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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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167 Ratings
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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 42
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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Ratings: 167 | Reviews: 52 | Display Reviews Only:
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Rivenin

Oregon

4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My first trade beer! Also my first montana beer besides big sky.
Poured into my sierra nevada IPA glass and was blown away by the dankness of the hops. Came across as very "russian river" type IPAs (danky, resin, pine tree)... i was not expecting that at all; usually these beers with this type of aroma and freshness are talked about non-stop.
Very clear which was another surprise for being so hop forward.
Very clean and very well balanced with the bitterness being not upfront nor harsh... perfect.

Long story short... if they offered this in my area of Portland, i would order it more then a few i can usually find around here. Now if only i can start getting this around here.

Serving type: can

06-18-2013 23:42:07 | More by Rivenin
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-18-2013 01:03:36 | More by Schlafly33
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BJasny

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-17-2013 04:41:13 | More by BJasny
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-29-2013 04:31:16 | More by derkfromwi
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dwoolley1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-28-2013 23:00:54 | More by dwoolley1
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marshmeli

New York

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

05-10-2013 20:52:07 | More by marshmeli
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Chou

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-03-2013 03:26:48 | More by Chou
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PsilohsaiBiN

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

04-28-2013 23:48:19 | More by PsilohsaiBiN
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
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.

Serving type: can

03-28-2013 03:43:03 | More by RblWthACoz
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Hairrrrrrrr

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-25-2013 22:50:44 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
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smg

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-25-2013 00:27:33 | More by smg
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Zuidman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-24-2013 01:29:19 | More by Zuidman
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metter98

New York

4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is hazy golden yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down and left a thin head covering the surface and the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of passionfruit, citrusy and spicy hops are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste of this beer is dominated by the hops and has initial flavors of citrus and passionfruit followed by spicy hops towards the finish. A light to moderate amount of bitterness is present.
M: It feels medium-bodied and rather crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This IPA is packed with interesting aromas and flavors from the hops but is easy to drink and doesn't have an overpowering amount of bitterness. It is quite enjoyable.

Serving type: can

03-09-2013 02:23:41 | More by metter98
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Butchnasty

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-05-2013 07:40:26 | More by Butchnasty
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Craft_Hiking

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-02-2013 16:53:59 | More by Craft_Hiking
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ryser2k

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

02-25-2013 14:48:41 | More by ryser2k
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Gmann

New York

3.84/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy honey color, toasted grain. The white head is small but creamy, leaves some nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is hoppy; the profile consists of an earthy, savory hop from the simcoe and a piney, grapefruit and tropical fruit from the columbus hops. The malt has a honey type of sweetness.

The hops have an oniony flavor but also has strong grapefruit and pineapples notes. There is some orange the peeks through as well. The malt is bready with some honey sweetness. Nice balance in flavor.

Moderate feel with fizzy carbonation. Sweet on the palate with enough bitterness from the hops to offset. For such a hoppy flavor it is not very bitter on the palate. Quite smooth.

A very well made IPA. The hop profile is not my favorite but the balance for this IPA is fantastic.

Serving type: can

02-25-2013 02:13:50 | More by Gmann
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-18-2013 21:03:03 | More by DIPAFAN
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dmourati

California

4.5/5  rDev +10%

02-15-2013 04:18:17 | More by dmourati
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

02-13-2013 02:33:51 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-12-2013 03:23:17 | More by djrn2
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LarryK

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Deep orange

Smell: Citrus aromas burst forth the moment you open the can.

Taste: A delicious citrus hop-bomb of an IPA. All of the grapefruit flavors that one expects from a top-shelf west coast IPA are here. Finish is mostly dry with a touch of sweetness at the end.

Mouthfeel: Medium, medium-carbonation.

Overall: Tremendous job by Snake River, and a most welcome addition to the NY beer scene. I would rank this among my top 25 single IPAs in the country.

Serving type: can

02-07-2013 15:57:43 | More by LarryK
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Penguin3200

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

02-07-2013 15:49:08 | More by Penguin3200
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-28-2013 02:42:57 | More by t0rin0
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mirish72

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-27-2013 03:06:59 | More by mirish72
Pako's IPA from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.