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

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Brainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale AleBrainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

124 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 1
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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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

05-16-2014 03:37:26 | More by heytomcat
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Utah

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-27-2014 17:47:14 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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SamuelR

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-27-2014 03:35:34 | More by SamuelR
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-25-2014 20:59:29 | More by atrocity
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Bnoise11

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

04-20-2014 17:47:50 | More by Bnoise11
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baklo

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-13-2014 15:03:22 | More by baklo
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-06-2014 22:51:49 | More by NickSMpls
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WiscoTerr

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-28-2014 00:22:07 | More by WiscoTerr
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3/5  rDev -22.3%

03-22-2014 21:55:36 | More by Whiskeydeez
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BryanCDM

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-22-2014 03:59:49 | More by BryanCDM
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Gregaroo

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-20-2014 05:10:34 | More by Gregaroo
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Snow81

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

03-16-2014 21:41:14 | More by Snow81
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-06-2014 03:56:58 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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!

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 01:34:50 | More by BeerFMAndy
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-26-2014 00:37:52 | More by tedho21
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-19-2014 13:50:58 | More by juicebox
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peteh2112

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-16-2014 20:45:54 | More by peteh2112
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ricecracker420

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

02-14-2014 21:50:31 | More by ricecracker420
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shelby415

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-08-2014 06:39:58 | More by shelby415
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-23-2014 06:44:38 | More by fivetime
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-18-2014 23:46:09 | More by HoistinBrews
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crobinso

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-17-2014 00:57:35 | More by crobinso
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ssteakley

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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!

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 03:05:12 | More by ssteakley
Brainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale Ale from Epic Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.