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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

768 Ratings
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Ratings: 768
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 17
Gots: 92 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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3.91/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 22oz bottle into 16oz mug.

Appearance: Clear golden in color with just a touch of an amber hue. Medium-sized fizzy white head dissipates relatively quickly and leaves a few spots of lace.

Smell: Dominant West Coast hop aromas as expected- mostly tropical fruits such as melon and mango backed up by pine and a touch of citrus.

Taste: Begins with a sweet mango flavor which stays throughout each sip (or gulp). Rounds out to some more citric flavors and a hint of melon before finishing with a pleasant, woody bitterness that lingers.

Moouthfeel: Medium-bodied with lively carbonation. Finish is quite dry.

Overall: A damn good IPA. Not too overpowering in the hop category like many West Coast IPAs (not that that brand of hoppiness is a bad thing). Worth drinking and this is something I could definitely see myself picking up regularly.

Mosstrooper, Jan 25, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Served out of a 22oz bottle, this beer poured a golden color with some hints of orange and a generous amount of creamy off-white head. The beers aroma was as expected, and that is not a bad thing, omitting scents of flowers, citrus hops, and a malty backbone. The beers taste are inline with the aroma having flavors of flowers, citrus hops, and a strong malt backbone however that flavors were much more profound than I would expected from the aroma. This beer, or at least the serving I had, was a bit chewy in the mouth-feel with the right carbonation but an oily and chewy finish. Overall this was a very solid IPA and one I would like to try again in a different setting and serving (on tap preferably) if the opportunity presented itself.

mjmadden, Jan 20, 2014
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden color with a relatively small thick head with good retention and leaving laces.
Nice balanced malty aroma with notes of grapefruit, oranges, white bread, honey and pine.
Citrusy and slightly tart flavor of grapefruit, mango and oranges, slightly toasted malts, pine, spicy yeast and caramel. Dry aftertaste with a long bitterness.
Medium body with a bit acidy sensation and with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 7.0% abv is well hidden.
Very good IPA, not exceptional, but it is balanced, easy to drink and not aggressive.

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Islander IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 768 ratings.