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Project Dank: Operation Pharaoh's Revenge - La Cumbre Brewing Co.

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Project Dank: Operation Pharaoh's Revenge
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93
outstanding

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 5.13%
Wants: 5
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
La Cumbre Brewing Co. visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 03-25-2013)
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largadeer

California

4.74/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: So pale and golden it could be mistaken for a lager. Two fingers of froth cling to the glass, leaving rings of lacing.

Smell: Heavy on juicy ripe tropical fruit aromatics. Wow, this smells outstanding. Guava, mango, grapefruit, a trace of pineapple. I'm guessing that simcoe is the dominant hop, but there's a touch of nelson in here lending a note of gooseberry and white pepper. Malt is completely absent from the aroma.

Palate: Juicy mango and guava followed by spicy, bitter grapefruit. A bit peppery toward the finish with a blast of coating bitter resin. Faint sweetness, but little malt flavor - the pils malt base works really well here. This has a layered, complex hop profile that's bursting with tropical fruit flavors.

Overall: Possibly the best LCBC beer to date.

Serving type: growler

03-25-2013 03:25:25 | More by largadeer
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

04-07-2013 06:30:30 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.51/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to GHB!

Pours a soft medium yellow, clarity, white finger of soapy bubbles. Had nice lacing. The aroma was tropical and fruity, with flowery touches and grass. Some mango and pineapple specifically, but not intensely pungent. Taste...POW tropical explosion! Mango, and touches of peach, orange, hibiscus, fresh grass. Bitterness was stark, I'd venture 70-90 IBUs, but not breaching threshold. Lighter, very easy drinking, not filling, good carbonation, drinkability was awesome. Killed the growler with a friend and it was cake. Fantastic IPA!

Serving type: growler

04-14-2013 16:32:14 | More by EgadBananas
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4/5  rDev -10.7%

04-04-2013 05:40:24 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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nzerbe

New York

4.75/5  rDev +6%

03-25-2013 15:48:53 | More by nzerbe
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gueuzegossage

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

04-30-2013 21:49:20 | More by gueuzegossage
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BeardedBoffin

New Mexico

4.36/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This pint of brew, served on cask, pours a slightly hazy, dark yellow to orange color--an unusual color for the style. The foam was a few centimeters thick. The aroma strongly invokes pine and citrus, signaling that hops is the main event here. On the palate, this thing is a bulldozer of hops. It plows its way forward destroying everything in its path. Your taste buds are shredded. The deep piney and pithy grapefruit hops mix nicely here producing some depth for such an aggressively hopped beer.

Serving type: cask

03-31-2013 23:21:53 | More by BeardedBoffin
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taospowder

New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

10-05-2013 03:19:25 | More by taospowder
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Beerandboards

New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

10-29-2013 13:14:11 | More by Beerandboards
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injuredreserve

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

05-06-2013 23:33:37 | More by injuredreserve
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DanE

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

03-29-2013 16:02:36 | More by DanE
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Jeremy6566

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

05-06-2013 21:49:03 | More by Jeremy6566
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kpowledge

New Mexico

5/5  rDev +11.6%

05-06-2014 01:38:38 | More by kpowledge
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Gr8-Nate

New Mexico

4.39/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hop insanity..just like their website warns you!

Poured into a signature 'La Cumbre' pils glass.

Aroma floral hops and grapefruit along with grapefruit peels. Super nice thick head with minimal large bubbles, retained well with nice lacing. Appearance, golden yellow, darker than I expected. Taste of hops domination...floral, and citrus, grapefruit, pineapple, and a touch of buttery notes. Hop resin leaves you wanting more at the aftertaste. Alchohol taste is somehow hidden. Good carbonation but no bubble show. Medium to light bodied. Overall this is a beer with a kick and then some, lives to it's name...It is a limited brew...and definitely would like to try it again.

Serving type: growler

09-22-2013 06:26:41 | More by Gr8-Nate
Project Dank: Operation Pharaoh's Revenge from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.