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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

964 Ratings
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Ratings: 964
Reviews: 327
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 30
Gots: 57 | 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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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

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

Bomber from Pavillions Palm Desert for 6.49$

Appearance - Slightly hazy amber/copper colour with an average size fizzy and frothy off white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for 5 minutes and there were some small particles floating around in the beer.

Smell - Malts, caramel, grapefruit, lots of resin/hops, tangerines, apricot

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste tons of hops, malts, and caramel. There is also a good amount of fruit flavours like apricots, tangerines, pineapple, and grapefruit. It ends with a fruity yet quite bitter hop aftertaste.

Overall - This beer is definitely under rated in my opinion. It reminded me of a mix of sculpin and green flash. I've only had 2 coronado brews so far, but I loved them both and will be sure to check out the rest of their line up. If you like west coast style IPA/DIPA's, give this beer a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2012 17:33:24 | More by spinrsx
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

04-24-2012 13:24:15 | More by DWolf
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ralphw56

Nevada

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-24-2012 01:43:52 | More by ralphw56
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brummeljr

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-18-2012 00:25:19 | More by brummeljr
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RomaniIteDomum

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-13-2012 15:46:47 | More by RomaniIteDomum
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jsurfs82

Ohio

3/5  rDev -23.1%

04-13-2012 00:41:32 | More by jsurfs82
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babaracas

Florida

3.43/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy dark amber with two fingers of cream colored foam, settles to a quarter inch with a few blobs of lace left on the glass. Smell: alcohol, grapefruit, pot... and strawberries...? Taste: grapefruit, caramel, alcohol, pine, hint of sugary stone fruit. Feel goes from creamy to slick in no time flat. Not bad but ends up as a far too boozy (at only 8.5%!) ibu-fest instead of a flavorful dipa.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 02:41:31 | More by babaracas
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rhino54

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-08-2012 04:36:19 | More by rhino54
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-04-2012 12:34:50 | More by PaBeerLover
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bonez05404

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-03-2012 01:10:42 | More by bonez05404
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edglodek

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-01-2012 19:51:12 | More by edglodek
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Dodo2step

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

P- AOH from notes

A- a golden clear color with a 2 finger foamy head that leaves a nice lacing.

S- grapefruit and pine hops with no malts that i can tell.

T- grapefruit and sweet hops. the backend has some warm fuzziness.

M- dry and hoppy, just like an IPA. no malts that can tell but the hops come through.

O- a very good IPA but the excessive dryness from the hops got to me. This may be good for others but i like my IPA's a little les hoppy.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2012 17:08:08 | More by Dodo2step
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beerFool28607

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

03-29-2012 21:10:01 | More by beerFool28607
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quantumcipher

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

03-24-2012 23:36:24 | More by quantumcipher
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augie

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

03-22-2012 20:27:49 | More by augie
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smutty33

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-21-2012 16:30:38 | More by smutty33
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Mollerina


4.25/5  rDev +9%

03-20-2012 07:10:00 | More by Mollerina
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type - 22oz bottle

Appearance - Golden tan/yellow, 1/2 inch creamy head and good lacing.

Smell - Citric fruits, orange, pine, grapefruits, sweet malts, honey, lemon, some spices, and some added sugars.

Taste - Sweet citric hop punch with a backbone of light caramel malts. Orange, pine, lemon and grapefruit are dominate hop flavors. Malts are sweet, and add a bold flavor to the bitterness of the hops.

Mouthfeel - Strong hops coat mouth, bitter tounge and leave a hop resin. Malts add some bold caramel sweetness at the finish. Palette gets hops, some malts and a little alcohol. aAftertaste is bitter, sweet and warm.

Overall - Pretty good dipa, easy enough to drink and plenty of hops to enjoy. Nice addition of malts makes this slighty different then the standard dipa. Coronado makes some fine beer but are somewhat lost in the meca brewing state of california. I truly feel if they were a midwest, east coast brewery, they would get more reconition. Seek this brewery out.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2012 23:24:34 | More by wvsabbath
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schm1471

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

03-15-2012 09:01:33 | More by schm1471
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-11-2012 20:49:36 | More by UltimateLivewire
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sgoro

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9%

03-11-2012 01:30:23 | More by sgoro
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HollandTunnels

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

03-10-2012 22:25:01 | More by HollandTunnels
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cjgator3

Florida

3.63/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle

A- Poured into a pint glass. Pours a dark and slightly hazy amber color with an off- white head with solid lacing and retention.

S- The aroma is some malt with fresh piney hops as well.

T- The taste has a mild malt backbone up front with he hops quickly coming in and lingering well into the finish. The finish also has some warmth from the alcohol as well.

M- The mouthfeel is between light and medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

O- Overall, Idiot IPA is a fine west-coast IPA from Coronado. I will definitely pick some up in the future when I am craving some hops.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2012 04:14:00 | More by cjgator3
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

03-06-2012 01:17:13 | More by DrFunkenstein
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leodarko

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-03-2012 20:12:43 | More by leodarko
Idiot IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 964 ratings.