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471 IPA - Breckenridge Brewery

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471 IPA471 IPA

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88
very good

1,779 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,779
Reviews: 770
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 21
Gots: 69 | FT: 0
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Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mschofield on 08-09-2004)
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theWrkncacnter

North Carolina

3.1/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This is a review of an aged bottle from 07, the bottle was wrapped in foil (to keep the light out) and kept in a wine cooler set around 50 degrees F.

A: Nice burnt orange color with a small bit of particulate matter floating around (yeast probably).

S: Aging did not do good things to the smell of this beer. The alcohol comes through and overwhelms everything else. It smells like brandy or a beer that's been aged in a brandy barrel.

T: Again the alcohol has come through a ton and pretty much overwhelms everything else. If I were to blind taste test this I would probably guess it was a barleywine, and not a great one at that. There's maybe a tiny bit of hop bitterness once the alcohol taste fades, but not much else.

M: Still well carbonated and not too harsh, despite the alcohol flavors that come though. Along with color this in one of the strong points.

D: Alcohol really hurts the drinkability, but it's not undrinkable, I'd call it average. I'd rather drink this than a bud light but it's pretty strong so it's not the easiest to get down:

All in all this didn't fair all that well with aging. It's definitely interesting, but from what I remember of this beer fresh, and from reading my previous review, this hasn't gotten better and has probably gotten worse. None of the citrus or floral hops are there at all, most of what's left is a very strong alcohol flavor. A great beer when it's fresh but not one I'd age again.

Serving type: on-tap

02-06-2010 22:50:29 | More by theWrkncacnter
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pmccallum86

Minnesota

3.23/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a rusty amber color with hanging bubbles/sediment and a small cream colored head that dissipates quickly.

Alcohol comes through in the nose, big time. Big caramel malt aromas with surprisingly little hops coming through.

Big caramel malts come through, tons of malt. Citrus and grapefruits hops flavors come through lightly, but the shining star here is the malts. Which is a little unfortunate as this is an IIPA. Kind of a strange metallic finish.

Medium body with medium carbonation and what do you know? Medium mouthfeel.

Not a great IIPA, worth trying once but way too malty.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

02-06-2010 02:17:00 | More by pmccallum86
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seedsofchaos

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A: thick w/o much noticeable carbonation, opaque w/ hues of amber, oranges and tea browns

S: citrusy, light floral w/ hints of nutty malts, heavy in the nose

T: hop bitterness w/ an immediate roundind of malts, floral, citrus, little bit more of an alcohol bite than expected, fresh hop flavors maybe cascade and fuggles...

Mf: full bodied w/ average carbonation, sits just right for a well rounded IPA or double IPA

D: overall a fantastic beer that's great for beer geeks but a little too strong for the casual drinker

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

02-02-2010 02:55:41 | More by seedsofchaos
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MOB210SA

Texas

3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

1/2 finger bubbley light greyish/white. A golden sunset amber.

Lots of hop and light caramel malt. Not overly fragrant.

Good flavorful beer with nice amount of hop. Caramel and not a lot of hop bite. Slight sweetness. Enough hoppiness to satisfy any hop withdrawls ive had.

Nice mouthfeel, full medium body. Alright carbonation, smooth and pretty drinkable. Not the best neither the worst DIPA. Enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-28-2010 22:16:34 | More by MOB210SA
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mjl21

California

3.6/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass. Comes in at 9.2%. No bottling info is given.

A-Pours a crystal cler glowing amber. It has a thin off white head that rapidly dissolves to a small bubbly layer.

S-I get touches of pine and juicy citrus such as tangerine and orange peel. There are flashes of sweet malt and a little bit of booze.

T-It starts out with some citrus. Sweet malt comes quickly and makes it taste like a sugary tropical drink. Booze also is detected. It finishes with some resiny pine flavor.

M-Thicker bodied, creamy, and nicely carbonated.

D-The sweetness and abv would limit this to one in a session.

Not bad, not great. There are so many great DIPAs out there that this one gets lost in the shuffle.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-27-2010 18:36:15 | More by mjl21
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Lunch

Maryland

3.55/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served from a 12oz. bottle acquired in a trade as generous extra from stig (Thanks man!) into my Dogfish Head snifter at the appropriate temperature (01/22/10).

A: Pours a hazy amber, with just a slight cap of foam that quickly dissipates into a few medium-sized bubbles

S: Nice aroma of citrus and a semi-sweet caramel malt. There is actually a rather strong scent of booze, that is for the most-part pleasant, but a bit much.

T: Some nice citrus tones hit the palate with a bit of bitterness and a slight floral character, but alcohol again is a bit overpowering.

M: Fuller-bodied with low and creamy carbonation and a hint of lingering bitterness on the way down.

D: The presence of alcohol really depreciates its drinkability.

