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Inukshuk IPA - O'Dempsey's

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Inukshuk IPAInukshuk IPA

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79
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76 Ratings
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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: allthatAles on 09-14-2010)
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neckbracesub

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

04-28-2013 13:03:54 | More by neckbracesub
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-26-2013 04:41:00 | More by MDDMD
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

03-27-2013 23:53:01 | More by rolltide8425
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +16.3%

02-25-2013 03:11:32 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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akttr

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

01-27-2013 08:11:44 | More by akttr
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

12-21-2012 20:52:25 | More by bacher468
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +9%

12-16-2012 14:53:06 | More by DrunkinYogi
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

12-09-2012 19:12:04 | More by sendbeer
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chinchill

South Carolina

2.48/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle.
Looks fine, but has an odd sour/sweet aroma that's a bit musty and funky. {No other signs this bottle was bad]. The flavor is better but lacks any semblance of fresh hops and is insufficiently hoppy for style. The flavor is only very slightly bitter and is quite earthy. Medium body and proper carbonation.

O: Avoid; PLENTY of better IPAs out there.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 00:58:44 | More by chinchill
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Mojo

Alabama

4.03/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours up a light copper. There is a one finger head, with not much retention, but absolutely beautiful picture perfect lacing left on the glass. The smell is pretty weak, but what is there is very citrusy and floral. Tastewise, I'm feeling the love. It's not near as hoppy as some IPAs, but it does have a nice blend of sweet and the grapefruityness on the finish. I like the mouthfeel. It is good and carbonated. Overall pretty good. An easy drinking IPA.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 06:16:58 | More by Mojo
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

2/5  rDev -41.9%

10-25-2012 04:44:06 | More by Gatordaddy
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TLA

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

10-25-2012 00:09:11 | More by TLA
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durlta

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-22-2012 22:04:34 | More by durlta
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TSJ4000

Iowa

4.68/5  rDev +36%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Here is an iPa that is still pale. It's color is just a touch amber. The nose isn't terribly potent but what is there is good citrus piny hop love juice. The beer is crystal clear and has a perfectly balanced hop presence throughout the palate. This is a damn good IPA. The hops are great and fresh and refreshing in this beer. Not over the top orangey or grapefuity either. This beer is also still American IPA, imo. It is not English by any means. Balanced on the finish too with hints of the maltiness. This beer is not drying or too hoppy for the palate. Overall I think this is a great everyday 6pk of some kick ass IPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 23:13:36 | More by TSJ4000
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +16.3%

09-09-2012 23:35:29 | More by weaselchew
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a copper color and a clear texture. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Good lacing.

S: A decent aroma of hops, malt, and a bit of citrus.

T: Tasted of grain (not a lot, but certainly there), malt, some citrus, and a moderate amount of hops. A pretty solid flavor, though not overly spectacular.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a somewhat slick finish. Medium-bodied.

O: A generally well done (with some rough patches) beer that's definitely drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2012 13:07:53 | More by avalon07
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DerekCarruth

Georgia

4/5  rDev +16.3%

08-17-2012 20:19:59 | More by DerekCarruth
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oberon

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a standard pint a clear medium golden with a thin wispy white head atop.Faint leafy hops and sweetish biscuit malt in the nose,both are light and unassuming.Dryinsh with only muld caramel/biscuit sweetness on the palate but where are the hops?Just faint leafy hops wich really play a small role on the palate.A very average to even below average ipa in my mind,it would be hop-light even for an English ipa,I wouldn't recommend this sad to say.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2012 22:16:18 | More by oberon
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.38/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

16oz pour. On tap at Taco Mac (Alpharetta, GA). 5.25. Served in a pint glass. 

Clear deep gold with a quarter finger off white head. Consistent lacing. 

Orangey citrus, fresh cut grass, mild spice and sweet bread. Pretty standard. 

Crisp citrusy hops lead. Other usual suspects follow: grass, spice and biscuits. Like the nose, pretty standard. 

Feel is medium to light with moserate carbonation. Long dry bitter herbal hoppy aftertaste (not at all bad, though). 

I'd remembered liking this more when I had a six pack about a year ago. Perhaps there was a recipe change when they started contract brewing with Thomas Creek instead of Atlanta Brewing. There's absolutely nothing wrong going on, but there's nothing to make it stand out in a world saturated with great IPAs. I'll most likely have it again (& even enjoy it) but will not go out of my way to find it or request it over multiple other, better Atlanta IPAs. 

Serving type: on-tap

07-13-2012 19:49:53 | More by ThickNStout
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - translucent copper amber with a thin lacing of white head

S - bread, fruit, faint alcohol

T - bread, faint citrus, herbal, alcohol, faint fruit

M - medium bodied, a bit of alcohol warmth, smooth, well carbonated

This is a very malt forward, bready version of an IPA. The hops are present but in no way overpowering. There's nice balance with just a little alcohol in the finish. Overall, a decent IPA if you want more malt than hops.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 01:02:50 | More by tdm168
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turnerk3

South Carolina

3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a very nice orange color with fairly white head. The half inch head lightly holds on to the side of the glass. Fairly clear, but there is a very slight haze.

S: Of course, the malts are not too prevelant. The hops come across as being more floral and herbal. Not the typical grapefruit or piney that most IPAs have.

T: The taste is much like the smell. It is much more herbal in taste, but the flavors are still well balanced. It comes off as a good IPA that just missed something to be a great IPA.

M: Great carbonation (even out of a bottle) that allows it to lightly cover the palate. There is a touch of hoppy bite that lingers as expected. However, relatively smooth for the style.

O: Basically what I took away from this brew was a slightly different, but typical, version of the style. It definitely has a different taste than most other IPAs, but, as was previously stated, it just missed something to make it an exceptional IPA.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2012 00:51:43 | More by turnerk3
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mweso2000

Georgia

4/5  rDev +16.3%

05-10-2012 23:21:03 | More by mweso2000
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raszputini

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a gorgeous golden, with a light head that dissipates pretty quickly. No sediment whatsoever. The nose is pretty complex, with a variety of citrus fruit notes, as well as citrusy hops. The taste was somewhat surprising, as I was expecting a BIG IPA hop monster, but the hops are actually pretty understated for an IPA. There's a solid malt backbone that is more pronounced than most. Notes of orange, grapefruit and tangerine. The ABV will surprise you as the drinkability and absence of big hops would make you think it was a little more sedate. I really enjoyed it and will drink again.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2012 01:24:51 | More by raszputini
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greid

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9%

03-12-2012 19:54:06 | More by greid
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-02-2012 00:36:57 | More by buckyp
Inukshuk IPA from O'Dempsey's
79 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.