Opener IPA - Kinney Creek Brewery
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4.4/5 rDev +19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Opener IPA pours a cloudy bronze color with a very small head. There is a very nice bitter, and floral aroma. The taste has a very nice bitter and strong hoppy flavors, that finishes very dry, but has hints of a sweetness. Good full flavors, nice bitterness, and very dry. Overall its a very nice dry and unique flavors.
Serving type: on-tap
04-19-2014 16:42:39 | More by vette2006c5r
3.59/5 rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Split growler with Bry. Many thanks.
Rather subdued aroma. Mild spicy hop aroma, but hard to pick up strong character in any form.
Rather dark for style and rather muddy. Darker head with good size in early pours, and good amount of lacing.
Unique hopping in this one. Seems a bit "green" at first, but that seems to fade as warms. The hopping is rather spicy with hint of cinnamon, and herbs at times. Seems like English hops or brewer's gold maybe. Not bad tasting, just unique. Finishes dry with a really long finish of the hop bitterness laying on the tongue. They do seem to get the bitterness about right with an apparent presence, long finish, but not tongue splitting.
Moderate body and carbonated well. A bit of chewiness.
This is a decent drinking ale. Unique hopping and easy enough to enjoy a couple of glasses.
Serving type: growler
09-15-2013 20:42:36 | More by garymuchow
3.48/5 rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
A decent IPA that needs a bit more body and carbonation. The taste has a nice hop profile, but there is something at the end that is just a bit off. Good dose of hop bitterness with a pale malt backbone. Definitely a hop forward IPA, but pretty par for the course.
Serving type: on-tap
08-05-2013 18:39:23 | More by jera1350
Opener IPA from Kinney Creek Brewery
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.