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Lasso IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Lasso IPALasso IPA

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404 Ratings

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Ratings: 404
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 12.54%
Wants: 3
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with a robust, aromatic roundup of Columbus, Centennial and Cascade hops, Lasso finishes with an impactful 50 IBU and boasts the same bold character that IPA enthusiasts expect.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 11-21-2013)
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Photo of CHickman
3.43/5  rDev 0%

Pours hazy gold color with sediment floating around and a thick 2 finger foam white head that was full of bubbles of all sizes, fading slowly, leaving good foamy lacing and rings as it went down. Smells of cereal, piney hops, grapefruit, grains, herbs, and earthy notes like very dry hay or wheat. The initial hop whiff was like a flash as the malt then pretty much took over; timid nose for an IPA from Great Divide.

Taste follows suit and like the nose consists of cereal, piney hops, cracker, grapefruit, lemon zest, roasted grains, very light spices, a mild caramel sweetness and earthy notes like very dry hay or wheat. The hops come out more in the flavor, as does the bitterness, but this is much maltier than I expected and seems more like a malty English IPA than an American West Coast IPA.

Mouthfeel is thick and on the chewy side with light carbonation, an average to slightly smooth feel and a good amount of bitterness that trails off on the clean side.

Not nearly as good as Titan IPA, Hercules DIPA or even the fantastic Fresh Hop Pale Ale, but it’s a decent average IPA. This was bottled on 2/17/14 so I need to try this fresh in hopes that it has more hop zing and is better overall.

CHickman, Oct 10, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +9.6%

AMarkle6524, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

XicanoBeerRun, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

BeersAndBears, Oct 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

xICooRsYIx, Oct 06, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -10.2%

DRE_Go_Fish, Oct 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Chilly_E, Oct 01, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +2.6%

Beestin, Sep 30, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +12%

rolltide, Sep 28, 2014
3.6/5  rDev +5%

BUNZILLA, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

stampfler07, Sep 27, 2014
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2.68/5  rDev -21.9%

jophish17, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The 4th beer of tonight's great divide sampler night. Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of caramel malts, some hops. Taste is well balanced, some pine, a mild bitterness, very drinkable. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

tone77, Sep 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

dcerdman, Sep 27, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -9%

stolee, Sep 26, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +5%

rallyr32, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Steven1024, Sep 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Had a growler of this yesterday. Aroma was OK. The taste was pretty good- definitely on the piney/resinous side in terms of flavor, but had a lingering bitterness I didn't think much of. It's a solid beer, but not my favorite from them.

BuzzLitebier, Sep 22, 2014
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2.4/5  rDev -30%

Pours a finger and half of foamy head on a hazy straw colored body.
The aroma is mild pine and honey; there's an off-smell too.
The taste has a dry pine bitterness throughout, a mild malt sweetness joins in the middle. A little watery in the flavor.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
The smell isn't great and the flavor is okay.

Fatehunter, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

GClarkage, Sep 19, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +21.3%

dagubna, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

myteam24, Sep 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

trevordglenn, Sep 15, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Washuffizi98, Sep 15, 2014
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2.4/5  rDev -30%

thefluker, Sep 13, 2014
Lasso IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 404 ratings.