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Tap It IPA - Tap It Brewing Co.

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Tap It IPATap It IPA

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very good

232 Ratings
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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.4%

kpowledge, May 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

fthegiants, Apr 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

acdcsmith22, Apr 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

SteveMcQueen36, Apr 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

waddellc2, Apr 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

BryanCDM, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

rogerdandy, Apr 10, 2014
Photo of BucannonXC5
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Lake Placid Brewing Company pint glass
From: VONS in Montecito, Calif.
Price: $8.99 for a 6-pack (w/ VONS card)
Purchased: March 28, 2014
Consumed: March 28, 2014
Misc.: There was a born on date, but I didn’t log it

Poured an orange clear color with three fingers of frothy white head. Lots of bubbles coming up. Uneven, light lacing on the sides of the glass. Good retention.

Smelled citrus notes, orange, apricot, light peach, Orange Creamscicle, tangerine, floral hops and some bitterness.

Tasted orange, Orange Creamscicle, fairly bitter, floral hops, citrus hops, some apricot, honey, tangerine rind and caramel.

Light body. Oily texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Long, very bitter finish.

A good beer, but not great. A bit disappointed overall.

BucannonXC5, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

SocalKicks, Apr 03, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Snagged a single bottle at J Webb Wine Merchant in Calgary, poured into a standard shaker pint glass. An orange-copper hue with a shapely and copious beige head, smelling of rather fresh, strong citrus (grapefruit mainly but some lemon and tangerine as well), pine needles or mentholated cough candies, green leaf, and flower shop, with rather subdued toffee buried somewhere underneath the green resinous pile o' goodness. Palate largely mirrors this, certainly swinging well toward the piney, citrus, and floral hop flavors with a crystal malt backbone just barely peeking out. Tons of green, coniferous needle/pine cone, tannic bitter tea, and cannabis flavors that dry the palate, not terribly sweet and a bit like biting into a green banana peel infused with citrus and rose oils. Middle of the road in terms of body and the carbonation is rather prickly. Some green onion appears after a while and the pine gathers steam. Whoa. This might be less zingy after sitting on the shelf for a while. I might have lucked out and snagged something pretty fresh. Great American IPA if you enjoy all the excesses associated with American hopping regimes yet not undrinkable. This brewery seems to fly under the radar a bit and I'm glad these brews have hit Alberta "shores".

CalgaryFMC, Mar 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

mlhenson, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

1424IpA, Mar 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

rflips86, Mar 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Alron, Mar 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

bvermilion, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

BreweryRun, Mar 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

kmanjohnson, Mar 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

dominic4beer, Mar 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Vlaminck, Mar 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

Dodgerrigo77, Feb 23, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a local brew for me. I enjoy it. This beer has a nice look, light orange coloring, good lacing. You can smell the caramel malt , with slight fruit notes. With the taste, I got the sweet caramel malt, along with bitter grapefruit, and peach. Not much pine bitterness, or resin, some floral notes.

One of my first IPA's ever. Not the greatest, but solid.

Celtics17, Feb 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

SkinnyElvis, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Smarty_Pints, Feb 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

mattsander, Jan 26, 2014
Tap It IPA from Tap It Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.