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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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195 Ratings
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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 45
Gots: 12 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Ribsandwhiskey, Sep 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

FINLANDski_1619, Sep 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

SkiBum22, Sep 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Cazlo, Sep 15, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -1.7%

(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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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

timsoder, Aug 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

FortKnox15, Aug 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Kevin79, Aug 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

APB, Aug 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

MarshMan71, Aug 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

TheBishopco, Aug 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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%

rab53, Aug 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

GatorLCA, Aug 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

CB2maltygoodness, Aug 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

williamjbauer, Aug 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

meehandennis, Aug 01, 2013
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4.63/5  rDev +12.9%

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!

Shaaarrrp, Jul 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

pinnser, Jul 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Jul 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

imyourhero21, Jul 10, 2013
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4.1/5  rDev 0%

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

IDABEERGUY, Jul 02, 2013
Pako's IPA from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.