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IPA - Beer Camp #93 - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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IPA - Beer Camp #93IPA - Beer Camp #93

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454 Ratings
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Ratings: 454
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This IPA sacrifices nothing for its drinkability, flexing big time flavor and complexity. The light color disguises the depth of the malt backbone, a pillar that balances the potent whole-cones of the piney-citrus Cascade and tropical fruit-like Citra hops.

(Beer added by: tdm168 on 08-02-2013)
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Photo of kguard
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

kguard, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

bacher468, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of jaxon53
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

jaxon53, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of jimmah120
4.04/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle ~a month old.

Look is your typical IPA color, with gritty suspended sediment. Smell is piney and herbal. Taste is crisp pine and tangy citrus, in the background there's some sweet maple syrup malt, oak.

Solid IPA. Very similar to torpedo, but i might actually prefer this one.

jimmah120, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of PicoPapa
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle from the Beer Camp mix 12 pack. Pours a translucent light amber color with half an inch of head. Good amount of lacing. The aroma is floral hops, grass and malts. Not much of a nose. The taste is a blend of piney and floral hops along with a good deal of malt. Floral hops with hints of pineapple at the finish. Slightly oily mouthfeel with a light body and lots of carbonation. Pretty flowery and malty IPA. Overall, its an alright IPA, especially in a mix 12 pack but I don't think it could stand on its own.

PicoPapa, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of twelveinches
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

twelveinches, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of bifrost17
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

bifrost17, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of AdamBear
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.5

A-slightly dark shade of gold with a nice thick cream colored head

S-weeds and floral. Medium strength

T-it comes in with a very floral and hoppy flavor as well as the weeds. The overall strength is low and the after-taste is matching through somewhat malty.

M-medium creamy carbonation with a creamy finish

O-really I'm surprised they picked this beer. It is a good IPA, but a boring IPA. It is easy to drink, and I could drink a lot of it, but I'd rather just get a case of torpedo over this.

AdamBear, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of chanokokoro
4.11/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a stemmed ale glass

Pours a most deep golden with some amber accents capped by a one and half finger bright white head. Great retention and significant splotchy lacing. Piney notes, some light tropical citrus, and some fresh cut grass on the nose. Light pine sap, fresh green tea, accents of spearmint with hints of honey midpalate. Finishes dry with some tropical citrus notes including lime, pineapple, mango, and bitter grapefruit rind and returning pine notes. Light crisp body, fizzy carbonation, and just enough malt to provide some backbone. Recommended.

chanokokoro, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of bpowers315
4/5  rDev +7.5%

bpowers315, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of Buckeye982
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Buckeye982, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of baklo
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

baklo, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of ShemRahBoo
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

ShemRahBoo, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of Hessian257
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Hessian257, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of Ctruskey
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Ctruskey, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of Tiernan
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Tiernan, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of justintcoons
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Gold with 2 fingers of white head. good retention and clarity. Low carbonation.

Nose
Pineapple, pine, florals, candy sugar, tangerine and grapefruit.

Taste
Loaded with pine and florals. Bitter grapefruit zest and tangerine. Very thin candy sugar backbone. A touch of pineapple.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, crisp, bitter and dry.

Overall
A solid pine-driven IPA. Nice all around.

justintcoons, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of JohnnyMc
3/5  rDev -19.4%

JohnnyMc, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of cbord459
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

cbord459, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of jwat
4/5  rDev +7.5%

jwat, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of vkv822
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz : tulip

Pours clear, coppery orange with a foamy, off white head.

Lots of resiny, Cascade hop notes upfront, with some light fruity hops in towards the finish and a solid, malty backbone. Lightly bitter finish.

Medium body and carbonation.

A decent IPA. Tasty, and I will enjoy my other 3 bottles, but nothing I really have a desire to seek out again.

vkv822, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of dpodratsky3
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle poured into tulip class

A: Not quite clear golden orange, lighter than it looks (if that makes sense), bone white head fades to just bubbles

S: Very mild fruit comes through, definite pine, malty backbone adds body and makes the pine seem deeper

T: More pine than fruit again, but both are there, very bitter with not enough flavor for my liking, piney hops seem harsh, malt is a bit too strong also and just adds to the intensity

M: Extra dry, medium-light body with decent carbonation

O: I know its a one off beer, but Sierra Nevada has made so many good IPA's, most of which are better than this one.

dpodratsky3, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of durlta
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

durlta, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of NickSMpls
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

NickSMpls, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of TEKNISHE
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

TEKNISHE, Aug 13, 2013
IPA - Beer Camp #93 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 454 ratings.