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Dank IPA - Dad & Dude's Breweria

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Dank IPADank IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 15.57%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dad & Dude's Breweria visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jmkratt on 04-19-2011)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-28-2013 03:12:37 | More by Sammy
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a nice can of beer. pours a deep coppery orange brown color with an average white head on it. it smells more of an english ipa, malty and sweeter than a lot of american incarnations, bu the hops are definitely there. piney mostly, but some lighter citrus as well. the flavor matches pretty well with the nose, although the malts are less pronounced, and the sweetness isnt really there. the finish is bitter and clean, refreshing but somehow filling at the same time. a 16oz. can of this is just about right, and a 4 pack is the perfect serving size. feel is about average for an american ipa, medium bodied and well carbonated but not over the top. a little more carbonation might actually make me like this better. overall another solid local ipa, and you cant beat the price.

Serving type: can

10-13-2012 05:32:09 | More by StonedTrippin
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oline73

Maryland

3.39/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the can into a Chimay goblet.

The beer pours a darker amber than your average IPA. It is just a bit cloudy and doesn't have quite enough head. The hop profile is intense with a bitterness that is a bit heavy. I'm getting some pine and citrus peel, but the finish is just bitter. There is some malt in the background, but it is overshadowed by the hop bitterness. This isn't overly impressive, but it's a pretty good beer.

Serving type: can

01-28-2013 00:24:09 | More by oline73
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mactrail

Washington

3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Lots of carbonation and a pleasant prickle on the tongue. The head dissipates after a while, so making a few pours rather than one pintful seems to work better. Yellow amber in the glass.

Quite a full, rich mouthful of hops. Rather mellow and bright. I wouldn't call it dank at all. Expansive flowery and fruity hop flavors with aromas to match. Tangy but not acidic. Plenty of bitterness as you sip, but it doesn't dominate the fruity flavors. Even a nice touch of biscuity malt comes through. All in all, a highly drinkable and flavorful IPA.

From the 16 oz can bought at Mayfair Liquor in Denver. Label says 6.5%. It also says "brewed and canned by Prost Brewing Co." but "distributed by Dude's Brews."

Serving type: can

11-18-2012 05:27:38 | More by mactrail
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-22-2013 15:02:04 | More by XmnwildX12
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

01-29-2013 07:47:07 | More by Mebuzzard
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.4/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured on tap into a stemless like wine glass at Prost brewing company, from notes of Jan 2013. Originally entered under Prost brewing.

A real brown ruby gorgeous amber body color. Faint tan colored head with a creamy top presented with about a finger of head. Lacing coats in rings all over. This looks like a real jewel.

Nose is full of dank earthy tones. Bready malt escapes between the hop front quite a bit nicely.

Palate is rich in caramel and hop juice earth. Super chewy malts and green hops. Finishes with light caramel sweetness and balanced hop action. Earthy pine just whsipers on the breath when finishing.

Overall reminds me of a good balanced Deviant Dale's Ale. Delicious stuff.

Serving type: on-tap

05-11-2014 19:01:29 | More by smakawhat
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-13-2014 02:03:20 | More by Rhettroactive
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

3.35/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

16oz can served in a standard pint glass.

L - lightly hazed copper color with a white head that thinned but still left a sheet of sticky lacing.

S - around the rim of the can it reads, "citrusy - piney - floral - resiny - dank". Smells mostly like pine resin to me.

T - pine resin with a hint of a medicinal taste before a mix of bitterness and sticky sweetness finish things off.

F - medium bodied with mild carbonation.

O - fair example of the style.

Serving type: can

02-17-2013 21:10:27 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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eawolff99

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-18-2013 04:40:51 | More by eawolff99
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crobinso

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

12-03-2012 13:08:17 | More by crobinso
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.13/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

16 oz can. Pours a slightly hazy light copper amber with a smallish off-white head that quickly goes to a thin film that leaves a little lacing.

The aroma is sweet caramel / crystal malts with fruity, piney hops.

The flavor is sweet caramel / crystal malts with sugary fruits and a big bitter resiny, almost charred, hop finish. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with low carbonation and is a bit watery.

Overall, it's not well blended - very sweet, extract-like with a big bitter finish.

