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11th Hour IPA - Crow Peak Brewing

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11th Hour IPA11th Hour IPA

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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 18
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crow Peak Brewing visit their website
South Dakota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hop aroma and flavor dominate this IPA. However, the malt character of this deep amber colored ale nicely balances the hop component thus avoiding a harsh bitterness. Pure hoppiness!

(Beer added by: mcallister on 08-22-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Drknight, Aug 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

arc3636, Aug 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

JamesMN, Jul 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

marct, Jun 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

ygtbsm94, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of tbeckett
3.39/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Can from kjyost. Cheers. From notes.

A - Poured bright and dark gold. Mild carbonation potty lace, film retention.

S - Pine, grapefruit, orange, honey.

T - Honey, rough pineapple core, grapefruit.

M - Decent carbonation, medium body, good bitter finish.

O/D - Decent IPA. Didn't break the mold or anything but was OK. Mild, but acceptable.

tbeckett, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of einman
3.33/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Took the family to Rapid City for a little vacation so figured I'd see what was available locally that I couldn't get in MN. Picked up a six pack of this and their Porter as well. It's an ok IPA, not great to me but certainly drinkable.
If I lived in SD would probably buy again.

einman, Jun 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

shiguy16, Jun 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

smogfood, May 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

iHeartMNBeer, May 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Jabartheljr, Apr 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

zrab11, Mar 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

hoptitsbrews, Mar 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

Michael_d_Thompson, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of Oxymoron
3.91/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampled from a can as well out of a bottle. Pretty much the same. Appearance is a amber colored hue with hints of light brown undertones. A fizzy white head with decent retention.

The aroma has a great hoppy nose with some minor malt notes overall. The hops have a nice citrus and grassy aroma to it. Some minor herbal notes but more balance. A good caramel malty note is there but more of a generic undertone to it which enhances the hops. Some dirty yeasty undertones but mostly clean.

The taste is similar. A good hop flavor upfront with a nice balance from the malt. The hops come out first with a good citrus and herbal quality. Some minor dirty off hop notes but overall great appeal. The malt comes out more vs the nose. A soft caramel and light bready taste. Some minor yeast notes but overall good. Limited bitterness though and would have liked some at least for more balance.

The body is moderate to light. Good for style. A good carbonation if not just a touch much but ok. Overall a good beer. Some dirty undertones and limited bitterness are minor faults but still easy to drink.

Oxymoron, Feb 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

Pacioli1445, Feb 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Eric908, Feb 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

marlow, Dec 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Grubba, Nov 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

olliegaff, Nov 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

dunix, Oct 29, 2012
Photo of mhaugo
3.03/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On draft in a 12 ounce pint glass.
Appearance: Clear amber with a quickly dissipating head.
Smell: Light grass and citrus aromas. Very faint smell of wood. Not much in the nose
Taste: Subtle bready taste and a little bit of bitterness to follow. I can almost pick up a slight alcohol warmth. Lingering, easy bitter aftertaste.
Mouthfeel: Clean and easy to drink.
Overall: If Crows Peak dry-hopped this, it would make a great pale ale. Otherwise it is a pretty unremarkable IPA.

mhaugo, Oct 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14%

Johnhaley1989, Oct 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

Chucker17, Oct 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

drewone, Sep 29, 2012
11th Hour IPA from Crow Peak Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.