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Just Outstanding IPA - Kern River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

955 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 955
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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jeff1973

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-16-2013 05:25:00 | More by jeff1973
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jriggins6

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-15-2013 18:36:24 | More by jriggins6
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flydudehsv

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

22 oz. bottle from Mammoth Liquor. Lots of caramel in the aroma with some citrus hops, light mango, and faint pineapple. It pours slightly hazy amber with a small white head that leaves behind spotty lacing. The flavor starts with a light watery caramel fruitiness. Almost all the flavor comes in the finish with an increased caramel presence and a moderate dose of grapefruit hoppiness. Medium bodied with a soft mouthfeel and light carbonation. Awesome IPA!

03-14-2013 08:18:06 | More by flydudehsv
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Gtg642

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-12-2013 23:12:08 | More by Gtg642
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Franch

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

03-12-2013 15:21:46 | More by Franch
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duobob

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-11-2013 11:29:51 | More by duobob
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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-10-2013 21:22:41 | More by oldvines
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DJButters

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-06-2013 16:59:46 | More by DJButters
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josephwa

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-06-2013 04:20:51 | More by josephwa
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mhaugo

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-05-2013 14:50:10 | More by mhaugo
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clay23

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-03-2013 16:08:13 | More by clay23
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Beerrenda

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-02-2013 18:03:27 | More by Beerrenda
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imyourhero21

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-28-2013 20:09:51 | More by imyourhero21
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SirBentham

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-28-2013 00:21:28 | More by SirBentham
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bpasquini

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-27-2013 00:37:37 | More by bpasquini
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-26-2013 14:28:10 | More by RedneckBeerz
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jaylib

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-22-2013 06:31:25 | More by jaylib
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-22-2013 04:10:36 | More by RMoeNay
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surlytheduff

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-21-2013 20:38:40 | More by surlytheduff
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.95/5  rDev -6.6%

Pours a clear amber color with a really tall frothy off white head. Head is as tall as the beer in the Alchemist glass I'm using.

Smells of juicy American hops, some orange citrus, some floral notes, a bit of bitter pine.

Taste is mostly sticky bitter piney hops, very little citrus. Strong malt backbone, a somewhat sweet bready character in the mouth but finishes mostly bitter.

Carbonation is really good with a full mouthfeel, very refreshing.

Not quite "outstanding" but definitely a really good IPA.

7.9/10

02-19-2013 01:01:37 | More by AlexFields
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-18-2013 19:58:45 | More by DIPAFAN
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ROBSTARR

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

02-15-2013 14:41:05 | More by ROBSTARR
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Sisky

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-14-2013 04:25:58 | More by Sisky
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-14-2013 01:05:42 | More by s1ckboy
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

3.66/5  rDev -13.5%

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #63 (Apr 2012):

LOOK: Dirty peach; thick, creamy white head

SMELL: Intensely floral, orange grove, catty, mint, hemp seed, vegetal, clean alcohol, cookie dough

TASTE: Piney hop, chocolate mint, fresh citric fruits, bready malt backbone, warming alcohol, very juicy, hemp, faint cattiness, yeast, fresh-cut grass, aspirin, caramel, hoppy finish

“Just Outstanding” and “The Name Says It All” might look cool on a label, but it's a ballsy stretch and honestly, we simply expected much more. In a world saturated with IPAs, this one is actually “just good,” which ain't bad either, but it ain't all that.

02-14-2013 00:38:46 | More by BeerAdvocate
Just Outstanding IPA from Kern River Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 955 ratings.