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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

177 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-03-2013 02:44:24 | More by williamjbauer
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meehandennis

Maine

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-01-2013 00:29:56 | More by meehandennis
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Shaaarrrp

Virginia

4.63/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is some seriously good beer...Did not expect much when I ordered it and even less when I saw it. Dont get me wrong-the appearance is beautiful but it doesnt look anything like a bold or hoppy good ipa. The light appearance masks an absolutely amazing hop profile that instantly made me think of Pliny. I think this stuff is actually bolder yet smoother than the elder...the lower abv explains the smoothness but I can't put a finger on the source of the bold goodness. Mouthfeel is very nice....I feel like this is an ipa even casual ipa drinkers would enjoy...you can taste the hoppy goodness but it still goes down incredibly smooth without more than a slight hint of bitterness.

If you see this, buy immmeeeed and enjoy!

Serving type: on-tap

07-28-2013 00:23:59 | More by Shaaarrrp
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pinnser

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-24-2013 16:14:21 | More by pinnser
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2013 17:03:50 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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imyourhero21

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-10-2013 23:23:22 | More by imyourhero21
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SirBentham

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-06-2013 15:48:09 | More by SirBentham
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IDABEERGUY

Idaho

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

07-02-2013 18:08:47 | More by IDABEERGUY
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mumbrell

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-25-2013 00:05:23 | More by mumbrell
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rudylaw

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-22-2013 23:43:50 | More by rudylaw
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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
Pako's IPA from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.