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471 IPA - Breckenridge Brewery

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471 IPA471 IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,939 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 1,939
Reviews: 779
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 28
Gots: 128 | 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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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

Focusf111, Mar 30, 2013
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3.54/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Hazy, rouged amber with white film that leaves wispy trails.
Swampy overripe orange nose with some caramel underneath.
Seville marmalade and more caramel with deep citrus, resin and catty Simcoe hops.
Lemon pith finish and baby aspirin linger.
Medium to full, lots of chew, hot and sticky.

Big and harsh - both hot and rough hop notes without either mouthwatering IBUs or alluring aroma. Why do people keep using Fuggles. Smooths out as it warms, but doesn't get any more complex.

I think I'm done with Breckenridge for a while.

StJamesGate, Mar 30, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Deep amber with reddish tints. Solidly capped with an inch of whipped ecru foam. Hazy, too.

Floral hops, black pepper, and grapefruit pith aromas. Slight pine. Dry malts with a toast. Not that much maltiness evident yet.

Holy hop bitterness. Mouth-tingling and bleach bright. This time, all about the pine. A woody character is here, along with more astringent floral notes. Peppery again, but more gum-peeling in the spiciness caused by the booze. A straight mouth-zapper.

Drinks thicker, yet curdling with exuberant carb. Too much of it. Hard to swish and not easy to swallow. Booziness is up there, too.

Somewhat one-note. Far from elegant. Still a hop dream, if you need to brush your teeth with the stuff. Don't knock it 'til you try it.

thecheapies, Mar 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Jamison85, Mar 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

MNBeer1017, Mar 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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slay, Mar 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

nefelim, Mar 23, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

471 IPA pours a clear golden color with a nice large creamy head. There is a strong floral, hoppy aroma, almost burns the nostrils. The taste is bold and hoppy taste. Good full flavor, but not a very dry aftertaste, but still finishes with a nice bitterness. Overall a nice bold IPA, enjoyable.

vette2006c5r, Mar 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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471 IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,939 ratings.