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Idiot IPA - Coronado Brewing Company

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88
very good

1,111 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,111
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.31%
Wants: 32
Gots: 105 | 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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Zimm, Oct 13, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. No date codes that I can see.

Pours clear (until you get to the ample sediment) golden with a hint of orange, small pale head. Little carbonation. Aroma is expansive, a little hay, citrus, pine resin.

Taste is bittersweet, with a hint of honeysuckle. Lots of deep pine bitterness.

Mouthfeel is dry and effervescent. Overall, this is a pretty good beer.

snaotheus, Oct 12, 2013
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caponeduke, Oct 10, 2013
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mc4z, Oct 02, 2013
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3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear amber pour with a finger of white head, spotty lacing.

Aroma is malty with some dank resinous hops in the background.

Taste follows the nose, very typical West Coast IPA, which tends to be heavy on the malt content for my personal taste. Minor grapefruit bitterness on the swallow which is redeeming.

Mouthfeel is medium, decent carbonation,slightly oily.

Had better, had worse. If you are on board with IPAs that are of a "balanced" nature rather than hop heavy, this is worth trying. If you are out for a tropical explosion of hops on your palate, look elsewhere.

Hendry, Oct 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

teraflx, Sep 29, 2013
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aztraz, Sep 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

kevwcamp, Sep 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

ToddThompson, Sep 23, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - nice golden amber color that's clear as day, thick film of white head on top sticks around. Thick rings of lacing.
S - Beautiful, grapefruit, citrus zest, lemon lime, pine needles, caramel malty smell in the background
T - Very citrusy, grapefruit and pine needle flavors. A nice spiciness along with it. Can't taste the alc at all at 8.5% - which could get dangerous.
M - Not as bitter as some other imperial IPAs, but great piney/grapefruit aftertaste. Alc covered. Light - medium mouthfeel that's dangerously easy drinking.
O - Great IIPA. Nothing really bad I can say about it.

ISmith87, Sep 22, 2013
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

All I have to say is this...

8.5% yet it drinks like a 6%. The aroma is the best part of this beer. Very drinkable. This is one you have to be careful with. It's very easy to drink quickly. My only complaint is that they call it an imperial iPa. Ibu seems a little light for that.

agsourdough1, Sep 16, 2013
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Idiot IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,111 ratings.