allow for more cheapness. Its not like it doesn't seem that if any hops were used (a reasonable question) that they were probably high alpha acid types used in miniscule proportions simply to jack that bitterness up.

One of the worst IPA's I've ever had.

Serving type: on-tap

05-14-2012 17:42:49 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at Sin City Brewing (Venetian) in Las Vegas, NV

A: Pours a slightly hazy dark golden orange to amber in color with some very light hints of visible carbonation. The beer has a thin soapy off-white head that quickly dissipates into a thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer. Light lacing is observed.

S: Overall the aroma for this beer is rather mild. There are light hints of earthy and floral hops.

T: The beer has a sweet caramel malt body with a light amount of hop bitterness. Light hints of earthy and floral hops.

M: Medium bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly chewy and a little dry in the finish.

O: Very easy to drink and refreshing, since the hoppiness/bitterness is light overall. Could definitely be a session beer. Nothing special but certainly one I could have again.

Serving type: on-tap

04-30-2012 17:13:42 | More by dbrauneis
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-31-2012 02:15:44 | More by bigbeers84
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hendge

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-05-2012 08:27:04 | More by hendge
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +19.8%

01-08-2012 06:22:15 | More by richkrull
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heresy22

California

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-05-2012 05:46:54 | More by heresy22
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

12-07-2011 22:51:04 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Daveychu

California

3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-30-2011 19:25:04 | More by Daveychu
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pisomojado8

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had a few of these on my last trip to Las Vegas; it's only fair to give it a review.

Appearance: Served from a pitcher to a plastic glass with the Sin City Beer logo. A slightly hazy, orange hue. On-par from what you'd expect an IPA to look like.

Smell: Some grapefruit, some hops. Nothing overly powerful, nothing offensive. Once again, on-par.

Taste: A seemingly conservatively-hopped IPA; very mild bitterness for this style. Refreshing grapefruit notes, a good malt/hops balance.

Mouthfeel: Slightly chewy. A clean finish. The heaviness falls right in the middle for the style.

Overall: True hop-heads may frown a little at the lack of bite. I found this made the style very drinkable and one you could stick with for a while. Not the greatest IPA of all time, but a tasty one nonetheless. An ideal beer for the Vegas strip.

Serving type: on-tap

11-30-2011 17:20:34 | More by pisomojado8
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at the bar in the Venetian. The beer is a deep and vibrant copper-brown color, with a nice, dense head. It has a lighter hops aroma in comparison with American IPAs. On initial tasting, the flavor of hops hits the back of the tongue, instead of front-tongue of most American IPAs. There is a very mild, but hoppy aftertaste, which is pleasant. Very smooth in the mouth. Another of Sin City's brews that warranted a growler fill on our way home.

Serving type: on-tap

12-09-2010 02:55:18 | More by GarthDanielson
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BDJake

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I recently spent two weeks in Las Vegas for Red Flag and we were staying inside the Venetian, so I hit up the Sin City bar on the 2nd floor quite often while pre-flighting. Here's one I drank quite a bit:

A- slightly murky golden copper with a small head that didn't lace much, but that may be due to the plastic cups they're served in

S- faint earthy hops, not as much bite as an american-style IPA, with some cereal notes in the background

T- started out with a bittersweet, subdued burst of mild hoppiness, with a bit of citrus throughout and backed up with a decent malt backbone

M- somewhat slick and watery, but not terrible by any means- flavors well retained on the tongue

D- went down really easily, and before I knew it I'd often down three or four before I even headed out in town

Probably not worth going back just for this beer, but definitely a worthy option at any of their bars on the Strip whenever you don't want to just settle for some BMC.

Serving type: on-tap

03-12-2010 17:33:33 | More by BDJake
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Sin City IPA from Sin City Brewing Co.
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