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Happy Camper IPA - Santa Fe Brewing Company

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85
very good

474 Ratings
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Ratings: 474
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.07%
Wants: 21
Gots: 58 | 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:
Beer added by: indiapaleale on 08-18-2010

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.
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Ratings: 474 | Reviews: 136 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Sark
3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of frozen-1984
4.23/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DelMontiac
3.49/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brewqueno
4.75/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Happy Camper is a solid IPA.

Photo of JamesStreet
4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- pours an orange, honey color with a thick, foamy, finger-width head. Good lacing down side of glass.
S- hop battle between piney and citrus.
T- white grape, grassy, spruce needles, grapefruit. Nice-tasting IPA. Good bitterness balancing the other flavors.
M- medium, sticky feel.
O- pleasant surprise on this one. Very nice IPA.

Photo of Hihereswaldo
4.86/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is in my top 3 favorite IPA's. Not being big on IPA's, it's a little further on the bitter side for my taste but everything else makes up for it. The simple graphic design is what originally drew me in having never heard of it and the description on the can solidified that I wasn't leaving without it. Definitely worth trying! It's been in my selection ever since.

Photo of OKCNittany
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of drewfromboulder
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gruss004
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gabe89
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
3.95/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CatapultDowntown
3.62/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JISurfer
3.17/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of TMWSIY
4.14/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

so delicious. Nice full body. Mid-tone ipa. Great finish. Hoppy sans cottonmouth

Photo of Bieniek30
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JScoot
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of rapayn01
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Terex
4.5/5  rDev +20%

This is my go-to beer in Taos, NM. I'm sure it's good in the can, but it's such a beautiful pour in a glass, I always use one. The only thing better than drinking this beer is using the can for target practice.

Photo of Philmarrojr
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of flux702
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Plan9zombie
5/5  rDev +33.3%

Photo of Jamison85
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of dannycohen62
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Rukasu
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Happy Camper IPA from Santa Fe Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 474 ratings.