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Cropduster Mid-American IPA - Thunderhead Brewing Company

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Cropduster Mid-American IPACropduster Mid-American IPA

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BA SCORE
80
good

62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thunderhead Brewing Company visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: StoneTSR on 11-15-2012)
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3.48/5  rDev -1.1%

Azeotrope, Aug 18, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev +1.7%

A: Poured from a can to a pint glass. Pours a very nice amber, 1 finger of carbonation, good start

S: Didn't get much off of it, for an IPA expected a bit more, although can't discount possibility that my allergies were acting up

T: Taste is very good. Piney hit with grapefruit hops on top, and a mild bitterness that lingered but overall balanced, as the mid-american moniker would suggest. Very nice lacing on the way down, too.

M: Not too thin, as above a good solid balance, pretty easy to drink really especially on a hot summer day.

Overall: I would definitely pick this up again. Can't say it does anything amazing, but on the other hand it was citrus'y enough and had a good punch. And maybe a bit of bias as a mid american myself :)

If I saw it on tap somewhere, I would get it first no questions asked to get things rolling, if that helps.

arthuro11, Aug 13, 2014
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2/5  rDev -43.2%

djmichaelk, Aug 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Drew_Fischer, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

BearMittens, Jul 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

TX-Badger, Jun 07, 2014
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3.54/5  rDev +0.6%

Aroma was not especially noteworthy. However it wasn't bad either. Bottomline it was okay. Flavor was very good though. I enjoyed the slight but not overpowering bitterness. Mouth feel was not add full as I preferas out seemed a little watery. However it was the one I decided to have when it came time for a point with
my pizza
.

bxpg72a, May 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

PictureThi5, May 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

kguyty, May 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

sgttibbs, Apr 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

craftbrew502, Apr 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Karibourgeois, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Theogre83, Mar 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

eawolff99, Jan 02, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -2%

a: pours a golden yellow, very hazy, moderately carbonated

s: hops are very piney, light spiciness, with a mellowness notable in the malts

t: begins very refreshing and robust, hops are piney but mellow, finishes lift yet crisp

o: good American-style IPA, decent abv, worth a try

weller1js, Dec 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

gefinley, Nov 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

BlazedNug, Nov 10, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -29%

mojohawk21, Nov 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

LightnerLiquorKS, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Hanzo, Oct 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Parker9000, Oct 02, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

Larrydoherty, Sep 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

DeaconD, Sep 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

mds1101, Aug 20, 2013
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3.71/5  rDev +5.4%

Fluffy, creamy white head, leaving a big ring of what will surely be crusty/dried head by tomorrow morning. Hazy golden through the pint glass.

Not a huge IPA in the nose, which is actually refreshing for a chance. Wafts of floral and citrus, like violets and fresh oranges, illuminate the nose to what should be a really good beer.

A bit bracing in its vegetative bitterness, with less of what the nose might lead you to believe is here. In fact, any florals here are very secondary, with only the possibility of orange rind being a citrus component.

Vegetative and heavy on the tongue, like masticated leaves. Something to be desired here.

Nice for a different take on IPA, especially here in the summer, but not to enjoy in the long-term.

mdcrouser, Aug 17, 2013
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Cropduster Mid-American IPA from Thunderhead Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.