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F5 IPA - Coop Ale Works

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339 Ratings
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Ratings: 339
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 26
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coop Ale Works visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A straightforward malt body supports the distinctive bouquet of Columbus and Falconers Flight hops that impart citrus, grapefruit and pine notes characteristic of the West Coast style. F5 is a belligerent hop reckoning.

100+ IBU

(Beer added by: bump8628 on 04-11-2010)
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4.96/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

A- rich golden hue

S- citrus, pine, lots of depth, big bold hop character

T- huge bright hops that linger with just enough malt to round it out and add a bit of balance

M- snappy, dry, refreshing

O- great ipa, crisp, very drinkable, hops with a big hit, really nice depth of character. I need another one!

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4.95/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - hazey orange with nice lacing and fair head retention

S - floral hops and a bit of skunk.

T - great amazing taste from start to finish. I could drink this all day.

M - Crisp and full carbonation.

D - favorite of Coop's beers. So drinkable, I can't wait for these to come out in bottles or cans.

Had on tap at: Lucille's Roadhouse Weatherford, OK.

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4.88/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this on tap at the Speakeasy in Oklahoma City, which is RIGHT next door to Coop's very small brewery.

A - Hazy yellow, light for this style, but I've found that to be a good thing for my palette.

S - Hops, citrus, grapefruit.

T - Very hoppy, a lot of citrus, especially grapefruit, a bit of pine, and almost earthy, but very clean and fresh. Well balanced.

O - Coop nailed this one, great job! This is one of my favorite styles, and the F5 is in my top 5. I put it up there near 3Floyd's Dreadnaught and 3Floyd's Arctic Panzer Wolf (reminded me a lot of this one actually). I heard Coop is planning on canning this soon, and I think that is a great business decision for them. :)

If you like this style, and have the opportunity, drink this. Highly recommended!

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4.8/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Coop F-5, served in a pint at McNellie's in Tulsa for $4.50.

Appearance: Good frothy white head, about one finger. Good retention and lacing. Hazy malty-honey color, reminds me of Double Simcoe.

Smell: Piney, soapy, briny. Raw honey, clover, spice. Dirty puddles, sugar. YUM!

Taste: Flower Power! The smell does not quite prepare you for the onslaught of hops. Floral hops, pomelo. Malty backbone and a bit of cleaning product (you know, that "open window" smelll). BITTER!

Mouthfeel: Dry, astringent, hoppy. Water, please! Prickly, resiny. Full body and flavor, great carbonation.

Overall: A truly exceptional IPA. If this were made by, say, Green Flash, folks would be all over it. Drinkable, extremely tasty, a hop-lover's delight!! Well done, Oklahoma.

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Stands out from all the other IPAs in my memory. Would love to get my hands on more. Tastes like home :)

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4.71/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Notes above are from the most recent tasting.

4-15-2013: Tonight I'm enjoying this on tap at Bricktown Brewery.

The only new note I would say over my review from 2010 is that this is a phenomenal beer to end the night with. Massive, glorious, fruity, bitter yet floral hops. Unbelievable amounts of flavor!

10-15-2010: AP 4.5/AR 5.0/F 4.5 / MF 4.5/ OA 4.0

Had this beer for the first time at Mesta Festa last weekend.

Drinking again today at McNellie's Public House in Midtown OKC.

Attractive glowing slighty hazy orange-gold brew. Amazing aroma. I can pick up citrus, flowers, and a slight bit of honey sweetness.

Taste is monstrous. This is a massive IPA.Certainly hops are extremely dominant but there is a backbone of alcohol and just a tinge of richness. Mouthfeel is nice and full. Fairly high carbonation.

For my taste, this is an excellent single beer to enjoy, but the hops are too intense to be sesssionable. Overall though, this is one of the best American IPA's I've ever had. Certainly the best Oklahoma IPA I've had.

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F5 IPA from Coop Ale Works
91 out of 100 based on 339 ratings.