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Indie Pale Ale - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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Indie Pale AleIndie Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

562 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 562
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 16
Gots: 63 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Imstillthegman on 12-26-2007

Finally an American IPA from us. This beautiful red-orange ale has a full malty body balanced by a fruity apricot/grapefruit nose. Mounds of dank Summit hops in the whirlpool and dry-hop additions provide a delicious finish to this East meets West-coast ale.

66 IBU
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Ratings: 562 | Reviews: 206
Photo of founddrama
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Follows the IPA model. Serviceable. Hoppy, a weird undercurrent on the flavor.

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.36/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours hazy amber to red orange under a quickly dissipating 3” off white foam cap. Produces thin curtains of lace. Smell: Spice and herbal hops with biscuit and light fruit. Taste: Starts with fruit – peach, apricot and melon – over biscuit leading to a grapefruit rind bitterness. Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium body and carbonation. Overall: Refreshing and easy to drink.

Photo of TTripp725
3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyoung35
3.77/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEERWOLF1951
3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of blindtiger24
3.97/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Clear, golden, and tons of carbonation.
S: Lemon citrus and peel, maybe some honey
T: Huge lemon and orange citrus flavors. Some malty and bready sweetness.
F: The cabonation bubbles are noticeable on the swallow. Pithy biterness from peel. Sticky, sweet, and slightly warming.
O: Not overly complex but still solid. Super fresh and flavorful.

Photo of richkrull
3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of xsiow52
3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pmangold
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AllanPatchin1016
4.65/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Exceptional. Never heard of it, glad I decided to try it. Would highly recommend to any IPA loves.

Photo of bigpoppa67
4.01/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brewsed
3.76/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cmh2
2.64/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Lacked flavor to give it a place in top IPAs

Photo of afsdan
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sprucetip
2.14/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Had at Boston Logan in a bottle at Cisco pub. It was damned near awful. It was really disappointing. Just some musty muted hop flavor with no depth or balance from the malt bill. The nose was similar, not much going on, and what was going on struck me as stale. Shoulda had the Lagunitas at the other bar. I did not enjoy it and will not have it again.

This is mostly a reminder to myself to avoid Cisco if I see them again. I had been in another pub of theirs once and I recall it being very average, and I am all about supporting local beer everywhere if is is decent. This supposed IPA they gave me today was not decent. I can only hope that it was somehow degraded from what it was supposed to be.

Photo of IPAalways
4.16/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KMitch
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Austin_Cohen
3.28/5  rDev -10.6%

Photo of Cih26d
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Photo of T-34-85
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%

Not an earth-shattering hoppy IPA, but relatively nice beer here. Moderate hop aroma of tropical fruit with a hint of tartness detected.

Photo of ceberly58
3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of LoudRed
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of ZachE
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Indie Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 562 ratings.