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Day Tripper - Indeed Brewing Company

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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 36
Gots: 47 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Indeed Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Regionally grown American pale malt is blended with rich European malt to produce a lighter bodied beer, bright in color, with a taut white head. Then there are the hops - four pounds per barrel to be exact. Willamettes, Cascades, CTZ, and Summits give this brew a citrus punch and spicy character.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: sacrelicio on 08-14-2012)
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-21-2013 03:59:26 | More by MN_Beerticker
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-20-2013 19:52:09 | More by MinnTwins
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

01-17-2013 13:40:49 | More by Finatic
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-13-2013 21:53:59 | More by spycow
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4.05/5  rDev +1%

12oz can served in a snifter

A- pours a golden amber/ copper color. Head is a finger and a half with a slight of white tint.

S- floral notes followed by earthy and grassy pine. Slight touch of sweet malt

T- Carmel malt and earthy hops. Very well done on the hop profile for being on the grassy /earthy side

M- medium body with a medium/high carbonation. Coats the mouth and has a smooth very slight bitter finish.

O- first beer I've tried from indeed. Very well done. It's a change up from those big citrus fruity hop bombs. Would like to try out more from indeed.

01-13-2013 21:42:17 | More by Keyportnick
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

01-10-2013 18:02:32 | More by nescientia
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-09-2013 18:23:07 | More by eorwar
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

01-08-2013 01:24:43 | More by aliving1
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3.98/5  rDev -0.7%

A - Poured out a clear, copper color with orange highlights. It had a one-finger head of off-white foam that left thin rings of lace.

S - It smelled of citrus and grapefruit with some toasty notes.

T - It tasted of citrus, grapefruit, caramel and toast. A nice bitterness adds just enough punch.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light to medium bodied ale with a dry, clean finish.

O - This is a really good canned APA. My second brew from Indeed was quite tasty.

01-07-2013 02:05:09 | More by zeff80
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-04-2013 16:48:33 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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4.03/5  rDev +0.5%

12 oz. can, no date stamp as far as I can tell.

A: Very hazy, dull golden body. Thin head but retention is excellent. Great looking Pale Ale.

S: Pretty nice hop aroma for a pale ale. Citrus and lemon notes.

T: Delicious hop flavor. Can says "West Coast inspired" and I won't argue with that. Decently balanced. Dry finish.

M: Medium-bodied, a little sticky. Easy to drink. Good levels of carbonation.

O: Very nice beer, and I love small breweries that can.

01-03-2013 00:09:59 | More by hoppytobehere
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

01-02-2013 18:31:10 | More by WoodburyMN
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4.06/5  rDev +1.2%

A - copper amber hue with thin white head, decent retention, slightly opaque.

S - I get a lot of spicy scent and a little floral.

T - lots of spice, lots of bitterness, floral taste and a little piney. In my opinion doesn't work super well together for a pale, but not bad.

M - thin but a bit smooth. Well carbonated.

O - for someone who likes a spicy pale ale with a lot of bitterness. To me it's not what I would look for with this style but it's very unique.

12-29-2012 02:31:14 | More by josephwa
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4.13/5  rDev +3%

Haven't had the pleasure of drinking it out of a can, yet. Amber hued with some haze, looks the part. Pungent hops with grassy & weedy notes, just the hop profile I like. The malt base is light and the beer comes forward as aggressively hopped while it's really not all that high on IBUs.

Tastes old school in many ways --- without the insanely tropical hop profile everyone seems to be chasing these days and I am just fine with it. This is definitely one of my top 5 new beers of the year and my fridge will certainly see the cans on a semi regular basis.

4.5, 4, 4, 4, 4.5

12-24-2012 08:18:44 | More by tewaris
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-23-2012 22:14:30 | More by NodakEric
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-23-2012 16:02:47 | More by rfbenavi80
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

12-22-2012 01:28:51 | More by NotACommunist
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4.03/5  rDev +0.5%

Pours a gold color with a one finger head of soft looking foam that is pale sand colored.

The nose is filled with hops offering up piney and citrusy notes. Grapefruit, orange, lemon.

