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Pick Axe IPA - Tommyknocker Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
okay

473 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 473
Reviews: 273
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly called "Pick Axe Pale Ale".

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-14-2001)
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Reviews by DenverHopHead:
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

3.83/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle purchased at the brewery in Idaho Springs. Dated best by 12/23/13. Poured into a tulip.
Appearance - amber/orange. Carbonation builds an impressive, foamy white head. Leaves a ladder of foamy lace on the glass.
Smell- citrus, grassy, pine, some traces of biscuit and cracker, malt in the nose.
Taste - refreshing, but too light. The nicely blended hop notes in the nose aren't nearly as prominent on the palate.
Feel - doesn't have the bitterness I desire in an IPA. More of a pale ale.
Overall - underrated, if rated solely on the quality of the beer. I'd classify this as a pale ale, however.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 18:45:57 | More by DenverHopHead
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Pick Axe IPA from Tommyknocker Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 473 ratings.