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Just Outstanding IPA - Kern River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

924 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 924
Reviews: 408
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.75%
Wants: 357
Gots: 89 | 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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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-10-2011 00:00:14 | More by klipper
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jophish17

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-09-2011 02:12:35 | More by jophish17
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PerHops

California

4.08/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Cloudy golden orange with a very nice looking head that recedes slowly and leaves soapy bubbles. Looks a lot like pliny.

S- Lots of citrus! Grapefruit, lemons, oranges, tropical fruit, pineapple, grassiness

T- Orange marmalade, grapefruit, tropical fruit, some funkiness I can't put my finger on and a crisp, medium bitter finish. Very little pine.

M- Not very resinous. Very light, great level of carbonation, near perfect. Drinks very easily.

O- Very, very good. This would surely be a regular beer for me if it was easily available. My first beer from Kern River and I enjoyed it very much.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 03:12:50 | More by PerHops
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shanghai55

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-06-2011 22:43:48 | More by shanghai55
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auphex

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.2%

12-05-2011 23:27:25 | More by auphex
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Jefe73

Florida

5/5  rDev +18.2%

12-05-2011 14:32:15 | More by Jefe73
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ritzkiss

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +18.2%

12-05-2011 04:02:38 | More by ritzkiss
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futura123

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-04-2011 18:07:38 | More by futura123
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onefalsemove711

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

12-04-2011 04:25:25 | More by onefalsemove711
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Topher78

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-04-2011 02:08:22 | More by Topher78
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HopDiggityDawg

North Carolina

4.18/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to soughtbyGod for this one.
Poured into a Mother Earth snifter
copper color with at least a 3 finger head with lacing for days.
Smell was piney for me, typical West Coast offering.
Taste was an improvement from the nose. Hops are in your face but never get out of hand. Slight malt backbone calms the hops down. Mouthfeel is a nice balance, not chewy, not too thin, very nice.
Overall this is a very nice IPA! I would recommend it!

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2011 03:24:21 | More by HopDiggityDawg
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brandoman63

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-29-2011 20:18:07 | More by brandoman63
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-29-2011 04:08:04 | More by JAHMUR
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girllovesbier

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-27-2011 08:45:59 | More by girllovesbier
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CelticAleMan

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-27-2011 05:30:26 | More by CelticAleMan
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GarrettB714

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-26-2011 20:49:01 | More by GarrettB714
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jenray

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-26-2011 14:18:17 | More by jenray
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GRG1313

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-26-2011 14:17:27 | More by GRG1313
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CaptCleveland

Ohio

4.6/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber, awesome extra from SalukiAlum--a big thanks!
Clear, honey-orange elixir poured into DFH glass. Huge white head, compact bubbles, copious Belgian lacing.
The aroma is all hoppy citrus: mango, orange grapefruit with a hint of pine. Heavenly for this hophead.
The taste does not disappoint. Smooth hops through and through, grapefruit and pine predominate. No malt--excellent.
Well carbonated but not over the top. Medium body. Delicious.
Another standout for hopheads by Kern River.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 00:23:05 | More by CaptCleveland
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PhatAtUT

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.2%

11-24-2011 17:47:31 | More by PhatAtUT
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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%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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!

Serving type: bottle

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
Just Outstanding IPA from Kern River Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 924 ratings.