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Independence Pass Ale I.P.A. - Aspen Brewing Co.

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Independence Pass Ale I.P.A.
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BA SCORE
87
very good

67 Ratings
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Aspen Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Seanibus on 08-24-2008)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.36/5  rDev -13.8%

ChiDave1979, Nov 08, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +5.6%

Mebuzzard, Oct 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

The first sixer I bought of this led me to rate it a 3.92. I will refrain from describing it other than saying it didn't have the floating particles. This could be my go to beer, but 4 out of 6 sixers I've had have the particles. It's almost not the same beer.

habaceeba, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Chucker17, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Prager62, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

maniaczak, Sep 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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QuadriderMX, Sep 17, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +9.7%

Jhansengranger, Sep 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

chrishiker1409, Sep 02, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -19%

ktenneydenver, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

lordofthewiens, Sep 01, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Amber hued with great clarity. A fingernail of white head rests on top. Light Brussels lacing. Sourdough aroma with a piney hop note. There's much more pronounced piney hop flavor. There is a coppery malt taste that is a minor player. The mouth has a hard water note as there is slight grittiness.
Appearance: 3.75
Aroma: 4
Taste: 4
Mouthfeel:4.25
Overall:4

Franziskaner, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

KeyWestGator, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

jtnord, Aug 30, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +14.9%

batt6343, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Mneme1984, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

dcisco44, Aug 28, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -3.6%

Headgoober, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

12 oz can served cold into a pint glass.

Independence Pass has a golden amber color with a slightly hazy appearance. It has thick head at first but settles quickly to a thin layer with spotty lace.

Aroma is hoppy and fresh with lots of citrus fruit.

Flavor is bold but balanced with more of that great hop character. Malt adds some sweetness up front but there is some good hop bitterness to balance it out.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated.

Overall an underrated IPA and certainly one worth trying.

GilGarp, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Nordbier, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

mrebeka, Aug 12, 2014
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Independence Pass Ale I.P.A. from Aspen Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.