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Insane Rush IPA - Bootstrap Brewing

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Insane Rush IPAInsane Rush IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

11 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 11
Hads: 73
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bootstrap Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: theformula on 05-20-2013

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 11 | Hads: 73
Reviews by StoneTSR:
Photo of StoneTSR
3.11/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

APPEARANCE: The quarter-inch head that foams up with the first pour seems thin, but is surprisingly strong, as it holds up for several minutes. Underneath it is a bright orange, but slightly hazy beer.

SMELL: The hops provide a nice, sweet citrus, mostly orange with a hint of grapefruit. There is also a fairly strong malt presence here as well.

TASTE: The malt is pretty intense and in that sense it reminds me a lot of Upslope's IPA before they started dry-hopping it. Coincidentally, it's the same ABV at 7.2%. The hop character is a little light here for me, however. It has pleasant notes of grass, pine and citrus, but they all seem to be overpowered by a sweeter malt. The only time it seems to really shine is in the finish, where a nice, bitter bite catches the palate at the last possible moment. Ultimately though, It does not taste as fresh as I remember it being. There's no born on/best by date on the can, however, so I'm not sure of the age.

MOUTHFEEL: The Insane Rush feels a little thin, almost a bit watery. There is a light tickle and a nice drying finish to an otherwise sweet beer.

OVERALL: I am going to need to retry this review in the near future and if I have better results I will edit my review. Until then I will let this stand, but hopefully I can chalk it up to an old can or maybe just an off-batch. I have experienced and heard many great things about this brewery, so hopefully this is just a fluke. (1,439 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Rydman
4.7/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Really delicious IPA and the best can in the craft beer game. (61 characters)

Photo of Beaver13
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can. Pours hazy copper orange with a medium white head that quickly goes to a thin collar that leaves some lacing.

The aroma is piney, resiny hops with some tropical fruit.

The flavor is sweet biscuit / crystal malt with fruit and a resiny hop bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and slightly watery.

Overall, a decent fruity IPA. Not sure I care for the malts and it's a bit watery. (416 characters)

Photo of Janis_Hoplin
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of frozen-1984
4.11/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of R3ason
3.21/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bieniek30
2.81/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of bccocx
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of quindog
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of 99BeerBalloons
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of JohnGalt1
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

RB

12oz can received as an extra with PMONEY on BA... Thanks a bunch Patrick! Poured into my FunkFest goblet.... a hazy orange brew produces a decent 1/2" off white head... okay lacing. Nose shows plenty of tropical fruit hoppiness... pineapple, mango... light toasted pale maltiness... not once dimensional, pretty balanced even for an IPA. Nicely bitter, but quickly moves into a wave of pale malt and those same fruity hops... lingering bitterness and hop flavor on the finish. Very drinkable.. This is well done... and it is going away quickly. Thanks again Patrick for the cool trade! (590 characters)

Photo of Jayschool
4.49/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.13/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a pint glass. A very tasty IPA with tropical fruit notes and a nice, creamy mouthfeel. Was pleasantly surprised having not heard of Bootstrap Brewing prior to trying this beer. (200 characters)

Photo of Jdanzl
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of hydrate
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very hoppy & dry. Really good. (30 characters)

Photo of cbcrunch
4.17/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DangerDawg
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Len_DerPants
4.41/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ajmitch4
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of rkarimi
4.02/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SIRSOG
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of marcespo
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of peacefrog70
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Insane Rush IPA from Bootstrap Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.