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Pako's IPA - Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub

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Pako's IPAPako's IPA

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BA SCORE
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177 Ratings
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 43
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub visit their website
Wyoming, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Named for Pako (say “PACO”) the dog (No wait, Pako’s not a dog!) This full flavored, fully hop-evident IPA will have the hopheads rejoicing. 6.8% ABV and 60+ IBUs with explosive hop aroma from a pungent Simcoe/columbus blend.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 05-23-2010)
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

4.41/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Golden with a bit of a dark tinge and a nice white head. Superb lacing.

Smell: Strong, citrusy, resiny and piney hops, absolute classic IPA aroma. Light bready malt, clean esters, and a touch of alcohol.

Taste: Big hop bite right away, followed by a swarm of grassy fresh hops that are dominated by notes of pine resin and grapefruit. The malt makes a backstage appearance with a sweet toastiness and some very well rounded bready features. Clean and very fresh.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and somewhat silky, this beer goes down like a dream.

Overall: This is a stellar IPA, very simple in character, just ingredients fulfilling their utmost potential. It does not go along with the tropical hop profile that is all the rage right now, instead it showcases a beautiful balance of resiny pine and citrus. Pick this up if you haven't, I bet you will be surprised.

Serving type: on-tap

10-10-2012 17:48:22 | More by Siriusfisherman
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juneauscott

Alaska

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-27-2014 19:09:59 | More by juneauscott
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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Wyoming

3/5  rDev -26.7%

07-24-2014 17:23:24 | More by BIll_Currie
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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Georgia

5/5  rDev +22.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-16-2014 02:22:53 | More by IcemanCometh
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-15-2014 02:17:05 | More by IAmJacksHopTongue
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Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-10-2014 14:39:20 | More by rkarimi
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zimm421

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

07-07-2014 21:07:08 | More by zimm421
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-29-2014 18:56:55 | More by heytomcat
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

06-29-2014 16:50:53 | More by Jmbbabson
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evanforbeer

California

4.41/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

can best by date 10/05/14
pours a strawy golden orange with silvery white head.

aroma: prickly fresh citrus,pine/herbals, lush florals, mango

taste: follows nose, grapefruit and tangerine, pine, florals, subtle sweet malt, mango, subtle juicy peach, finishes dry with a bit of spicy hop zest

feel: prickly, juicy, fresh, zesty, drinkable

awesome. wish I grabbed more of these while driving through Jackson, all around solid and well balanced hoppy IPA

cheers

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06-23-2014 04:15:19 | More by evanforbeer
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Brew33

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-17-2014 13:54:28 | More by Brew33
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Missouri

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-17-2014 11:54:21 | More by zeff80
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-16-2014 12:35:05 | More by blue-dream
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Illinois

4.53/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best beers I have had in a while....thank you Mr. Johnson (my neighbor) for bringing this beauty home from a recent vaca! The beer poured a very nice clear copper with thick white head that laced all the way down my glass like a Vicki secret model. The smell was a nice tangerine mixed with pine. The taste followed suite. The mouthfeel was a medium in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a top beer for me....I will buy it on sight fo shizz!!

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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how cool that this beer own a gold medal, it tastes like it may have in like, the year 2000, when big hops were still catching on, but it won in 2011, at least according to the can, and thats a big statement, at GABF, especially in this category. i dont think its that good, gold quality, but i love the use of what must have to be simcoe hops. huge broccoli vegetable properties collide with its classic bitterness and toughness of feel. not sure the other varietals in it, but i would wager that simcoe is at the heart of it. copper tint to it, and a nice head. foaming and persistent. i like the aroma a little less than the flavor, but its so robust and fresh from the can, must be packaged recently. sappy hop complexion on the finish, but its still real clean, an impressive feat. one of those beers thats real on point for style guidelines, i mean textbook, and is impressive for those reasons, but is also rockstar because of the fact that its just different enough to be memorable. this beer straddles that line brilliantly, and still finds a way to be refreshing at higher abv. not the most unique ipa on the market, but one that makes the others be a little better if they want to keep up. a lead dog of sorts, i dig that hard.

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05-29-2014 06:39:26 | More by StonedTrippin
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Pako's IPA from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.