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Topcutter - Bale Breaker Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

121 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 121
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9%
Wants: 17
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bale Breaker Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 05-05-2013)
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drewone

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

08-01-2014 02:24:01 | More by drewone
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Wowcoolman

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-01-2014 02:22:28 | More by Wowcoolman
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Rado

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-01-2014 02:21:38 | More by Rado
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Zaximus

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-31-2014 03:23:16 | More by Zaximus
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mabermud

Washington

4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer appears a dark rich orange. The head appears white, fluffy, and pillowy soft. The head is sticky and persistent. It has a piney and citrusy aroma. The smell is similar to many other IPAs I have had in the past. The taste is also piney and citrusy, I would say juicy. This reminds me of Jai Alai. The mouthfeel is smooth, not much carbonation.

Overall, I am impressed with this IPA. This is a good addition to the burgeoning selection of nice IPAs in Washington. I will have it again.

Serving type: can

07-30-2014 01:09:51 | More by mabermud
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tgraven

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-23-2014 23:53:38 | More by tgraven
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-23-2014 19:08:04 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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BorisNorris

Idaho

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-22-2014 21:39:05 | More by BorisNorris
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AimToCheat

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-22-2014 16:54:42 | More by AimToCheat
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crowellbw

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-22-2014 16:26:44 | More by crowellbw
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Spordy


4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is in my top 5 IPAs. It has great mosaic and simcoe flavor in the taste and aroma. Malt is there, but its like Joe Biden. Just there in presence but adds nothing to the show. The bitterness hits you like a Chuck Norris round house kick to the back of your tongue and lingers just long enough to get you to take another drink to keep him kicking. Stop in at the brewery in Moxee and have one fresh to taste what a true Yakima IPA should taste like. If its not enough hop flavor, walk over and pluck a few cascade cones off of a bine in the yard next to the parking lot and throw them in your glass.

Serving type: on-tap

07-19-2014 07:05:12 | More by Spordy
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John_M

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-14-2014 02:02:35 | More by John_M
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-12-2014 19:15:55 | More by redfox405
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GClarkage

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-08-2014 21:29:17 | More by GClarkage
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

07-08-2014 13:51:03 | More by Gotti311
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lakersfan16

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-06-2014 20:53:41 | More by lakersfan16
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-05-2014 02:14:35 | More by lupercmda
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HaroldPhlangahan


5/5  rDev +21.7%

07-03-2014 23:34:47 | More by HaroldPhlangahan
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BeerisUber

Washington

5/5  rDev +21.7%

07-03-2014 02:51:24 | More by BeerisUber
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

07-02-2014 00:57:01 | More by IrishColonial
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Phi_Psi_OR_Beta

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-01-2014 04:54:10 | More by Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
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DCLAguy11

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

06-28-2014 00:12:47 | More by DCLAguy11
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-25-2014 00:25:47 | More by mfl620ks
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IpeeA

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-24-2014 20:29:49 | More by IpeeA
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

4.11/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. can into a Sam Adams pint glass.

Pours a lovely amber with a one-finger head that quickly dissipates and leaves lacing along the length of the beer.

The aroma is very nice, westy-style. grapefruit, citrus, candied fruit, and a little hint of spice and dankness.

The taste is very nice. Lots of grapefruit with a big initial bitter bite. As my palate adjusts, I also get some candied fruit, lemon zest, some sweet malt below and a hint of spicy hop as well.

Mouthfeel is pretty typical, medium a slightly sticky.

Overall, a very decent IPA. I'd happily drink another.

Serving type: can

06-22-2014 21:45:46 | More by SD-Alefan
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Topcutter from Bale Breaker Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.