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Just Outstanding IPA - Kern River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,064 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,064
Reviews: 419
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.75%
Wants: 361
Gots: 113 | FT: 8
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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a 6 oz goblet (several refills are coming.). It forms a one finger head, nice lacing, very hazy, lovely! The aroma is a heady biting ruby grapefruit, not an ordinary yellow grapefruit. The flavor is a Lyle sweet and malt at first, then strong grapefruit citrus hops, with a hint of sweet mangoes. The grapefruit aroma goes up into the nose and sinuses. The mouthfeel is a bit foamy. Overall an outstanding IPA, with a unique character.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another big thanks to Marco_Gtz for this.

Poured from a 22oz bottle, no #freshbeer info.

A hazy, honey colored body appears in the glass with a lop sided generous head. Ring after ring of lacing is left behind. Fresh sharp citrus in the aroma, very floral with a sweet edge. Taste is a deep resiny flavor, strong malt, citrus fruit just explodes on the palate, dry bitter hops in the finish, bitter grapefruit. More raw than the Citra but good nonetheless.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle that Doug opened up. Thanks man. Poured into a Bell's snifter today, 3/11/2014.

App- Dark brown-caramel, a bit hazy and opaque. Very strange for a west coast IPA. Comes with a one finger white head, fair retention and fair lacing.

Smell- Caramel, toffee, grapefruit, lemon and a bit of pine. More on the malty side. Don't know how old this is, but the hops are certainly there.

Flavour- Not particularly interesting. Caramel malt backbone is here, a bit of grapefruit and mango, with a nice pine backend that is fairly bitter. Not mindblowing by any stretch.

Mouthfeel- Nice creamy, medium bodied, not watery at all. Quite bitter even for the style, coats the tongue in pure IBU. In fact, the bitterness stands out the most in terms of the character of this beer.

Overall- Decent IPA, nothing mind-blowing or special. I can find IPAs like this fairly easily here in Madison, Wisconsin. Good extra, certainly nothing worth trading for.

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Just Outstanding IPA from Kern River Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,064 ratings.