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Mission IPA - Mission Brewery

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Mission IPAMission IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

448 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 448
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 7
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mission Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Stoneman78 on 11-04-2007)
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Purchased a six pack for about $10. Bottle has a respectably cool label, and lists ABV at 6.8%, and I do like my IPA's right around 7% so I'm good with that. Also says it won the bronze at the '07 GABF - almost 7 years ago now but I guess that's still somewhat relevant. Lists cascade and centennial as the hops, and also promises balance from light malt. Let's see.

Poured into a Chimay goblet, golden, honey-colored, clarified, average effervescence, slightly off white head that reduces to a fine sheet of bubbles and a collar around the rim of the glass fairly quickly (but these Chimay glasses are short so I didn't go for a huge pour).

Nose is dry, obviously hoppy, some light fruit underneath, a few candy/berry-like notes, but not presenting itself as a big, juicy, tropical IPA.

First sip: nice, almost delicate citrus profile, and it's good. Second sip and I notice more citrus but some of the malt the label advertised as well, and it is somewhat balanced, though I'd say leans more towards hops. Citrus definitely deepens as you go further in, with orange and tangerine. Carbonation is light-medium, medium mouthfeel with a little airiness to it, and bitter finish. Light booze throughout, and there is also some floral character.

Overall I like this. I've had IPA's that were just big and malty and hoppy, and I don't think Mission achieved this, but it is definitely a good IPA. Probably not going into my rotation, but this is solid and makes me want to try some of their other offerings.

BeerWizard, Mar 04, 2014
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Mission IPA from Mission Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 448 ratings.