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Just Outstanding IPA - Kern River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

954 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 954
Reviews: 414
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.75%
Wants: 356
Gots: 96 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Kern River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 03-01-2007)
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dwaz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-24-2011 16:40:13 | More by dwaz
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Chaney

District of Columbia

4.43/5  rDev +4.7%

This is my first Kern River beer ever, and it was sent to me by Cocoapuph. Cheers to you my friend!

A: Poured a clear, golden color, with ever the slightest amber hue. Wow, the suds posing as a 2 finger + head was ridiculous!

S: Extremely floral and hoppy, with the amarillo and simcoe being most evident. I got a mild pomegranate character in there as well, but maybe that's just my imagination.

T: The back end of this thing reminder me of Nugget Nectar in spades (although I know that no nugget was used here). West Coast hop bomb for sure, but the bitterness was tempered by a glorious fruit component.

M: The bitterness didn't linger, and there was just enough sweetness to balance the hops out somewhat. However, balance is not in the West Coast brewers' rep ...and shouldn't be. The lacing was car wash stuff!

O: It didn't quite have the dimension of Sculpin (my favorite), but it was damn close. Kern River is off to a good start with me!

11-23-2011 23:49:05 | More by Chaney
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Schlais

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

11-23-2011 03:41:32 | More by Schlais
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basilcrow

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-22-2011 19:14:17 | More by basilcrow
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shuggy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-21-2011 23:01:39 | More by shuggy
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Captainren

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-21-2011 21:59:40 | More by Captainren
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-21-2011 18:47:44 | More by Rochefort10nh
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TicoCali

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-21-2011 05:24:19 | More by TicoCali
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Callmecoon

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-21-2011 03:27:24 | More by Callmecoon
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Rempo

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-20-2011 16:58:18 | More by Rempo
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Diomede

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-20-2011 07:31:31 | More by Diomede
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

11-20-2011 02:57:56 | More by mmcnaughton
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-19-2011 05:31:26 | More by DoctorB2B
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BigMilkDan

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-18-2011 21:16:33 | More by BigMilkDan
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ehammond1


4.28/5  rDev +1.2%

Bottle (2011)

Thanks for the gift, NoSignsOfPain!

Slightly hazy golden orange and amber with a thick, pillowy, persistent off-white head. Lines and sheets of lace are left down the glass.

A well balanced, though strong and pungent aroma consisting of lots of citrus, mild pine, and a bit of caramel sweetness. Complete, strong, and well rounded.

Moderately bitter, with lots of pungent citrus and tropical flavors, balanced nicely by a caramel and bready backbone. Complete, drinkable, and delicious.

Medium mouthfeel with ample carbonation.

A delightful IPA. Just outstanding.

11-18-2011 01:56:48 | More by ehammond1
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-18-2011 01:13:28 | More by nmann08
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victoreyes

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-17-2011 22:16:47 | More by victoreyes
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cpinto6

Georgia

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-17-2011 19:54:18 | More by cpinto6
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67couple

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-17-2011 16:27:41 | More by 67couple
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-17-2011 01:04:12 | More by DaveHack
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mjr2377

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-16-2011 23:23:25 | More by mjr2377
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Rollzroyce21

California

4.3/5  rDev +1.7%

Dry hopped with Simcoe and Amarillo hops.

Purchased on day it was delivered to Hacienda Bev. (Brea) on 10-Jun-14.
Poured into Bottle Logic can glass on 11-Jun-14.

Also tasted on 18-Nov-11, 20-Jul-12, 29-Sep-13.

Very piney aroma dominate over the citrus hops, but still present. Nice nectar-y finish. Good refreshing body that's got a medium malt feel.

Overall, a fantastic IPA that's very reasonably priced. I rank this in the same tier of IPA's as Jai Alai, Head Hunter, Columbus IPA, and Flower Power.

11-16-2011 14:21:28 | More by Rollzroyce21
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RichBeer

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-16-2011 07:44:44 | More by RichBeer
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jeezie

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-16-2011 02:45:13 | More by jeezie
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rpstevens

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-15-2011 22:29:25 | More by rpstevens
Just Outstanding IPA from Kern River Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 954 ratings.