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Outcast - Crux Fermentation Project

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

26 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 26
Hads: 180
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 7.45%
Wants: 9
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crux Fermentation Project visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 07-28-2012

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 26 | Hads: 180
Reviews by yeaprolly:
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Photo of Beaver13
3.53/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16.9 oz bottle, bottled on 4/7/14. Pours clear golden yellow with a medium frothy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is piney hops with a little fruit and some stinky tar.

The flavor is sweet bready malt with a little fruit and a big piney, grassy, tarry harsh bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a nice IPA. Not my favorite flavor profile. (409 characters)

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of jpbebeau
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of Beer21
3.8/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mahanson08
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of ThomasZD11
3.74/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I love this beer for the fact that it is interesting and that the hops are Australian. In terms of taste it is different, and that also makes me love it. It is pretty balanced, and the 8% abv is also good to go. There is nothing crazy about this beer, but it carries a high quality swagger with the taste that is fun to drink. (326 characters)

Photo of JonnyBeers
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of GilGarp
4.37/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle served cold into an imperial pint glass.

Outcast is a pale golden orange color with unusually good clarity for an imperial IPA. The head is thick at first but settles fairly fast leaving a little lace behind.

Aroma is fresh and full of bright citrus notes. Very hoppy but not overpowering.

Flavor is brilliantly hoppy with many layers and complexities. Citrus is most prevalent but there is also grassy, floral, and spice.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated. Beautifully balanced and expertly made.

Overall a wonderful double IPA and certainly worth seeking out. I'd love to try some of Crux's other beers. Their labels are excellent too. (664 characters)

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.59/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fatehunter
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours two fingers of head on a hazy straw body.
The aroma is bright with tropical fruits. Nice.
The taste is playful bitterness with a sweeter malt finish. Good balance and profile.
The texture is softer.
Unique smell and good flavor. (234 characters)

Photo of SamuelR
4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.72/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Soft-ish tropical/dank IPA here, really, really tasty, and with an easy sort of haze that evinces the better NE-style hoppy brews. Oregon knows their IPAs, and this stands easily among the better ones. (201 characters)

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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerloverofbham
4.4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Outcast from Crux Fermentation Project
90 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.