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Spiral Jetty - Epic Brewing Company

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77
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243 Ratings
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Spiral Jetty India Pale Ale is the launching point in our series of hoppy IPA brews. Spiral Jetty IPA has an aggressive hop profile (five different hops used here with two in the dry hop) presenting citrus, floral, resinous or pine aromas and flavors typical of American hops and a nice pleasant, cleansing bitterness on the finish. The dominance of the hops helps to balance the complex malt flavors and the higher alcohol content.

(Beer added by: Wasatch on 05-23-2010)
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

08-12-2013 01:46:02 | More by ste5venla
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Moses_Malone

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

11-13-2013 02:43:49 | More by Moses_Malone
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evilkorova

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

07-04-2012 02:43:49 | More by evilkorova
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Westyn

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

07-31-2014 17:52:30 | More by Westyn
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robertmitchum

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

06-04-2013 01:33:19 | More by robertmitchum
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BigGold

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

02-12-2014 19:04:11 | More by BigGold
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Epic Spiral Jetty, bomber bought at Cranbury Buy-Rite in Cranbury, New Jersey. I had previously had this beer on tap at Capital Brewhouse in Richmond, Virgiinia.

My sheer interest in Spiral Jetty (where I spent my honeymoon seven-and-one-half years ago) and Robert Smithson drew me to this beer.

Appearance: Good looking IPA here, what with the foamy, two-figer lily-white head and the resiny-orange color. Good retention, at least one finger of that head remains throughout, and the lacing is quite sizable as well.

Smell: Not as good. Reminds me of my insoles after a heavy rain. Got it? Wet shoes. Astringent, herbal feel all around, a bit puckering. Dry hops, like a pine cone on fire.

Taste: More of the same, with that dry pine needle taste and whole-hop feel. Prairie grass. Soapy and bitter at the end with a tad of spicy honey. Water, please!!

Mouthfeel: Medium body and flavor, very adequate carbonation... super dry and puckering finish. A weird beer, as it straddles between an average IPA and a superbly hoppy brew.

Overall: Looks good, drinks good, got a great name... I dig it enough to buy it again. The wife loved it. And heck, it was only $3.99 for a bomber!!

10-27-2011 03:12:19 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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KohlbeckM

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

06-14-2013 01:37:50 | More by KohlbeckM
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SerialHiker

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

05-26-2013 23:52:44 | More by SerialHiker
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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blackfoot86


3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

05-02-2012 04:18:53 | More by blackfoot86
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nrombes

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

03-26-2012 03:05:42 | More by nrombes
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lsummers

California

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

05-10-2013 01:48:58 | More by lsummers
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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prock180

Arizona

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CoryR

Oregon

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Brazil

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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

09-20-2012 22:50:29 | More by Molson2000
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jdb8507

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Overall this is a pretty decent IPA. At the nose, very hoppy. As you drink through this tallboy, you realize that this is a very smooth IPA, but at the cost of some of the hoppiness. Overall, deceptively hoppy on the first sniff, but the drinkability is very good.

A decent beer, but in the amazing world of craft beer, this is just above average.

02-01-2011 00:05:12 | More by jdb8507
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

09-19-2013 00:59:24 | More by Sludgeman
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greencovesteve

North Carolina

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Lukass

Ohio

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jstewart1130

Ohio

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ltltony

Michigan

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jfmorey

Virginia

3.73/5  rDev +10.4%

Poured a hazy pale amber, with a thin head but good lacing.

The smell is light, citrus and pine.

Taste is primarily hops, well balance citrus, pine and floral, very refreshing and drinkable.

It is perhaps not typical of the style, but a good beer.

07-10-2011 22:30:00 | More by jfmorey
Spiral Jetty from Epic Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.