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Elevated IPA - La Cumbre Brewing Co.

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Elevated IPAElevated IPA

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

661 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 661
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.76%
Wants: 310
Gots: 61 | FT: 7
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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joeymrr

New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-17-2014 03:04:25 | More by joeymrr
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raulazzer

California

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-16-2014 18:16:39 | More by raulazzer
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deekyn

California

4/5  rDev -8.7%

06-16-2014 11:24:30 | More by deekyn
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EdTheEdge

California

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-15-2014 19:25:43 | More by EdTheEdge
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jbwimer

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-15-2014 12:31:50 | More by jbwimer
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Csparks33

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-14-2014 22:45:28 | More by Csparks33
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jaymo18

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-13-2014 04:56:25 | More by jaymo18
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naweir

New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-13-2014 03:35:16 | More by naweir
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Biggz1278

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-13-2014 00:20:02 | More by Biggz1278
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Prospero

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-12-2014 00:36:15 | More by Prospero
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ThurmondTX

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -25.8%

06-11-2014 23:31:34 | More by ThurmondTX
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DrunkAl

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

06-11-2014 22:07:37 | More by DrunkAl
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-11-2014 17:16:09 | More by cwelsh55
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Seabass1964

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-11-2014 05:51:24 | More by Seabass1964
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ChrisAlbertine

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

06-10-2014 21:15:05 | More by ChrisAlbertine
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JeepCop

Kansas

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

I'm not one to write many reviews, but this beer justified an exception. With being a huge IPA/DIPA fan and reading all of the reviews, I had high hopes for this beer. I generally compare every IPA that I run across to Surly Furious, as that for me, is my #1 IPA.

A- Elevated looks just like an IPA should. The head is spot on for an IPA and there is plenty of lacing.

S- The smell is of tropical fruits, pine and citrus. I'm excited... but I've been down this road many times where I've been stoked about a beer, only to be let down by the taste.

T- In a word: AMAZING! When I took my first sip, I immediately thought "FURIOUS!" The tropical and citrus fruits shine on this, and there is just enough malt to balance it all out.

M- This is creamy and smooth. The drinkability on this is off the charts!

O- This is a fantastic beer and well deserving of the high marks it gets. I'm not sure in a blind taste test that I could distinguish between (my beloved) Furious and Elevated. Quite frankly, I'm a little shocked there aren't more comparisons of the two in these reviews. Neither Surly or La Cumbre distribute here, so I will have to (gladly) keep trading for these. If you're reading this, take my advice and go get this beer! You will not be disappointed!

Serving type: can

06-10-2014 00:48:24 | More by JeepCop
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-09-2014 21:39:31 | More by paulys55
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2ellas

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-09-2014 03:10:28 | More by 2ellas
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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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New Mexico

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Ohio

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Ohio

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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-07-2014 02:15:00 | More by Kramerbarthomer
Elevated IPA from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 661 ratings.