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Pick Axe IPA - Tommyknocker Brewery

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Pick Axe IPAPick Axe IPA

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BA SCORE
79
okay

494 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 494
Reviews: 274
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

benloho, Jan 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

vcoggins, Jan 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Lare453, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of cbond
2.7/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

This beer tastes and smells of pineapples, I would love to sip this at Hawaiian themed party or on the beach. However for daily life I do not enjoy it very much.

It is also not as hoppy as I expected (though admittedly I have high hops expectations for IPA's).

Caveat -- I did drink this after eating something very spicy so I reserve the right to edit these statements.

cbond, Jan 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

ArmedsouthernEr, Jan 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Pog-Mo-Thoin, Jan 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

rudabegga9, Jan 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

KeyWestGator, Dec 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Summer92, Dec 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

iL0VEbeer, Dec 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

djrn2, Dec 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

richkrull, Dec 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

nitewing05, Dec 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Yeroc, Dec 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

grimey68, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of bark
3.01/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The colour is amber (20 EBC), the liquid is clear. The two finger head is off-white and compact. It sinks slowly leaving some lacing on the glass. The beer is bottle conditioned.

The smell is hoppy with toffee sweetness. Some onion/cabbage flavours. Chemical bitterness and some orange juice.

The taste is smooth with citric hops and some fruity sweetness: Oranges, mango, lime, pineapple. Mild bitterness, more like an APA than an IPA. Medium to full body. The aftertaste got a passing note of solvents and some harsh hops. Orange juice, lime, green apples and green plums. The finish got some solvents and rough alcohol.

The carbonation is mild to medium strong, the bubbles are long-lived. The liquid is mid-smooth and a bit dry.

Not enough bitterness, and some off-flavours. Well, well...

bark, Nov 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

athomasPSU, Nov 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Druss157, Nov 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

civicm87, Nov 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

JAHMUR, Nov 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

timsoder, Oct 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

alexanf, Oct 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

twenty5, Oct 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Bromine, Oct 04, 2013
Pick Axe IPA from Tommyknocker Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 494 ratings.