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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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58 Ratings
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | 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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Ratings: 58 | Reviews: 13 | Display Reviews Only:
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MightiestBeard

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

08-05-2013 22:26:04 | More by MightiestBeard
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Chuck_25

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-03-2013 22:00:07 | More by Chuck_25
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

08-03-2013 20:08:20 | More by jaydoc
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jduprey007

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-03-2013 15:16:48 | More by jduprey007
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-28-2013 00:53:01 | More by Pacioli1445
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dokupe

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-25-2013 00:12:44 | More by dokupe
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Bradthoc

Nevada

3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in can. Poured into shaker pint glass.

Appearance - Hazy, deep golden, with a tint of bronze. Head is a fluffy white with light lacing that slowly trickles down.

Smell - Initial: Bright floral with a light malt backing. I kept getting a hint of grapefruit out in front with floral aromas. Midway: Finding some caramel notes mixed with floral scents. It's enjoyable.

Taste - Initial: Light and smooth with a gentle crispness. The light malt balances well with the floral hops. Hops stay present through the somewhat dry finish. Midway: Best part of this beer I think. The beer has warmed a little bit and the hops seem to have awakened. Earthy notes are balanced well with the floral flavors with that dry finish.

Mouthfeel - Dry, medium mouthfeel.

Overall - Wish I had more than three. This is my second helping of this beer and I really enjoyed it. Definitely an IPA I'd keep stocked in the fridge if I could ready and easily procure it. Easy to drink with well balanced flavors and bitter hops at the finish. Leaves you wanting more without feeling weighed down.

Serving type: can

07-06-2013 21:15:40 | More by Bradthoc
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mkh895

Arizona

4/5  rDev +12.7%

07-03-2013 00:44:12 | More by mkh895
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Tim_F_75

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15.5%

06-30-2013 01:51:26 | More by Tim_F_75
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.19/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Peachy light caramel color. Sea suds of off-white foam take forever to recede. Light lacing.

Aroma: Earthy, herbal, fruity, and hoppy.

Taste: A shot of malt sweetness, but this beer is all about hop bitterness. Love the faint peach touch. Citrus rind in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body.

Overall: Another great beer from Thunderhead.

Serving type: can

06-29-2013 22:05:53 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Jenkster4

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

06-27-2013 15:57:32 | More by Jenkster4
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Kyanimal

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-27-2013 02:59:07 | More by Kyanimal
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marct

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-27-2013 02:48:10 | More by marct
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pascilla

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-26-2013 04:43:40 | More by pascilla
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TequilaTom

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.7%

06-25-2013 12:34:20 | More by TequilaTom
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

06-23-2013 20:14:55 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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ElderBeagle

Maryland

3.69/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Went to visit my family in Nebraska and found this thunderhead beer which I had heard little of so I decided to give it a try

So I have to say that the can art on this guy is great. Poured this into a pint and was greeted with a nice 1 finger white foamy head and a cloudy yellow color. The smell is big citrus, orange rind, and definitely some grain. Alright, the taste is dry, dry, and dry! Very little malt presence in this beer, very bitter, citrus, and pine resin taste. It reminds me alot of the Smuttynose IPA. Mouthfeel is medium with fairly aggressive carbonation.

Overall this is a different IPA than the usual West coast style and I enjoyed it. Its not real refreshing and not very smooth but it is a bold IPA. I have to give them credit for trying something different.

Serving type: can

06-20-2013 17:12:27 | More by ElderBeagle
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baxter94

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-18-2013 00:46:11 | More by baxter94
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-10-2013 19:47:16 | More by LambicPentameter
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DukeofAle

Iowa

3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I try anything called IPA and have for years. Most disappoint; this one does not. The color is light straw yellow, not golden. Develops a good, thick, head that hangs around for a while, with plenty of lacing. Aroma is of hops; fruity, citrus. The taste is also of hops (what else?) but not overpowering. The mouthfeel is perhaps a bit thin - but maybe that's a good thing since you'll want another. And, I like that it comes in cans.

These guys can brew. If they don't already make a beer called Sodbuster, perhaps that's next.

Serving type: can

05-04-2013 02:23:44 | More by DukeofAle
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NSK79

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-02-2013 02:14:05 | More by NSK79
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rwhitmore

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-27-2013 21:10:21 | More by rwhitmore
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewpub during a pitstop driving from Denver to Lincoln.

I don't know what these other reviewers drank but this is a very delicious IPA. I verified the name twice, too, to make sure its the right one. Fantastic hop presence with plenty of bitterness and pine. Some tropical fruits. Not too intense or heavy on the booze. 60-70 IBUs according to the bartender. A bit of malt to balance it slightly but its definitely a hop bomb.

I could drink this every day if I was local. Honestly it reminds me of Stone Enjoy By. Seriously.

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2013 04:35:21 | More by Gatch
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-10-2013 15:09:33 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

03-30-2013 23:11:18 | More by Eric908
Cropduster Mid-American IPA from Thunderhead Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.