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Just Outstanding IPA - Kern River Brewing Company

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Just Outstanding IPAJust Outstanding IPA

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,004 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,004
Reviews: 416
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.75%
Wants: 360
Gots: 104 | 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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Ratings: 1,004 | Reviews: 416 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

KCBeerNerd, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Emichmac, Jun 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Wbarnett24, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

SuperMario, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

mpenske, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

imfatsowhat, Jun 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Thishops4u, Jun 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

bsnone, Jun 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

teraflx, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of IKR
4.15/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Slightly cloudy gold color with a bronze hue. The beer has a modest-sized white head that slowly faded to a small head that stuck around.

Smell: Piney hop aromas feature prominently with some grassy and citrus notes.

Taste: The pine aromas an carry over and feature in the taste followed by the grassy and citrus notes. The beer finish fairly dry with the pine notes first followed by the grassy/hay notes.

Mouth-feel: On the light side of medium bodied with a modest level of carbonation.

Overall: Good IPA that is not overly bitter but flavorful and nicely balanced.

IKR, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

ChrisAlbertine, Jun 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

jrhottle, Jun 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Spike-likes-beer, Jun 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Evan, Jun 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

freshflesh, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

larryarms847, Jun 07, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a copper color with a sticky white head and plenty of lace. The aroma is quite hoppy filling the nostril with pine and citrus. The taste is piney and citrusy with a fair bitterness. Nice and drinkable, with a big pale malt body that leaves the beer balanced. Medium bodied, solid carbonation. Overall this is a very good ipa, with pine and citrus like hops.

Stinkypuss, Jun 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Casey3236, May 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Corburk, May 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

KevMo84, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

68nosbird, May 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

st9647v3, May 29, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle from j47paco (thanks man!). No bottling date. Served in my Phish snifter.

Pours a hazy orange with a finger and a half near white head. A thin layer remains throughout and deposits big sheets of lace.

Smells of orange, grapefruit and pine with just a hint of malt.

Taste follows the nose. Oranges, grapefruit, pine, grass, cracker and pepper.

Semi oily, medium body, fizzy carbonation. Piney, citrus zest and orange pulp linger in the finish.

The name may be a bit of an over sell but this is a solid, straight forward IPA. Or perhaps as far as the current rating scale is labeled- this is "just" outstanding, not quite worls class.

ThickNStout, May 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Btip1969, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

thegerm87, May 27, 2014
Just Outstanding IPA from Kern River Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,004 ratings.