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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

1,113 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,113
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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4/5  rDev +2.6%

BeerGreg, Apr 28, 2014
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3.11/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A - Very light amber color, and super pale head that left a bit of nice lacing
S - You can smell the malt but it is mostly hoppy pine smell
T - Very bitter taste that lingers a LONG time, which I like and is really the only redeeming factor to this beer for me
M - OK mouth feel but nothing extraordinary, a little creamy, well carbonated,
O - This beer is really the most average beer I've had, very little about this beer will stay with me (truly forgettable), not to say it was bad, just a very simple bitter IPA

Nachos57, Apr 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

assman79, Apr 27, 2014
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Phillyibis, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

SkinniePost, Apr 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

wertschy, Apr 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

ZEB89, Apr 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

shigg85, Apr 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

godisfake666, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

kaelingirl, Apr 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

crbnfbr, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of gshak
2.86/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From an undated bottle into my snifter, at fridge temperature.
A - Light orange with very fine, tight bubbles, and about half a finger of head that stays without leaving much of a lacing. Acceptable if not impressive.
S - Caramel malt with some piney, earthy hops. Not impressive.
T - Much like the smell, caramel malt with some piney, earthy hops. There is some initial sweetness before the hops come into play, and then, the bittering earthy hops take over, with some notes of grass and mint on the finish. This tastes much like a toned-down, year-old SN Bigfoot, which means this stuff has sat on the shelves for quite a while. Without the date, it is impossible to tell how old this really is.
M - about the only high point of an otherwise, forgettable beer. Medium, creamy mouthfeel, but does nothing to save the beer.
O - A very pedestrian and mediocre double IPA if it can even be called that. Clearly this is not a fresh bottle, and I have no misgivings about rating this beer as is, since the brewery clearly does not believe in helping its customers make an informed selection, by not putting a date on the bottle. A note to Coronado brewing - please put a date on the bottle or get the f*** out of this business. There are too many good breweries out there that could use the shelf space at the beer store. After the disappointment that was the Coronado Mermaid's Ale (another undated bottle), and this, I am done with this brewery.

gshak, Apr 22, 2014
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Brewsephus, Apr 15, 2014
Idiot IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,113 ratings.