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RPM IPA - Boneyard Beer Company

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RPM IPA
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BA SCORE
97
world-class

481 Ratings
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Ratings: 481
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.47%
Wants: 168
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boneyard Beer Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
75 IBUs

(Beer added by: Docer on 08-04-2010)
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Reviews by hopsbreath:
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hopsbreath

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3%

Big thanks to ramnuts for trucking a growler of this back from Bend. I really need to get out there for a weekend sometime soon. I went over to his house, he thrust a half filled pint glass of this into my hand, I sniffed, quickly paid attention, tasted, and bellowed "this shit is great, what is it?!"

A: Cloudy and obviously unfiltered gold with a big dusty white head full of lazy soapy bubbles. Great lacing. 4.5/5

S: A punch of citrus to the chin! Clementine’s and pineapple are the primary sweet aromas. 4.5/5

T: Those citrus aromas translate to the taste and are supported by a well developed malt profile that doesn't get in the way of the hop goodness. This showcases the hops in a way that allows the fruitier bouquet to be appreciated without being bitter for the sake of being bitter. I'm finding this style of IPA to be more in my wheelhouse these days. 4.5/5

M: Very full body with a snappy finish. 4.5/5

O: My notes for this beer were extremely limited and I assigned the 4.5 as an overall from the get go. I immediately followed this up with a Lucky Lab Super Dog which paled in comparison at every turn. It's possible that when I get a chance to closer examine this beer in the future, my score may increase. In the land of hoppy beers (PNW), this is a standout. 4.5/5

08-30-2011 12:42:16 | More by hopsbreath
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Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.85/5  rDev -11.9%

Good orange pour, nice head that was about 3/4" I would say. Aroma was large simcoe, so its pungent, a real bitter pine and soft citrus touch.

Good taste, pretty straight up, big hops, big pine, moderate bitterness, a kind of minty and peach refreshing vibe to it. Its pretty chewy, syrupy and thick, minorly hot, not a problem, but you aren't going to mistake this for a pale ale on any day. Definitely blurs the line between what an ipa/imperial ipa/dipa is and where you decide to draw the line, the alcohol and bigness of the beer tends to lead me to classify this as an imperial version.

Had this at one of Bistro's ipa events, was pretty impressed, I think it was the single ipa party in September, tough to tell where the notes on the phone are from, right in between two events.

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-04-2013 01:36:44 | More by canalsurfer
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3%

09-10-2012 17:06:31 | More by jpbebeau
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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3%

06-24-2013 15:15:38 | More by JulianB
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Oregon

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Illinois

3.93/5  rDev -10.1%

(Served in a short nonic)
A- This beer pours a deep caramel body with a swirling carbonation that supports a sticky snow white head that laces as it slides back on top of the beer.

S- The slight earthy pine resin hops grow as the beer opens with some woody hops aroma finishing the smell.

T- The bright green hops has some slightly unripe fruit flavors that grow a bit more fruity as it opens and some spicy hop character in the finish. There is no real bitterness in the clean finish.

M- This beer has a medium mouthfeel with a gentle fizz and a creamy texture while the head last.

O- This beer has some nice hop characteristics but it seems a bit mellow for a big NW coast IPA. Nice session beer and goes down pretty quick.

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3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

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Washington

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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev -8.5%

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mdaschaf

Washington

4.46/5  rDev +2.1%

On tap at Chucks.

A: Pours a hazy orange with a small slightly off-white head on top. Good retention, leaving a nice cap on top. Thin lacing down the sides of the glass.

S: Nice and citrusy, some tropical fruit including grapefruit, orange, and some lemon. A bit of grainy malt and caramel on the back end.

T: Similar to the aroma, a nice and citrusy flavor, grapefruit and more orange with pine mixed in. Has a nice bitterness on the finish, but not overly so. Very smooth.

M: Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Easy drinking.

O: Another winner from Boneyard, not quite as good as Hop Venom, but would gladly drink this one often.

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TheSixthRing

California

4.05/5  rDev -7.3%

Poured from a 16oz swingtop "growler"

Appearance - A crystal clear golden orange with very little in the way of head, leaves broken waves of suds across the surface with small spots of lace all around the glass.

Smell - Orange rind with light grapefruit. Faint pine.

Taste - Follows the nose. Bright, clean citrus notes of orange and grapefruit, supported by lesser notes of rind bitterness and a touch of stone fruit pit. Light juiciness. Great balance all-around. Clean finish.

Mouthfeel - Unfortunately, I think the beer has gone flat. Medium bodied with almost no carbonation. Smooth for what it is, but it's dead as dead gets. Still drinkable though, thanks to the flavor. Fairly dry finish.

Overall - I may be doing this beer a great injustice by writing this review from a 16oz sample that seems to have gone flat, but I don't know if I'll ever get my hands on it again, so I'll leave this review as a placeholder and a reminder to try to get this baby on tap. Definite candidate for a re-review. As is, flavor reminds me a bit of Pliny or Blind Pig, or maybe even the Lagunitas IPA.

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RPM IPA from Boneyard Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 481 ratings.