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Brainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale Ale - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

133 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 02-19-2013)
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ssteakley

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

This beats all 80 of the previous beers I have rated on this site. Almost perfectly balanced hops, yeast and Malts. A real pleasure and sad to know that it is not available year round. I found this bomber at Whole Foods in Seattle and hope I can find some more before Seattle runs out!

01-16-2014 03:05:12 | More by ssteakley
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Trafrye

California

4.56/5  rDev +18.4%

Really enjoyed this IPA. It wasn't super hoppy like alot of other IPAS with a smooth after taste. The perfect hot day IPA.
Would highly recommend this. If I remember correctly, Total Wine had plenty left of the shelves.
Excited to try some other styles from Epic.

10-06-2013 05:10:09 | More by Trafrye
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Utah

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

05-09-2014 05:12:08 | More by Claybully
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.4/5  rDev +14.3%

22 oz bottle poured into an Epic tulip.
6.7% ABV, Release #11

A - Partially hazed, this beer is neither see-through nor completely cloudy; more of a milky goldenrod color. Wispy lace tumbles down into the ring of loose, Swiss-cheese-like bubbles left after the off-white head disappeared.

S - Brainless IPA has a fruity aroma of American hops, blending mango, honeydew melon, and pineapple into a fruity puree that's overshadowed by the vibrant and citrusy, spicy Belgian yeast. Lemongrass spice meets lemon oil with moist gobs of white clay rolled in fresh clove.

T - Chunky orange marmalade spread over toasted English muffin leads the way into the citrus-and-spice combination offered by the aroma as lemongrass and lemon oil overtake the hop-infused fruity blend that finishes out on the tongue.

M - Very nicely carbonated, Brainless IPA is prickly but smooth, starting with a jam-like sweetness that thoughtfully transitions to dry yeast spice and finishes with an even drier hop bitterness.

O - Contrary to it's name, Brainless IPA is quite thought-out indeed, showcasing Belgian yeast first and foremost making this American brew a Belgian-style beer first and an IPA second but the combination is a fantastic one! Fruity and spicy yeast esters meld wonderfully with the hops' juicy fruitiness for a match made in heaven!

02-26-2014 01:34:50 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Ohio

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Brainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale Ale from Epic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.