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Eastside I.P.A. - Excel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

18 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 18
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Excel Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Respect_the_Saaz on 07-28-2013)
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Tone

Missouri

3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, copper color. 3/4 inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of citrus hops, slight floral hops, slight sweet malt, and slight pale malt. Fits the style of an American IPA. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. The bitterness is quite strong. Tastes of citrus hops, floral hops, slight sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, and a hint of spice. Overall, good appearance, decent aroma, and decent body, but nothing extraordinary.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 16:11:40 | More by Tone
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Biff_Tannen

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-21-2014 05:06:02 | More by Biff_Tannen
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EvanWilliams

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

02-10-2014 03:12:09 | More by EvanWilliams
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Drknight

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

01-11-2014 20:29:32 | More by Drknight
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-17-2013 03:59:20 | More by Eaglefan344
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zeff80

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

11-17-2013 03:00:18 | More by zeff80
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ToddHolder

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-22-2013 02:43:12 | More by ToddHolder
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BrewSTL

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

10-19-2013 16:30:13 | More by BrewSTL
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Mississippi

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-11-2013 11:30:07 | More by Mississippi
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Bsetz

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

10-10-2013 23:44:41 | More by Bsetz
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

09-07-2013 02:20:13 | More by jaminjohnson
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

09-03-2013 03:33:28 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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kinmundy77

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16%

08-21-2013 00:34:30 | More by kinmundy77
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz bottle.

Pours a nice translucent golden color with some mild orange hues. There is a thin white head that forms. The head is dense but pretty thin.

Aroma of pungent citrusy hops. Notes of tropical fruit as well. Mango and peach and some nice pineapple notes. There is a nice grassy and herbal character to the note with a resinous pine y finish in the nose. Definitely a hop heavy single IPA.

Flavor starts off with intense grapefruit rind and orange. A citrusy bomb. Notes of some pineapple are also present. Bready malt leaves a hint of balance but the body and flavor is resinous and dank. Quite hoppy and yummy. Finish of the brew is dry and bitter.

Overall. Very surprised. This nice little bottling company in Clinton Co. Illinois is making this dank and resinous hop bomb. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 00:43:55 | More by JoEBoBpr
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cmdmzmjm

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

08-18-2013 18:46:04 | More by cmdmzmjm
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SnaxStL

Missouri

4.63/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Very impressive in all categories. Fits the mold of West Coast IPA with Aroma and Taste. Citrusy and grassy one the nose, similar on the palate. Malt sweetness is minimal. Balanced and nicely carbonated. A beer that I'll be enjoying again and again.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 13:26:51 | More by SnaxStL
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moarmare

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-02-2013 13:38:32 | More by moarmare
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Respect_the_Saaz

Louisiana

4.16/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fantastic well-hopped West-Coast style I.P.A. with notes of lemon zest, grapefruit, and pine with a very dry, bitter finish. Hop aroma comes gushing out of the bottle upon opening. A fantastic offering from a new brewery to the St. Louis area. Look out for these guys as they are legit

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 22:13:18 | More by Respect_the_Saaz
Eastside I.P.A. from Excel Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.