471 IPA - Breckenridge Brewery
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Reviews by MorningDove:
4.53/5 rDev +15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Had this on Tap at 13north Grill in Phoenix. Beer selection consisted of bud-light, miller, dos equies, etc.. and something named 471 which none of the waiters knew anything about
Easily the best beer I've had from Breckenridge, a big bold IPA. Reminds me of a homebrew IPA with massive hop bill.
I love the cloudy look, tells me someone put some love in the beer.
The smell is right on, fresh hops, not old or crisp, but fresh, a floral character to the hop smell
The mouthfeel and taste are fantastic, a big malty sweet hoppy meal, nothing light or re-freshing here. This beer is a meal in itself.
Honestly, I wasn't expecting much of anything out of this beer, but its easily one of my favorites now.
Serving type: on-tap
02-16-2012 21:20:10 | More by MorningDove
More User Reviews:
4.08/5 rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
A: not much head, nice lacing though. Dark amber in color
S: maybe I'm a bit congested or something but I don't get much on the aroma.
T: very good. This is an interesting beer because the initial taste is boozy with raisin flavored like a Belgian double or something but then you get that hit of citrusy hops which finish with an intense and excellent bitterness. Good.
M: nice. Light and then bitter finish is very pleasant
O: this is a solid beer...interesting because of the booziness while still maintains hoppy character
Serving type: on-tap
03-09-2014 02:07:37 | More by kilo_005
3.36/5 rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
The pour was a nice typical high IBU orange hue. The head lasted but only a few seconds.
But there was no question about hops here. Lots of different hops all coming out at once.
Once I got past the aroma, my first sip verified what my nose was saying. It was a nice dry bitterness, grapefruit, pine tar and citrus spices. But then, what else? that was it, there wasnt anything else. I wanted some malt to balance the bitterness, but with this beer, I just got bitterness without any roundness .
Even though this was a mid range IBU (70), the taste presented itself as being higher, but without a lot of the typical high IBU styles.
So, I walked away from this one with mixed emotions.
Serving type: bottle
02-28-2014 04:35:11 | More by rdilauro
471 IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
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