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Indica India Pale Ale - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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Indica India Pale AleIndica India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,088 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,088
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.67%
Wants: 23
Gots: 66 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-17-2001

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Photo of Lard_City
4.4/5  rDev +16.7%

Mild fruity nose. Hoppy without being overly bitter. Citrusy and a little sweet. Very drinkable and reasonably priced.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Mrose78
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of Jypirate
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Had higher hopes for this one. No pun intended. It starts a bit buttery actually but it does find a way to adjust itself after about 2 pints. It is not overly strong in a hoppy way so it is certainly drinkable. Matched it up with a darker beer on tap so it was a good option. Just not quite finished to where you would think it would be.

Photo of Alpha309
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of BuzzFee
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of 30helens
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of GMcBride
4.3/5  rDev +14.1%

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Finally getting around to reviewing this IPA from Lost Coast Brewery. Acquired a single bottle of this stuff from the local Binny's, so I'm confident that it's fresh.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a cloudy golden orange body with two frothy fingers of doughy off-white head. Lots of very fine sediment visible in the glass. This beer is filtered? Either way, it leaves nice thin strands of lacing behind.

S - The aroma is more malty than I would have imagined. Lemony, herbal, floral, & grassy. Lemon tea leaves and caramel malt. It's a very pleasant aroma, but it's not quite what I was expecting.

T - Hops are more prominent in the taste than on the nose, though it is more earthy, herbal, & grassy than I remembered and not as bitter. A strong sweetened caramel malt foundation has a strong presence as well.

M - The feel is sticky, sweet, & bitter. Dry, piney, hoppy, and resinous. Medium-full bodied with nice carbonation.

Overall, the sweetened caramel malt is a little more prominent than I remembered, but luckily for these guys, I appreciate that sort of thing. Definitely a tasty and very drinkable IPA, one I will surely have again.

Lost Coast Indica India Pale Ale -----4/5.

Photo of sbangs
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Sethoon88
3.96/5  rDev +5%

Photo of j4mmin42
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Heavy on the hops, complex and floral with a sharp citrus bite..

Photo of FASTFORWARDMX
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of AngEo
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of bpkrippner
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of florisj135
4.32/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of samtrillo
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Nose of citrus and piney hops with a bit of a toasty Carmel malt.

I've read many reviews of this beer. Some characterize it as a hop bomb, while a couple have characterized it as having a big malt profile. Some say it's toffee and caramel like, while some say it's citrusy. One said it was an English style IPA while some say it embodies west coast IPAs.

I'll admit it has changed flavors from when I opened it cold to now when it is half drunk and Luke warm.

What I get is a fairly big sweet malt profile followed by a hit of citrus hops. There's an obvious amount of bitterness at the end but the sweet fruit flavors follow through.

Overall, it is crisp and carbonated. It's malty and hoppy. It's citrusy and piney and sweet and bitter. It's a good IPA.

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3.6/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.24/5  rDev +12.5%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of kybeerdrinker
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of SurferEric
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%

Piney with strong hints of grapefruit and some other citrus flavors slipping through.

Photo of djnickelb
4.75/5  rDev +26%

Incredible beer, not sure why the rating here isn't higher. Very unique floral profile.

Indica India Pale Ale from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
85 out of 100 based on 1,088 ratings.