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Warrior IPA - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Warrior IPAWarrior IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

710 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 710
Reviews: 375
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 38
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: goindownsouth on 03-27-2003)
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

RobTheKnob, Oct 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

KG710, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of smakawhat
3.48/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the bottle into a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Deep caramel brown and orange bronze colored. Crystal clear body, with just the right amount of fine and slow rising carbonation. Head is a creamy light tan, creme like color, with a big whipped up appearance. Large island retention and soapy lacing at a simple three fingers tall.

Hop aroma is solid if a little varied and subtle. Hints of caramel like malts sweetness, and light floral pine action. Some hints of dank quality as well, matching nicely with what seems a thick malt presence.

Palate seems however to be a little bit uninspiring. Slightly chalky mouthfeel with a dry hop aromatic light pine. Strange bitterness on the finish and a bit indistinct, not really showcasing a sense of variety or distinct hop character. Malt sweetness thought to be expected is actually almost hard to even taste, coming off as a very watered down beer with not much else going on.

Cascade. Where's the citrus action on this? Overall just a regular IPA that while drinkable doesn't really stand out in the crowd.

smakawhat, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of Ngntjp
3.72/5  rDev -2.6%

Ngntjp, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of calcutron
4/5  rDev +4.7%

calcutron, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of Daniellobo
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Daniellobo, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of HopsForBrains
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

HopsForBrains, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of AngusOg
4/5  rDev +4.7%

AngusOg, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Lelampp, Oct 13, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +2.1%

Canada_Dan, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Halluxone
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Halluxone, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of jopezu
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

jopezu, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of ckollias
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%

ckollias, Oct 11, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +9.9%

ImagenSeinfeld, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of Pete27lax
5/5  rDev +30.9%

Pete27lax, Oct 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Boone757, Oct 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

woodchip, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of bigflatsbeerman
3.04/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance - Dark copper color very clear with a 2 finger head. Not a lot of carbonation after the head fades.

Smell - I'm not getting very pronounced smells.

Taste - Same as smell, nothing jumping out at me. Very disappointing.

Mouthfeel - Good mouthfeel, no problems there, in line with the style.

Overall - Not sure what to say, Left Hand is a good brewery. Can't totally read Best By Date on the bottle, but I can make out it's in 2015 so seems to be fresh. Can't recommend this one.

bigflatsbeerman, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Devil_Doc, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of beergoot
3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Crystal clear copper colored body with a rich, thick, sticky head; sheets of foam and fingers of lacing cling to the glass. Pine and melon-like aromas with a nice underlying scent of caramel malts. Big hop bitterness riding atop a light grain flavored malt base. Medium bodied, glass smooth mouthfeel; mostly dry finish.

A solid IPA that doesn't set any new standards or feature any truly unique characteristics, but still delivers a solid, bracing, big hop presence.

beergoot, Oct 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

blastoderm55, Oct 03, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -8.9%

kmanjohnson, Oct 02, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +9.9%

A-HILLA, Oct 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

timmy2b, Sep 28, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +7.9%

RyanCrawford, Sep 28, 2014
Warrior IPA from Left Hand Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 710 ratings.