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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

494 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 494
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 14
Gots: 35 | 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:
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

(Beer added by: Imstillthegman on 12-26-2007)
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ItsYourBoyBlue

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-13-2014 04:31:46 | More by ItsYourBoyBlue
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hozersr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-12-2014 01:12:45 | More by hozersr
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fakehat

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11%

06-09-2014 22:26:41 | More by fakehat
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-02-2014 15:21:04 | More by Texasfan549
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-01-2014 01:10:48 | More by Latarnik
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Mikexw

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-29-2014 01:44:04 | More by Mikexw
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TripelMark

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-27-2014 22:33:18 | More by TripelMark
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KevMo84

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-23-2014 22:05:29 | More by KevMo84
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-19-2014 02:28:24 | More by jim_carignan
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-18-2014 18:47:06 | More by DavidHume
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RussBeercier

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11%

05-14-2014 12:44:31 | More by RussBeercier
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.6/5  rDev -1.4%

A: Pours a clear amber with a creamy, thin off-white head.

S: Delicate aromas of biscuit, caramel, cream, and crackers are met by scents of herbs, grass, lemon rind, lime zest, kumquats, bitter orange, pine, spruce, and cedar.

T: Notes of lemon rind, lime zest, bitter orange, kumquats, pungent herbs, grass, pine, spruce, cedar, and minerals are subtly supported by cream, cracker, biscuit, and caramel notes. The finish is shorter than expected, displaying a clear balance of caramel, biscuit, cracker, cedar, herb, and bitter citrus flavors.

M: On the heavier side of medium, oddly dry, and more than a bit chalky in the mouth. Carbonation is incredibly forceful and never really seems to calm no matter how long the beer is held in the mouth. A bit of a challenge to polish off this bottle.

O: This is an interesting IPA, but I am not sure I can be moved to call it a good example of the style. It kind of straddles the fence between English and American versions of the style, and though it is not bad, it does not really capture the best aspects of either.

05-11-2014 19:12:00 | More by mrfrancis
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

05-10-2014 23:31:24 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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patrick802

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-05-2014 17:34:29 | More by patrick802
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Wolberjs

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-05-2014 04:01:32 | More by Wolberjs
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-02-2014 12:47:34 | More by InspectorBob
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-29-2014 03:07:35 | More by thatoneguymike
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MyauFroto

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.6%

04-28-2014 00:13:01 | More by MyauFroto
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SaranacinTexas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-26-2014 00:58:29 | More by SaranacinTexas
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.56/5  rDev -2.5%

This has a very clean crisp appearance with a reddish orange color and an off white head of nice cloudy foam.

The nose is full on malt scents of tea leaf and barley grain. Bitter fruits of lemon, grapefruit and apricot come in as the scent finishes.

The flavors are near identical to the nose and the profile runs in the same order. The malt is full and the hops fruity but the bitterness is a little stronger by than my liking.

The feel is very easy and crisp but that bitter vein runs straight to the finish.

Overall this is a solid IPA with good complexity but it has a bitter theme that just dampens the experience.

04-25-2014 21:50:28 | More by KYGunner
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porland1

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +9.6%

04-21-2014 01:50:34 | More by porland1
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Irish12

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-19-2014 01:27:19 | More by Irish12
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AndrewBV

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +9.6%

04-18-2014 04:34:13 | More by AndrewBV
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ThisLadyLovesBeer

New Hampshire

3.69/5  rDev +1.1%

A = A burnt orange/amber. with a lingering small soapy head and some lacing on the glass.

S = Wow! Lots of hops and a strong orange oil wafting up from the glass.

T = An intriguing burnt bitterness, I think from a citrus oiliness imparted into the ale.

M = What one would expect from an IPA, leaves a bitterness on the roof of my mouth.

O = What an intriguing IPA! I like the burnt/citrus quality of it. Don't see it as particularly drinkable, but would enjoy a pint of it on occasion. I think it might even pair well with the right strong-flavored cold meats and cheese board in a pub. Nicely done!!

04-17-2014 21:08:26 | More by ThisLadyLovesBeer
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-09-2014 01:13:52 | More by Boone757
Indie Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 494 ratings.