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RPM IPA - Boneyard Beer Company

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448 Ratings
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Ratings: 448
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 153
Gots: 28 | 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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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.85/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: on-tap

01-02-2012 03:13:25 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -8.5%

04-02-2014 04:37:30 | More by zestar
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -8.5%

05-09-2013 18:45:56 | More by LXIXME
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beertunes

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

01-19-2013 23:51:59 | More by beertunes
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billab914

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-26-2013 19:09:55 | More by billab914
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dirtylou

Washington

4.48/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

on-tap, bottleworks.

appearance: served in a shaker pint, bright orange body, frothy white cap with decent retention

smell: fresh cut grass, citrus, a bit of pine

taste: great IPA - i think this is coming in cans in the future - watch out world. Oily hop resin, grapefruit, tangerine, pine, lemon zest, blood orange. Nice balance of toasted malt.

mouthfeel: Light, juicy and delicious

overall: Super IPA

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2012 00:46:44 | More by dirtylou
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev -8.5%

06-25-2013 01:00:57 | More by dmorgan310
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-12-2013 23:14:19 | More by rolltide8425
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -8.5%

04-01-2013 20:21:55 | More by drummermattie02
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Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev -8.5%

04-29-2013 17:59:07 | More by Zaphog
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ccrida

Oregon

4.6/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler just picked up from Main Brew, poured into a 1/2 liter stein, RPM is pale orange with an off-white head, big, fluffy and tight, leaving heavy lace.

Smell is massively hoppy. Loads of resin and citrus, orange marmalade, a touch sweet.

Taste is also a hop bomb, but still rather smooth and only moderately bitter. Some sweetness in fact. Heavily on the citrus than the pine, with no malt to speak of behind all of the hops. Fantastic, if a bit one-dimensional.

Mouthfeel is dry, light bodied.

Drinkability is high for me, absolutely my style of IPA. A go-to IPA and benchmark for the PNW style. Just a touch too sweet.

Serving type: growler

06-10-2012 22:33:45 | More by ccrida
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -8.5%

06-27-2014 06:46:08 | More by tobelerone
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jrallen34

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

06-29-2013 03:12:34 | More by jrallen34
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.63/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Belmont Station on 12.27.2011.

A - Served a slightly cloudy orange with a large tan-yellow head. The head is large and foamy with good retention and it leaves lacing on the glass.

S - Very hoppy and piney. Lots of oranges and Pineapple. Smells great.

T - The taste is right there with the smell. Lots of very citrusy and sweet tones. Pineapple, oranges, and lemons.

D - Great body and carbonation. Not bitter. Perfect body.

O - A very nice tropical, citrusy IPA. Try it if you can.

Serving type: on-tap

12-29-2011 03:04:43 | More by HuskyinPDX
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.2/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

32 oz. growler poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy burnt orange. Not much of a head. Wispy surface. Cloudy.

Smell - Grapefruit, pine, other citrus. Slightly sweet malt touch, but mostly hops.

Taste - Proportionally less hoppy than the nose, but still dominated by the hops. More pine than grapefruit. Sweetness is stronger. Mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Sweetness is just a little too strong. Medium low carbonation due to the growler.

Overall - Might be my favorite of the three IPA levels. Just a little too sweet to be great.

Serving type: growler

04-18-2013 01:08:36 | More by Alieniloquium
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flagmantho

Washington

4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this wonderful beer on-tap in a pint glass at the Barking Dog Alehouse in Seattle.

Appearance: hazy orange hue with a finger of frothy ivory foam. Looks quite good, right on target for the style.

Smell: big fruity citrusy hops. Grapefruit and tropical fruit aromas abound. I am a fan of fruity IPA aromas, and this one really punches my ticket.

Taste: big citrus flavor of grapefruit and orange with some pine in there. Wow. Really wonderfully balanced with a smooth but robust bitterness at the end. Delightful.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation. Quite good for the style.

Overall: what a wonderful beer. I'm so glad I discovered this. I'll have this again anywhere I find it.

Serving type: on-tap

05-30-2012 05:30:32 | More by flagmantho
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, barely transparent dark honey golden with a good pale beige head. Hoppy aroma has a firm fruity component that is more sweet than sour and mainly orange with a hint of lemon. Strongly hoppy flavor has a sweet citrus undertone, a touch of honey and almost no bitterness - overall, quite pleasing. Texture is smooth, fizzy and lively.

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2011 01:13:09 | More by Cyberkedi
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DefenCorps

Oregon

4.16/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Growler from Mainbrew.

Mildly hazy orange with a dense, off-white head with excellent retention and gorgeous lacing, this is a great looking IPA. The nose is an excellent blend of hop aromatics, with lots of fruit - citrus (tangerine, mandarins), tropical (mango, a little papaya) and some stone fruit character as well (peaches). A mild malt sweetness is present, though it's of a cookie dough nature, complementing the fruity hop notes quite well.

The palate opens with a blend of hop bitterness, hop flavor and a mild sweetness. Plenty of peach, pineapple, papaya and citrus flavors are present, along with a relatively modest bitterness. Now, the bitterness is a little bit on the lower side (compared to some of my favorites), allowing the fruity hop sweetness to stand out. The hop character is really clean - there isn't any grassy/leafy hop flavor, just the fruity flavors. The malt character is light - cookie dough/a little bit of sugar - and thankfully, has no crystal malt caramel flavors. Mildly sweet on the finish with a lingering fruitiness, this beer is medium-light in body, moderately carbonated and has a great hop finish. Mildly oily (could use more), this beer is also quite creamy on the palate. Yummy.

Serving type: growler

07-06-2013 04:01:44 | More by DefenCorps
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chippo33

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -19.9%

06-05-2013 02:32:04 | More by chippo33
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dgilks

Australia

4.22/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy golden colour with a creamy, off-white head. Good head retention.

Bright grapefruit aroma. No malt. Fruity and very good.

Light pale malt flavour with a big hit of bitter grapefruit. Nice moderate bitterness.

Medium light body with moderately-low carbonation. Good.

A nice, balanced West Coast IPA. Really solid and nicely crafted.

Serving type: on-tap

08-30-2011 11:13:52 | More by dgilks
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vfgccp

New York

3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

01-21-2013 03:29:46 | More by vfgccp
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

10-15-2013 04:52:48 | More by Cynic-ale
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4/5  rDev -8.5%

06-09-2012 02:12:42 | More by bsuedekum
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popery

California

4/5  rDev -8.5%

08-01-2013 22:33:30 | More by popery
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blackie

Virginia

4.7/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

horse brass draft, took a little bush-dive shortly after, then a pleasant walk back downtown

a: served in a full shaker pint, glowing orange in color with a dense white head, great retention and chunky lace sticking to the glass walls

s: pungent, vivid hop nose out front, intensely tropical with pineapple and mango, pulpy orange, and resinous pine, sweet and sticky hop juice, a dose of sugary pale and caramel malts, yeah

m: medium bodied, carbonation around moderate or just under, pleasant

t: sweet, sweet, juicy hops brimming with luscious fruits - pineapple, mango, tangerine, grapefruit; a dash of pine resin underneath, oily and pungent, incredibly hoppy but averting any overbittered sensation, smooth and delicious, bready, slightly sweet pale malts with a slight dose of caramel

o: of ipa’s consumed in my semi-recent memory bank, this one stands out as the best of the best, great stuff

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2013 18:02:29 | More by blackie
RPM IPA from Boneyard Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 448 ratings.