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Tap Room No. 21 IPA - World Brews

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Tap Room No. 21 IPATap Room No. 21 IPA

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BA SCORE
75
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16 Reviews
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Reviews: 16
Hads: 65
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 23.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: zeff80 on 05-15-2013

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Reviews: 16 | Hads: 65
Reviews by kjkinsey:
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3/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of rwilde
2.75/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.43/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours with a copper body, bright off white head cream colored if had to establish more detail. Light patches of hit and miss lace stick to the sides of the glass. Aroma has a nice hop nose with cluster hops and hop pellet generic hop action but very clean with a bit of dankness, citrus, and earthy pine. Not horrible, smelling but the taste is straight up offensive with raw bitter hops more or less muddled hop pellet bitterness with just enough malts to keep you from gagging lacks balance pretty horrible. As it warms up a bit malts come through it's really not the worst IPA I've ever had but with so many excellent options out there why waste your time, carbonation is a bit much. Medium bodied slick slightly oily with enough to keep the palate wanting another sip at first I thought it was a drain pour ended up being just okay though. (843 characters)

Photo of Mirthrandir
3.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ONovoMexicano
2.25/5  rDev -24.7%

Photo of Weisenbeer
3.1/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Basic, no frills IPA. Certainly not bad or foul, just uninspired and vanilla. (78 characters)

Photo of Retroman40
2.86/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Very light amber with a decent enough head.

S - Very fruity with minimal malt aroma.

T - Fruity with a hint of malt, but somewhat watered down.

M - Somewhat thin although the carbonation is decent enough.

O - I won't be buying this again. I expect a certain intensity in both the smell and taste from an IPA and this one misses on both accounts. If it was marketed as a "Light IPA" I would be OK with it, but there are so many good choices in IPA's that there is no reason to settle for a pretender. (550 characters)

Photo of tdm168
3.23/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A - orangish amber with a thick, soft cap of dense, off white head that has decent retention

S - caramel malt and some very faint citrus aromas

T - caramel malt, light citrusy character, mild pine in the finish, a somewhat bitter finish

M - medium bodied, crisp, a tad overcarbonated

This is pretty much what you would expect from a cheap, grocery store, contract brewed IPA. It's moderately hopped and easy to drink. This is one of those beers that you could easily knock back straight from the bottle without giving it much thought. This certainly won't please any true IPA fans, but it may intrigue those fans of APAs who are looking for something inexpensive. (667 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of hoppy91
2.38/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Rod_J
2.75/5  rDev -8%

Photo of Legend_316
3/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Muggins25
3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.07/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlueMoon10
2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of colter45
3/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Typical ipa. 1st time kinda carbonated. 2nd time malty, vanilla, bitter, Guinness smell. (88 characters)

Photo of Matt-B-R
3/5  rDev +0.3%

Ran across Tap Room 21 IPA on my journey down IPA alley. Found it to have high carbonation, descent ibu level (more from citrus than hops,) lingering head. More of a PA than an IPA light on the hops and a little heavy on the fruit. (231 characters)

Photo of IPA_OR_NOTHING
2.8/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Okay single IPAs are definitely out of my taste range now that I have spoiled myself on double IPAs for the last two years or so. As such I do apologize if my ratings are skewed down a bit. A great honey color appearance with a nice head that feel off quite quickly. I did not get any strong aroma of the typical hop / citrus smell associated with IPAs, though it did come off very weakly though. I really like the consistency with this IPA from the the tip of my tongue to the back of my throat this is a smooth IPA with a balance flavor that changes ever so slightly as it moves along my palate. Adding just a few more pounds of hops would really kick this up to a very good IPA instead of just an average or so IPA. (718 characters)

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2.75/5  rDev -8%

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1.75/5  rDev -41.5%

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3.76/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of MrBluto
1.43/5  rDev -52.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

I don't post much but I felt very compelled in this case. Not only is this beer so far out of style, but even as a "mixed style" beer this beer is barely drinkable. It is billed as an American style IPA but it's not even close. It lacks the classic in your face hoppiness and it has way too many specialty malts. I sense a healthy dose of high Lovibond caramel malts and possibly some biscuit or Munich malts, both of which are inappropriate for this style. It tastes closer to a scotch ale, but not a particularly good one at that. What was the brewer thinking? (569 characters)

Photo of drdiesel9483
2.42/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

If u can find this for free and the only other option is bud lite this is worth drinking. Otherwise this is horrible. (118 characters)

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Tap Room No. 21 IPA from World Brews
75 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.