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Lucky U IPA - Breckenridge Brewery

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Lucky U IPALucky U IPA

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1,112 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,112
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.62%
Wants: 4
Gots: 101 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bitterbill on 06-28-2009

Amarillo, Magnum, Perle, Cascade, Apollo, Fuggle, Golding hops.

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

68 IBU.
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2.49/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

If Miller Lite is triple-hopped, then Lucky U IPA is sevendruple-hopped. I think it's great lampooning, and honestly part of the reason I grabbed a bottle. From a 12 ounce bottle, on to the beer:

The pour is dark for an IPA, going into an amber orange color. On top rests a creamy head with fair retention and there are some strings of lacing which stick to the glass. A smell a few pellets of raw hops (bits of grapefruit and lemon) and a caramelized malt base.

Lucky U offers a rather bitter flavor. In fact, it's overwhelming in the scheme of things. Grapefruit rind, bitter grass, bitter tea. I can't seem to find the base malt, though I do find a note of the 6.2% alcohol. I feel like I've switched gears from the Miller Lite triple-hopped propaganda to Keystone Light's bitter beer face. And the beer feels a little lighter as well for its size.

Lucky U, unlucky me. This was disappointing.

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

This beer was naughty for me by someone who is not a beer drinker. I just requested "anything that says ipa".

It has a Yeast'y odor out of the bottle which was a little sweet smelling.

I found it to have a slight sour taste up front but a fair bodied hoppiness that lingered for an extended length of time along the sides of the tongue.

It wasn't overly bitter. Since I am on a work trip and while im staying in a hotel room, I dont have a proper glass to drink it out of.

Overall I enjoyed it. I would definitely buy it for another round.

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Lucky U IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,112 ratings.