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Rocky Mountain IPA - The Fort Collins Brewery

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Rocky Mountain IPARocky Mountain IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

697 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 697
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 13
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rowew on 06-07-2007)
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3.33/5  rDev -8.5%

Thanks bryan for the 12oz bottle. Poured into snifter, the brew appears a clouded copper color with an off-white cap that is quick to fade leaving patchy lace.

The smell is caramel malt upfront with a fruity hop accent that is minorly vegetative and green with a yeastiness. Despite having this somewhat atypical nose, it isnt bad.

The taste is toffee/caramel malt upfront with a pleasant pine-like and herbal bitterness. It gets somewhat fruity and floral but feels dated/faded for the most part.

This is medium bodied and moderately carbonated. Overall not bad but not that good either.

stakem, Yesterday at 08:40 PM
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

jaredtp, Sep 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

hbchrisg, Sep 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

tjcamm, Sep 20, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -2.2%

WKyle, Sep 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

JonBrand, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

JoeLacy, Sep 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

GinDC, Sep 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

zestar, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

HopGrazer, Sep 12, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +14.3%

RayVB, Sep 07, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +4.4%

victorylow, Sep 05, 2014
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4.7/5  rDev +29.1%

ordybill, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

logicalparadox, Sep 05, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -3.3%

IzzyHopDust17, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

lucasj82, Sep 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Justinbshelton, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

I was pleasantly surprised by this one - I had never heard of Fort Collins Brewery prior to trying this American IPA, so I had zero expectations. Being a huge fan of IPA's in general, I would definitely recommend this one to a friend and pick it out again if given the option.

It's definitely a smoother IPA, not as hoppy as some of the most revered IPA's out there - and if that is your style of IPA, then I'd give this one a shot. Worthy of the low/mid 80's ranking that it currently has - maybe even worth a higher ranking.

danvanmat, Aug 26, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -1.1%

fitz284, Aug 22, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +2.2%

SharkNado, Aug 19, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +3.3%

The_fevre, Aug 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

rxthree, Aug 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

PositivePest, Aug 17, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -13.2%

sillydarla, Aug 14, 2014
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Rocky Mountain IPA from The Fort Collins Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 697 ratings.