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Off Leash - Crux Fermentation Project

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87
very good

49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 8.48%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crux Fermentation Project visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Debuted at an event that crowned our hometown "Dog Town USA," this light-hearted ale bounds with regional Citra, Centennial and Crystal hops for those citrusy notes beloved by Northwest hop hounds. We've nudged the malt bill in the other direction, for a sessionable ale that's easy to love.

(Beer added by: vkv822 on 06-21-2013)
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OneEyedJack

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

10-08-2013 02:15:35 | More by OneEyedJack
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mahanson08

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

06-19-2014 02:37:03 | More by mahanson08
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elcrawl

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-21-2013 19:07:04 | More by elcrawl
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

4.44/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a Nonic)

A- This beer pours a touch of haze to an aged copper body that has a nice swirl of microcarbonation rising to the surface. There is a thin sticky film of snow white foam that sticks in sheets to the glass with each sip.

S- The full aromatic green floral hops come through as soon as the beer is sat infront of me. There is a pine resin character that finishes the aroma with hints of a slight musty pale malt note that grows as the beer opens. This beer makes me want to just sit an smell it all day.

T- The rich pine resin hops blends with some unripe fruit hops and a mix of pale malt and cracker malt in the finish. This finish is a bit dry with some papery green hop flavors lingering. The pine resin flavor hangs on the tongue but there is no bitterness to it.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a gentle fizz in the finish.

O- This beer is a full of great hop character with enough depth to keep it interesting but also staying light enough to make a great session beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-04-2014 20:40:33 | More by rhoadsrage
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SamuelR

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

06-26-2014 05:22:26 | More by SamuelR
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PZBREW

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-11-2014 22:44:09 | More by PZBREW
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Kylemif

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-03-2013 22:59:02 | More by Kylemif
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with some coppery notes and a two finger white head with good retention and lots of lacing. Light, but pleasant aroma of biscuit malt, citrus hops and light fruit. Flavor is a great blend of biscuit and caramel malt, grassy and citrus hops, tropical fruit and citrus, finishing with grassy hop bitterness with a touch of lemon citrus. Medium bodied. Relatively light flavored for an IPA, but considering the mild ABV, remarkably balanced and tasty. I'm not a big fan of the session IPA style, but this is very nicely done, and I'd get it again any time.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 20:26:21 | More by LiquidAmber
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a light, clear amber with a good sized and fizzy white head. Head fades out very slowly.

S: Mild grapefruit hop presence. A dry, crackery malt backs it up. Crisp and refreshing.

T: Grapefruity and citrusy hops in general. Nice bold flavors up front. A dry, crackery type malt - saltine like. Not overly bitter but a decent wave of bitterness follows in the finish. Lingering grapefruit in the aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied, dry and crisp.

O: Wow, this was really nice. Really flavorful for 4.5%. This blows Founders All Day IPA out of the water for a session IPA. It's not some enormous hop bomb or layered with 50 different flavors, but that's just fine given what this beer is supposed to be. What it is supposed to be a is a nice, easy drinking session IPA and it delivers exactly that. Great balance, great bright hop flavors and it just works.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 03:27:22 | More by Dope
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Amalak

New York

4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A. It has a dull caramel color, with a foamy white head and some good lacing. It's clearish, but kinda cloudy. No real bubbles that I can see.

S. Very hoppy scent.

T/M. Like the scent, this is a lovely hop scent. There's a bit of sweetness there, perhaps a grape. It's easy on the mouth. Semi-carbonated. Has a good earthiness to it. A bit of apple.

O. Very easy to drink. Very flavorful for a session ale.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 21:00:41 | More by Amalak
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HoppySeb

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-03-2014 16:55:34 | More by HoppySeb
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dipso123

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-29-2014 04:37:10 | More by dipso123
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drewone

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-03-2013 23:14:13 | More by drewone
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dangeru

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-03-2013 23:27:19 | More by dangeru
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Redrover

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer at the 15th Avenue Hop House in Portland. It was my first beer of the evening and my first beer from this brewery. It was served in a 16 oz strange. The beer is dark gold & amber with a skim of off white head.

Nice aroma of grapefruit and grains.

Nicely hopped but with balance from the malts. Slightly earthy in the best way. Grapefruit and tangerine.

Mouth is decent and bit better than I expected for a 4.5 beer.

Great session beer that will hold your attention.

Serving type: on-tap

12-16-2013 16:09:32 | More by Redrover
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Greels

Oregon

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-26-2014 15:23:21 | More by Greels
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Rado

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-03-2013 23:13:02 | More by Rado
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duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-28-2014 05:52:14 | More by duceswild
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msubulldog25

Oregon

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-21-2013 15:26:35 | More by msubulldog25
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Arkay

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-13-2014 01:35:58 | More by Arkay
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Bates7219

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-19-2014 03:41:41 | More by Bates7219
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Wowcoolman

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-03-2013 23:09:21 | More by Wowcoolman
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-25-2013 01:02:31 | More by dmorgan310
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atpca

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-16-2014 05:21:57 | More by atpca
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Sound_Explorer

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-24-2014 08:06:53 | More by Sound_Explorer
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Off Leash from Crux Fermentation Project
87 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.