Overall this is a pretty decent American DIPA, but it is unfortunate that the alcohol is not as hidden as it could be. Thanks again Kyle for throwing this one in the box!

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-27-2010 15:06:57 | More by Lunch
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omnigrits

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a regular pint glass gives a slightly cloudy amber beer with a good head that never completely goes away and leaves plenty of sticky lace.

The aroma hints at a strong malt character which is confirmed in the taste. This has a lot of maltiness for an IPA. It's a full-flavoured and smooth beer with a very good mouthfeel. Almost no bitterness in the finish, the hops are well hidden. DIPA doesn't always have to mean hopped up to eyeballs. I'm getting a little warmth from the alcohol - nothing too OTT.

For me personally this one's a bit too malty but it's a good beer and a good example of the style.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-25-2010 00:27:35 | More by omnigrits
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mobyfann

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Filled a growler for $9.99 at The Party Source...

A clear amber colored base, huge white head, long retention and good lacing. The aroma is very mellow in high quality hops, slight tones of grainy malts, bosc pear and green apples.

The taste/feel is noticeably dry, medium-body with low-to-no carbonation yet leaves a cornucopia of flavors on the palette; mostly of hops and freshly picked apples, with slight tones of banana and maple syrup. Drinkable? Sure is, especially with such a high abv, just the right amount of flavor and teasing (as a DIPA)...

Final Thought: Quite a nice brew that bolsters quality hops with a unique mix of sweet secondary flavors. Recommended!

Serving type: growler
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-24-2010 22:42:29 | More by mobyfann
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hayesez

Indiana

2.63/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Poured this into my Moose Drool pint glass. Poured a hazy wet straw color with a thin white tiny bubbled head. After a bit of time, the haziness partially subsides, leaving a murky copper appearance. The clarity that is often present in this style is not there. At first I thought that I might have gotten an infected batch, but upon looking at some other reviews, it appears that some others have experienced the same. No lacing left behind.

The aroma is primarily grapefruit and orange with some floral notes blended in there. I don't smell the alcohol at all. The beer smells very good, but it is quite mild considering the style

I'm disappointed with the taste - I get a biting cardboard taste that quickly turns to poorly balanced bitter citrus. The floral hops are there, but dominated by the off kilter bitterness. The alcohol is fairly well hidden, although I'm really not sure that isn't just because of the overpowering bitter. I'm still not convinced that there is not something wrong with this brew...something isn't quite right. However, the carbonation is good and the beer is thick and full-bodied...maybe even a bit too much for an IPA, but not bad.

I struggled to finish this one. If I come across another one of these and find that perhaps I had a bad bottle, I will certainly edit my review. I'm fond of several of the Breckenridge beers and am chalking this one up as a mistake...something doesn't seem right.

Consumed on 1/20/2010

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-20-2010 06:49:21 | More by hayesez
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cnjohn19

North Carolina

2.53/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

thanks to my stepdad norm for picking this one up for me...grabbed a six pack, knowing nothing about this brewery or brew...

that said i wish he would've known something about this one...this beer pours a beautiful yellowish orange with a thick cotton head...however it is incredibly cloudy and seems to have a significant amout of sediment...which actually settled to the bottom of my glass...

smells are of strong alcohol, a tad bit of citrus, and a little sweetness...but damn, this beer is not good...the alcohol dominates and warms the palate...really bad job with this version of DIPA...you get a little sweetness, but again the alcohol takes it away...

the warming sensation is nice, but that's about it...i wouldn't waste my time with this, plenty of great DIPA's to enjoy

(for my own notes, opened this one on a cool sunday night watching the golden globe awards)

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-18-2010 01:16:51 | More by cnjohn19
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KOPBeerDrinker

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep amber in color with 1" fluffy white head. Very nice lacing was left as the head faded away.
Smells of piney hops and sweet malt. Taste has a sweet malt backbone up front, then hops. May be able to slightly detect the alcohol. Mouthfeel is medium medium. Soewhat refreshing, but also heavy. A good, well balanced DIPA.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-15-2010 02:22:43 | More by KOPBeerDrinker
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle obtained via SS09 from vasdef42. Thanks for the opportunity.

Poured into aan imperial pint glass, formed a 1/4" eggshell head above the clear orangey amber brew. Head falls gradually, with excellent, slow-falling lace. Aroma is fruity citrus. Taste is sweet to start, citrus fruitiness in the middle, and closes with ample bitterness. Mouthfeel is extra smooth, and drinkability is excellent for the style. Not overboard on the bitter, good representation of the DIPA style.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-13-2010 23:34:34 | More by ppoitras
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BearsOnAcid

Massachusetts

2.28/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Thanks to mnjeff, again, for this one! My first beer from Breckenridge.

