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Idiot IPA - Coronado Brewing Company

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Idiot IPAIdiot IPA

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88
very good

966 Ratings
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Ratings: 966
Reviews: 327
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 30
Gots: 58 | 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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kwc017

Arizona

3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Love Coronado Brewing Company, I could sleep on the beach and just hang out there all day if I could find a way to pay the bills. Anyway, pretty decent DIPA. I prefer Frog's Breath and Islander to this though. It's a tad too malty for me. Not very hoppy. Nice change of pace for someone who loves to just chew on hops like myself. Nice aroma, little bit of hops, more bread and malt than hops though. Give it a shot. Frog's Breath is the way to go IMO. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 05:11:36 | More by kwc017
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Kword55

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

12-29-2013 22:39:35 | More by Kword55
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Kais

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

12-29-2013 17:42:16 | More by Kais
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

12-28-2013 00:35:54 | More by Barnsley
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bunbury

Panama

5/5  rDev +28.2%

12-27-2013 19:58:02 | More by bunbury
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-27-2013 19:08:40 | More by Dolfan907
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Idrankthat

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

12-27-2013 04:17:41 | More by Idrankthat
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GlenRockJohnZ

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served on tap @ Glen Rock Mill Inn-Glen Rock, PA.
Pours golden/amber/copper, aroma is correct with strong grapefruit notes, medium body, good slick mouthfeel, goes down well. Surprised to see ABV @ 8.50 as alcohol is well hidden except for slight kick at end. Overall, very solid, good tasting easy to drink. Tap handle is neat as well, (California light house?).

Serving type: on-tap

12-25-2013 16:16:12 | More by GlenRockJohnZ
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Noelito76

New York

2.25/5  rDev -42.3%

12-25-2013 15:08:04 | More by Noelito76
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TR0219

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

12-24-2013 13:40:35 | More by TR0219
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TheRougeBastard

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-22-2013 01:28:00 | More by TheRougeBastard
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koakley

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-20-2013 00:41:43 | More by koakley
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MattyBones

New York

2.81/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: Pores a Dark golden color with a decent white head to it.

Smell: A slight hoppy, citrus aroma dominated by a malty, bready smell to it.

Taste: Malt forward with a very slight bitterness to it from the hops. No real bite to it, just malts with a malty finish.

Mouthfeel: Very flat, no real substance to the feel, no stickiness, nothing lol.

Overall: Not much can be said about this other than it tasted extremely malty with nothing to balance it out. It looked decent, but it failed to deliver. Maybe it was a bad, old bottle with the hop profile diminished into nothing but malts, but it was bland enough to make me not want to revisit it.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 19:46:40 | More by MattyBones
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-16-2013 04:10:22 | More by BillRoth
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superspak

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly hazy bright golden orange color with a 2 finger dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big orange zest, lemon zest, tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, floral, grass, light honey, bread, light pine, and floral earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity of bright citrus/tropical hop notes with moderate malt presence; and good strength. Taste of orange zest, lemon zest, tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, floral, grass, light pine, light honey, bread, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of orange/lemon zest, tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, floral, grass, light honey, bread, light pine, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity of citrus/topical hop flavors with moderate malt balance; with a nice malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a smooth, crisp, and lightly slick/sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a small warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice DIPA style. All around good complexity of hop flavors with moderate malt balance; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 19:52:48 | More by superspak
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kingslotty

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9%

12-15-2013 00:00:29 | More by kingslotty
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humulusphile

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-12-2013 23:46:51 | More by humulusphile
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beermeister9

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-12-2013 01:35:08 | More by beermeister9
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ejane

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +28.2%

12-09-2013 14:19:56 | More by ejane
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dwagner003

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

12-08-2013 06:56:34 | More by dwagner003
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

12-07-2013 22:38:36 | More by dreichus
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stanowsf

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-07-2013 04:37:21 | More by stanowsf
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trytoketchup

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

12-07-2013 01:53:34 | More by trytoketchup
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz.

Pours a light honey lemon gold, fluffy white head dissipates to a lacing.

Smells of lemon citrus, grapefruit hops and light bready malts.

Tastes of light lemon citrus and some light biscuity malts along with a subtle hop bitterness and a notable tea-like flavor.

Medium body with a light tingly carbonation on the tongue.

This is a very good strong IPA with a unique flavor not exactly like any other IPA I've had. It works quite well and makes this a very memorable and enjoyable ale. I will be looking for this one again.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 00:31:35 | More by Cylinsier
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jk3

New York

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

12-05-2013 00:10:20 | More by jk3
Idiot IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 966 ratings.