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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
91
outstanding

198 Ratings
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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 46
Gots: 13 | 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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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-medium amber color with a nice off-white head and decent lacing

S-citrus, malt, pine, hint of sweetness

T-grapefruit, orange, malt, light caramel, pine, moderate bitter hop finish

F- medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth with dry finish

O-solid IPA but just a touch on the sweet side for me

MDDMD, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

spoony, Sep 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

pinnser, Jul 24, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

You know, I can't help but say that this smells like hairspray. I don't know what that means. Maybe I took a sniff of things too quick when I opened the can. Anyways. This is a pretty hoppy brew with strong citrus tones and a salty edge as well. Smooth feel. A nice IPA. A bit too bright for me, but glad to have tried it.

RblWthACoz, Mar 28, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

(4.0) A: Nice copper coloured with a tall and creamy head that dissipates quickly to a thin veiled blanket. Good retention and lacing.

(4.25) S: Pine, buttery bread, grapefruit, toffee, and hints of apple & pear. Very good mix of bold aromas including a near-perfect sweet smelling bread aroma that’s hard to find in many IPAs.

(4.0) T: Similar to aroma with pine, bread, citrus, toffee, and nutty qualities. Pleasingly dry and moderately bitter with a slight richness provided by the bready malt backbone.

(3.75) M: Medium-lighter bodied with a moderate carbonation. Fair amount of resin with a mildly slick texture.

(4.0) D: Very good IPA that has some standout qualities in both taste and aroma. If this were available in my area I could see this being in my regular rotation.

Digimaika2, Aug 31, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pako's IPA, on tap @ Kahootz in Meridian ID. Served in a pint glass.

A: Clear golden straw color with a nice creamy white head that leaves behind good lacing...a good amount of carbonation is visible in the glass.

S: Hop-forward nose, with aroma's of prickly grapefruit, citrus, lemon & pine, some grassy herbs as well, and a backbone of toffee-like bready malts.

T: Follows the nose, slick herbal/piney hop bitterness, grapefruit, flowers, and a dry biscuit malt character.

MF: Light to medium body, good carbonation, dry mouthfeel.

O: A good IPA, in the mold of other Idaho hoppy beers. I don't think I like it as much as some BA's though.

Scotchboy, Nov 30, 2011
Pako's IPA from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.