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Escape To Colorado - Epic Brewing Company

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208 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
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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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

deac83, Aug 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

bcuz7, Aug 31, 2014
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Eddiehop, Aug 30, 2014
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Benish, Aug 29, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +2.5%

Getalegup, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

SteveB24, Aug 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Pretty good IPA. The Mosaic hops provide an array of flavor experiences, though none of them are that intense. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a hint of orange. Big white head with good retention and several bands of lacing on the pint glass.

Aroma is citrus and tropical fruit. Taste is more of the same, mangos, tangerines, lemon zest but there is also a vegetal quality that others picked up as well. When I first noticed it, I thought there was some Summit hops going on here. Thankfully, it was just a transitory flavor. Summit hops ruin a beer for me. I would like stronger flavor and more intense bitterness, but the variety of flavors were enjoyable.

Mouthfeel is a bit light but still somewhat crisp and refreshing. THe bitterness could be stronger but overall a very pleasant sensation.

I would drink this one again.

JayQue, Aug 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

bigbluebeerguy, Aug 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

myhopsdontlie, Aug 25, 2014
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Tiernan, Aug 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Stinger80OH, Aug 22, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +5.7%

Csparks33, Aug 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

rdooley, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

dustincook, Aug 21, 2014
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mbalsly, Aug 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Arherring, Aug 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

I'm deferring to LiquidAmber's review about 5 posts below this. That review nailed my review but I apparently enjoyed more.

tngolfer, Aug 18, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

ChrisDuva, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

Bnoise11, Aug 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Nordbier, Aug 15, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light to medium coppery amber with a half finger white head with good retention and light lacing. Aroma of bready, slightly caramel malt, grassy and citrus hops. Flavor is dominated by grassy hops with light citrus and a little bready/biscuit malt. Medium bodied. A nice low key American IPA with an good hop flavor from the mosaic hops and a pleasant malt body that isn't that apparent at first, but caramel and biscuit flavors are revealed as it warms. Light for an IPA, seems to lean towards APA territory. Pleasant but nothing really stands out here. From the name, I was hoping it was a reference to availability of more "herbal" dank flavors in Colorado, but guess it was more literally they moved shop to Colorado.

LiquidAmber, Aug 14, 2014
Escape To Colorado from Epic Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.