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Brutal Bitter Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,759 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,759
Reviews: 1,060
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.75%
Wants: 60
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
**NOTE: This beer is now called "Brutal IPA" **
It has also been bottled as "Portland State IPA" (2010).

Malts: 100% Floor-malted Maris Otter, Cara Vienna, Cara Wheat.
Hops: Crystal.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

15º PLATO
59 IBU
76.1 AA
14.2º Lovibond

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001)
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4.22/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy copper/golden appearance with minimal head that quickly disappears. Smell is very malty and floral with a hint of grain and orange.

Taste is very malty and grainy with a hint of citrus and brown sugar. Has a strong taste of hops, simple and clean taste overall. Medium bodied with decent carbonation. Aftertaste is bitter and malty.

This is an excellent, no nonsense, IPA. It's simple but still has some good characteristics and refreshing. This is worth a try for any beer fan.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2011 02:06:14 | More by CrazyMike
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Brutal Bitter Ale from Rogue Ales
90 out of 100 based on 1,759 ratings.