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India Pale Ale - Nebraska Brewing Company

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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very good

413 Ratings
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Ratings: 413
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 5
Gots: 58 | 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:
Beer added by: beerhobo22 on 07-03-2009

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
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Photo of Sintech
5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this on tap, super fresh. Juicy West Coast style IPA from the Midwest. Probably the best IPA brewed in Nebraska, hell, might be the best beer brewed in Nebraska...

Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4.66/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great can and a potent IPA with a decent malt/hop balance. Flavor is resiny if I remember

Photo of BrianCuoz
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of RDW
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of R3ason
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cook82
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Dwkasper
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

This was an excellent IPA. Pretty complex play between hops and malt

Photo of Stidge77
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Kevin79
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of qksilverrs
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of jrschaef
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Mild_Bill
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of jocques
4.48/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Very nutty &
Caramel finish

Photo of JoEBoBpr
4.47/5  rDev +17.9%
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.

Photo of davet100
4.44/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.42/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark amber with a small head. There is mild lacing. The opening at the top of the can is different. It pops open the entire top, so it was odd pouring that into a glass. Not sure if that had anything to do with the lack of head. Has a strong malty, piney, hoppy aroma. The malt seems a little watered down on taste, though. There is a strong piney hop at the end with a nice piney aftertaste. The maltiness still persists through the end, though. Tasty IPA, nonetheless.

Photo of Flatlands
4.39/5  rDev +15.8%
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!

Photo of fastricky
4.38/5  rDev +15.6%
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.

Photo of rdoggg
4.33/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Housem323
4.32/5  rDev +14%

Photo of humuloner22
4.31/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Received this one as an extra from super good guy up in MN, I am cold but I am certain he is colder! Anyway thanks man!

Appearance: This is possibly the darkest IPA I have ever seen. Very brown almost looks like a hoppy brown ale rather an a conventional IPA. lots of fluffy head sticks to the glass.

Aroma: Resinous and floral not very sweet considering it probably does have a lot of malt in the base. This is definitely a mid west farmland style IPA. They call it a West Coast style but its very much their own in this regard.

Taste: Bittering hops are noticeable but there is some malts to balance it out. However its not very sweet and its not very thick either. Which is surprising, it has a nice clean finish with some bitterness on the back of the tongue.

Overall: This is an oddball but very good in the way it tastes and is unconventional to the conventions of a all too familiar style in name anyway. Not ragging on West Coast IPA's I love them but it seems everyone is using that name anymore. This is very much a midwest IPA. It reminds me in character in regard to the earthiness and grainy mash bill to Toppling Goliath.

Photo of bsp77
4.28/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Serving glass: Poured from can into Imperial Pint.

Appearance: Cloudy amber-orange with nice, off-white head and good lacing.

Smell: Sharp citrus that is definitely Citra hops. Some pine, pineapple and a little bit dank as well.

Taste: Very hoppy and juicy, with grapefruit, orange and pineapple. Fairly dank, with notes of marijuana and onion. The finish is quite bitter and piney. I guess there are some malts under there but I wasn't really paying attention to them.

Feel: Moderate carbonation, medium to full that is fairly oily, very dry.

Overall: Excellent IPA that is very juicy and hoppy. Quite underrated IMO.

Photo of beerhobo22
4.28/5  rDev +12.9%
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.

Photo of beerforpresident
4.28/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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India Pale Ale from Nebraska Brewing Company
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