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F5 IPA - Coop Ale Works

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F5 IPAF5 IPA

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91
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315 Ratings
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Ratings: 315
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.51%
Wants: 25
Gots: 37 | 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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Ratings: 315 | Reviews: 61 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

shortbus126, Dec 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

IAmAWalrus, Jan 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

beerman123, Oct 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

jjohnston88, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of silentnoiz
4.88/5  rDev +19.9%
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!

silentnoiz, Mar 26, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

carrson, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of jeagleton
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I love Coop's F5.

When I'm home in Oklahoma, it's on tap at the bar I go to and everyone is drinking it.

the F5 is hopped with a combo of Columbus and Falconers Flight and while you might expect it (considering its IBU is 100) to be a bitter citrus bomb, it's a nicely balanced IPA. It tastes like sun in a glass--bright, hot, resiny, citrusy, and with a nice bite. This is a sit-down-and-drink-em beer as well as a drink-it-all-evening-and-dance beer.

I love it and will, on occasion, trade what I can get up here in NYC for a few super-fresh cans of this stuff.

jeagleton, Mar 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

gruss004, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

snowman_737, Jan 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

BitterOldSalt, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of FocusDave
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Got this as an extra in a trade from a nice fellow in OK. Poured from a 16 oz can into a tulip glass. Canned on 3/7/14, so drinking it 4 weeks old.

A - Very dark caramel color with quite a bit of haze. Very little off white colored head with hardly any lacing.

S - Citrusy hop aroma with a slight bready, malty sweetness.

T - Well balanced piney and citrusy hop flavor with just enough sweetness from the malt.

M - Full bodied up front, but not syrupy. Finishes cleanly with just enough bitterness to make you thirsty for the next sip.

O - Very nice IPA from Coop Ale Works. I wouldn't mind drinking this pretty often if I lived in Oklahoma.

FocusDave, Apr 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

mlongley88, Sep 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Catfish, Aug 23, 2013
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4.49/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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 +21.9%
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!

quinlin, Nov 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

PPartlow, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

RBlaszak, May 24, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -63.1%

littlewing1985, Mar 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

chucknasty, Feb 27, 2014
F5 IPA from Coop Ale Works
91 out of 100 based on 315 ratings.