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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: djaeon on 10-10-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

DblDiamond, Oct 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Very good. Nice hoppy taste but not floral.

TheRealReed, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Jeysun23, Jul 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

hpthebull, Oct 19, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured can into Lost Abbey Teku

A-Pours crystal clear orange with a three finger off-white head that is creamy and dissipates with nice lacing.

S-Aroma is light grass, citrus, and passion fruit. Very nice.

T-Flavor is full and firm with unwavering hoppy goodness. I get sweet juicy passion fruit and orange wedges that are surrounded by resiny pine and bitter grapefruit hops.

M-Medium body, creamy front and grainy at the end. Very nice carbonation.

O-My first time having Hess, reminds me of OTWOA! If this is a example of their work, I will buy more.

reebtaerG, Jun 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

DOCRW, Jan 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

terpinsd, Apr 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

random846, Jul 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Trix247, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

clay23, Jul 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

arfenhouse, Mar 22, 2014
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bschinelli, Sep 14, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Pint can batch 27 poured to pint tumbler

Appearance is crystal clear golden, 1 finger of light tan head that lays down to a film, Some small amount of lacing.

Aroma is orange and orange blossom with some sweet malt nose.

Flavor is hop forward, bitter. Orange peel, grapefruit, pine, caramel. Hibiscus-like floral note as it warms. Good stuff!

Mouthfeel is medium thick on body, not a lot of snap from the carbonation

Overall: damn decent hop bomb, rotating recipe IPA's always interest me, and Solis is no exception. Although I'm probably a little more intrigued by hopping in some of the past batches.. Be nice if they had something other that a QR code to identify the batch... some of us Luddites aren't packing around mini-computers

ryannosaurus, May 22, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - golden with some lacing in the glass
S - smells bold and hoppy
T - sharp with more hop hit on the backside without being all hop
M - great lingering hoppy taste and not to heavy on the tongue
O - Love the can and the unique label, its a beer worth locating

Brushkanna, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

hbchrisg, Apr 20, 2014
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PassMeAZima, Aug 03, 2014
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djaeon, Oct 10, 2013
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Jpohling, Mar 06, 2014
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MickeyHops, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

BeerMeCJS, Jan 25, 2014
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Solis Occasus - West Coaster IPA from Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
87 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.