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India Pale Ale - Nebraska Brewing Company

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

181 Ratings
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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 4
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nebraska Brewing Company visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our India Pale Ale has a pronounced hop bitterness and wonderful hop aroma. The taste immediately gives away the high hop characteristics with malt aspects playing second fiddle to this fantastic example of the style.

72 IBU

(Beer added by: beerhobo22 on 07-03-2009)
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BrianCuoz

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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RDW

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

07-27-2012 22:23:22 | More by RDW
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Stidge77

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

05-13-2014 23:06:43 | More by Stidge77
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Kevin79

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

07-10-2014 02:45:38 | More by Kevin79
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jrschaef

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

06-20-2014 20:03:31 | More by jrschaef
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Mild_Bill

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

06-22-2014 18:09:10 | More by Mild_Bill
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

4.47/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass.

Had at the iTap in Soulard. The server said it was a new keg.

A - Poured a very nice strong amber color with some copper hints. There was a thin (0.5 in) head but it was sticky and dense with an off-white color.

S - Aroma of awesome pine. Very dank beer. Fresh smelling grassy notes. Some light biscuit malt as well as some toasty notes. The hops are dank. Smells like some strong pine with some very slight grapefruit sweetness. Very dank. Smells very much like pot.

T & M - Starts off very piney with a lot of resin flavor that isn't overwhelming because its balanced by some nice grain. Tons of bready notes are present and help to off-seft the extremely dank and piney beer. A very delicious brew. Reminds me a bit of Ska Modus Hoperanid. Very flavorful and well crafted.

O - this brew is great. Really excited that these kegs are making their way down to MO. The IPA is well crafted with intense yet easy to handle hop notes. Grassy and piney notes that are flavorful and not palette killing.

Serving type: on-tap

07-15-2011 04:54:25 | More by JoEBoBpr
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fastricky

New York

4.4/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at David Copperfields here in NYC.

I fully enjoyed this beer. A nice departure from the crazy-ass hop bombs that I'm getting tired of. Very nice balance, excellent malt flavor and balanced bittering that seemed somewhat different from the typical citrus hopping most IPA's are about.

Beautiful ruby red color. Had never heard of this brewery but I'd certainly have more next time I encounter it.

Serving type: on-tap

12-11-2010 14:07:01 | More by fastricky
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Flatlands

Missouri

4.39/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Love beer in cans! So much better for the beer and ease of recycling. Great looking can BTW, check out the bar cade in the shape of the great state of Nebraska.

This is an impressive little brewery tucked away in south Omaha. This is a subtle IPA that still has somewhat bitterness but is oh, so balanced. It is darker in color than most IPA's. I like the lingering bitterness that stays on my palate but does not attack my mouth. One of my non-IPA guys said it best when trying a over-the-top IPA "This beer is attacking my mouth." That does not happen here.

So, this will be my go-to IPA, the alcohol content is up there for an IPA so it's not in the all-day affair but when I want a couple of cans, it's right towards the top.

Hopefully, they'll get some cans in your neck of the woods. Great Job Nebraska Brewing!

Serving type: can

04-06-2014 20:52:39 | More by Flatlands
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beerhobo22

Nebraska

4.3/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

74 IBUs.
Mild, earthy hop aroma. Thick, rocky, off-white head. Good head retention. Clear amber color. Hops dominate but some caramel malt flavors are apparent on the dry finish. Medium bodied with a dry finish. Hops dominate this beer. The dryness on the finish validates the 74 IBU rating.

Serving type: on-tap

07-03-2009 23:38:41 | More by beerhobo22
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GmAn613


4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-11-2014 23:22:03 | More by GmAn613
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KCBeerNerd

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

02-11-2014 23:23:22 | More by KCBeerNerd
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-14-2014 23:01:17 | More by dreichus
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tvghost

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-30-2014 23:46:22 | More by tvghost
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jl2414

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-10-2014 23:33:00 | More by jl2414
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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Theogre83

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-09-2014 14:47:35 | More by Theogre83
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-02-2013 22:17:36 | More by BigTrubble
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DrinkNewport

Rhode Island

4.23/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This has a nice copper pour with a light head that dissipates quickly.

The hops come forward in the aroma, letting you know that this is going to be one bitter IPA.

As soon as you taste this beer - POW! - hops. That said, it's got a pretty clean finish...in that all you get off the tail end is the hopiness you met at the front.

Nebraska Brewing Company just arrived in Rhode Island, but I've really liked all that I've tried.

Serving type: can

04-09-2014 00:17:38 | More by DrinkNewport
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.22/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nebraska Brewing IPA

Pours copper orange with a chill haze and a small fizzy head that dies down to fine layers of lacing. Aroma of grapefruit zest, white pepper and orange. Citrus hop and an earthy bitterness in the flavor profile. Nice clean and refreshing. Medium bodied with a nice sharp bite and good feel. A really good go to IPA and my first brew from Nebraska.

Serving type: on-tap

04-13-2011 02:13:21 | More by Stinkypuss
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abrand

Illinois

4.22/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce poured into pint glass.

Pours a deep orange color with a big 2 finger head that bubbles over the sides of the pint glass. Very nice appearance. Smells of hops, citrus fruits, malts, and floral. Big smelling beer. Taste is very good. Nice balance with the fruits/floral and the hop finish. Good tasting IPA. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and very balanced. Overall I love this. I went through a few pints and was still able to walk out the door but it has the flavor profile of a great DIPA.

Serving type: on-tap

07-30-2011 16:25:32 | More by abrand
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ryannosaurus

Arizona

4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz can poured to tulip

Appearance is clear deep gold with a solid two finger head, settles to a nice film with a nice bit of lacing... hard to improve on this aspect. Just plain gorgeous.

Aroma is hop-centric with malt and banana pudding... good stuff!

Taste is balanced to the sweet side, but plenty of lurking bitterness. Biscuit, malt, orange, grapefruit and a hint of vanilla,

Mouthfeel is significantly heavy lightened by bubbles

Over all: damn good beer. Who doesn't like an IPA with balls? I nearly wrote this brewery off after being a tad disappointed by something else. Never give up,,, the other beer had a pretty can, this beer is pretty on the inside and gorgeous on the tongue

Serving type: can

05-18-2014 02:23:59 | More by ryannosaurus
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dar482

New York

4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on tap at Alphabet Beer Co.

the beer comes in a dark brown copper color, darker than most IPAs.

The aroma is pretty big with pine, huge citrus, peach, and just tons of dankness. Quite a big and inviting aroma on this one.

The flavor follows with that aroma, along with some continuing peachy fruits and citrus, and then a good malt backbone. There's some grassiness and just tons of hop forwardness. There's also a good caramel malt backbone on this one to balance things out, but still being a hop forward beer. There's also some resin qualities as it warms up and blossoms out to some floral, pine, and earthy.

The finish has a gentle dryinng bitterness on the back.

A well made IPA. I was impressed.

Serving type: on-tap

07-08-2013 04:30:28 | More by dar482
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Beerjonny82

Wisconsin

4.14/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Say you are thirsty for an IPA! This one quenches any IPA lover's Pallet. The hop to malt balance is perfect. A bit more "carmally" than some IPAs and a very generous citrus and piney hop tingle to your tongue. Probably the best IPA to come out of the Great Plains region. I'd say the hop flavor is 65% citrus and 35% piney but with generous maltiness! Definitely a good IPA.

Serving type: can

06-13-2014 00:49:54 | More by Beerjonny82
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India Pale Ale from Nebraska Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.