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Escape To Colorado - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

267 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 267
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 32 | 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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4/5  rDev +9%

akang, Oct 11, 2014
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rorjets, Oct 10, 2014
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1/5  rDev -72.8%

Chadsaylor87, Oct 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

aklude, Oct 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

kylehay2004, Oct 10, 2014
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pmoney, Oct 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

not bad, but the hop flavors are overly muted and the biscuit-y malt backbone is too much. tastes more like an English pale ale than an IPA. easy to drink, but not much dimension.

Mineo, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

HumanParaquat, Oct 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

JMUduke, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

jeremy3311, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

kscaldef, Oct 06, 2014
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510a, Oct 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

LoveStout, Oct 04, 2014
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3.35/5  rDev -8.7%

acurtis, Oct 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

maltlikker, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of biboergosum
3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle, from a random grocery store in Glendale, Colorado.

This beer pours a slightly hazy, medium golden yellow colour, with three fingers of puffy, frothy, and chunky bone-white head, which leaves a bit of layered puffy sticker lace around the glass as it evenly subsides.

It smells of slightly dank, but actually more resinous (yay!) pine needles, musty citrus, bready, grainy caramel malt, faint earthy yeast, and further floral, leafy hops. The taste is more dialed-back on the various pine notes, with the orange, white grapefruit, and lemon citrus ascending, amongst the bready, slightly doughy pale and caramel malts, and an additional mixed herbal and tropical bitter fruitiness.

The carbonation is fairly understated, barely a tic to be had or bargained for, the body an adequate medium weight, and mostly smooth, the hops not in the mood for any particular transgression hereabouts. It finishes just a smidge off-dry, the hops comin' 'round the bend for another malt-suppressing offensive.

I now see the confusion over the different Epic Brewing concerns - they are one and the same, and evidently the Utah-based company sought refuge in Colorado's more lenient ABV restrictions. Whatever, this is a decent IPA, one that keeps the trendy dankness levels to a minimum - but just give it time, I suppose.

biboergosum, Oct 03, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

rawfish, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

ChaseTheAce, Oct 02, 2014
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PKS, Sep 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

hopnado, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

stampfler07, Sep 27, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: 4.25 - Crystal clear bright gold with an airy half-inch head.
S: 4.00 - Lots of hops--resinous, citrusy. I can smell it while it's sitting on my desk, always a plus.
T: 4.25 - Bitterness actually not very high, but this is packed and loaded with hop flavor, piney, almost nutty. The moderate bitterness allows some sweet malt to come through, and the finish is neutral.
M: 3.75 - A little thin, but that perhaps adds to the drinkability.
O: 4.25 - I really liked this. I can't think of any other IPAs of this strength that have so few bittering hops but go overboard on the flavoring and aroma. This is a good quaffing beer.

allengarvin, Sep 27, 2014
Escape To Colorado from Epic Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 267 ratings.