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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

251 Ratings
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Ratings: 251
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 5
Gots: 26 | 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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Photo of Stidge77
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Stidge77, May 14, 2014
Photo of tone77
3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark golden/honey color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is strong of hops and citrus. Taste is bitter, hoppy, citrus, a nice malt backbone, tasty. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid and good quality beer.

tone77, May 13, 2014
Photo of jklecko2
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

jklecko2, May 12, 2014
Photo of tigg924
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: 1/3 inch head, copper in color, high carbonation, clear

Smell: citrus hops and toasted malt

Taste: citrus hops, toasted malt, honey, slight resin

Mouthfeel: sweet start with a dry bitter backbone, light bodied with high carbonation

Overall: A high quality, clean, and well crafted IPA. Nice citrusy flavors and not overly bitter. I would consider picking up a six pack of this again.

tigg924, May 12, 2014
Photo of HRamz3
4/5  rDev +5%

HRamz3, May 12, 2014
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nice design on the can.

Pours a crystal clear amber with an off-white head. Nose is pine and resin. Flavor is nice. Full and consistent. Spiced edges from hops. Pine and resin here too. I like this one. Firm, but not obnoxiously so. I could go for more than one of these.

RblWthACoz, May 12, 2014
Photo of dbrauneis
3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a crystal clear medium copper in color with light amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some light golden yellow + amber highlights. The beer has a two finger tall foamy light beige head that slowly reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/orange and tropical/mango hops along with lighter aromas of pine hops. There is a very light aroma of biscuit malts.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of biscuit and slightly sweet grainy malts. That is followed by moderate flavors of citrus/orange, tropical/mango, and tropical/peach hops along with a touch of pine hops. Light to moderate amounts of lingering bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly chewy. Notes of dryness in the finish.

O: Very enjoyable and easy to drink as well as being one of the few affordable Nebraska brews to make it out this way. Really nice combination of aromas and flavors to the hop profile of this beer. Definitely would recommend grabbing this one if you see it.

dbrauneis, May 11, 2014
Photo of MNBeerGeek
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

MNBeerGeek, May 11, 2014
Photo of BGsWo22
4/5  rDev +5%

BGsWo22, May 09, 2014
Photo of XmnwildX12
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

XmnwildX12, May 09, 2014
Photo of Syracuse12
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Syracuse12, May 06, 2014
Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Kegatron, May 05, 2014
Photo of Huffs
3.49/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured to a thick, off white to tan, head with great retention and lacing. Appearance was clear with an amber to honey color. Aroma was hoppy with nice citrus, grass and herb notes. Taste was earthy and mild with hop and grain notes. Medium to light mouthfeel with slightly bitter aftertaste.

Huffs, May 05, 2014
Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

TheBeerAlmanac, May 04, 2014
Photo of micromaniac129
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a rich coppery amber color and is very clear. A medium sized head forms on the pour with a beige color. The head structure is pretty dense and lacing creeps up the side as it fades.
A nice looking beer.
This IPA really smells good. Plenty of hoppy freshness but with some of that dankness too.
If I smell the beer from the can I get citrus and pine and grass. Malts are light and settle to a background role.
The taste is pronounced hops like it says on the can. Not as flavorful as in the nose but nuiances of citrus and pine resin come through as well as caramel malts.
It drinks bitter up front and then seems to smooth out to the finish.
Very good drinking beer. It has a nice smell and has a nice taste. Its bitter but not too much and it looks good. But I would say that it falls just short of a WCIPA.

micromaniac129, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

meatyard, May 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

bpfrush, May 02, 2014
Photo of Immortale25
4/5  rDev +5%

Immortale25, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of tastybeer
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice looking ambery gold color with a large white head. Head fades to a foamy ring and thin layer leaving a couple scattered bubble string around the glass. Aroma is sweet floral, happy citrus, slightly tropical, and fresh doughy-grainy malt. Simple pleasant aromas.... Taste is a well balanced combo of Citra hop flavors, bitterness, and chewy malts. Candy lemon, sweet orange, floral, a little spicy zest, and some tropical mango fruitiness. Bitterness is just right...not overpowering but pleasant and entertaining.

Easy to drink and very pleasant.

tastybeer, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of InspectorBob
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

InspectorBob, Apr 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

ncstateplaya, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of smutty33
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

smutty33, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of oldedog
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

oldedog, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of kmos27
4/5  rDev +5%

kmos27, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of baklo
4/5  rDev +5%

baklo, Apr 26, 2014
India Pale Ale from Nebraska Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.