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Tap It IPA - Tap It Brewing Co.

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Tap It IPATap It IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

227 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 7
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tap It Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 03-04-2011)
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2.48/5  rDev -35.9%

sjmad23, Sep 03, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

scot959, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of Halcyondays
2.81/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

12 oz. bottle,

A: Pours amber with a medium white head, average head retention, some lace.

S: Fairly light, has some earthy hop and grass, but I'm really not getting much.

T: Grapefruit and grass, light hop character for the style. Some mild biscuity malt. Undercurrent of earthy hops.

M: Light-bodied, clean, fairly crisp, a bit flabby.

O: An OK starter IPA, it didn't really have more of a hop character than most pales I've had, a bit on the high side price wise as well.

Halcyondays, Mar 31, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Topher78, May 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

jmarti80, Nov 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

bvermilion, Mar 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

kmanjohnson, Mar 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Samaurer23, Jul 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

tizride, Jul 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Skunkdrool, Nov 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

SavageHopHead, Oct 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

ititani, Oct 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

eulerthegrape, Sep 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

acdcsmith22, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of kojevergas
3.11/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Served on-draught into a conical Guinness pint last week at The Daily Pint in Santa Monica. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours no head at all. Body colour is a textbook copper. Vibrant. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show. Clear. Quite appealing, if simple. Inviting, in spite of its poor head. Glowing.

Sm: Piney, lightly oily, floral. Piney hop character is dominant. Pale malts. No yeast character or alcohol comes through. It's weirdly half fresh (up front) and half muted (on the back end). Not real fruity, but seemingly balanced. A mild strength aroma.

T: Floral hops. Light piney hops. Pale malts, amber malts. Clean and crisp. Fairly balanced. I do like it in a general sense. The malts aren't married well to the hops. It has some interesting elements, but it doesn't feel cohesive and focused. Somewhat complex. Not at all subtle.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Full bodied, yet thin - which is awkward. Decently carbonated. Unrefreshing. Suits the flavour profile decently.

Dr: Drinkable and enjoyable. It's not bad, but I wouldn't get it again. Nicely done and all, but it's largely unimpressive. There's definite room for improvement here; I can tell the brewers are a bit green. I'll try their other offerings in due time, but this one leaves something to be desired.

C+

kojevergas, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.13/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Feels so good to have my jar back, especially when a new California brewery finds its way to me. This stuff pours a clear brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises grapefruit peel, pine sap, light leek, light menthol, and a backbone of lightly-buttered biscuit. The taste brings in more of the same, with the sap's bitterness really shining through. The menthol and grapefruit peel combine to contribute their own brand of bland bitterness, all the while subduing the biscuit beneath their mixed will. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, this is a meager, run-of-the-mill IPA that embraces the lack of balance in a negative way. We need less of these around here, not more...

TMoney2591, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of DoubleJ
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Single 12 ounce bottle poured into its own branded shaker pint glass. On to the beer:

The yellow orange color of the beer has a moderate hazy appearance. To some surprise, the head forms thin on the pour and never thickens, though a few spots of lace clings to the glass. One smell and I know it's going to be a coarse adventure. That said, it's not hopeless. The smell of lycee, burnt caramel, and decaying leaves highlight, albeit unbalanced overall.

Tastes like faded hop juice, if such a thing were to exist. Sort of like Ruination IPA but withered down. There's candied grapefruit, plenty of resin, and a strong herbal aspect. Yes, IPA's aren't normally balanced, though the profile here is borderline whack. At least it tastes hoppy. It's medium bodied with some slick and lighter than average carbonation.

Tap it. Taste it. Okay with it. The IPA field is a crowded one and Tap It's version doesn't stand out.

DoubleJ, Oct 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

rowbow, Jun 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

st9647v3, Sep 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

mattsander, Jan 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Pmikler, Jul 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

ralphw56, Oct 14, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Dodgerrigo77, Feb 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

bh123, Oct 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

thewimperoo, Jul 29, 2013
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Tap It IPA from Tap It Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.