I poured a bottle of it into my brand new 20 oz 'gansett glass. Why the hell not!?! This beer is really cloudy. Like really cloudy. The head on it is fluffy, like someone dumped a marshmallow on this thing. There's also some very thick lacing. It has a light amber color to it. Kind of like piss when your are really dehydrated. This beer is fucking gorgeous, but whats with it being so insanely cloudy?

The aroma has a lot of carmel in it. Maybe some light biscuit. Seems like this might have an excellent malt back bone to it to balance out these spicy hops. Alcohol is pretty prevalant.

(First sip) Whoa! I don't know what happened here. There's a big amount of alcohol that is only concentrated by a spicy hop flavor. The sweetness of the carmel I smelled in the aroma hits your tongue for a split second and then kind of lingers in the background.

(Couple more sips) It's just very bitter and has too much alcohol flavor. This beer is hot on the back of the tongue and has a burn going down your throat. It's definitely a little different from most big IPAs I've had but I don't think it's all working here.

This beer is the definition of palate fatigue. Getting farther down the glass I can barely taste the beer anymore. It could warm you up in these freezing temperatures but I don't think I would drink another one of these.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-09-2010 23:47:43 | More by BearsOnAcid
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Wisconsinality

Wisconsin

4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz bottle into standard pint

A- Pours a slight hazy, golden orange with about a half finger's worth of head. The head fades quickly and barely leaves a cover on the beer.

S- A nice whiff gives you a bunch of hops, piney goodness. Also the sweetness of the malt is in there and seems like a little bit of honey. Also maybe even a little bit of bread in there too.

T- Piney hops, malt, white bread. Pretty well balanced with no flavor really dominating the others. The first time I had this I thought there was no way this was 9.2%

M- Medium bodied that has a fair amount of carbonation and just a little bit of bite from the bitterness. Goes down pretty smoothly overall.

D- Like stated before, I can't believe how high the ABV was in this one. You can't even tell. Pretty good but if you had a few too many it would sneak up on you quick.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

01-01-2010 02:24:05 | More by Wisconsinality
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dirtylou

Washington

3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, received in SS 09

appearance: poured into a tyranena pint, clear dandelion-orange body, white creamy lacing, relatively light for the style

smell: sweet and tropical fruits, not much in the way of traditional citrus/pine hops, caramel, honey

taste: available in Madison, but never sampled...lemon zest, moderate hop bitterness, light ginger, honey, caramel cream

mouthfeel: rather light and zest - alcohol does provide a nice finish

drinkability: fine

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

12-28-2009 00:26:37 | More by dirtylou
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Breckenridge brewery small batch 471 double hopped ipa

Hazy orange amber color with a full 2+ finger head. Tons of lacing.

Bright citrus aroma, definitely with some sweetness.

Really nice. Definitely a fresh DPA.
Excellent balance with a fresh, floral hop flavor. Also some sticky caramel flavor and candy sweetness. In the middle you detect the abv, but it ends rather smoothly and balanced.

Medium to full bodied and a touch sticky.

I like it, and I'd like to try it on draft or cask. I bet its awesome.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

12-27-2009 04:29:19 | More by Reagan1984
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Yesac

Georgia

3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pale orange in color. Small bubbly off white head. Nice head retention and big bubbly lacing.

S- Pineapple, caramel, grass aromas. Again.. odd.

T- Grapefruit/citrus nose, piney hops middle, toasty caramel malt finish. Fairly sweet and bitter. THe 9.20% ABV is well hidden.

M- Medium bodied. Medium carbonation.

D- Well balanced and unique tastes. Easy drinker here.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-28-2009 23:10:43 | More by Yesac
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Spineypanda

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Strange beer.

Has a bit of an unfiltered look, with a average head that dissipates quickly.
Smells like a good yeasty/hoppy smell.
Tastes a bit too bitter actually with an almost metallic finish, but DOES remind me of an actual IPA.

I would probably not buy it again, but if i was in the mood for a strong IPA taste I would.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-23-2009 00:58:42 | More by Spineypanda
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OttoBomb

Illinois

3.4/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

22 oz. bomber poured into a 16 oz pint glass (November 21, 2009).

Eyes: Nice clean color, head dissipates quickly.

Nose: Somewhat tame for a DIPA, certainly nice, but not great. Some pine hops, light citrus, a hint of malt.

Tongue: A nice start, but underwhelming. A good hoppy presence, but not very well balanced with any malt. The bitterness lingers a bit too long for my liking.

Mouth: I like the start, but I can't get past the oily, bitter after-wash.

Libation: I expected good things here, but I was a tad disappointed. A very nice hoppy introductions gives way to simple unbalanced bitterness afterward. Not a bad brew by any means, but not one I'd recommend without caveats.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-22-2009 08:33:00 | More by OttoBomb
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gatorbreath

Fiji

4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

App: All golden orange with SOME head and it dissipates.

