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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

762 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 762
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.99%
Wants: 331
Gots: 77 | 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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Flight317

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

08-06-2014 06:21:24 | More by Flight317
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Doug537

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-06-2014 00:56:16 | More by Doug537
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CTbrew32

Oklahoma

4.8/5  rDev +9.6%

Appearance- Golden amber with a one finger head produced.

Aroma- Sweet bread malts with some floral hop notes.

Taste- Almost everything I want from an Ipa. With the first sip there is big hop explosion yielding big grapefruit and citrus flavors, which is then followed by pine and pineapple flavors that help bring out a bitter punch. Definitely feeling the 100 ibus, which I cant say for every 100 ibu beer, but this isn't unpleasant by any means and it subsides very quickly. A slight cracker malt helps to try and balance this, which is enough for me.

Mouthfeel- Bitter but smooth, very drinkable, and plenty of carbonation present on the finish.

Overall- This is easily one of the best ipas I've tried, if not the best. I would have to give my reigning number #1 another try, but that probably won't happen for a while. Overall, an amazing beer with big tropical/grapefruit flavors that makes me want more and more. Without saying its clear I highly recommend this and I hope I can get my hands on more of this soon.

08-05-2014 19:10:51 | More by CTbrew32
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3%

08-03-2014 21:00:06 | More by SadMachine
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blasass

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -3%

08-03-2014 20:01:09 | More by blasass
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ttylicki

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-03-2014 19:47:09 | More by ttylicki
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edavilamty


4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-03-2014 18:06:40 | More by edavilamty
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irv2424

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-03-2014 14:36:06 | More by irv2424
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CosmoHopHead

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -3%

08-02-2014 22:47:44 | More by CosmoHopHead
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dotes_on_dipas

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-02-2014 22:09:44 | More by dotes_on_dipas
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Salter714

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-02-2014 03:52:22 | More by Salter714
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spham

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-02-2014 02:35:37 | More by spham
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Beer4B

Florida

4.45/5  rDev +1.6%

This beer totally surprised me, and I was expecting good. I'm not exactly sure how fresh the cans were, but they were fresh enough. I'd safely call this Heady-lite. As close as I've had in a while with just a little less of a great finish. (which the finish could have been freshness related).

I recommend this beer a lot in my very informal review, cheers. Will be seeking more out.

08-01-2014 18:17:43 | More by Beer4B
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texaswhiplash

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-01-2014 14:37:47 | More by texaswhiplash
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3%

08-01-2014 00:16:41 | More by dailyminefield
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timsoder

Utah

4/5  rDev -8.7%

07-31-2014 02:44:42 | More by timsoder
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Burntknuckles

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-30-2014 19:44:19 | More by Burntknuckles
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illy0sis

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.2%

07-29-2014 13:30:04 | More by illy0sis
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GapingMcNulty


4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-29-2014 05:34:23 | More by GapingMcNulty
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TomTown

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-28-2014 18:57:04 | More by TomTown
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the-gobbler

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-28-2014 16:29:49 | More by the-gobbler
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whitenads

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

07-28-2014 00:24:27 | More by whitenads
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capnamerica

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-27-2014 23:21:27 | More by capnamerica
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -8.7%

07-27-2014 13:16:38 | More by mklisz
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barbellsNbeers

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-27-2014 03:09:57 | More by barbellsNbeers
Elevated IPA from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 762 ratings.