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Chinookie IPA - Full Pint Brewing Company

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Chinookie IPAChinookie IPA

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very good

406 Ratings
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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 9
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Pint Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kwjd on 06-01-2010)
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Photo of kylehay2004
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Minimal head hugging the glass-beer interface on a amber with golden hues cloudy body with some small floaters in it.

S: caramel, pine resin, brown sugar, citrus, pine resin, pine and as advertised chinook hops.

T: This one is pretty piney which almost comes across as boozy. Initially opens with caramel malts and tart citrus with the citrus becoming much more sour in the finish. Additional notes of medicinal and floral hops throughout.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: Rates high on the bitter hop scale. Not bad but also not a beer you drink 3-4 of. Nor is it memorable.

kylehay2004, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of Coreynezy4
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Coreynezy4, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of WissBrauSean
3.09/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The beer poured amber and hazy with a thin yellow head that pretty much fades unless you agitate the beer for aroma and the lacing is nice.

Aromas are of very piney hops grapefruit and sweet amber malt with a bit of bready yeast to it.

Bitterness starts off this fare with hints of pine and very strong grapefruit. About mid-way malt sweetness shows up and then is pushed back by even more piney bitter from the hops. There are strong hints of tropical fruit as well and as this warms they show up better.

The mouthfeel is creamy, full bodied, and dry with moderate or above carbonation.

Overall this is a good beer! I get a strange fruity smell in the aroma that I can't quite put my finger on and it does detract from the beer. It's an IPA so it's hoppy as hell! I'd like to get a taste of this on tap and see how it compares. I would recommend this beer with some good spicy foods. I'm going to score this beer about 3.5 out of 5. It didn't really wow me, but I'm not a huge bitter fan either.

WissBrauSean, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of abcramer
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

abcramer, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of Porter
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Porter, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of BKBassist
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

BKBassist, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of ninaturner
2/5  rDev -46.8%

ninaturner, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

bigbluebeerguy, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of Chris77McGrath
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Chris77McGrath, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of onlinestuff21
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

onlinestuff21, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of sneth019
1.75/5  rDev -53.5%

sneth019, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of CanMan79
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

CanMan79, May 29, 2013
Photo of Giantspace
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Giantspace, May 26, 2013
Photo of hosehead83
4.16/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass. Clever name and nice informative label.
Cloudy apricot in color, with a moderate head of off-white foam.
Aroma-Piney, citrussy hops
Taste-Big blast of piney Chinook hops and then some. White grapefruit juicy bitterness. Great hop flavor and mouthfeel. Nice match for a hunk of strong blue cheese or spicy fare. Recommended.

hosehead83, May 23, 2013
Photo of Brew33
2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

Brew33, May 19, 2013
Photo of alelover
4/5  rDev +6.4%

alelover, May 19, 2013
Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

SmellsofMahagony, May 18, 2013
Photo of dan027
2/5  rDev -46.8%

dan027, May 17, 2013
Photo of Phantomegg
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Phantomegg, May 17, 2013
Photo of GiantMidget
4/5  rDev +6.4%

GiantMidget, May 11, 2013
Photo of twenty5
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

twenty5, May 10, 2013
Photo of beerthulhu
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

-Best by july 2013. Lot#288. Consumed 5/2/13.

A: Dirty orange , creamy, milky, buff toned head is slight, shortly holding. Thin broken stratified ring lacing of modest coverage.

S: Leafy celery aroma, some spiciness of floral lemon-citrus. Woodsy, fresh shrubbery with sweet toasted grains.

T: The marris otter provides a deep creamy malt base while the dry chinook hops leave a flowery, pollen like coating on the tongue. Some dry flowery pine and celery, leafy hop cones, with a strong level of dry hops linger quite a bit. A dry malt powdery leave with flashes of toasted grain sweetness peeking out every once in awhile.

M: Milky, creamy mouthful, dry hops with a soft residual malt coating.

O: Overall flashes of malt sweetness mingles with the dry chinook hops and a creamy malt base and residual coating all points to a solid entry and worthy try. I find the malt base quite unique here from the marris otter and worth it just for that.

beerthulhu, May 10, 2013
Photo of bigedct
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

bigedct, May 08, 2013
Photo of JimmyFlatRock
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

JimmyFlatRock, May 05, 2013
Photo of admccabe
4.39/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Poured from growler (got on tap at bottle shop) into pint glass. Mid to Light amber color
S- Smelled lightly of citrus and pine
T- Very hoppy, immediately. Tasted some bitterness similar to that of a grapefruit, delicious!
M- Very crisp, had a fruity aftertaste. I loved how aggressive the hops were in the beginning and it had a nice finish, no lingering of any unwanted flavors (IMO)

Definitely love this IPA, I think its from around the Pittsburgh area, so I'm lucky that my local Philly bottle shop had it on tap. Definitely an IPA I would pick up again. (Modest price: $17 for a 64 oz growler)

admccabe, May 04, 2013
Chinookie IPA from Full Pint Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.