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51/50 IPA - Ironfire Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

97 Ratings
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ironfire Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 11-13-2012)
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mmarcos

California

5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Hands down the best brewery in Temecula and one of the best in a large radius! Everything they do is fantastic! The Ballast Point pedigree is apparent yet, like with a son and his father, eventually the apprentice becomes the master! This is a phenomenal IPA! A seamless blend of several hop varieties makes for a crisp, dry, piney, citrusy bomb that you would never suspect came from a year-old brewery! There's a reason these guys are blowing up and a reason they have an absurdly loyal following!

Serving type: on-tap

05-23-2013 21:35:37 | More by mmarcos
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sdripper

California

5/5  rDev +30.2%

05-29-2013 02:06:32 | More by sdripper
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halfbarrelbrew

California

5/5  rDev +30.2%

07-21-2013 05:01:43 | More by halfbarrelbrew
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TomStottman

California

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

03-22-2013 01:15:54 | More by TomStottman
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DrewShalvoy

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

05-15-2013 02:36:08 | More by DrewShalvoy
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

11-08-2013 16:54:42 | More by iL0VEbeer
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DeanMoriarty

California

4.31/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My neighbor knows I dig IPA's so he was kind enough to return a favor by snaggin' me a bottle of this in return - thanks chris! Poured into a Brouwerij 't Ij branded tulip.

A: Pours a slightly hazed straw-like hue with a fat white head that gives way to massive amounts of lacing that coat my glass from start to finish.

S: Grapefruit rind, piney, chlorophyllic grassiness, cracker malt, finishing with a slight hint of distinct California ale yeast - nice balance going on here.

T: On point with the nose but with greater amounts of hoppy goodness - not unlike chewing on grapefruit rinds of the white grapefruit variety (not that fake pink shit), pine sap, fresh cut grass that recedes only slightly to reveal a modest amount of malt - just enough to lend a slight balance to the hoppy goodness of this ale. Damn fine West coast stylie here!

M: On the mellow end of a medium bodied brew, perfect carbonation for the style, with a great resinous finish from all that lupulus goodness.

Great West Coast IPA from a brewery I had no prior knowledge of. Thanks to my good neighbor here in OB, I was fortunate enough to try this fine ale. Damn good representation of what we're doing here in San Diego - again, fu*k the malt - bring on the hop!

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 02:55:23 | More by DeanMoriarty
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JasonFromLA

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-27-2013 21:38:53 | More by JasonFromLA
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Kraig

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-29-2013 18:01:11 | More by Kraig
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TheBoog013

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-27-2014 21:40:33 | More by TheBoog013
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Ramb0Command0

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

09-25-2013 05:50:08 | More by Ramb0Command0
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-27-2013 02:29:28 | More by DaveHack
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imyourhero21

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

01-22-2014 08:28:02 | More by imyourhero21
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Zbeetleman

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-08-2013 05:11:02 | More by Zbeetleman
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cletusdog

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-18-2013 03:06:27 | More by cletusdog
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Bnoise11

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-28-2013 02:12:19 | More by Bnoise11
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

10-09-2013 01:22:15 | More by Stinger80OH
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BalancingBrooms

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

01-11-2014 21:42:29 | More by BalancingBrooms
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ImperialStout

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

12-07-2013 16:52:21 | More by ImperialStout
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miadw3

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-12-2013 09:56:57 | More by miadw3
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This poured out as a golden yellow color with a nice white. The retention is good and the lacing is very nice also. The smell is dank with pine and resin hops on the nose. The taste is also citrusy with some harsh pine and other earthy bitterness. The mouthfeel is light bodied with a smooth carbonation. Overall I liked this quite a bit. I don't feel this is malt forward at all. I think this is very underrated. Worth trying and I think you'll enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2013 00:20:46 | More by Knapp85
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antibeersnob


4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

No this is what I like in an IPA, low malt and high hop! The appearance was a little light for me. I like a little more amber in the color which is kind of weird since I like the malt taste low. The aroma was fantastic, supper hoppy. The taste was just ok, there is some kind of hop flavor in there that I think I know what hop it is but I won't speculate. Mouthfeel was spot on however, very light to really bring out those hops!

Pretty decent IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

12-10-2012 19:57:32 | More by antibeersnob
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LegalBrew87

California

4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is about as close to Sculpin as a beer can get. In fact, I'm pretty sure the brewer from Ironfire used to work at Ballast. Similar overall aroma and smell, with maybe slightly less aroma than really fresh sculpin and maybe a touch more bitterness. Overall a pretty nice IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

05-12-2014 23:25:42 | More by LegalBrew87
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aquazr1

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-02-2013 01:55:49 | More by aquazr1
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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-02-2013 09:08:31 | More by InfernoBoss
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51/50 IPA from Ironfire Brewing Company
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