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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

1,031 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,031
Reviews: 301
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.91%
Wants: 2
Gots: 71 | 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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4/5  rDev +17%

elevatedgreens, Mar 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.45/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Very clear amber with a half-finger of off-white head, a few tiny bubbles rising through the brew, some light lacing clings to the glass as well

S- Strong pine and light grapefruit-citrus hop aromas

T- Pine hop and grapefruit citrus with moderate to strong bitterness throughout, hop fades toward the finish, only a very light caramel malt presence

M- Feels a bit light in the body, carbonation is moderate and pleasant

O- Not as balanced in the hop/malt category as I normally prefer in an IPA but very drinkable and the hop flavors are good and strong

stampfler07, Mar 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17%

lilnicky068, Mar 04, 2012
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Hanzo, Mar 03, 2012
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Edgewater, Mar 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

BarrelAgedBarry, Feb 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Kirby, Feb 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

jongullotti, Feb 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

mds1101, Feb 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

javahead71, Feb 26, 2012
Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into a shaker pint glass. The beer is a slightly hazy copper-orange color. The light cream colored head sticks around for a while, and there's good sticky lacing. The beer smells of cedar and piny hops. This beer tastes spicy and woody. There's a nice hoppy citric finish. It's not quite as tangy as some other IPA's. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and slightly sticky.

Overall, I love the spicy, woody notes.

JuicesFlowing, Feb 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Amalak, Feb 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17%

mcorwin, Feb 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

columbiankramer, Feb 20, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

Jamstone714, Feb 20, 2012
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1/5  rDev -70.8%

ZekemusMaximus, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17%

electtodefer, Feb 19, 2012
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1/5  rDev -70.8%

fatstan, Feb 18, 2012
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2/5  rDev -41.5%

garyford, Feb 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

mscott1975, Feb 15, 2012
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3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From a diconic,

Very nice foamy, pillowy head; loads o' lacing. Typical deep amber
color for an AIPA.

Very potent nose with plenty of hops but much more malt
smell than almost any AIPA that I have had. It's a complex of
aromas hence I gave it a higher than average score there.

The foretaste is kind of citrusy(?) but rapidly followed with those buckets of malt then a bitterness at the back of the tongue.

The feel is just average, not notable.

Very worthy beer and more complex than most AIPAs. If you
are looking for fresh hops to dominate, this is not the AIPA for
you. But, if you like maltiness with a good portion of bitter, then
definitely check this out.

mastodonj, Feb 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

wertschy, Feb 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

oldp0rt, Feb 13, 2012
Lucky U IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,031 ratings.