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Breakaway IPA - American Brewing Company

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Breakaway IPABreakaway IPA

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106 Ratings
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.81%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
American Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 02-28-2011)
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Ratings: 106 | Reviews: 32 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

jmccullough108, Sep 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Metaltildeath, Sep 13, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Well...After reading some of the other reviews I wondered but not for long....this Beer taste Good, well above some of the average or less I have tried lately. Maybe I was just ready to taste something Good for a change. I would definitely buy this again and enjoy it probably more. Not sure why it did not smell did not come through?

ssteakley, Sep 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Mole_Playing_Rough, Aug 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

C_S, Aug 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

TwoTrees, Aug 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

NickThePyro, Aug 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

510a, Jul 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Braz, Jul 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

lupercmda, Jul 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

RedneckBeerz, Jul 14, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance pours a cloudy orange amber supporting a steady head leaving fair curtain of lace. Smell has a sweet citrus piney aroma with caramel malt. Taste has an upfront hit of hops with grapefruit citrus backed by the sweetness of the malt. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation.

Bookseeb, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

TommyLiam, Jul 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Remdog, Jul 06, 2013
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3.64/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Some hockey fans out in the Seattle area I see.Poured into a standard pint glass a clear rich copper/bronze with a nicely defined one finger white head that left one good ring of lace as it settled pretty slowly.Alot of caramel and nutty malts in the nose wich is nice but in an IPA...not sure.There is a subtle piney note but it seems the malt profile is a little big.Somewhat sweet on the palate with caramel malts being really big,more nuttiness on top of that make the malt profile pretty damn good,the problem is the pine resin hop flavors are not quite as big as the malts.I like this beer but with such a big malt profile it's close to being a DIPA and the hops don't provide enough kick to overtake the malts.I do like this beer, it's just a little hop flavor deprived.The hop burps are better than the hop profile flavors.

oberon, Jul 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

minterro, Jun 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

jak, Jun 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

baklo, Jun 22, 2013
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3.85/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at the Swamp. Served in a pint glass.

Pours a copper/gold color, clear with a creamy white head.

The smell is faint with a mild citrus fruit aroma.

The state is predictable American IPA, a tasty pine flavor, with a mild bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is light and clean.

Overall a very drinkable IPA. Nothing about it is overpowering and and it has a remarkably clean and crisp character. I would have it again.

RJLarse, May 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

bvermilion, Apr 29, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass. Live review.

A: Pours nicely leaving a 2 finger cream colored head. Dissipates quickly (under 1 minute). Bronze and dark honey color. Slightly hazy. Looks amazing overall.

S: Sweet and citrus scent. Can't quite determine what citrus. Very sweet overall with relatively strong hops and a decent floral aroma.

T: Initially hit with that strong combo of citrus and sweet malt. Decently well balanced. Could be a little too sweet for some, however it goes down with a powerful bitterness. Love the strength of the hops. Nice strong finish.

M: Slightly heavy. Sits well on the palate. Nice full body. Perfectly carbonated. Everything I could want in a India Pale Ale. This is a true American IPA.

O: Pretty impressed. Wasn't sure what to expect, but I think this is a solid IPA that I would drink again. It hooked me right away with its appearance. The bronze honey color is inviting. The smell is average as far as IPA's go, but it is relatively balanced, has a nice bitter hop finish that you would expect from an IPA and it sits with a nice full body. I would rate this "very good" but not "great". Recommended to any IPA lover but probably not for everyone.

jschwanke84, Apr 24, 2013
Breakaway IPA from American Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.