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Certified Organic I.P.A. - Eel River Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
76
okay

366 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 366
Reviews: 226
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 16.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Eel River Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: nekronos on 11-17-2008

According to the brewer, "This beer is an English Style IPA, which lacks the intense hop bitterness characterized by the American Style."
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -31.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

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2.88/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Kind of a strange brew. Not like Bob and Doug though. It doesn't smell like much of anything. Kinda yeasty I guess. No hop that I can detect. Taste is just muted. A little hop taste. Bread. Tobacco maybe. Just not a good choice when there are so many great IPA's out there. I really hate to not recommend a beer, especially when brewers put their heart and soul into their craft but I just cannot say I like this beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +14%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +21.6%

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3.48/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - A medium, hazy orange color with a bubbly, white head that quickly dissipates.

S - The smell is fairly malt-forward, but with a slight, citrus profile. Not overwhelming at all with hops on the nose.

T - A nice taste, but for the style, not good. There is a little hop taste up front but very little bitterness and almost a bright, orange flavor. Almost a cross between a Belgian wit and a regular IPA.

M - Light, crisp.

Overall - I actually think this is a good beer, but not at all what I expected from an IPA. It's more of a slightly hoppy Belgian Wit. There is a distinct orange flavor with a little hops. A good beer, but for the style, not at all what I would be looking for if I'm trying to drink an IPA.

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3/5  rDev -8.8%

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Certified Organic I.P.A. from Eel River Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 366 ratings.