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Escape To Colorado - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

284 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 35 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrinkSlurm on 07-18-2013)
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4.06/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy deep gold with two fingers of ten minute head and fluffy rings of lace.
Smell is very nice with bready malts and fruity hops.
Taste is biscuit malts with a nice kick of fruity mosaic hops. Tasty.
Mouthfeel is alright carbonation and light to medium mouthfeel.
Overall a strongly malt forward IPA and close to a DIPA overall flavor wise.
More like one of those huge APAs but the hops hang in there pretty well. Think of it as a junior DIPA. Yes I would have this again very nice.

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3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2014-12-06
12oz can poured into a pilsner glass. No codes or dates.

Pours hazy yellow with a very small head. Lots of floating chunks. Lots of carbonation. Smell is fresh and crisp, grassy, lemon.

Taste is nicely floral, honeysuckle sweetness, some hay and grass, lots of lemon. Pretty nice.

Mouthfeel is dry. Overall, good, but not great.

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.12/5  rDev -15%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.64/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.64/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.3/5  rDev -10.1%

Thanks to Joe_Grizzly for this extra: always up for a new Epic brew, I tracked many of them down when they first showed up in MN. 22 oz. bottle split with my wife.

The pour is a slightly hazed yellow with low carbonation to the point of non-. The nose is sweet & fruity – blind, I’d have let out a rebel yell & declared this a Belgian. Huh.

Escape from Colorado, well, why the hell would anyone want to do that? I loved Colorado. Spent summers from ’86-’91 at the RenFest there, drinking 3.2 wine coolers & chasing girls; how could I not love it at that age? The beer? Oh, yeah, it’s beer. Mirror image of the nose: double handfuls of sweet malts backed up with tango, lemon, mango, afterimage of herbal tea. Mid-palate, mild bitterness finally drops by but it’s a long, lingering taste that veers right up to the guard rail of aspirin. Not tough to drink though.

Fruit + Bayer isn’t quite my speed, but I appreciate the attempt at diversification of my IPA portfolio. Pretty good beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Escape To Colorado from Epic Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.