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Lucky U IPA - Breckenridge Brewery

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Lucky U IPALucky U IPA

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BA SCORE
78
okay

975 Ratings
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Ratings: 975
Reviews: 299
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 14.87%
Wants: 3
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Amarillo, Magnum, Perle, Cascade, Apollo, Fuggle, Golding hops.

Two Row Pale, Munich, Carmel, Torrified Wheat malts.

68 IBU.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 06-28-2009)
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.2/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Hazy, amber hue. Pours a 1 finger, foamy, white head. Fair spider web lacing.

S: Pine resin, wood chips, caramel, and a hefty does of honey.

T: Pine cones, dish soap, and pecan shells.

M: Light and bitter with an off-putting finish.

D: Session style... although it's a little harsh.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Amber with a nice foamy head, and some pretty fair lacing. Nose is sweet resin, with a woody character, and sweet notes. Bitter and shallow with an off finish. I don't feel so lucky. Overall, this is an okay quaff.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 02:03:59 | More by bmwats
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.48/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Overall a pretty good beer. Not my favorite ipa, but an nice variation from the west coast styles I've been drinking. Only drank from a can, so can't comment on appearance or smell much, but it tastes filling. Pretty bready, average flavors all around. What little crispness was there to begin with went away quickly as it warmed up and flattened. Would try again if it was offered, but probably wouldn't buy it.

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3.59/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz into my snifter glass. No date on bottle (BOO! I don't know why I broke my IPA rule), however, the store I bought from has good rotation so... whatever. Rolled the dice, and it was definitely fresh upon opening. Medium amber/coppery hue in the glass with a very light pure white head. Left some lacing in the glass. Aroma of grass (piney) and light citrus. The astringent, piney note from the aroma was very present in the mid-range of the taste (Centennial I would bet), with a decently balanced bitterness. Not much fruity aspect to the taste, slightly overpowered by the pine. Decent mouthfeel, a bit dry. Overall, this was more than I expected from Breckenridge (though I admittedly may have not enjoyed many of their fresh offerings)... might benefit from a bit of a heavier malt profile, but a nice choice for someone who especially enjoys the piney hops.

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Lucky U IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 975 ratings.