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Islander IPA - Coronado Brewing Company

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Islander IPAIslander IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

637 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 637
Reviews: 244
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 15
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 07-18-2006)
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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Tasted 14 April 2013.

Pours a medium-pale orange, almost fully clear. A decent column of bubbles rising up. One finger of white head, good retention, nice lacing.

Smell is a soft blend of citrus and piney hops. It's delicate, with a mid-level sweetness underneath the hop parade. Pretty good, but not overpowering.

Taste is good, and heavier on the hop acids than many of the IPAs I've been drinking recently. Starts out lightly sweet, then drifts into that powerful, mildly chalky bitter, which carries on through a lasting finish. Definitely more bitter than anything else; find myself longing for more malt support.

Feel is fine. Medium-bodied, carbonation on the low side. Sticky, and strangely expansive, blooming up in the corners of my mouth. Long-lasting finish, creeping out of those corners to re-assert itself.

A good IPA, well-hopped, and well put together. Nothing amazing about it, but solid all the way through.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2013 06:44:11 | More by zeledonia
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Islander IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 637 ratings.