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Pick Axe India Pale Ale - Tommyknocker Brewery

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32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerNoobNC on 11-13-2011)
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Reviews by dtivp:
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3.48/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured a clear copper orange with a one finger white head that dissipated quickly leaving a thin collar with light lacing.

Aroma of light malt, grass with citrus, very light aroma.

Taste of grapefruit, malt, some sweet caramel and vanilla with a slight bitter after taste, very good balance.

Mouth Feel was medium towards light body, moderate carbonation, smooth with a crisp, bitter ending.

Overall an easy drinking, enjoyable and refreshing pale ale.

dtivp, Apr 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

rwilde, Nov 20, 2011
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acurtis, Jul 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

dav2080, Jul 04, 2012
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Gregaroo, Apr 30, 2014
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matjack85, Feb 02, 2013
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Jayschool, Sep 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

Noelito76, Jan 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

MinorThreat, Aug 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

DeepSouthSipper, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of JayS2629
4.28/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a beautiful light copper with great clarity and a two finger, hefty cream top. It faded fast though and left a thin filmy swirl of white. Thin wall of sea foam lacing.

The aroma is mild with loads of grassy elements. A nut and caramel mix balance out with a prominente malt presence. Good balance, but a little sweet smelling for an IPA.

Nicely balanced for an IPA. A definitive caramel backbone with hints of vanilla and maple...even tones of honey but a balance appears of floral boquets. Honeysuckle, clover, fresh cut grass, spring...but nice caramel, honey undertones. Balcne is great!

Medium bodied, crisp, refreshing...cutting, edgey...

Overall, great, a little too easy to drink and slightly dangerous.

JayS2629, Feb 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

brandoman63, Nov 18, 2011
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3.3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Poured from a bottle w/ best by date 1/2/12 into a mug. Light orange color with 1.5 fingers of head.

S: Some citrusy hops, mainly grapefruit, followed by some toasty malts.

T: Not what I was expecting from the nose. Strong malt backbone right up front that really dominates the entire brew. Toasty from the middle through the end. Some grapefruit in the middle followed by some bitterness but it's really overwhelmed by the malts.

M: Light to medium mouth feel with a long finish.

O: Not a bad brew by any means, just not was I thought an IPA was going to be. Would I drink it again, sure, but I wouldn't recommend it as good example of an IPA.

JohannBock, Nov 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

Bockerdoppel91, Jan 22, 2012
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hardrock, Apr 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

CowboyRob, Jul 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

Jerry, Feb 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

durlta, Jul 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

jenray, Dec 11, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Stylistically an English IPA. More malty, more grassy and floral than piny and citrusy on the hops...not as hop forward as a west coast IPA. Other than the mislabeling as an American IPA, I kind of enjoy this one. I bought this as part of a twelve pack sampler, and wish there were more than 3 bottles in there of this particular beer.

smmeier819, Jun 27, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degree. I expected it to take the top of my head off the way it smelled oozing with big hop smell. It did not. Beer pored a cloudy orange color with a peach colored head. The beer was hoppy as it should be but not too bad. I could drink it and thought it was quite good for a IPA which I'm not very fond of anyway. Lacing was good and I would buy again.

Minkybut, Apr 28, 2013
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Pick Axe India Pale Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.