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Saint Archer IPA - Saint Archer Brewing Co.

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Saint Archer IPASaint Archer IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

119 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Archer Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: fox227 on 05-04-2013)
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mactrail

Washington

3.49/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear yellow, rather than the usual orangey amber of a lot of IPAs. Quite fragrant with the usual assortment of hops. They seem to have covered the bases, with the intent to hit a home run. Flowery and fruity and resiny, with a serious stab of grapefruit pith at the heart. Rather light bodied with a faint malty substance, but not much flavor survives the hop assault.

A workmanlike IPA that should satisfy the hop-centric drinker. Since people are comparing this to Sculpin, I have to say this is a good deal less bitter. It is, however, plenty bitter, and more than enough to reduce the drinkability. From the 22 oz bottle bought at Barons Marketplace on Point Loma Blvd.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 05:18:47 | More by mactrail
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mbunje

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-13-2014 01:31:37 | More by mbunje
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-05-2014 00:04:41 | More by markgugs
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.35/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at True North in the North Park area of San Diego.

Pour is light amber-gold with fine-grained visible carbonation and a very durable, semi-creamy off-white head. Exceptional sticky lacing.

Smell: strong and pungent (hops).

Taste: Not as intense as the aroma suggests yet this could still pass as a DIPA. Medium-high bitterness. Bitterness is moderated by some malts. .

Feel: medium body; medium-high but soft carbonation.

O: Very good IPA IF you like this hop load ... but not my cup of tea.

Serving type: on-tap

07-04-2014 21:23:12 | More by chinchill
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FrogOut69

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-03-2014 01:03:36 | More by FrogOut69
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ANIMOUL

California

3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

While partial to SOCAL-style IPAs (if it isn't yet, "SOCAL IPA" should be an official beer style), I particularly like this offering. A refreshing slight-pine, slight-citrus taste that isn't too overpowering with malt or hops (although the bias is definitely more towards hops). I particularly like that it now comes in 12 oz cans. One of the great San Diego offerings (yep... I am biased towards SD too).

Serving type: can

06-21-2014 02:53:32 | More by ANIMOUL
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Modernrickk

California

4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Not "just another IPA" out here in the land of the IPAs

Offered in six packs and on draft almost anywhere I go out here in LA

Looks great in the glass.. Same shade of IPA orange as they're double IPA .

Smells of new age hops combined together. I get a big aroma of this beer without even bringing the glass to my nose. Squeezed fruits, hop bliss, a small earthiness as well

Taste is hops up front - very balanced and not too bitter . After taste leaves you beggin for more. Not much ABV burn or taste here. Very easy drinkin swill

Mouth feel is über refreshing. Crisp from carbonation and not overly carbonated - this mouthfeel but not at all watery.

Overall this flagship beer can rival some of the older classics - not selling as fast as the others making this tough to find real fresh .. I think out here in the west were near the end of the IPA six pack

Serving type: on-tap

06-20-2014 02:26:12 | More by Modernrickk
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Chrispegg27

California

5/5  rDev +31.6%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-13-2014 21:00:41 | More by Wolberjs
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-08-2014 22:02:39 | More by Evan
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California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Virginia

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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California

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California

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Saint Archer IPA from Saint Archer Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.