Serving type: can

10-25-2012 22:54:32 | More by Beaver13
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CoryR

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-22-2012 03:49:06 | More by CoryR
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -20.8%

05-16-2013 00:29:03 | More by MinorThreat
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-31-2014 21:00:45 | More by Bilco
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hiphopj5

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-11-2012 15:08:42 | More by hiphopj5
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sliverX

S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

11-23-2012 16:41:00 | More by sliverX
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

06-19-2014 00:24:56 | More by pisano
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KajII

North Carolina

3.38/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

[Suggested Glassware: Tulip Glass]

The pour was a hazy reddish orange with an average (1-2 finger) off white frothy head that was mostly lasting, reducing to a thin cap with good sheets of streaky lacing.

The aroma was of a light biscuit malt, pine hops and a moldy yeast with notes of caramel, citrus (grapefruit and orange peel) and a light fruity ester.

The taste was mildly malty and a tad sweet with a hint of caramel and a slight fruitiness early on, and then become moderately hoppy with shot of grapefruit and a bitter citrus peel finish. The flavor hung on for a good long time proceeding the swallow with a bitter citrus peel taste left lying on the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was just past light in body and extremely dry in texture with a carbonation that was just past medium.

Overall this was a very tasty IPA, with a strong bitter hoppy presence that was offset nicely by a mild fruity sweetness...

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Serving type: can

12-31-2012 18:24:01 | More by KajII
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carteravebrew

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-22-2012 18:00:06 | More by carteravebrew
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wtkphoto

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-16-2014 16:59:57 | More by wtkphoto
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

4.33/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dad & Dude's "Hopped Up IPA" - one of two Dad & Dude crafted IPAs on tap.

A - The beer was served in a standard pint glass and arrived a hazy orange amber color with a nice 1.5 finger white bubbly head. Good retention and gobs of lacing throughout the glass.

S - A nice blend of hop character in the nose. Floral earthy tones together with a mild citrus grapefruit/lemon blend. A mild biscuit aroma from the malty sweetness. A nice fruit presence.

T - Just like the nose as you're hit with a nice hop presence immediately. The aromatic character of the hops transitioned well to the fruit character: hints of mango, grapefruit, lemon zest though also some resinous pine and earthen tones. A medium bitterness blends nicely with a the malty sweetness and biscuit/bread flavors of the malt. Finishes clean and crisp with a lingering bitterness and fruity sweetness on the tongue. Hop-forward for sure, very good.

M - Medium bodied with good carbonation. Hides the alcohol well.

O - This is one of my favorite brews I've had at the Breweria. I haven't had any of their other IPAs but I really liked the hop-forward character and sweetness. I'd easily drink several of these and would recommend it.

Note: This review was a re-post from my former account, jmkratt, which was hacked and I lost all my reviews...sorry for the redundancy.

Serving type: on-tap

Reviewed on: 04-19-2011 15:24:49

Serving type: on-tap

01-23-2012 14:24:53 | More by hopfacebrew
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azdback

Arizona

4.23/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Stone Imperial glass. A dark orange or ruby red color. Very clear and filtered look with large carbonation bubbles that lead to a small one finger head. The head is off white and has very sticky lace.

Smell is wonderful!! Bright citrus and piney aromas. Grapefruit, orange, pineapple and mango. Pine forest on a rainy day. There is also some earthy notes and sweet malts. Melds together quite nice.

Taste is quite bright and bitter. Pine needles, pink and yellow grapefruits, orange, pineapple some mild mango and a ton of bitter, lip smacking goodness. The earth and yeasty notes don't come out in the taste as much as in the nose. Good thing. This one reminds me of Abrasive and Heady. Maybe the little brother or distant cousin.

Mouth is full and almost chewy for an IPA. Body is huge and the carbonation medium but on the spritzy side. Finish is everlong and very wet with a fantastic bitterness that increases with every swallow.

Overall I must say how much I loved this brew. I think this is a worthy contender for Heady and Abrasive but only that, a contender. Not bad to be mentioned with those high caliber IPA's. I suggest you try this one even if it costs you a ton to trade for. It is worth the chance. I am lucky and have great trading partners like Jasonrm72 that send me stuff like this as a surprise. Thanks again Jason.

Serving type: can

10-09-2012 06:31:32 | More by azdback
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

01-07-2013 22:24:35 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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thereal_adam

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-31-2014 03:11:02 | More by thereal_adam
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Dank IPA from Dad & Dude's Breweria
85 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.