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Happy Camper IPA - Santa Fe Brewing Company

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394 Ratings
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 17
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Santa Fe Brewing Company visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A classic beer for those beer lovers who love their hops, Happy Camper IPA will take the Pepsi Challenge (or IPA challenge, as we say in New Mexico) against any other pretenders to the throne. Was it divine providence that made this beer the king of the IPA world? Was it a tireless pursuit of glory? No, this IPA has a top-secret recipe to thank for its success, and this meticulously formulated combination of several different hops combined with a very specific brewing process give Happy Camper IPA a spicy, citric, and floral infusion of hop character, which is masterfully counterbalanced with the full-bodied maltiness characteristic of the Santa Fe Brewing Company’s distinctive beers.

(Beer added by: indiapaleale on 08-18-2010)
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jtnord

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

08-30-2014 00:47:43 | More by jtnord
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Justinbshelton

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-29-2014 15:02:26 | More by Justinbshelton
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oldvines

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-29-2014 00:24:36 | More by oldvines
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Mweddle

Oklahoma

4.04/5  rDev +8%

08-28-2014 04:14:30 | More by Mweddle
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sd123

Louisiana

3.65/5  rDev -2.4%

08-28-2014 02:26:08 | More by sd123
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Dogleg

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-27-2014 17:33:00 | More by Dogleg
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Mark-Leggett

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7%

08-26-2014 18:22:49 | More by Mark-Leggett
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45nDown

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%



08-26-2014 02:38:58 | More by 45nDown
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

08-25-2014 16:34:31 | More by ygtbsm94
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BeerWizard

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-20-2014 19:57:22 | More by BeerWizard
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JohnyFriday

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-17-2014 22:46:00 | More by JohnyFriday
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elezotte

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7%

08-16-2014 12:53:36 | More by elezotte
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Maxgyver

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

As a hop head this has become one of my favorites. We rate it up there near one of my other fav's, stone ipa. The handiness of can sure make trips to the recycling yard better.

08-16-2014 01:11:09 | More by Maxgyver
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thefuneral

New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev -1.6%

08-16-2014 00:38:13 | More by thefuneral
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

08-15-2014 22:04:59 | More by MacQ32
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +7%

08-10-2014 14:02:54 | More by pjbfromkc
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

4.26/5  rDev +13.9%

Pours a dark amber/honey honey with a very thick foamy head (4 fingers). Head retention and lacing is excellent. Not much of a rival that I have seen there. Hoppy, citric aroma with resin. There is also a strong malty component to it. Bready. Strong malt backbone up front with a big piney hop. More of a spicy, resin taste at the end. Bitter aftertaste, but it does seem bready. Good beer, the maltiness is a little much when compared to the hops.

08-09-2014 01:03:16 | More by jngrizzaffi
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BarrelAgedG

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-08-2014 03:20:38 | More by BarrelAgedG
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Harrykennedy

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +27%

This is a great beer/ipa. If you like this, try the modus hoperandi or the upslope ipa. The best of the Rockies. Can't wait to visit the sante fe brewery. Must try their other products. It,s all about the hops. Always is, always will be. Wish I could find 12 packs.

08-07-2014 21:38:20 | More by Harrykennedy
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emerge077

Illinois

3.64/5  rDev -2.7%

Undated sixer of cans from Gomer's in Lee's Summit, MO.

Pours a crystalline amber orange, fully saturated color with a steady rising plume of carbonation visible in the center. Sticky collar of lacing on the opposite side of the glass. Cirrus patterned skim across the surface. Head fades fairly quickly.

Caramel malt aroma, multigrain bread crusts, mild pine and dried citrus peel.

Resiny pine and lightly sweet dried citrus, caramel malt breadiness, bitter orange marmalade on toast. Hops seem a little faded, not sure of the age of the cans. Medium bodied with a resiny hop bitterness, not as light and drinkable as some IPA's but still a pretty textbook example.

08-06-2014 20:15:28 | More by emerge077
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-06-2014 05:15:49 | More by zestar
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J_Dub

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.8%

08-05-2014 16:22:47 | More by J_Dub
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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.8%

08-04-2014 23:34:54 | More by BcOneSeven
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bmaxtothemax

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

08-04-2014 07:39:54 | More by bmaxtothemax
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zgren

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-02-2014 04:48:18 | More by zgren
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Happy Camper IPA from Santa Fe Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.