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Solis Occasus - West Coaster IPA - Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar

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Solis Occasus - West Coaster IPASolis Occasus - West Coaster IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: djaeon on 10-10-2013

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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.54/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jooler
3.21/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Great initial hoppy taste but terrible after taste. Tastes kind of like plastic

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3.76/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Bright and clear gold with a rocky and large white head with nice retention and very good lacing.

Nose: Pine and some floral notes. Green and a little malt finish it out.

Taste: Smooth and calm malt up front which is pushed aside by metallic & aspirin. Carbonation and crisp and the lingering mouthfeel is a little sudsy and dry. Some alcohol heat comes through at the end.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.58/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.28/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tried it really fresh (straight from the brewer).

Appearance: Very cloudy straw with a fat white head that left plenty of lace.

Smell: Strong floral and piney hops.

Taste: Bitterness is pronounced right up front, balanced well by a dry malt backbone. Alcohol is imperceptible, just some residual hop flavor at the end.

Mouthfeel: Medium body and carbonation.

Overall: By the book strong West Coast IPA (I probably would not be able to tell it apart from many others). Very good when fresh.

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3.52/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Solis Occasus - West Coaster IPA from Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
86 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.