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471 IPA - Breckenridge Brewery

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471 IPA471 IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,964 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,964
Reviews: 781
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 30
Gots: 136 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
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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Photo of BeerRefugee
3.76/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy amber with a moderate white head that dissipates quickly. Lots of floral and piney hops in aroma. Flavor is similarly strong, with the addition of some sweet citrus, caramel malt and soy sauce. A nice, aggressive IPA. Hoppiness isn’t as strong as in some IIPAs, but a solid entry.

BeerRefugee, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of marlow
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

marlow, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of Swik
4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

Swik, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of drummermattie02
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

drummermattie02, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of Thedrizzle
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Thedrizzle, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of Hanselpb
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Hanselpb, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of beergorrilla
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

beergorrilla, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of Broman
3.89/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance- Pours a tiny head that immediately disappears, above a pale burnt orange color body. Moderate to little lacing remains as the beer is drank.

Smell- Of a standard ipa that one would expect. Mostly a hoppy smell with some mild citrus undertones.

Taste- More than what was expected from the smell. A full hop flavor takes over the mouth and slowly dissipates into a lingering mild hop aftertaste, a slight sweet bite is notable on the aftertaste. Not overly aggressive but a definite full flavor hop taste. I like the flavor a lot personally, due to the simpleness of it, it does not try to overpower or be more then it needs to be. It is simply an ipa.

Mouthfeel- Slight sting on the palette. Medium to light body. Overall nothing overly exciting, but equally not offensive.

Overall- Simple ipa. Too many I come across seem to be more than they need to. This is an example of enjoyable basic ipa. I would suggest for a first time ipa sampler.

Broman, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of smb4087
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

smb4087, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of Mersh
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Mersh, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of welto1cs
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

welto1cs, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of beernads
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

beernads, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of Bearman13
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Bearman13, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of Towelrack
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Towelrack, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of JohnBender
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

JohnBender, Apr 09, 2013
Photo of Cvescalante
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Cvescalante, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of JRBecks
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

JRBecks, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of beercanman
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

beercanman, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of YieldToNothing
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

YieldToNothing, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of StefanosG
4/5  rDev +2.3%

StefanosG, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of klawburke
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

klawburke, Apr 05, 2013
Photo of microbrewlover
3.16/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This brew pours a cloudy orange/brown color with a 1.5 finger head, good carbonation and good lacing which stays on the glass until the end.

The smell is strong floral and citrus hops with pine, orange, mellon and grapefruit dominating.

The taste is too dominated by hops, none of the flavors in the smell come out; the taste is all hops. Oily hops are left on the tongue after swallowing.

The mouthfeel is thick and oily.

Overall this beer's taste does not live up to its appearance and smell; which is a shame because it looks and smells nice. If you are looking for a strait up hop bomb then give this a try.

microbrewlover, Apr 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

garyford, Apr 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

waddellc2, Apr 04, 2013
Photo of mccallisters_dali
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

mccallisters_dali, Apr 03, 2013
471 IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,964 ratings.