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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
88
very good

41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | 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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Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

07-30-2014 00:32:26 | More by ConorPeterson
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-27-2014 06:41:22 | More by zestar
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-26-2014 14:02:12 | More by pjbfromkc
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-12-2014 02:21:02 | More by eawolff99
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Beerbuddy21

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-28-2014 00:14:52 | More by Beerbuddy21
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-15-2014 04:21:09 | More by WDJersey
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RossFortier

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-26-2014 23:12:27 | More by RossFortier
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sneaks2210

New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

05-23-2014 01:52:07 | More by sneaks2210
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-14-2014 23:03:58 | More by cbcrunch
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IllicitEloquence

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-23-2014 02:25:17 | More by IllicitEloquence
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

03-18-2014 13:03:20 | More by ToadiesForCody
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beerrooster

Colorado

3/5  rDev -24.1%

03-14-2014 15:08:05 | More by beerrooster
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-12-2014 02:40:04 | More by ucsbmullet
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EF4

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

03-07-2014 00:17:53 | More by EF4
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Taperwookie

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-25-2014 05:18:26 | More by Taperwookie
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Gerred

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-23-2014 05:27:51 | More by Gerred
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-04-2014 16:45:53 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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ArrogantB

Colorado

3.05/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz can from a sixer that cost $8.99. Appearance was terrible, cloudy orange with chunks floating off the bottom. Aroma was sort of grainy with mild hop hints. Flavor was grainy malts and then some fruitiness from the hops. Overall a disappointment and I wonder if it was old?

Serving type: can

01-28-2014 21:19:34 | More by ArrogantB
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Beaver13

Colorado

2.28/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz can. Pours hazy golden orange with some floaties. It has a big fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sweet bready malts with some piney, grassy, slightly metallic hops.

The flavor is sweet bready malts with a little tropical fruit and a fairly sweet sugary finish and a little bitterness in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and a bit watery.

Overall, overly sweet and bready. More English IPA than American. Needs more hops.

Serving type: can

12-18-2013 06:11:14 | More by Beaver13
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blindtiger24

Colorado

3.64/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a pint glass.

A: Hazy copper with a two knuckle head that is sticky on the side's of the glass. Carbonation is active upon first pour but dissipates quickly.

S: Pleasant but not overly complex aromas - piney, sticky caramel.

T: Smells like it tastes. Big hop bitterness that is earthy and mellows out with some resinous sweetness.

M: Clean at the start, but that hop flavor creates a significant drying effect on the mouth that is somewhat tempered by the finishing sweetness.

O: A good but not great IPA. Decent aroma and taste. The mouthfeel sets this one back because of how dried out you feel halfway into the beer.

Serving type: can

12-15-2013 22:38:46 | More by blindtiger24
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PalatePilot

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-23-2013 21:34:57 | More by PalatePilot
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

new ipa to the Denver market, shared graciously by the wonderful staff at littles wine and spirits on downing, the best little beer shop in town! more of an amber ipa this one, light copper color with plenty of soapy patchy suds on top. big hop aromatics, palisade, Columbus and simcoe listed on the can, and the bitterness comes right through. malty sweet and bitter too, almost English in style for a minute there, before it starts to get bitter. the mouthfeel is almost unflatteringly bitter, especially as it winds down. drying and acidic, too much honestly. its a funny contrast to the sweet malt. not in love with the flavors, but the freshness is great, and the appeal to many will be obvious for me, its a well rounded beer overall, but lots in the crowd for me.

Serving type: can

10-30-2013 00:10:21 | More by StonedTrippin
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-23-2013 22:22:23 | More by mds1101
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Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-06-2013 22:59:07 | More by chipndip1
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Independence Pass Ale I.P.A. from Aspen Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.