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Evolutionary IPA - Two Beers Brewing Co.

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81
good

120 Ratings
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.65%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Beers Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 12-24-2009)
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

HoppySeb, Nov 12, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +23.9%

axsanford, Nov 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

cdog707yo, Nov 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

80x2HopHead, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of kemoarps
3.89/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

4/4/3.75/4/4
As soon as I crack the tab on the can the aroma comes gushing out. Popping with juicy sweet fruits and floral hops. That fades and it becomes more grainy and caramel malts. Stays relatively sweet though.

Oh yeah, the appearance: deep orange amber. Nice white head dissipates eventually to a simple cap, but laces up nicely.

While the aroma was more sweet, the flavour certainly presents the bittering side much more decisively. Grapefruit and orange rind. Finish is pithy with a touch of the juicy note promised on the nose, gives some service to the caramel promises made earlier as well. Lastingly bitter.
Small carbonation tickles more than it dances. Smoothe and drinkable. Bitter finish coats things in a pleasantly warm manner. Into it.

kemoarps, Oct 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Kmat10, Oct 19, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +2.5%

Keepnitrl, Sep 26, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +17.2%

Macaframa14, Sep 17, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

unclemole, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

andyhurley, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of leaddog
3.7/5  rDev +4.2%

Appearance - Pours a hazy amber brown with a finger of bubbly white head.

Smell - citrus and floral hops, grapefruit rind, bready malts, and sweet caramel.

Taste - Pleasant punch from the citrus and floral hops followed by the grapefruit rind, bready malts, and sweet caramel.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Finishes with a pleasant bitterness and sweetness from the caramel.

Overall - A standard but enjoyable American IPA. The aroma was a little bit of let down but the taste certainly made up for the aroma to make it more true to the style. Nice to see a new offering from Seattle here in Cowtown.

leaddog, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of biboergosum
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

22oz bottle, now just called 'Evo IPA' on the product recently shipped north of 49.

This beer pours a clear, bright medium copper amber colour, with two fat fingers of puffy, densely foamy, and bubbly beige head, which leaves some pleasantly splotchy webbed lace around the glass as it slowly recedes.

It smells of bitter grapefruit and orange rind, a further bit of lemon wedge and a slight soapy edge to its prominent hoppiness, with a tame crackery, grainy pale malt and oh so subtle caramel sweetness passing for offset here. The taste is a bit more balanced, the bready, doughy, and laid-back crackery malt holding fast, with the edgy floral, piney, and meekly citrusy hops reveling in their counterpoint.

The bubbles are steadfast in their supportive duties, and little more, the body average in its medium weight, and generally smooth, without much interference from the hops on this account, so, good! It finishes off-dry, just, the malt giving up the ghost, while the otherwise plodding west coast hops keep on keepin' on.

A so-so Yankee IPA, the attendant bitterness eventually lacking any tangent to real-world savoury pleasure - ya know, the fruit or the forest floor goodness. Anyways, simple in its rendering, and overtly boozy by the end, which speaks to a certain lack of integration. Oh well - this joint is drinkable enough for a Friday night, IYKWIM.

biboergosum, Aug 30, 2014
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1.6/5  rDev -54.9%

Fikesa, Aug 22, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

tgraven, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

bumchilly25, Jul 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

GClarkage, Jul 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Stephen_Purdue, Jun 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +40.8%

staceya2, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of jellikit
3.11/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: orange. Thin foamy head. Hazy.

S: not much there. Can not smell a thing.

T: medium mealtimes with a funky sawdust aftertaste. Hops are citrus, and pine. Bitter at the end that lingers for a loooong time.

M: medium carbonation, medium body.

O: this is an ok IPA. The bittering hops are too much. The malt off flavor was a deal breaker. Not horrible. Just ok.

jellikit, Jun 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

DOCRW, May 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Gonzoillini, May 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

SeaAle, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

foxyaardvark27, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of Spikester
3.31/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy amber with a three fingered cream color head with very good retention. Good amount of lacing. Smell is malty bread dough with a touch of floral hops.
Taste is citrus and piney hops with a big push of bready malts. No idea how old this can might be but the hops have faded in the nose and taste. Seems more like a 35 IBU than 70. Mouthfeel is too little carbonation with a medium body. Finish is long dry and bitter.
Overall a bit underwhelming for a Northwest IPA. I will try this again and hope I can find something a bit more fresh.

Spikester, Apr 14, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

bernat1971, Apr 13, 2014
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Evolutionary IPA from Two Beers Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.