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Crazy Ivan - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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86
very good

105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This copper colored American IPA took a wild left turn when we fermented it with our favorite Trappist ale yeast. Charged with hops, followed closely by a clove and pepper Belgian yeast character.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: TheEremite on 04-30-2008)
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Dark amber with a tinge of ruby color. Slight haze. Excellent blanketing lace.

I smell wet wood and pine initially. Second sniff brings out more evergreen.

Surprisingly smooth semisweet malt flavor with a strong toasty element. There's a biting black pepper (hop) flavor in the swallow that creates a long aftertaste. Smooth body.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at Max's Hopfest (from notes, 8/16-18/13)

A: Amber with lacing.

S: Bit of citrus but piney and malty.

T: All pine and malt. Airy yeastiness notes that are nice, but with a bit of spice.

M: Nice even coarseness.

O: Interesting and different.

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Crazy Ivan from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.