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Lucky U IPA - Breckenridge Brewery

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Lucky U IPALucky U IPA

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78
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1,043 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,043
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.62%
Wants: 3
Gots: 74 | 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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3/5  rDev -12.3%

TexAggie011, Jan 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

zenwatts, Jan 11, 2012
Photo of patpbr
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

*I picked up an assorted six pack and it could be past its prime.

A- orange copper in color. I was not impressed with the head.

S- faint lemon

T- Hops but not getting a lot of flavor

M- medium body, it finishes with a little bit of a carbonation

O- I always wanted to try this IPA and this bottle was mostly average. I could not find a bottle date, I believe it was old. I will try another one at a later date and see what happens

patpbr, Jan 10, 2012
Photo of ipcolling
4/5  rDev +17%

ipcolling, Jan 09, 2012
Photo of Lawl3ss
3.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Chilled 12 oz. bottle poured vigorously into a tulip pint glass.

Look- Clear medium amber with a touch of rosy blush. Two fingers of incredible looking eggshell head that leaves a generous amount of lacing as it slowly settles to a medium film. I havn't often seen an IPA with a head this nice looking out of the bottle- It's like sticky seafoam or something.

Smell-Pine and lemon with a touch of something nutty. Agitation brings out a sour yeasty aroma, tilting the lemon towards lime. Pretty subtle, not offensively hoppy. Makes me think of camping, for some reason.

Taste- Crusty bread and grass, fading to turned earth with a lingering toasty flavor and a touch of something sweet and fruity towards the end. Even subtler than the aroma led me to expect. I don't get a lot of flavor from the hops, other than the initial "green" sensation, and it doesn't carry through very far. This definitely wouldn't pass for a hop-head's IPA, but its pretty inoffensive.

Mouthfeel- Medium body, moderate carbonation. Smooth and left me with a serious case of cotton mouth, though it wasn't particularly bitter.

Overall- This one grew on me as the glass emptied; somehow the whole comes off as better than the sum of the parts, and once you stop analyzing it, its pretty darn tasty. I also have a sneaking suspicion that it would be excellent on tap. In the end it's good, but not something I would pick up every day.

Lawl3ss, Jan 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

RandyBoBandy, Jan 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

ZPB, Jan 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17%

melodicnoise, Jan 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17%

khunter311, Jan 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

sprucetip, Jan 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

imbuckeye, Jan 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17%

Huffaroma, Jan 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +46.2%

niceonebro, Jan 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

Jnorton00, Dec 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

verdict603, Dec 27, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

Buggs, Dec 26, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

jpd7374, Dec 26, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

Shilt, Dec 26, 2011
Photo of WoodBrew
3.9/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Third beer of the evening and I am enjoying my Xmas eve!!! The Breckenridge Lucky U IPA is a nice tasting IPA. The beer pours great clear copper with thin white head that is lacing nicely. The smell includes spice and grapefruit. The taste is a great blend of malt and hop which brings citrus and spice to the beer. I am guessing a Semco or equivalent hop was used on this one. The mouthfeel is a fuller bodied IPA with good carbontaion. Overall it is a good IPA.

WoodBrew, Dec 24, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

TXhomebrewer, Dec 23, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

ABVerageJoe, Dec 22, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

smithmd4, Dec 21, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Profane, Dec 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

bluetrevian, Dec 21, 2011
Lucky U IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,043 ratings.