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Elevated IPA - La Cumbre Brewing Co.

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97
world-class

680 Ratings
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Ratings: 680
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.76%
Wants: 312
Gots: 65 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
La Cumbre Brewing Co. visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Did someone ask for hops? Tired of beers that promise a full lupulin experience, but never deliver more than richly malted bitterness? It’s no secret that this is what we excel at. We’ve been brewing world class IPAs for years. Our flagship is the culmination of a decades worth of studying and brewing. Take a step above and acclimate to what an IPA should be.

100 IBU

(Beer added by: jdense on 02-13-2011)
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Canned 3/22/14 at 45 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma markedly piney
Head large (5 cm), yellowish, creamy with rocks, slowly diminishing to 1.5 cm layer
Lacing fair with broken rings and large bubbles
Flavor - Very piney and bitter with no distinct alcohol, malt, or diacetyl flavors
Ends chalky and bitter
Palate medium, watery, carbonation soft.

A markedly bitter IPA, just as the brewers wanted. A little too bitter for my tastes, but I'll still drink the rest iof the four-pack and be happy I got to try it.

Serving type: can

04-04-2014 13:38:09 | More by Ozzylizard
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.7%

04-03-2014 23:14:41 | More by Sarge3130
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dar482

New York

4.81/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The beer comes in a slightly hazy light orange amber color.

The aroma is rushes of bright hops of peaches, orange peel, a new age hop berry. A light breadiness along some pine and dankness on the back along with onion and garlic.

The flavor is extremely different from other IPAs. The beer cuts off at about middle late palatte is bone dry! In the front, peach, orange peel, juicy pineapple. Then the beer is generally surrounded by medium minus piney bitterness. The beer is really dry and decently bitter, but as you drink more, a candy sweetness begins to pop its head up at mid palate, surrounded by a light bready malt, and then disappears. The finish is of fresh grapefruit peel.

An absolutely bone dry IPA and really where I want the style. I draw similarities to Zombie Dust because of the drying and malt body.

Serving type: can

04-01-2014 02:02:28 | More by dar482
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MatthewD4

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -8.7%

03-30-2014 05:22:49 | More by MatthewD4
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-29-2014 16:07:19 | More by Kurmaraja
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vitALEity

California

4.73/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: golden/copper color, great head and lacing. A lot of bubbles. Looks incredibly enticing.

S: Tropical fruit, dank, oily, resiny, heady awesomeness.

T: The first sip and the first sip only comes across slightly too bitter. After that it is perfect. I guess once that heavy dose of lupulins hits your tongue it prepares you for this multi layered, fantastic tasting IPA. Great interplay of hops and biscuity malts (definitely mostly dank, oily hops). Pineapple, guava, grapefruit peel, sweet bread, cannabis.

M: full, creamy, sticky, perfect.

O: one of the best IPAs. Seek this out

Serving type: can

03-28-2014 23:30:34 | More by vitALEity
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-28-2014 00:04:39 | More by Jeffrey2310
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77apm

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-27-2014 22:26:59 | More by 77apm
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pugartheterrible

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-27-2014 04:05:29 | More by pugartheterrible
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3%

03-26-2014 14:05:40 | More by ToadiesForCody
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will1256

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-26-2014 04:36:06 | More by will1256
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planbee

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-24-2014 04:25:51 | More by planbee
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Braseltonage

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

03-23-2014 03:50:18 | More by Braseltonage
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fpdoty

California

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

03-22-2014 22:38:15 | More by fpdoty
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bccocx

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3%

03-21-2014 21:00:59 | More by bccocx
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mtrog313

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3%

03-21-2014 13:30:41 | More by mtrog313
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rflips86

California

4.25/5  rDev -3%

03-21-2014 04:37:16 | More by rflips86
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

03-20-2014 16:00:08 | More by DustinSWB
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

5/5  rDev +14.2%

03-19-2014 04:46:15 | More by Sanchezrox23
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

03-18-2014 03:09:02 | More by Thishops4u
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maltlikker

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-17-2014 22:48:25 | More by maltlikker
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Kevin_Young

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

03-17-2014 13:24:45 | More by Kevin_Young
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3%

03-16-2014 21:53:55 | More by FLBeerGuy
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sunofneurot

New York

4/5  rDev -8.7%

03-15-2014 12:36:33 | More by sunofneurot
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Josbor11

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

03-15-2014 04:28:31 | More by Josbor11
Elevated IPA from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 680 ratings.