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RPM IPA - Boneyard Beer Company

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95 Reviews
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Reviews: 95
Hads: 770
Avg: 4.33
pDev: 25.17%
Wants: 211
Gots: 130 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boneyard Beer Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Docer on 08-04-2010

75 IBUs
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Thank the Jesuses I live in Bend!

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Photo of chrisjws
4.39/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Served in a pint glass at Stuft Crust, Milpitas

A: Lighter golden color, half a finger of fluffy white head. Slightly hazy.
S: Mango, peaches, oranges with some malty sweetness hits the nose right upfront. Background has some herbal, piney and citrus notes. Lemongrass and caramel more muted but present.
T: Sweet malts mixed with mango, peaches and citrus. Very sweet upfront. Very little bitterness, just enough to offset the sweet malts. Citrus, lemon, pine and caramel flavors in the middle mouth and finish. Sweet fruity aftertaste, but not too sweet.
M: Medium body, finishes clean and dry. Carbonation cleanses the palate.
O: If you like more tropical fruity IPAs that are sweet but not too sweet, this is for you. Great hoppy flavors without a ton of bittering. Beautifully done tropical IPA. If this was from the East Coast people on BA would be raving about it.

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4.6/5  rDev +6.2%

growler filled from boneyard.

dark copper color, great head. huge dank aroma. taste of in your face goodness that assaults your palate with hoppy goodness but is also extremely smooth and drinkable. crushable, actually. I'm in awe of how good this is. its possibly the best IPA I've ever had. great job boneyard!

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4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I'm not sure I've ever drank 20oz of beer so quickly in my life. Served at Von's Gustobistro in Seattle. Wanted to visit the brewery when I was in Bend, but they weren't open at the time. Seeing this on the menu, I knew I had to try it.

Wish I took notes. All I can really remember is that, other than being insanely drinkable and excellently balanced, it has pine hops, juicy hops, malt sweetness, and is really mouth watering. Clean finish. Thirst quenching, easy drinking ... I'm not a prayin' man, but I'm hoping I get to have this beer again some day. Honestly, it's near the top of my list for IPAs. In a word, BRILLIANT.

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4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a classic northwest style ipa here, with lots of cascade and centennial characteristics. while i cant confirm that those are the varietals used, i can say with certainty that attributes of those strains on on display here no doubt. the color is a little richer than many, brassy, with a long lasting lacy white head. aromas of pine forest, lush evergreen, christmas, vegetal, pulpy. there is a decent grain base to this too, with come caramel malt that while it doesnt contribute a ton to the flavor, its absence would leave this hopelessly unbalanced. its got some girth to the mouthfeel, which is nice with the wintery hop mix. the hops are unique here not for what they taste like, but for how robust they are. truly as strong on the front end as they are in the finish, i cant think of a lot of ipas that do that, and none do it so vividly and pungently as this beast. i like that its bigger too, a hop heads dream really, super fresh and aggressive, dank and sprucy. not overly complicated either which i like, just big well built ipa. if this was available here i would buy it all the time. its my kind of ipa.

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4.12/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-medium amber color with a ice white head and good lacing

S-citrus, orange, pine, bread dough, light floral

T-grapefruit, orange, pine, bready malt, light floral, little caramel, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O- easy drinking and flavorful IPA, would definitely seek this out

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4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice, deep amber-orange color. It's clear and well-filtered with a small (3mm or so) very white head. Well carbonated, overall.

The smell is top-notch. I get tons of spruce/fir pine out of it. There's a tiny bit of oily citrus in there.

The flavor is well-balanced for a fairly big IPA. It's bitter without knocking you out -- in other words a bit light on the back-of-the-mouth bitterness that you get in a lot of NW IPAs. Much of the hops comes across in the smell as well, which helps the whole thing work in concert. Really big, round, dry flavor. It's very easy to drink for a 7.5 ABV IPA.

Kind of refreshing for an IPA. I've been finding this one around town a lot and keep picking it when it's available. I just had this back-to-back with Pliny the Elder on tap and while I'd lean toward the Pliny this one really held its own surprisingly well.

A super solid choice. I hope this keeps showing up on tap when I go out!

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RPM IPA from Boneyard Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.