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Mound Builder IPA - People's Brewing Company

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Mound Builder IPAMound Builder IPA

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BA SCORE
80
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79 Ratings
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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
People's Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: alleykatking on 10-05-2010)
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alleykatking

Indiana

3.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap....

A- Poured a amber color with golden overtones. One finger white head shows good retention. Nice streaky lacing on the sides of the glass.

S- Bready malts with some light rye character dominates most of the aroma I think. Nice citrus hops used in this one to balance everything out.

T- Some light piney hops in the front of this gives good flavor. Middle of the beer is some caramel bready malts with some light rye to it. Nice bitter hops come about in the ending once again to give a good last uhmph to it.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Carbonation was a little light I thought. Citrus hops are left on the palate with bitter hops in the aftertaste with a kiss of alcohol. Hop forward beer that doesn't really get balanced overall. Lots of drying on the palate from the alcohol.

D- This beer is once again a one and done for me. It was good but destroyed the palate if you wanted another beer. The ABV on this isn't hidden real well but I would want to drink other things first.

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2010 04:56:20 | More by alleykatking
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Immortal6pack

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

01-01-2014 20:19:51 | More by Immortal6pack
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awdturboiv

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

03-07-2012 20:56:55 | More by awdturboiv
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indy351

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-08-2014 15:32:27 | More by indy351
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Sgbrown78

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-16-2013 22:30:02 | More by Sgbrown78
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cosmonick

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

05-23-2013 00:12:51 | More by cosmonick
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Hopmarc

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-18-2013 17:19:33 | More by Hopmarc
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Viperman1316

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

03-24-2014 02:15:56 | More by Viperman1316
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zrab11

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

09-09-2012 21:40:09 | More by zrab11
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rxthree

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-13-2013 05:58:01 | More by rxthree
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juzh12

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-14-2014 21:52:30 | More by juzh12
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AMG55

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

11-08-2013 15:31:21 | More by AMG55
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Envelopes

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-21-2013 22:37:24 | More by Envelopes
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RunForYourBeer

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a bright copper, orange color with very little head.

S: Lots of grapefruit and citrus hops here.

T: Much more balanced than the smell. Starts with Starts with some hops: grapefruit with some grass and pine. The finish has some bitterness with a bit of bready/caramel malt in the aftertaste.

M: Medium with a good amount of carbonation.

O: Decent IPA. First People's beer I've had. Nothing extraordinary but nothing I'd turn down.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2011 20:21:45 | More by RunForYourBeer
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mdcrouser

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks more like an amber than anything, clear orange and little head. Rather underwhelming, really.

Sweetly malted to the nose, some woodsiness in the hops - pine and cedar, mostly.

Deep hops - could nearly pass for a double IPA. Far more maltiness than I'd have guessed for an IPA. Candied sugar, alcohol and a hoppy burn from the beginning, lingering throughout.

The malts are too big for an IPA and there's too much burn from an overly-hopped and out of balance beer to be enjoyable. A dose of subtlety would do this beer good.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 19:52:52 | More by mdcrouser
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aklude

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

05-06-2014 10:29:40 | More by aklude
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bigclydeoliver

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

12-31-2012 02:35:56 | More by bigclydeoliver
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lucasj82

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

04-27-2014 20:00:56 | More by lucasj82
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rhays30075

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

12-17-2012 01:50:40 | More by rhays30075
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Yello5

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

02-07-2013 06:21:11 | More by Yello5
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MapleCity219

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

02-18-2012 04:23:21 | More by MapleCity219
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Theniz

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

09-08-2013 17:08:12 | More by Theniz
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dbattey

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

01-12-2014 15:42:35 | More by dbattey
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azdback

Arizona

3.55/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Spaten tumbler. A cloudy dark or burnt orange color. A large amount of very small carbonation bubbles rise to leave a small one finger, off white, creamy head. Lace is around to the end in a nice ringed and patchy pattern.

Smell is quite a bit of citrus hop notes. There is just a slight bread smell and some alcohol is there too.

Taste is very odd. It almost tastes like an underaged Barleywine. Rich light malts, that are sweet. There is also some tartness going on here. As it warms it changes just a bit. The sweetness becomes more of a fruit, maybe a nectarine mixed with a the bitterness of a yellow grapefruit, as apposed to the malt (undefined) sweet from the start. It is quite bitter so I might be getting tongue buckled??

Mouth is very spot on for the style. Carbonated great and leaves nothing left to question. A bit of warm from the booziness late in the throat or belly.

Overall I enjoyed this one. I am told that this might be the first bottling of this so good luck to the new brewery. Like I said in the Taste, I might have been a little pallet whipped. Regardless, this is most defiantly worth a try. Thanks to HandsomeBrew for this extra.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2011 06:13:19 | More by azdback
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dmgeng

Indiana

3.69/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I've had this IPA many times and keep going back for this award winner.

A - Copper color with reddish hue. Low head with light lacing. Clear beer.

S - Pungent hop aroma with notes of citrus prevailing.

T - Great hop flavor that shines through with a citrus character and hints of pine. Some orange and grapefruit have a grip on this brew. Smooth with a solid hop bitterness to finish crisp. Some malt in the middle of it with a nice sweetness to give balance.

M - Medium mouth-feel with the tones of sweetness. Lower carbonation.

Overall, one of my favorite IPAs. If you're a hop head this is your session beer. Perfect blend of citrus hops and malt for an IPA. If you haven't tried it you should. I'd drink it every day to give my hops thirst a quench. May want to try it with a slice of orange to give it a stronger citrus flavor.

Glass- Pint

Serving type: on-tap

06-13-2013 00:13:34 | More by dmgeng
Mound Builder IPA from People's Brewing Company
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