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Superpower IPA - Comrade Brewing Company

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Superpower IPA
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

34 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 5.62%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Comrade Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
West coast style IPA with loads of pacific northwest hops. Huge pine and grapefruit hop aroma, with flavors of citrus, balanced bitterness with a light malt character.

(Beer added by: Todd on 04-23-2014)
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A- Pours with a pretty much clear golden body to a pint glass from the tap. A cap forms to half a finger or so but it looks like the glass is slick. One big sheet of lace with a few small spots and drizzle.

S- Dank hops are quite strong and the overall focus of the brew with plenty of other hop notes like citrus, stone fruit, pine and floral. Small amount of malts with pale caramel and cereal coming to mind. Mostly hops.

T- Citrus opens up quite a lot but the dank hops really reign supreme. Grapefruit, tangerine, orange, pine resin, flowers, apricot and dank nugs. Freshly cracked cereal grains and some sweetness. Light bread and yeast esters.

MF- Medium bodied overall thickness with a creamy and silky texture but not chewy. Carbonation fairly high and it supports the delicate hop flavors and cushions the higher ABV. Finishes with medium bitterness.

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Update 07/06/14

Went back to give it another shot and they've improved this beer, nice stuff.

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Superpower IPA from Comrade Brewing Company
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