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Space Cowboy - People's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
People's Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ElizabethCraig on 09-29-2011)
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M1A2

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-10-2014 04:07:49 | More by M1A2
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Kurmaraja

Washington

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-04-2014 07:05:42 | More by Kurmaraja
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Kevin_Chapman

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

06-15-2014 00:56:04 | More by Kevin_Chapman
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-03-2014 20:18:56 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-30-2014 14:30:40 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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boilerbrew

Indiana

4.65/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I've had this beer many times, and have occasionally been able to enjoy it on nitro at Peoples. I find this a very solid offering that isn't over the top but still provides quite the kick in the mouth.

Pours a dark almost Amber color with a thick white creamy head

Smell was rich with an overwhelming hit of citrus right off the bat. Very resinous and mouthwatering.

Mouthfeel was a solid bodied, not overly heavy IPA

Taste was very hoppy right off the bat before smoothing out. I enjoyed the taste of this beer but it can be a bit astringent if you get it not on nitro.

Overall I think this guy is very solid and a great use of Galaxy and Amarillo hops

Serving type: nitro-tap

05-16-2014 16:20:48 | More by boilerbrew
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mcrago

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-14-2014 23:26:49 | More by mcrago
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jadler16

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-02-2014 17:24:37 | More by jadler16
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visualmartyr

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-30-2014 00:50:43 | More by visualmartyr
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Viperman1316

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

03-24-2014 02:20:17 | More by Viperman1316
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rxthree

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-02-2014 03:54:52 | More by rxthree
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16%

12-28-2013 18:53:29 | More by ToddGingerich
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AMG55

Indiana

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

I feel that this is their ultimate beer for hop heads. The single hopped Galaxy double IPA is a super fruity and sweeter double IPA.

It definitely has the malt balance you need in a heavily hopped beer. Pours a deep golden orange and has an off white head that gives great retention around the glass.

It smells as good as it tastes. Astringent but not overly bitter and finishes very cleanly. I wish they did this one more often.

Serving type: on-tap

11-05-2013 20:36:32 | More by AMG55
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-21-2013 04:22:41 | More by MSandahl23
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-29-2013 00:49:21 | More by dlin0sbb
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cosmonick

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-16-2013 21:29:42 | More by cosmonick
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-31-2013 22:16:47 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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instinct2

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-26-2013 14:10:47 | More by instinct2
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lucasj82

Indiana

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-14-2013 03:20:50 | More by lucasj82
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dmgeng

Indiana

4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Got this at the brewery because they were having a very limited batch and wanted to try it before it was all gone.

A - Brilliant deep orange color. Very clear with nice white head with moderate lacing.

S - Hoppy smell with some earthy and fruity tones. Not as strong a smell as other IIPA's but definitly hoppy smell. Light alcohol and some malt comes through.

T - Tastes stronger than it smells but very similar. The earthy/fruity character is stronger and mingles with alcohol and malt to give a nice flavor that has a crisp bitterness. The summit hops add more herbal/earthy tone that is mixed with the passion fruit of the galaxy hops. No caramel tones but still some sweetness in the middle from all the malt.

M - Heavy mouth-feel with light carbonation. Mostly clean finish for an IIPA.

Overall, not the best IIPA but a good beer that is better than most regular IPAs. Has an interesting flavor and definitely worth a try, but I would recommend less summit and more galaxy to give it more passion fruit and less garlic.

Glass- Snifter

Serving type: on-tap

06-12-2013 12:12:44 | More by dmgeng
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-10-2013 20:52:12 | More by Arsenal0328
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

03-28-2013 13:07:35 | More by neckbracesub
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Skye1024

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-11-2013 02:41:23 | More by Skye1024
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jmarsh123

Indiana

3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours vibrant orange with a small dense white head. Decent retention and a few solid clumps of lacing.

Lots of resiny aroma. Some citrus and biscuity malt as well.

Lots of big citrus/tropical fruit hop character up front. Chewy biscuity malt in the middle before the avalanche of resin near the end. Has a slightly astringent bitterness to it as well kind of like tap water does sometimes.

A little stickiness on the mouthfeel, but at times felt a bit too thin for the flavor profile. Adequate carbonation.

Wish they'd bottle this one again. It does have a few minor flaws, but is a very drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2013 17:25:26 | More by jmarsh123
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BrockGibson31

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-23-2013 20:50:53 | More by BrockGibson31
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Space Cowboy from People's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.