1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Peak Organic IPA - Peak Organic Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Peak Organic IPAPeak Organic IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
84
good

524 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 524
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.09%
Wants: 11
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This unique India Pale Ale features our favorite hops—Simcoe, Amarillo and Nugget. A generous Amarillo and Simcoe dry hop provide for an assertive, hop-forward nose and front palate. We don’t use traditional bittering hops in our IPA, providing nothing but stimulating citrus and floral characteristics.

Inspired by a recipe from our good friend and fellow homebrewer Tim from the North Shore Homebrewers Club.

76 IBU

(Beer added by: WanderingFool on 04-17-2009)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 524 | Reviews: 168 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of DesertRat
4.38/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Super crisp drinkable IPA. $10 for a six pack of bottles of an Organic IPA is a steal. This is a daily drinker for me. Love it with homemade Mexican or Thai food.

Nothing fancy about this beer, but it's inarguably a high quality IPA. In a world flooded with IPAs that are too bitter or obviously made in haste to stay en vogue as a craft brewing outfit Peak Organic has put out an honest effort to make an IPA that is easy to drink with organic ingredients.

Highly recomend this IPA.

DesertRat, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of automaton
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

automaton, Jan 15, 2013
Photo of outoffocus
4/5  rDev +8.4%

outoffocus, Jan 13, 2013
Photo of iemailjack
3/5  rDev -18.7%

iemailjack, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of BeerCosmonaut
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

BeerCosmonaut, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of abex44
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

abex44, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of CloudStrife
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Best by May 2013.

A: Pours an opaque golden orange with a 1 finger dense white head. A decent amount of visible carbonation. Leaves some lacing on the glass.

S: Certainly hops going on here. A piney, mildly fruity and sort of soapy hop characteristic. Fruit comes through as some grapefruit and orange. A sweet malt in the background.

T: Decently hoppy, perhaps a little lackluster for such a strong IPA. Don't get me wrong its bitter but there isnt as much hops as others in this category. Instead however it is a nice earthly floral hop that is very easy drinking.

M: Fairly light bodied, mild carbonation. Body is a tad watery.

Overall love the organic take on a great American style. Has a pure hop taste just could use more backing. A little higher overall as I feel the taste is more than 3.5 but not quite a 4.

CloudStrife, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of GallowsThief
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

GallowsThief, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of MAUEX_MFA
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

MAUEX_MFA, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of Orange
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Orange, Dec 23, 2012
Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

abcdefghijkyle, Dec 22, 2012
Photo of milkbone_underwear
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

milkbone_underwear, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of theotherone7
4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

theotherone7, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of kirkse
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

kirkse, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of Dirtinabottle
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Dirtinabottle, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of t0rin0
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

t0rin0, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of gleemonger
4/5  rDev +8.4%

gleemonger, Dec 04, 2012
Photo of PEIhop
4/5  rDev +8.4%

PEIhop, Nov 25, 2012
Photo of GratefulNole
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

GratefulNole, Nov 24, 2012
Photo of MarioM
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

MarioM, Nov 24, 2012
Photo of DrFunkenstein
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

DrFunkenstein, Nov 23, 2012
Photo of ValTass
4/5  rDev +8.4%

ValTass, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of sneaks2210
3/5  rDev -18.7%

sneaks2210, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of BEERMILER12
3.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Best Before F13

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a fingers worth of head

S: A good dose of minty, citrusy, piney hops with a little earthiness and bready malts

T: Nicely balanced, with the citrus and piney hops combining with the earthiness and breadiness of the malts. Finishes bitter

M: Medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation. Prickly

O: A nice IPA that has a great balance between hops and malts with a good amount of bitterness. Nothing really too stand-outish though

BEERMILER12, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of RoZnstyle
3.08/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - bright orange in color. Nice cascading on the glass

S - not much to speak of. Some floral and aromatics.

T - dry with a crisp spicy finish. Tasted very light compared to other craft ipa's

M - high carbonation. A bit too much in my opinion for the style

O - just another average craft ipa. Nothing special hear but it is refreshing.

RoZnstyle, Nov 14, 2012
Peak Organic IPA from Peak Organic Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 524 ratings.