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Idiot IPA - Coronado Brewing Company

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Idiot IPAIdiot IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

990 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 990
Reviews: 329
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 30
Gots: 66 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 05-09-2007)
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a quarter finger white head with good retention and lacing. Nice IPA aroma of herbal and piney hops, citrus and light malt. Great flavor of citrus and pine hops, caramel malt, citrus and sweet light fruit juice. Finishes with good citrus hops. Creamy medium body adds a lot to the overall pleasantness of this IPA. With a lot of excellent IPAs to choose from, this one really came through. Coronado is new to the northwest, but I will definitely seek out their other beers after this one. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 04:04:48 | More by LiquidAmber
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Idiot IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 990 ratings.