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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

246 Ratings
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Ratings: 246
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 5
Gots: 24 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

MrBeige, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

sonofliberty2, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

BodyPolitic, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

jbecks6779, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Latarnik, Aug 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Cook82, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

PAKeith, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

Hoggo, Aug 01, 2014
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3.66/5  rDev -3.9%

A: From the can to a standard pint glass, the beer built a solid two finger head. Off white foam that sustained a moderate/long time before leaving spotting lacing on the edge of the glass. The beer is a Light copper with excellent clarity.

S: Mild to moderate grapefruit, mango and candy like hop aroma. Light pine dankness. Caramel and toasty malt character is notable.

T: Medium pine and grapefruit bitterness flows into a medium dank pine hop flavor. The toasty bready malt flavor comes through in the middle. The balance is on the hops but there is a mild sweetness. The finish leaves with the more pine.

M: Carbonation is moderate and the body is also (even though it says west coast style). It feels like there are hop flakes in the glass despite its clear appearance, maybe just my imagination.

O: Not the most aromatic or flavorful IPA out there, but in a can its a good beer to take on a camping/canoing trip. I didn't see a date on the can which is a no-no for me, so this might have had some age on it and not the freshest example

guityler83, Jul 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

BarrytheBear, Jul 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

JohnK17, Jul 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

DrBier, Jul 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

capnamerica, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

zeff80, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

JoshJayne, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

AndresG1986, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

buckyp, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

tylergoov, Jul 24, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +5.8%

Pours a Amber copper color, finger of off white to tan head, nice lacing

Smell is citrus, pineapple, pine, kiwi, caramel, musty earthy hops, biscuit

Taste is pineapple, pine, bready malt, biscuit, kiwi, some grapefruit and lemon, finishes with a pine sap bitterness

Mouthfeel is medium, heavy scrubbing carbonation, dry finish

Great beer! Love that there is balance to it but the hops still shine.

nickapalooza86, Jul 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

dunix, Jul 22, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -1.3%

A: clear; bronze colored; 1 finger egg shell head that receded quickly to a ring around the edge of the glass; moderate lacing;

S: pineapple and grapefruit;

T: grapefruit up front, but not as intense as the aroma; caramel malt kicks in mid-palate; finish is grapefruit and a little pine with moderate bitterness;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; dry finish;

O: well balanced; not especially memorable, but enjoyable none the less;

HamdenHector, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

dantezeull, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

lonewolfcry, Jul 19, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +2.6%

IPA from Nebraska bought on E 38 St NYC proves we're back to a healthy # of brewers in this land.

A: A medium brown color, with a short white head that fades slowly, maintains a cap, and laces well.

S: Sweet, caramelized malts, perfumey, floral hops, some cow pies, and some citrus. (a cowboy beer)

T:Follows smell with lots of sweet flavors of caramel and citrus. Then hops bitterness creates a good balance. The hops are plentiful, it's west coast hoppy, with a nice long peppery / sweet finish. Good yin/yang.

M: Smooth, medium body, carbonation, finish slightly sticky.

D: Tasty, peppery, a solid IPA from the plains. Yeee hawwww!

Act25, Jul 18, 2014
India Pale Ale from Nebraska Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.