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Elevated IPA - La Cumbre Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

789 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 789
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.99%
Wants: 334
Gots: 78 | FT: 5
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Type: 16-oz. can
Glass: Lagunitas mason jar
From: BA’s ucsbmullet
Price: N/A
Purchased: N/A; Received it on July 23, 2014
Consumed: Aug. 8, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Thanks Nick!

Poured a caramel, amber, semi-clear color with two fingers of frothy white head. Some bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Very good layered foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Very good retention on the top all the way down.

Smelled caramel, soapy pine, citrus hops, floral hops, light rye hops, orange rind, spicy Centennial hops and some wet Cascade hops. Good on the nose, initially reminding me of Modern Times’ Blazing World.

Tasted pretty close to the smell. Wow, this is tasty. Got caramel, earthy rye hops, wet Cascade hops, orange, grapefruit rind, citrus hops and faint floral hops. Pretty bitter and no hiding the 7.2 pct. ABV. Still reminds me of a double Blazing World.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, bitter finish. A bit overwhelming at times though.

Just a really good IPA. Would love to have some more La Cumbre’s.

BucannonXC5, Aug 10, 2014
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Elevated IPA from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 789 ratings.