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Peak Organic IPA - Peak Organic Brewing Company

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Peak Organic IPAPeak Organic IPA

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Ratings: 495
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 11
Gots: 47 | 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)
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

HopBrain, Jul 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

travishardy929, Jul 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Marcos999, Jul 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

ms11781, Jul 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

sevenmoist, Jul 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Heff19, Jul 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

jeanphony, Jun 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

davidIPA, Jun 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

kennethkearns, Jun 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

xzxer, Jun 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

gshackles, Jun 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Rekrule, Jun 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

AndrewMichael, Jun 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Kunstman, Jun 13, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

jenray, Jun 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

enginero, Jun 07, 2012
Photo of NardiByNature
3.28/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Mostly clear copper color. A two-finger head settles into a nice pancake and leaves plenty of lacing. Appearance is nice. There isn’t much aroma to this one: it’s yeasty; cracker malt-forward and a faint grassy/piney note in the background. Slight grapefruit as it warms. The taste is subdued but clean and crisp with an earthy hop bitterness.

The beer looks good and feels good – it tastes and smells relatively bland, against a backdrop of solid NE IPAs.

NardiByNature, Jun 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

ForrestChess, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of tdm168
3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - pours an orangish amber with a half of an inch of thick, soft, white head that has decent retention

S - faint bread, citrus, faint alcohol

T - faint bread, citrusy, orange, grapefruit, earthy, piny, mild bitter finish

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carboanted

This is a decent offering from Peak Organic. It has decent flavor and great drinkability. I wouldn't refuse this if offered again.

tdm168, Jun 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

tenacioustomato, May 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

marckobi, May 23, 2012
Photo of kylehay2004
3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thin head on a clear crimson body. Little lacing. Aroma is very musty with wet sock hops dominating. Flavor is more fruity with candies orange, floral and moldy piney hop notes. Medium body and lighter side of medium carbonation. Overall a nicely drinkable IPA though the aroma is light.

kylehay2004, May 23, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle at Stella's (not a great beer bar, but went with some coworkers)

A- Pours a translucent slightly golden brown. Minimal white head that leaves nice layered lacing around the glass while drinking. About average carbonation.

S- Hops, not as much of a sweet fruit smell, more of a traditional East Coast IPA smell.

T- A decent amount of earthy hops, not too fruity like typical West Coast IPAs, lightly sweet, a little bit of caramel, some malts.

M- Medium bodied, abv very well hidden, average carbonation, smooth, well balanced, goes down easy.

O- In terms of more East Coast IPAs this was a pretty decent offering from Peak Organic. This like all the beers I've tried from Peak is definitely above average for its style, but nothing that stands out. There was a nice balance between the hops and the light caramel sweetness. The abv was very well hidden, I had no idea what abv it was when I was trying it. From the taste it tasted like 5-6%, but I could definitely feel it slightly more. Overall a decent IPA offering. Definitely recommended if you don't have too much too chose from, but nothing to go out of your way to get.

jaasen64, May 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Mikecap, May 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Element1290, May 14, 2012
Peak Organic IPA from Peak Organic Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 495 ratings.