Smell: Definitely distinguished and unlike most IPA/DIPAs, sweeter not AS hoppy and just smells good.

T/MF: Taste is good, not overly bitter like some DIPAs and the bitterness is not overwhelming either. Mouthfeel is not too full bodied and not really resiny or oily like some others are this one is more crisp.

Drink: Pretty good on this, 9.2% will catch up but for now I am enjoying this pack.

Got a 6 pack for under $7 because the store had too many in stock or something...I'll take it.!

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-21-2009 21:17:55 | More by gatorbreath
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taylocd

Alabama

4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from 12 ounce bottle into pint glass. It looks to have a date of 07/28/10 stamped on the side, though that is a bit smeared.

I picked this one as part of mix-your-six from Hop City in Atlanta, GA. Oh, how I wish I had picked up more of this one.

A - This beer was almost orange. My first thought was that it looked like someone had melted an orange creamsicle into my glass. It did not pour much head, but what little lacing there was lingered and streamed down the glass.

S - It had a sweet smell, and was not at all what I expected. The aroma was not very strong.

T - This beer tasted fantastic. I'd never have believed this to be an IPA if I wasn't reading it on the bottle. It had a great taste unlike any other IPA. It was not sweet as the aroma had suggested, and it had a very nice bitter finish, but not *quite* bitter enough for the style.

M - The brew was not as thick or syrupy as I would prefer for an IPA, but it sure was not thin. This was the most difficult facet to judge with the unique spin on IPA.

D - The only thing that surprised me more than the "outside the box" for IPA style was the 9.2% ABV listing on the bottle. Breckenridge did an fine job with this one if it truly is that strong. The smooth feel and amazing taste make this for an easy drinking brew.

This is an outstanding beer. It may have overtaken Titan as my favorite. I will certainly seek this one out.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-17-2009 01:42:49 | More by taylocd
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Intimidtor

Ohio

3.3/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up at local beer store, $15.00 for a six pack. Curious what the 417 stands for. Pretty potent DIPA here. A= Poured a darker golden coor with about a fingerwidth of head. S=Pretty good here, not as good as some other IPA like Great Divide-Hercules of Dog Fish Head-90 Minute. T=It was good but not great taste. About an average flavor with potent bitterness without anything to even it out. Little to no sweetness and alcohol tatse is present. M=Decent as far as not to dry buy strong lingering finish. D=Could maybe drink 2 but Im impatient and would have to search for something better. Priced way to high for this flavor.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-13-2009 04:15:58 | More by Intimidtor
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bonsreeb85

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - clear copper, foam ivory head measures tall and stays for the long haul. Nice lacing too, this one looks FINE.

S - grapefruit/piney hops, some lemon in the mix too. smells resiney and dank. if this tastes like it smells we could be in for a mighty fine DIPA

T - BINGO! hop bomb with citrus/grapefruit and piney hops with a malt profile winning best supporting actress. little bit of alcohol warmth

MF - a little oily but carbonation on the higher side helps this. good sized body on this one.

D - drinks like a dream. definately a sleeper DIPA. what a pleasant surprise from a hometown hero. GO Breckenridge!

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-03-2009 02:58:19 | More by bonsreeb85
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natelocc787

California

3.3/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was hoping for something great from this one and was let down. Way to dry and bubbly in the mouthfeel department and even though you get hit with a good blast from the hops the beer isn't balanced well. Has an unwelcome off flavor in the background and the taste and feel was more like a regular IPA. Another letdown from Breckenridge which in my opinion is so far in my experience a mediocre craft brewery. This is a decent high abv IPA but lack many characteristics I have come to favor and expect from Imperial IPA's.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-01-2009 04:14:45 | More by natelocc787
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berserker256

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

My dad brought a six pack of this over to my house and the price tag was twenty-something dollars for six! Is this right? The most I've ever paid is $17.99 for Bell's Hop Slam. I guess the hop shortage is to blame for the cost of these double IPAs. I'm pouring the last bottle into my pint glass. It's got a light copper color with a dense creamy off-white head that has varying sizes of bubbles that won't go away. The smell almost wants to make me sneeze. I feel as if my allergies are going to be activated. It's heavy on the hops (of course), very pine cone-like, and sour citrusy like old grapefruit. I like it. Heavy oily texture with a bitter bite. Tastes like pine tree sap that has been thinned out with grapefruit juice and a regular stregnth IPA. Wow. You really have to like this style to appreciate the complexities of this beer. The foam is stuck to the side of the glass as I sip it down. I have to say that I really like this beer but only one or two of them at a time. The drinkability is not its strongpoint but then again it's not supposed to be. alcohol warmth is felt in my throat as well as the begining of a warm glow everywhere.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-22-2009 18:12:03 | More by berserker256
471 IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
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