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Buckethead IPA - Thirsty Planet Brewing Company

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Buckethead IPABuckethead IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thirsty Planet Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 06-29-2010)
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Tiernan

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-29-2012 02:25:01 | More by Tiernan
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Dat

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-23-2012 19:07:39 | More by Dat
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stumac

Texas

3.63/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On a rusty afternoon, hands covered on the spices of hatch, Dortmund rolling the ball, this brew entertains me. Ruby, staring back at me, waiting for the connection, sending me messages of cherry, honey, flowers. Then... It happens. I taste sweet bitterness. Everything an I.P.A. Has to offer and then some. Everything I smelled is there. But in a language my taste buds understand. Apricot, chillin with me. Smooth, nice, I dig it.

Serving type: on-tap

08-16-2012 22:27:31 | More by stumac
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-25-2012 05:30:47 | More by ChrisKuhns
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bigwillystyle


4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-05-2012 05:29:14 | More by bigwillystyle
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RicoFalcon


4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-01-2012 23:29:26 | More by RicoFalcon
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NeverSettle

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

06-07-2012 03:35:44 | More by NeverSettle
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hankbenzenberg

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

05-17-2012 15:23:47 | More by hankbenzenberg
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ElkSherpa

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

05-12-2012 20:11:48 | More by ElkSherpa
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tony17

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

04-11-2012 16:14:00 | More by tony17
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coryscanes

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-04-2012 19:44:36 | More by coryscanes
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bkrbdan

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

03-19-2012 05:53:33 | More by bkrbdan
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elNopalero

Texas

4.35/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a rich golden-caramel color in the glass, topped with a cap of thin foam made of tiny, tightly laced bubbles. There is a present but not overpowering hop aroma that’s misleading—because the taste is all about hops! From first sip on there’s a bitter intensity—or an intense bitterness—that defines the Buckethead IPA for me. I would describe it as a sharp, biting hop-forward piney-grassy flavor, with just a touch of sweetness for balance.

Serving type: on-tap

03-06-2012 18:28:41 | More by elNopalero
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ThirstyInAustin

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-18-2012 08:18:08 | More by ThirstyInAustin
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garyford

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-15-2012 21:39:14 | More by garyford
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videofrog

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-11-2012 16:20:45 | More by videofrog
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SquidVicious

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-07-2012 23:24:21 | More by SquidVicious
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Sarunas7

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-01-2012 04:56:52 | More by Sarunas7
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-21-2011 19:27:56 | More by Texasfan549
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-19-2011 04:44:36 | More by duff247
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.9%

12-11-2011 22:54:47 | More by jenray
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-07-2011 18:05:42 | More by kjkinsey
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JAramini

New York

5/5  rDev +28.5%

11-25-2011 21:56:26 | More by JAramini
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bentwookie

Texas

5/5  rDev +28.5%

11-14-2011 21:31:26 | More by bentwookie
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Amyaw

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In my opinion, Buckethead IPA is best by the half pint on tap. This allows the head to cream up nicely. It also concentrates the flowery hop nose. It is best very cold straight off the tap. The amber color is a bit cloudy, but this does not affect the crisp taste. The overall taste is a bit sweet up front for an IPA, but still has a nice bitter back end.

I like this beer and it is within my top 10 IPA's available on tap in Austin Texas.

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2011 16:22:48 | More by Amyaw
Buckethead IPA from Thirsty Planet Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.