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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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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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Ratings: 198 | Reviews: 57 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

imyourhero21, Jul 11, 2013
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4.1/5  rDev 0%

SirBentham, Jul 06, 2013
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

IDABEERGUY, Jul 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

mumbrell, Jun 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

rudylaw, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of Rivenin
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
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.

Rivenin, Jun 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Schlafly33, Jun 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

BJasny, Jun 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

derkfromwi, May 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

dwoolley1, May 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

marshmeli, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Chou, May 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

PsilohsaiBiN, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of RblWthACoz
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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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Hairrrrrrrr, Mar 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

smg, Mar 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Zuidman, Mar 24, 2013
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4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
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.

metter98, Mar 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Butchnasty, Mar 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Craft_Hiking, Mar 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

ryser2k, Feb 25, 2013
Photo of Gmann
3.84/5  rDev -6.3%
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.

Gmann, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

DIPAFAN, Feb 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

dmourati, Feb 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

acurtis, Feb 13, 2013
Pako's IPA from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.