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Upslope India Pale Ale - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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Upslope India Pale AleUpslope India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

286 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 286
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.15%
Wants: 14
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
65 IBU

(Beer added by: rowew on 12-07-2008)
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

teraflx, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

ctwybeerguy, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

IllicitEloquence, May 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

Domvan, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of mjurney
4.46/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Copper color, touch of haze. Lots of small bubbles rising to the top. Thick off-white rocky head.

Aroma:
Citrusy, resin, spicy, herbal, sweet bread, toffee, some fruity.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Citrus, spicy, herbal, resin, a little piney. Deep malt character, mainly caramel-toffee. Finish is bitter, semi-dry, smooth. Body is medium, slight creamy texture, smooth.

Overall:
It's an outstanding IPA. Very well balance.

mjurney, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of Can_has_beer
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Can_has_beer, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of Foyle
2.96/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Appearance: pours a 1"+ off white head which recedes slowly, plenty of lacing. color is a somewhat cloudy copper, with some carbonation streaming.
Aroma: citrus is the dominate aroma. Also some pine and bread dough.
Mouthfeel: fairly light bodied, not much carbonation, and sticky. Finish is somewhat astringent. Flavor: hops are quite dominant. Bitter citrus rind, grapefruit, pine oil are present in the first taste and the finish. There is a brief interlude of sweetness in the middle with some yeasty roll and a slight caramel.
Overall: a decent IPA and representative of the style.

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

AlexFields, Apr 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

tylerstravis, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

BTHU, Apr 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

acc88, Apr 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Stillmakingnoise, Apr 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

ToddKehoe, Apr 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

mcdsports, Apr 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

cbcrunch, Apr 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

D-18V, Apr 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

afsdan, Apr 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Hopheadjeffery, Mar 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Karibourgeois, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Lukebell15, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, copper color with a tight, white that leaves chunks of lacing.

Smells of earthy and floral hops with some pine on the backend with some toasted notes.

Tastes of the floral and earthy hops with a fairly big malt backbone. Malts lead off with toasted notes leading to some caramel sweetness and syrupy notes. This leads into a bit of citrus and pine, but then bigger earthy and floral notes come in. Leans toward the sweet side and finishes that way.

Mouthfeel is medium with a crisp amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a good IPA, however, it is malt heavy for the style.

ocelot2500, Mar 08, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - 3.5 - Orange-brown murky color with sparse white head that actually leaves pretty nice lacing.
S - 4.0 - Nice grapefruit, garlic, onion, orange, lemon-lime, pretty damn hoppy.
T - 4.0 - Garlic, grapefruit, pine, citrus zest. Background malt is mostly covered by hops.
M - 4.0 - Light-medium mouthfeel. Alc covered. Aftertaste is garlicy pine.
O - 4.0 - Good IPA.

ISmith87, Mar 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

azdback, Mar 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Lagerquestrian, Mar 03, 2014
Upslope India Pale Ale from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
83 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.