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Day Tripper - Indeed Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
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376 Ratings
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 36
Gots: 40 | 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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kojevergas

Texas

3.15/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 fl oz aluminum can served into a Dick's Last Resort hefeweissbier glass in me sister's gaff in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Reviewed live. Acquired at the Four Firkins as part of a mixed sixer. Expectations are above average given its current ratings. 5.4% ABV confirmed.

Served straight from the refrigerator. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a three finger head of beige colour, nice thickness, nice cream, and good retention. Body colour is a transparent pale copper. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Fresh citrus ester hops, pine hops, clean pale malts, and some dry hop bitterness. A mild strength aroma. No yeast or alcohol is detectable.

T: Floral and grassy hops, some pine, citrus, and hop bitterness. Clean pale malt foundation. No yeast or alcohol comes through. Pretty simple. Decently balanced. I like it.

Mf: Smooth but slightly coarse on the climax, wet, well carbonated, and of good thickness. Suits the flavours decently. Even a bit buttery.

Dr: Drinkable and enjoyable. That said, it's a bit mundane for the style. I wouldn't get it again, but I look forward to trying more beers from this brewery. A pedestrian but pleasant pale ale.

C+

Serving type: can

11-26-2012 00:25:50 | More by kojevergas
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dunix

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

11-25-2012 23:39:51 | More by dunix
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Zymocenosilicaphobic

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-25-2012 03:41:29 | More by Zymocenosilicaphobic
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powpig2002

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

11-24-2012 22:11:05 | More by powpig2002
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Schlais

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-22-2012 21:59:40 | More by Schlais
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tempest

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a can at Four Firkins and poured it into a Hennepin goblet. Damn this is tasty. The aroma has a huge, juicy hit off the bat with lighter toasted, resinous perfume. The flavor follows with more of the juicy citrus punch. There are hints of pine, light pepper, and red licorice, with a dry grapefruit finish. The body is a touch lighter than a lot of pale ales, but it's by no mean watery. It's drinkable, yet very rich in flavor. This is a hell of a pale ale. It reminds me of my favorite IPAs like Blind Pig, Southern Tier 2X IPA Find some.

Serving type: can

11-20-2012 23:33:35 | More by tempest
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WYVYRN527

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-20-2012 01:29:59 | More by WYVYRN527
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AgentZero

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

11-11-2012 03:25:37 | More by AgentZero
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dirtylou

Washington

4.48/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz CAN, courtesy of @DaveAnderson

appearance: nice artistic can design - served in a lakefront shaker pint, straw-orange body, thick fluffy white head with some sticky lace

smell: fresh citrus hops, grassy, tangerine

taste: this is really good stuff - very similar to something i've had before but can't put my finger on. Lemon rind, tangerine, fresh citrus bouquet, toasted cracker-malt, grass, notes of pine resin

mouthfeel: moderately high carbonation, oily, dry lightly bitter finish

overall: very solid APA

Serving type: can

11-11-2012 00:48:25 | More by dirtylou
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abuss2

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-10-2012 03:54:53 | More by abuss2
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warnerry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-10-2012 00:07:23 | More by warnerry
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drh1382

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-08-2012 16:14:18 | More by drh1382
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Samwhyz

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-05-2012 01:20:52 | More by Samwhyz
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ABIGOSIB

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -62.7%

11-04-2012 16:57:02 | More by ABIGOSIB
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.43/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz. can into a Sam Adams "Perfect Pint" glass. Canned on 10/20/2012.

Appearance: Pours a deep copper amber orange with lots of rising bubbles. A solid three fingers of white head with good retention. Leaves a good amount of lacing around the glass.

Smell: A really nice hop forward aroma. Big hints of citrus fruits including oranges, grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, passion fruit, and lemon. Also some spicy and dank pine resin hops and a little grass. Some some pale malts along with hints of caramel, biscuit, and cracker. Its the hops that really shine here and are as vibrant as a fresh IPA would be. A ripe and really good aroma.

Taste: Like the smell hints, a big hoppy taste with lots of citrus fruit esters and pine. Strong taste of citrus grapefruit, orange, pineapple, tangerine, lemon, and passion fruit. A surprisingly dank taste of pine resin spice and earthy grass. A bitter but fairly clean hop profile. In the background are some bready malts with notes of caramel, biscuit, and cracker. The hops are pretty dominate here as well. A very good juicy taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Very juicy and somewhat sticky. Bitter, crisp, and clean with a very drying finish.

