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Lucky U IPA - Breckenridge Brewery

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Lucky U IPALucky U IPA

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969 Ratings
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Ratings: 969
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 14.87%
Wants: 3
Gots: 48 | 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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Finatic

Florida

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-23-2011 13:03:36 | More by Finatic
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-23-2011 03:54:44 | More by Exiled
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captainbearcat

Illinois

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-22-2011 21:36:01 | More by captainbearcat
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 05:22:16 | More by barnzy78
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HipHops217

Virginia

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-20-2011 21:43:05 | More by HipHops217
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Another6Pack

Michigan

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-20-2011 15:54:05 | More by Another6Pack
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-20-2011 14:56:58 | More by nh2032
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whallgren

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +45.8%

11-19-2011 19:45:54 | More by whallgren
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-19-2011 05:34:24 | More by DoctorB2B
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KGarrett

New York

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-19-2011 00:18:48 | More by KGarrett
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ATXRyan

Texas

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-18-2011 02:23:32 | More by ATXRyan
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-17-2011 00:45:48 | More by doucmehu
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thearsenal

Ohio

5/5  rDev +45.8%

11-16-2011 20:18:52 | More by thearsenal
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virinow

New York

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-16-2011 03:08:53 | More by virinow
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Annesemj

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-16-2011 01:50:38 | More by Annesemj
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mjtiernan

New York

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-15-2011 06:09:51 | More by mjtiernan
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DocDownUnder

Illinois

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-14-2011 10:34:35 | More by DocDownUnder
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-14-2011 07:38:45 | More by Jspriest
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Durge

Connecticut

3.63/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A murky rich amber color with a decent grey-white foam on top and solid lacing. The aroma includes a flowery pine-grass hop with bready caramel malt. Pretty decent. The first tastes gives up an earthy-grass hop and a vinegar-lemon tartness over a toffee coffee-esque base. It’s grainy but has a good amount of bite. It’s a medium body brew with a coffee-like feel and lively carbonation that keeps your attention. This is a fine option for a somewhat different kind of an IPA, but ultimately not one I’ll make any effort to revisit.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2011 05:16:43 | More by Durge
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.08/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a snifter.

3.5 A: Opaque orange amber color. Less than one finger of frothy beige head that fell quickly, but did leave a short ring of lacing.

3.5 S: Floral and citrusy hops, but no flavors in particular stand out. Caramel malts with a heavy breadiness that is enhanced by the yeast.

3.0 T: Light herbal and citrus hop flavor. A bit soapy. The yeastiness and breadiness are strong and block out most of the other flavors. Moderate bitterness.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. A bit chewy.

2.5 D: I'm not a huge fan of bready IPAs and this is full of it. Additionally, the hops don't really do a lot for this. Lucky me? I think not.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2011 17:52:27 | More by DavoleBomb
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ommegangpbr

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours pretty but tastes and feels thin. Big fluffy head with lacing for days, with an attractive amber body.
Smells are fresh IPA type scents. Well rounded; not striking but appealing.
Flavors make me think more of a hopped up amber ale, or perhaps an english IPA than an american IPA. Sweetened black tea flavor profile. There's some piney hop stuff going on but coming from Colorado I have higher expectations.
I chose this because I hadn't tried it before. I was either going to choose this or a six pack of Southern Tier IPA. Next time I'm getting the Southern Tier.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2011 05:59:01 | More by ommegangpbr
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear orange with a bit of head that disappears.

Smells like fresh floral hops, citrus and a nice malt presence

Taste is nice and citrusy too with some pleasant peach and pine. Nicely balanced with caramel malts.

Mouthfeel is average for an IPA and well carbonated

Overall a nice IPA from the Mountain State

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2011 02:07:50 | More by TheMultiYeast
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ZenAgnostic

Texas

4.13/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. No date found, except for an illegible, smudged string of characters on the neck.

Appearance - Cloudy amber body. Two finger offwhite head with good stick and retention.

Smell - Floral hops. Banana-like maltiness. Balanced, or leaning slightly towards the malt.

Taste - Mild, bright floral hop. Alcohol. Vague bitterness in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium bodied. Smooth. Carbonation adds some foaminess.

Overall Drinkability - Pretty legit IPA. Balanced; mild without being boring.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2011 22:36:22 | More by ZenAgnostic
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours a dark copper color with an 1/8 inch head that reduces into patchy surface bubbles, some big and some small, before settling into a ripple pattern of foam. Very nice, actually.

S- Moderate hoppy aroma with some malty sweetness.

T- Sweet maltiness upfront with some caramel notes along with maybe some toffee lingering in the background. Next come the hops which are pretty subdued but taste good. Not overly bitter. Easy to drink. Not too shabby.

M- Good amount of carbonation. Crisp and full.

O- A very solid, straightforward IPA. Not a whole lot going on but that's obviously the point considering how drinkable it is

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2011 01:31:51 | More by Immortale25
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MsRif

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at their Blake St. Brewpub in Denver.

Poured a nice copper color with a bit of haze. Considerable head from an aggressive pour, but it mostly dissipated. Left a good amount of lacing. Aroma was of citrusy and earthy hops as well as some sweet malts. Smells well-balanced. Taste is bitter from the hops, but not overly so. The malts balance it out a bit. I really enjoyed the complexity of the hops...I got multiple notes from them (piney, citrusy, earthy...good stuff).

Light to medium-bodied with good carbonation. Overall a good brew that while not overly complex, is well-balanced and drinkable. I would have this again. Recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

10-29-2011 23:10:01 | More by MsRif
Lucky U IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 969 ratings.