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Wooden Nickel India Pale Ale - Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.

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86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 17.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The IPA is hopped while in the brew kettle and is dry hopped twice more through the brewing process. During fermentation dry leaf hops were added and they also added dry leaf hops during the finishing process.

55 IBU

(Beer added by: tapman on 12-17-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

nmann08, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

emwild12, Aug 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

cistercian12, Aug 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

bubseymour, Jul 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Mphis, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of jmccullough108
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

jmccullough108, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Carl_R
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Carl_R, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of leroybrown10
2.5/5  rDev -22.6%

leroybrown10, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of soju6
3.31/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy copper color with a decent head that fades to some lacing.

S: Aroma of grapefruit, fruit and some malt sweetness in the background.

T: Taste of grapefruit, some malt sweetness and a bit of spice. Decent bitterness and a fairly clean finish with just a bit of pine lingering.

F: Medium body, crisp but a tad short on flavor.

O: Decent IPA, nothing over the top.

soju6, Jul 11, 2013
Photo of dexterk1
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

dexterk1, Jul 04, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -22.6%

memphischas, Jul 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

slapperloon, Jun 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

ubenumber2, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of Tertullian007
2.25/5  rDev -30.3%

Tertullian007, May 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

WoodBrew, May 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

TheSevenDuffs, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of NuclearDolphin
3.78/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Pint Glass

Appearance - Orange with a rather strong haze. Head is about 3 fingers in width with a soapy makeup. Good amount of lacing along the sides as well.

Smell - Pungent Floral Hops, Yeasts, Caramel, and Citrus. Definitely a sweeter smelling IPA and rather pleasant.

Taste - Strong Floral Hops, Resin, and Yeasts. The more it warms up, the more of a sweet malty/caramel characteristic that comes out. The change is quite nice

Mouthfeel - It's got a slightly heavy body with some mild carbonation. It's not crisp but it's alright.

Overall - It's a good IPA that doesn't do anything too spectacular, but the progressive sweetness that the flavor takes on is worth checking out.

NuclearDolphin, Nov 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

jharris0624, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tan and clear with a few small rising bubbles and a fluffy white head with some staying power and pretty good lacing.

Biscuit and floral aromas, not terribly hoppy for an IPA, I'm getting more caramel malts than hops really.

Flavor follows right along. It's biscuit and caramel malty, with a decent woody piney hops crispness and lightly spicy bite to it.

Could use a touch more carbonation. Light to medium bodied. Slightly slick, alternately sweet and hoppy aftertaste.

It's probably more of a pale ale to me than an IPA. Not bad, certainly plenty drinkable, but not an especially outstanding IPA. Re-package it as a pale ale and i bet the ratings go up.

AlCaponeJunior, Sep 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Moby, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of rangerred
3.18/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazy copper-orange with a one finger off white head. Just a little bit of lacing.

Aroma of citrus hops along with a little bit of dark bready malt. Some spicyness to the aroma as well.

The flavor is pretty middle of the road for in IPA. Citrus hop notes fairly well balanced by bready maltiness. There is some biscuit in there along with perhaps a touch of rye spice. Bitterness is moderate for an IPA leading to a clean finish.

Overall, a drinkable beer but nothing really makes it stand out. Worth drinking if you find it but not something I would go out of my way for.

rangerred, Sep 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

bpop23, Sep 01, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -22.6%

Blind, Aug 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

zekeman17, Aug 06, 2012
Wooden Nickel India Pale Ale from Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.
75 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.