Overall: A really good Pale Ale from this new brewery. Very boldly hopped but still clean and easy drinking.

Serving type: can

11-02-2012 06:28:45 | More by MattyG85
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Can from eawolff99. Served in a Chicago Craft Beer Week pint glass. Six-pack dated 10/08/12.

A - Pours with a half-finger of white foam that settles to a solid cap. Transparent golden body with a few stray bubbles making their way to the top.

S - Aroma is pretty excellent, with a melange of tropical fruits, juicy citrus, dank, and a hint of onion. Nice sugary malt backdrop that balances but doesn't supersede the hoppy goodness.

T - Taste is also pretty nice, with a mix of pine and zesty citrus, icing sugar malt, and a hint of tropical fruits. Bitterness is moderate and surprisingly intense for a pale ale, but it never gets fatiguing. Lots of flavor for only 5.4%.

M - Carbonation is too high for my tastes, even after letting the beer settle for a bit. Super resinous and oily texture, medium body, and not as dry as I'd like.

D - Aside from the middling feel, this stuff is great. I put down a 12oz can in record time, and I'm looking forward to working me way through the rest of the six-pack. Indeed Brewing appears to be legit. (Upon further research, the head brewer produced a number of hoppy pale ales at Town Hall. This doesn't surprise me at all).

Serving type: can

11-02-2012 03:13:44 | More by MasterSki
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ZAP

Minnesota

4.43/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is a full flavored assertive apa. Seconds after popping the top on the can a fresh burst of hops emmenates throrough the air. Pine, grapefruit, some biscuity malt, and a hint of onion.

The "onion" was the first thing I noticed on the taste and before I looked at the hop bill I figured "Summit" was the culprit...and it was....but the nice thing is after that first note it disappeared as the grapefruit, and pine flavors really asserted themselves strongly.

Finishes with an unsweetened grapefruit type of bitterness. Body and carbonation are about perfect. Very well done. Take the Summit out and use Amarillo or Simcoe and I think it would be one of my favorites. As is this is one of the more fuller flavored and assertive apa's around.

Serving type: can

11-01-2012 04:08:47 | More by ZAP
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JJWIGHT

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

10-30-2012 05:18:18 | More by JJWIGHT
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jjanega08

Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Canned 10/20/12

A= Pours a nice looking light amber color with a thick two finger sexy white head on it that holds great retention and some nice lacing.

S= Smells immediatly like some nice polleny hops. It has a very fresh sort of aroma. Almost a peppery hop aroma to it. The malt backbone is a little hidden in the aroma but I'm not too upset this smells very very fresh.

T= The taste is again very polleny and hoppy. The taste comes through with a little bit of a onion flavor from the hops. I forget which of the hops is oniony but they for sure use that one. The malt backbone is a nice light sweetness that comes in and plays with the hops a little.

M= This is very very well carbonated.

O= This is a very impressive beer for such a young brewery. While the hop choice is a little oniony this is a very well crafted beer. Of the new breweries that have popped up in the state as of late these guys and Steel Toe seem to be the real deal to me. Check this beer out for sure.

Serving type: can

10-30-2012 04:59:02 | More by jjanega08
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johnemac

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

10-26-2012 14:27:08 | More by johnemac
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Mealhouse

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

10-24-2012 13:55:05 | More by Mealhouse
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

10-23-2012 16:03:33 | More by plumcrazyfx
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Revenant

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +24.4%

10-23-2012 04:22:50 | More by Revenant
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Seefeldt

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

10-21-2012 14:24:57 | More by Seefeldt
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CaptCleveland

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can, no dating, received as an extra from awesome MN BA trader Schlais.

Pale, golden elixir poured into SA glass. One-finger, white head dissipates to thin ring at periphery. Scattered lacing coats the sides.

Very nice aroma of pine, tangerines, resinous hops.

Smooth piny hops, grapefruit with the back end loaded with a nice mild, dank aftertaste.

Medium body, well carbonated, sticky.

Pleasantly surprised by this delicious APA. Certainly sessionable with the low ABV. This is a nice "go to" brew for any hop head.

Serving type: can

10-20-2012 22:43:31 | More by CaptCleveland
Day Tripper from Indeed Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.