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Populist - Eagle Rock Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

146 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.02%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Eagle Rock Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SShelly on 08-14-2010)
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mpenske

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

01-25-2014 02:13:46 | More by mpenske
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Quinnspub1

California

4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-23-2014 22:40:27 | More by Quinnspub1
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imyourhero21

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-22-2014 08:21:34 | More by imyourhero21
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SoCaliC8

California

1.75/5  rDev -53.7%

01-17-2014 11:27:19 | More by SoCaliC8
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mjmadden

Maryland

3.94/5  rDev +4.2%

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a pint glass, the beer poured a tan/yellow (almost a copper color) with a solid two fingers of fluffy off-white foam. The aroma is interesting and pleasantly surprising (only because I had never heard of this brewery before purchasing the bottle) a nice blend of lemon, grapefruit (slight), orange, light malts, and pine. The taste was also presently surprising, the flavor were a lot strong than they were in the aroma. A lot of lemon zest, grapefruit, and orange mixed with a grassy and malt base topped off with a nice dank hoppy flavor. Very well balance west coast IPA, not overly bitter or chewy and kept a consistent flavor profile and mouth feel the entire way through the beer. Overall the was an exciting find for me as it was a brewery that I have never heard of (being an east coaster) and realizing they are located very near where I am staying for the next 6 weeks while in LA (will definitely be paying them a visit).

01-16-2014 21:38:13 | More by mjmadden
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OnryAndMean

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-11-2014 18:47:48 | More by OnryAndMean
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jorgerod99

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

01-06-2014 00:25:55 | More by jorgerod99
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CA_brewster

California

4.01/5  rDev +6.1%

Hazy yellowish copper color with not much of a head. The aroma is pleasantly hoppy but quite mild. I was expecting more. Taste is piney, slightly citrusy and has some definite hop bitterness.
I like that the malt backbone of this beer is subtle as this is perfect for showcasing a blend of hops and delivering a broad spectrum of delicious hoppy characteristics. That being said there is not enough depth to the hoppy characteristics of this particular beer to merit this and as a result the beer is somewhat bland. It's lacking particularly in flavor but also in aroma. Overall this is no masterpiece of a beer but it is an entirely drinkable brew, even quite enjoyable if it's a nice, fresh bottle. I will buy it again to support an LA brewery.

01-02-2014 23:39:09 | More by CA_brewster
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.6%

12-29-2013 00:39:37 | More by jenray
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -14%

11-25-2013 00:55:16 | More by XmnwildX12
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-23-2013 00:51:55 | More by WDJersey
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chadski

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-22-2013 22:37:57 | More by chadski
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tbone1384

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-10-2013 15:41:15 | More by tbone1384
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

11-06-2013 02:12:50 | More by bpfrush
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InfernoBoss

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-27-2013 06:01:39 | More by InfernoBoss
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Rimbimhoot

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-18-2013 15:58:12 | More by Rimbimhoot
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BWH999

California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-01-2013 13:17:26 | More by BWH999
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Lorihall1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-30-2013 23:04:45 | More by Lorihall1
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SuperbikeShaun

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-21-2013 03:55:07 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-12-2013 23:20:14 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14%

07-28-2013 22:11:53 | More by thewimperoo
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crob3888

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

07-24-2013 03:02:07 | More by crob3888
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jayhoppin

California

3.25/5  rDev -14%

07-14-2013 23:22:06 | More by jayhoppin
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brotherloco

California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-03-2013 22:09:43 | More by brotherloco
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kmoen

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-02-2013 03:22:18 | More by kmoen
Populist from Eagle Rock Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.