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Tap Room No. 21 IPA - World Brews

Not Rated.
Tap Room No. 21 IPATap Room No. 21 IPA

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17 Reviews
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Reviews: 17
Hads: 73
Avg: 2.93
pDev: 45.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 20 | 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: 17 | Hads: 73
Reviews by kjkinsey:
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

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Photo of clager
4.13/5  rDev +41%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Light orange/amber, clear

Smell: Citrus, floral, earthy.

Taste: Initial nice bitterness with earthy, floral, and bready notes with a citrus finish. Well-balanced mix of bitterness and flavor. I think the start and finish were the part that got me hooked.

Feel: Appropriately carbonated, good mouthfeel.

Overall: Enjoyed this much more than expected after reading others' reviews. Did not experience the maltiness that others expressed and is usually a turnoff for me as it can cause kind of a metallic taste. This, however, had a nice bitterness up front and flavorful citrus finish.

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Photo of Shagator
3/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of rwilde
2.75/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.43/5  rDev +17.1%
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.

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Photo of Mirthrandir
3.08/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ONovoMexicano
2.25/5  rDev -23.2%

Photo of Weisenbeer
3.1/5  rDev +5.8%
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.

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Photo of Retroman40
2.86/5  rDev -2.4%
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.

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Photo of tdm168
3.23/5  rDev +10.2%
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.

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Photo of avisong
3.25/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of hophugger
2.43/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Malt bomb, not in style. IPA, I don't think so.............Way too many malts, no hop profile. All I get are flat malt tastes. Are there hops in this, if so, they are well hidden somewhere..

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Photo of hoppy91
2.38/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of whatchathink
2.89/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

For it to be an IPA it taste like a hoppy lager. That's it.

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Photo of Rod_J
2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Legend_316
3/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Kbwright13
1.68/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of 100200300
3/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Muggins25
3.25/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.07/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlueMoon10
2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of colter45
3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

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Photo of Matt-B-R
3/5  rDev +2.4%

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.

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2.8/5  rDev -4.4%
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.

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Photo of goforbrian
2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

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Tap Room No. 21 IPA from World Brews
74 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.