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F5 IPA - Coop Ale Works

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

295 Ratings
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Ratings: 295
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 25
Gots: 33 | 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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BitterOldSalt, Aug 21, 2013
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4.49/5  rDev +10%

Go to IPA off of shelf when able to get. Plenty to be had on tap at local restaurants which is great! This brew is comparable to any west coast IPA. If you have never had this beer your missing out on something special. Oklahoma is stepping up in a big way with this 100+ ibu brew.

B75Avery, Dec 19, 2013
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4.96/5  rDev +21.6%

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!

quinlin, Nov 03, 2013
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AdamTebbs, Aug 06, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +6.1%

Though I've been very impressed with the majority of the COOP beers that I've tried, their F-5 IPA may be their chef d'oeuvre. I first had the F-5 on tap at McNellie's in Tulsa. Poured into a standard pint glass, the beer has a welcoming amber hue and a nice finger width head. As stated in other reviews, the F-5 leaves a wonderful amount of lacing behind. The smell of the brew is pure citrus and hops, a wonderful aroma.

The taste of the beer is what makes this a world class IPA though. The first taste that hits your palette is the citrus flavors, the grapefruit, the orange, the pine. Alot of pleasant flavor that saturates your mouth before the big hop bite counters the sweet fruit with a rush of bitterness. It's like taking a sip of fruit juice and then getting punched in the face with a fist full of fresh hops. As far as drinkability goes, I certainly wouldn't mind throwing a few of these back, despite the relatively high ABV. I'm counting the days until COOP releases this brew in cans.

TylerBGoode, Jan 03, 2011
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4.6/5  rDev +12.7%

A: Beautiful light amber color with a hint of red. Thin but persistent head of foam with great lacing.
S: Strong floral and piney notes with a hint of citrus.
T: Big hop bitterness but well balanced with body.
M: Good mouthfeel with medium carbonation.
O: One of my absolute favorite beers from COOP Ale Works. I try to get my hands on it any time I can.

Serving type: bottle

hbensinger, Feb 16, 2014
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gruss004, Yesterday at 10:58 PM
F5 IPA from Coop Ale Works
91 out of 100 based on 295 ratings.