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IPA - Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
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193 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 193
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%


Brewed by:
Lucky Bucket Brewing Co. visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
India Pale Ale is about balance. The right balance of malt, hop flavor, bitterness, and aroma to create an unforgettable ale. Lucky Bucket's Original American IPA begins with a nice malt bill that lets the brew stand up to the mountain of hops added later. After the boil, the hot wort (the beer before it's really beer) is fired through a hop back, a unique four-barrel stainless steel tank filled with a gratuitous amount of raw flower Amarillo, Centennial, and Cascade hops, extracting the aromatic oils and flavor of the hops. Followed with additional dry hopping in the fermenter, the end result is a big, well-balanced West Coast-style IPA with terrific hop flavor and aroma. Lucky Bucket IPA weighs in at 65 IBUs and 6.3% ABV.

(Beer added by: RedHaze on 05-23-2010)
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vette2006c5r

Minnesota

3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

IPA pours a dark golden color, with a nice lacing head. There is a unique sweet floral aroma, with a sweet malty backbone. There is a nice malty start, and then a up brunt hoppy taste. Good full flavor, but not dry, and the blending doesn't happen as well. Overall its a unique IPA, didn't find it the best but still enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 02:04:29 | More by vette2006c5r
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Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-01-2014 01:21:21 | More by swandtj
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-14-2013 04:47:45 | More by jaydoc
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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skloeff

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

11-08-2013 23:22:20 | More by skloeff
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Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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WoodBrew

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3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I like the Lucky Bucket IPA....kuddos to the Nebraskan brewer. The beer poured a copper color with thin white head that is leaving a lace. The scent is mostly fresh pine that has a tinge of cirtus that almost makes a gumball type flare. The taste is a hop burst with sweet malt balance that finishes bitter. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a good beer and should definitely be tried for those that like IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 01:42:56 | More by WoodBrew
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memphischas

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.4%

08-10-2013 01:03:35 | More by Boone757
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bsp77

Minnesota

3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into glass.

Appearance: Slightly cloudy amber with good sized head.

Smell: Nice citrus notes of orange and grapefruit initially. After a few minutes I can mainly just smell alcohol - odd as this is not close to being a DIPA.

Taste: Strong hop flavor of grapefruit and orange over a bed of toasted and caramel malts. Finish is not particularly bitter, but it certainly is hoppy.

Feel: Smooth and creamy body that almost seems more DIPA than IPA. That mostly works for me, but the finish is not quite dry enough and slightly boozy. Once again, a little odd.

Overall: Nice hop flavor on this one, but the surprising booziness is a slight detriment.

Serving type: bottle

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IPA from Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.