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Dauntless - Solid Rock Brewing

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83
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Solid Rock Brewing visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gagnonsux on 04-28-2014)
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-08-2014 23:16:11 | More by Jame515
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.6%

06-03-2014 04:52:42 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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utfiero

Texas

3.56/5  rDev -2.5%

Color- murky light amber. Slight head.

Aroma- a mild hop nose.

Taste- a mild malt forward IPA, more like an English ESB than an IPA. Very relaxed brew and the ABV of 7.1% is well masked. Only 43 IBUs.

Poured from 355 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 5/23/2014. Purchased locally in Austin from HEB (Hancock Center) in late March 2014.

05-23-2014 20:34:12 | More by utfiero
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greenspointexas

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.8%

07-03-2014 19:36:54 | More by greenspointexas
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sholbert

California

3.25/5  rDev -11%

06-21-2014 21:31:08 | More by sholbert
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J_BeeCave

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

07-12-2014 16:06:04 | More by J_BeeCave
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HardTarget

Texas

3.65/5  rDev 0%

Appearance: Golden amber glass has good clarity and holds a sticky off white head that puts a lot of lace on the side of the glass. The foam on the second pour is a bit excessive, a long lasting 2 fingers.

Smell: Odd, like a butterscotch note, burnt sugar, not a lot of hop notes, some light grass and as it warms light citric notes.

Taste: The butterscotch note comes through pretty heavily and the hop notes don't. It ends up being around an APA in hop intensity. There is a sugary gritty finish that saves the day and wraps the other flavors into a good package.

Mouthfeel: Medium light body, low carbonation, slightly oily finish, a bit flat but into the "cask" range.

Overall: Pretty sure the butterscotch note is diacetyl, I would recommend letting the yeast process the beer a bit longer after fermentation (diacetyl rest). May also want to look at venting during the boil. In home brew, covering the boil can lead this way. That said, it's not a bad flavor, it's just generally considered a flaw. The beer ends up tasting very much like an English IPA, which given the title may have been the idea, but as you're a Texas beer, I assumed American IPA was the product I was buying.
I don't regret the 6 pack, but I think I'd try a different style next time I see them. I like my IPAs large and from the West Coast. This is a quirky Brit lost in Texas.

Worth a try to see if the flavor suits you.

07-29-2014 01:08:33 | More by HardTarget
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-28-2014 19:34:23 | More by Gagnonsux
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tevans2468

Texas

4.2/5  rDev +15.1%

08-24-2014 21:39:33 | More by tevans2468
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SavvyStudent

Texas

3.09/5  rDev -15.3%

A: Good lacing and medium head. Very transparent with the normal IPA coloring.
S: Off the nose you can gather this is not the most hoppy of IPAs but instead more of the grain/malt-forward blend. Sweet wheat, bitter orange.
T: Leads with the yeast-hop balance that I think tend to lean towards Amarillo hops. Some bittering but not very fresh.
M: Medium mouthfeel with a long lingering bread taste on the tongue. Does drink clean though so that is a plus.
O: Not a bad beer by any means but more of a pale ale (and a mild one at that) in my opinion. Dont plan on trying again but open to try other beers at this brewery.

05-20-2014 23:04:11 | More by SavvyStudent
Dauntless from Solid Rock Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.