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Isotope PU240 - Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant

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BA SCORE
84
good

74 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beerandraiderfan on 02-06-2010)
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Ratings: 74 | Reviews: 19 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of willjschmidt
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

willjschmidt, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of JRod1969
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

JRod1969, Feb 13, 2014
Photo of JohnF51
4/5  rDev +7%

JohnF51, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of KHarz
4.49/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had this behemoth of a beer out of a bomber alongside a pulled pork omelette. Poured a clear redish-orange hue into my balloon snifter. While I thought the nose on this beer had a tinge of alcohol to it, this was nothing compared to the way it tasted. BOOZE explosion on my tongue. This was delicious though, don't get me wrong, served as a nice balance to the overwhelming citrus and pine... like drinking a well-made screwdriver in a a forest. Overall delicious, but for me this one is a sipper. I can't handle some of the overwhelming bitter flavors after a prolonged period, I would definitely consider sharing a bomber with three people. Packs a punch for an 8% beer.

KHarz, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of markgugs
4.2/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured from a 22oz. bomber into a Weyerbacher tulip glass (pre-SuperBowl readiness!)

A: This is a beautiful beer. A crystal-clear tawny color with a giant, foamy head that leaves soaped-up lacing throughout. Great head retention.

S: Enticing smells, far more on the classic side of things, with a great, slightly sweet biscuit scent standing out the most.

T/M: Love that this is dry-hopped with Simcoe & Columbus. A true west coast DIPA in flavor profile, think an up-front smattering of dry grapefruit, and then a massive blast of pine needles, and bludgeoning bitterness. Just balanced enough with lightly toasted bready malts, but make no mistake about it, this is a hop bomb. Perfect mouthfeel, absolutely quaffable.

O: At 100 IBUs, this is an old-school monster of a DIPA, and worthy of your modern-day tastebuds' consideration. The current BA rating (84) is ridiculous. Just wait until more people taste this. Wonderful beer!

markgugs, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of jlisuk
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

jlisuk, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of kdown
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

kdown, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of BierJager89
4.45/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Glowy, opaque amber/orange with a white ring of head.

S: Tangerine, mango, orange in the nose.

T: Flavors are orange, grapefruit peel, tangerine, and mango with a touch of pine in the finish.

M: Medium bodied and more foamy than harsh with carbonation.

O: Delicious! I don't understand why this has such a low rating, but if their distribution grew, I would imagine that'd change.

BierJager89, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of stereosforgeeks
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

stereosforgeeks, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of largadeer
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

largadeer, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of wiltznucs
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

wiltznucs, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

westcoastbeerlvr, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of Newbiebeer
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Newbiebeer, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of AgentMunky
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

AgentMunky, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of Hopster916
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Hopster916, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of Soumya
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Soumya, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of jeffjeff1
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I bought this at Cecils' Boutique in South Lake Tahoe.

Appearance- clear copper color, thin head

Smell- citrus, piney hops

Taste- citrus, piney hops, bit of bitterness, very nice

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- This beer is very good. I have never seen this one before so I think I need to go back to Tahoe to get more or check out their alehouse because it was very good.

jeffjeff1, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of scot959
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

scot959, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of Ray_Turner
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Ray_Turner, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of Topher78
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Topher78, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of jakecattleco
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

jakecattleco, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Off the tap with a half finger of head on a medium straw colored body.
The aroma of lemon, grapefruit and mandarin. Wonderful.
The taste had a bold grapefruit bitterness with a mellow malt background.
The texture was crisp with moderate carbonation.
A wonderful DIPA that you cannot go wrong with.

Fatehunter, May 05, 2013
Photo of dwtyler
4/5  rDev +7%

dwtyler, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of Beerswag
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Beerswag, Mar 12, 2013
Isotope PU240 from Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant
84 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.