The taste is almost pure hops. Mild malty backbone to give the hops some sweetness. Big hoppy bite with more citrus than the nose. A bit of onion from the hops, but not a lot. Getting mostly grapefruit, especially at the end. More IPA than pale ale.

Crisp, bitter and smooth. Lighter end of medium body, soft carbonation.

A west coast pale ale that I am having trouble separating from a west coast IPA. So hoppy and good, who cares. Easily the hoppiest pale ale I've had. Terrific beer from a terrific local brewery.

12-20-2012 14:44:12 | More by jera1350
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4.08/5  rDev +1.7%

Pours a hazy orange marmalade color with a two finger off white head with good retention and a lot of lacing. The aroma has grapefruit, citrus zest, tangerines, and pine.

There is plenty of grapefruit and citrus zest in the flavor, along with pine, grapefruit pith, and little to no malt. Wow. Nice bitterness for this beer, but it isn't overwhelmingly bitter. Just a lot of nice citrus and pine flavor.

Medium bodied, resinous, with average carbonation and long bitter finish. This is a nice bitter beer, that doesn't go to far with the bitterness, but goes right to the edge. A very nice beer.

12-20-2012 02:28:20 | More by hardy008
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

12-19-2012 02:18:47 | More by elshaggy
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4.15/5  rDev +3.5%

the beer pours a straw yellow with almost no head. the nose is sweet with a big punch of citrus to the face. the taste is juicy, dripping, hoppy bitterness that is reminiscent of sucking on a grapefruit rind. The mouhfeel incrediby bitter with relatively little sweetness as a buffer. it's definitely a citrus (grapefruit) forward IPA that has guts for a canned IPA. I'd definitely try this beet in the future.

12-16-2012 04:28:50 | More by ThePorterSorter
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South Carolina

3.78/5  rDev -5.7%

Day Tripper Pale Ale
12oz can into a pint glass
no born on date
love the name, and the can

Thanks to haveanother1 for sending this over in a trade.

A: Pours a hazy golden orange, with a huge 2.5 fingers width of light khaki colored head. Leaves a good amount of lacing.

S: Really nice aroma here. Strong citrus notes, followed by big dank, resinous characters. A touch of sweet malts as well.

T: Very unique taste, almost minty. Lots of spice, rather herbaceous, a good amount of bitterness. Really not much citrus characters and almost none of the sweetness that was on the nose.

M/D: Medium bodied, appropriate carbonation, good drinkability.

O: Overall, not a bad beer. Great aroma, which the taste doesnt quite live up to. Very unique flavor though, and certainly worth a try.

12-11-2012 02:20:13 | More by zac16125
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4.2/5  rDev +4.7%

Appearance: Hazy orange, good head.

Smell: Strong citrus rind aroma.

Taste: Tingly, quite bitter, lots of citrus rind dryness. Hint of sweetness underneath. Moderate body.

Overall: I'm impressed with my first Indeed beer. Very solid APA here, seems to have the bitterness of a bigger beer while not getting too heavy. I like the cans too. Could be a good year round beer, I'd pick this if it was head to head with Summit's pale ale at a bar.

12-09-2012 01:08:33 | More by Mdog
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

12-08-2012 23:07:47 | More by SalukiAlum
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

A: Very cloudy orange/dark yellow with a bubbly white head. A few floaties.

S: Very hop forward. Lots of sweet citrus hops, ripe grapefruit. A bit tropical. Some bready malts punching through the backend.

T: Lots of hop, pretty bitter for a APA, but not overwhelmingly bitter. Citrus, and pine hops dominate. Fairly spicy hops, a bit too much for my liking. Somewhat resinous. No sweetness or fruitiness to be found in the hop or malt profile other than dry citrus. Some bready/cracker like malts near the finish. Dry finish that lasts fairly long and bitter.

M: medium body. Average carbonation. Feels a bit slick.

O: Pretty good. Average drinkability considering the style and abv. Wish it tasted more like it smells.

12-08-2012 00:20:05 | More by herman77
Day Tripper from Indeed Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.