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No Boundary IPA - High Water Brewing

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No Boundary IPANo Boundary IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

47 Ratings
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
High Water Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaveHS on 09-30-2011)
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DenverLogan

Colorado

3.89/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From 22 oz bottle via Letspour.
Poured in a Chimay glass.
Pours a semi-cloudy gold...modest head with lace.
Initial aroma of a fresh fruit tart, apricot, apple, kiwi, sugar cane...refreshing.
Moderate carbonation and mouthfeel.
Flavors of straw hops, white grapefruit rind, slight chalk, poblano pepper juice. Overall bold and full bodied but not my favorite IPA profile but worthy of a pint or more.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 06:58:24 | More by DenverLogan
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Mattias

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-05-2014 21:29:31 | More by Mattias
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MrGone

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-08-2014 06:40:19 | More by MrGone
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Spaz7

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-16-2013 17:37:14 | More by Spaz7
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-28-2013 16:49:31 | More by GraduatedCashew
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a slightly hazy gold with over a finger of voluminous light tan dense head. Fantastic lacing and retention. Looks fantastic!

S - Lots of sweet citrusy orange and pear type flavors. Nice slightly bready malt backbone. Sweet fruits more than anything

T - Nice dry bitterness, slightly bland, grassy herbal flavors kick in. Mild malt presence and a rather bitter aftertaste. I've had this for ~2 months :/. Plus it was acquired in a trade.. probably a little past its prime. its decent but has potential to be a little more i think. Will re-review when I get another one of these!

M - Lightish bodied, pretty decent carbonation. Rather drinkable

O - The citrusy/fruity flavors seemed to have possibly gone awry. Still a nice dry bitterness but the sweetness is really lacking, I think due to the age of the brew. I would welcome trying this one again, a slightly fresher batch could yield much better results

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 02:25:56 | More by MacQ32
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Zbeetleman

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-08-2013 04:53:32 | More by Zbeetleman
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California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-03-2013 05:07:36 | More by Paccamacca
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Philousa

California

3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a slightly hazy copper orange with a thin white head that clings to the glass in wispy strings. A healthy dose of pine with honey biscuit, some lemon, and a bit of grapefruit. Darker malt comes out as it warms, like white bread crust. Flavor is mild compared to the aroma. Starts with wonder bread, moves to pine and a hint of soap on its way to earthy and piney bitterness. The bitterness is intense and reminiscent of a penny in your mouth. The feel is middling and finish balanced.

Decent IPA, but give me Hop Riot any day.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 01:39:49 | More by Philousa
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Rizalini

Nevada

3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber bottle into my Stone goblet...

A - Pours a semi-hazy golden orange color with a finger of light tan color head. Very nice, tight lacing appears as I sip.

S - Has some nice tropical & citrus fruit aromas. Pineapple, mango and some citrusy lemon notes as well. Nothing overwhelming, just complimentary to the nice caramel grain bill.

T/M - The front of the taste yeilds the slightly sweet caramel malts at first, then really opens up to the mango and pineapple hop profile. No lingering hop resin in the aftertaste tho. Medium mouthfeel and a rather pleasant under carbonated mouthfeel.

O - I was very plesantly surprised by this beer. Really good flavor profile, very easy to drink and reasonably priced. I would more than likely buy this beer again.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 02:51:10 | More by Rizalini
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

On tap at 38 Degrees in Alhambra, CA.

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. A foamy curtain of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and slight tropical fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the mouthfeel is off on this one.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2013 04:52:18 | More by UCLABrewN84
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California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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largadeer

California

3/5  rDev -21.7%

04-30-2013 23:54:14 | More by largadeer
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marct

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-21-2013 17:28:16 | More by marct
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PthPndr

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-01-2013 05:14:13 | More by PthPndr
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

10-14-2012 20:19:41 | More by Reagan1984
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-14-2012 01:46:33 | More by t0rin0
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Mister_Joshy

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-29-2012 07:14:41 | More by Mister_Joshy
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ngeunit1

California

4.33/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy golden-orange with a finger of frothy white head atop. The head fades down fairly slowly leaving behind some good lace.

S - Aroma is a mix of citrus, tropical, grassy, and lightly spicy hops with some good pineapple, grapefruit, and lemon. There is also some sweet caramel malts as well.

T - Starts off with a mix of grapefruit, lemon, and pineapple hop flavor with some bitterness and some sweet caramel malt in the background. Through the middle, some lemon and spicy hops come through with some grassy flavor and more bitterness and a bit more sweet caramel malts. The finish is a mix of sweet caramel malt, citrus and tropical hop, some light spicy hop character, and some bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and bitter finish.

D - Very drinkable. Really nice hoppy American IPA. The hop profile is rally nice and complex and has just the right level of bitterness as well.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2012 06:51:21 | More by ngeunit1
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popery

California

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04-23-2012 20:59:12 | More by popery
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FunkyMacGroovin

California

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brotherloco

California

4.08/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber. Batch 2. Released 02/09/12. Served in a Pinot Noir wine glass.

Pours a very hazy dark gold with a small off-white head. Bubbles are big and loose. Small amounts of lacing left behind in glass.

Aroma is very unique for an IPA. Pineapple is dominant with Tangelo citrus almost as strong. Mild funky Belgian yeast in the background. Some peppery spice. Complex and intriguing.

Flavor is medium-dry with all the citrus notes from the nose present, but subtle. A very small touch of sweetness in the middle and things dry up again for a mild bitter finish. Tastes a lot more like a Belgian IPA than the aroma let on.

A medium body with medium-light carbonation. Still, there is some crispness and an overall nice feel.

Definitely *not* a west-coast IPA, but that is not a criticism. A unique spin on the style and quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 06:39:14 | More by brotherloco
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elNopalero

Texas

4.2/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Oooh, this is a nice one. Pours a golden straw color with a generous layer of foam. There’s a hoppy, dank aroma to it. “Danke,” perhaps, as a thank you to the brewers. Flavor reminds me of green onions and garlic shoots. It’s crisp and grassy, in a vegetal way, which is different for me and unexpectedly enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

02-17-2012 22:10:19 | More by elNopalero
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this one from Bbothen....

Pours an effervescent honey color with 3 fingers of cream colored head. Head settles in nicely a depth of one thumb, great head retention & lacing

S: Piney & citrus notes

T: Follows the nose, grapefruit & some pineapple also showing up front, some sweet grainy bread as well. Grapefruit & pineyness battle for supremacy as this warms, some pineapple, & faint apricot lurk in the background, along some husky grainy notes just a bit of honey malt sweetness. Finishes with pineyness, woody hops, & grapefruit & a bit of dryness

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation, pretty nice balance

Very drinkable IPA with no major drawbacks, worthy up purchase consideration

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 03:36:19 | More by russpowell
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No Boundary IPA from High Water Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.