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Escape To Colorado - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

318 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 318
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 3
Gots: 45 | 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:
Beer added by: DrinkSlurm on 07-18-2013

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3.3/5  rDev -10.6%

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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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Can, says made in Denver. 6.2%

A: Brighter, yellow gold than most IPAs, with a thick white mereng head that lasts and laces.

S: Floral hops--resinous, pine, and citrusy. I can smell it while it's sitting on my desk, always a plus.
T: Follows the smell, packed with hop flavor, piney, and nutty. The bitterness allows sweet malt notes, airy and high peaks-feel, in the conifers, and the finish is smooth, .
F: A bit thin, but easy finish. A little soapy. Drinkable, but I like more body
O: NIce beer I kept coming back to and improves at room temp.

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4.05/5  rDev +9.8%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Love the taste...grapfruit,oudoorsy and just amazing

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Citrusy-piney nose, fruity hop taste. About 1 finger of head pour, minimal lacing. Light going down, not super strong tasting

Some stuff sitting at the bottom

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

I can see why many people like this brew, it has a decent body and good malt flavor, but I'm just not a fan of this style of piney, grapefruit flavored hopped IPA. However, My wife would love it.

Escape To Colorado from Epic Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 318 ratings.