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Spiral Jetty - Epic Brewing Company

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77
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246 Ratings
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Ratings: 246
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 14 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

mothman, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of Gregaroo
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Gregaroo, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of DrDemento456
3.71/5  rDev +9.8%

A - Quite a hazy looking amber brown with some great head and some pretty good looking head with some decent lacing.
S - Smells pretty malty but not very hoppy. Has a decent sweet smelling hop profile so I hope for the best.
T - Taste like an English IPA rather malty smooth with a touch of herbal bitterness. It's actually pretty balanced.
M - Light to medium body. Easy to drink.

Overall much better than I expected not really worth picking up again but worth the 5 dollar price tag.

DrDemento456, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of njsurfer82
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

njsurfer82, Mar 03, 2014
Photo of jn35646
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

jn35646, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.45/5  rDev +2.1%

Pours a murky orange with a foamy orange-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, earth, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with malt and earthy citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a citrus forward hop presence that comes through better in the taste.

UCLABrewN84, Feb 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

BigGold, Feb 12, 2014
Photo of ltltony
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

ltltony, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of Zorro
3.33/5  rDev -1.5%

Clear orange colored beer with a small white colored head. This fits the description of "IPA Orange."

Smells hoppy but not excessively so. Strong tea and citrus but not terribly aromatic.

Starts out dry with a toasted grain flavor. Mild malt and woodiness with a mild hop bite. Overall tasty but more pale ale than IPA.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a tasty beer but certainly not a hop bomb West coast IPA. Buy this expecting a pale ale flavor and you will be happy with it.

Zorro, Jan 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Matt73, Jan 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

civicm87, Dec 24, 2013
Photo of schaffer9252
4.75/5  rDev +40.5%

schaffer9252, Dec 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

fellowrs, Dec 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

BillRoth, Dec 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

XmnwildX12, Nov 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

jaydoc, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Moses_Malone, Nov 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Irish12, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of clfrost
3/5  rDev -11.2%

clfrost, Oct 23, 2013
Photo of Spikester
3.39/5  rDev +0.3%

Cloudy amber with an average white head with minor lacing.
Smell is over ripe oranges.
Taste is a big blast of pine resin bitterness with a light amount of dehydrated pineapple.
Mouthfeel is moderate carbonation and a very dry bitter finish.
Overall for hopheads that love bitterness above all else.
Also lots of nasty looking stuff in the bottom and sides of the bottle after the pour..

Spikester, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of FLima
3.76/5  rDev +11.2%

Slightly hazy amber color with a thin thick head with medium retention and leaving laces.
Nice predominant aroma of tangerines, I am glad I had it fresh.
Very fruity. Tangerines also show up in its flavor with notes of resin, caramels, earth-pepper, pine and lime. All in similar quantities. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light to medium body with appropriate carbonation. 6.6% abv is well hidden.
I did like the profile of this IPA, although it has a milder bitterness. Good for a change from the usual grapefruit. Still very fruity, spicy, acidy and with a drinkability that could sell 3 liter giant bottles. Suggestion, have this fresh or leave it at the shelf.

FLima, Oct 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Drknight, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of JG-90
4.13/5  rDev +22.2%

Beer pours a pumkin/orange that is slightly hazy. Has a large off-white head with good retention and heavy lacing. Aroma consists of orange, lemon and a bit of floral hops. Can also get some bread/pale malts.

Taste starts with tangerine and musky orange, then moves the floral with bits of lemon and resin, finishing with pale and caramel malts. Tangerine, bread, and malt finish. Mouthfeel is on the light side with high carbonation, normally wouldn't like this in an IPA, but this one pulls it off. This may be the most refreshing IPA I've had.

JG-90, Sep 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Yoda22, Sep 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

CesarLopes, Sep 22, 2013
Spiral Jetty from Epic Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.