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Face Plant IPA - Lost Rhino Brewing Company

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Face Plant IPAFace Plant IPA

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79
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142 Ratings
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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lost Rhino Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: robbrandes on 07-01-2011)
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Ratings: 142 | Reviews: 24 | Display Reviews Only:
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-24-2014 17:49:59 | More by avisong
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The CANQuest (TM) is starting to take its toll on me! I swore, after the marathon AIPA reviewing of the past couple of days, that I was going to take a hops break, and yet, here I am, getting pulled right back in.

From the CAN: "The favor of whole cone Cascade and Centennial Hops dominates this Ameri[CAN] India Pale Ale. This unfiltered amber ale has a penetrating herbal mouthfeel and pleasing floral nose backed by Pale, Vienna, and Crystal malts. The use of a Hop Back allows us to collect all the flavor and aroma of the hops without gathering any extra bitterness."

The Crack! opened a CAN so full of beer that I got a little spritz across my fingers. That is all of the inspiration that I need to CANduct an inverted Glug and so we were off and running. The pseudo-cascade morphed into two dense fingers of puffy, tawny head with good retention. Good thing they mentioned that it was unfiltered or I might have guessed otherwise ... NOT! What a cloudy affair this was, with loads of floaties in evidence. Color was a deep-amber, almost but not quite coppery. Nose smelled like freshly-squeezed grapefruit juice and my mouth began to water at the prospect. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste of the hops was nicely balanced by the malt, especially the Vienna, making it bitter, but not painfully so. I swear, I am a self-avowed hophead, but that steady diet of Cigar City CANs really did me in. Great lacing began to appear as I drank, reminding me that I must do dishes here in the near future. Finish was semi-dry, hoppy, yes, but with enough off-setting malt to keep it from being overwhelming. Watch me drink anything and everything BUT an AIPA for the next few days after this.

Serving type: can

04-22-2014 21:22:27 | More by woodychandler
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KMcG

Virginia

3/5  rDev -13%

04-20-2014 00:28:19 | More by KMcG
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kniles38

New York

2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

04-18-2014 22:07:32 | More by kniles38
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tclipse

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

04-17-2014 15:37:54 | More by tclipse
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Laulau

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-12-2014 21:14:03 | More by Laulau
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

04-08-2014 17:28:00 | More by VeganUndead
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-01-2014 23:45:52 | More by dexterk1
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Dogfishnoggen

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

03-28-2014 01:09:00 | More by Dogfishnoggen
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abrodsky

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

03-24-2014 22:14:25 | More by abrodsky
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tgatort

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

03-18-2014 02:21:37 | More by tgatort
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TheSixthRing

California

3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Canned on date of 01/15/14

Appearance - Pours a hazy, rusty orange with an off-white finger's worth of head. Fair retention leads to a broken layer of suds across the surface. Lacing is small and spotty with good stick.

Smell - Kinda earthy. Some caramel. Subdued hop aroma.

Taste - Follows the nose; Earth and caramel upfront and throughout, while a present but underwhelming floral and slight citrus character makes up the bulk of the hop profile. Hints of honey. Finish is light pith bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied, but drinks a bit heavier with a low to moderate carbonation. Goes down easy enough.

Overall - Hop heads beware, this beer will not appease you. Along the same lines as a Longhammer; good beginner's IPA, but once graduated it's best not to look back. It's drinkable in the least.

Serving type: can

03-15-2014 00:26:03 | More by TheSixthRing
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A thanks to the legendary woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a caramel color with a 1 inch head. Smell is strong of hops, some citrus. Taste is hoppy, bitter, not overly flavorful, decent but a bit lacking in any punch. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

Serving type: can

03-13-2014 00:22:16 | More by tone77
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dgaffney88

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.9%

03-11-2014 10:02:35 | More by dgaffney88
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -13%

03-07-2014 00:03:32 | More by Damian74Shensky
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

03-04-2014 18:46:37 | More by RBorsato
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mkirkland80

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

02-15-2014 23:15:41 | More by mkirkland80
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

02-02-2014 05:10:27 | More by ShepardCommander
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AGB

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

01-26-2014 23:32:33 | More by AGB
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

01-26-2014 23:05:22 | More by Kegatron
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bobbyc3

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

01-25-2014 22:55:15 | More by bobbyc3
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

01-25-2014 14:01:56 | More by dcbeers
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Rmbr2

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

01-21-2014 15:59:30 | More by Rmbr2
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Rollzroyce21

California

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

01-21-2014 07:49:09 | More by Rollzroyce21
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Aprice34

Virginia

3/5  rDev -13%

01-17-2014 18:38:25 | More by Aprice34
Face Plant IPA from Lost Rhino Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.