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Kirkland Signature India Pale Ale - Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation

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126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 20.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chinchill on 02-24-2011)
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Reviews by mattcrill:
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mattcrill

Ohio

3.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Cloudy amber pour with effervescence noted. Sticky white head that retains well.

Aroma: Mild earthy hop notes up front. Low fruity esters. Clean fermentation character. A little biscuit aroma as it is agitated.

Flavor: Earthy hop bitterness up front. Followed by moderate biscuit and bread crust-like character. Balance is toward bitter but there is more than enough malt character to balance. Finish is clean and dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. No astringency or alcohol heat.

Overall impression: More like an amber. A good beer, just not an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 20:06:19 | More by mattcrill
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3.88/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer is bitter but not so much so that I couldn't think about drinking another. Pretty tasty in my opinion. Definitely worth giving a try for the price. Could actually be a little more bitter though. It is a good beer for anyone trying to get into IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

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Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

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California

3/5  rDev -2.3%

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2.73/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

full discosure: i am trying this for the first time tonight after drinking a Stone IPA and a New Belgium Ranger IPA, both of which are superior to this brew.

poured from a bottle into a large tulip glass, it developed a HUGE head, that settled to about 1" thick. Color is a nice amber, like most of the ales sold at Costco.

there is almost no hops in the aroma or on the tongue. It is simply a decent amber ale with nice malt notes, slightly sweet, but not an IPA in the sense that it doesn't have any of the hop notes that you would expect.

hope that someone at Costco is working to improve their "handcrafted ale" series, cuz right now, there's no real draw here. I admit the price is reasoable, but I would rather spend a few more bucks and get an IPA that tastes like an IPA...

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Kirkland Signature India Pale Ale from Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
72 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.