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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

680 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 680
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 11
Gots: 26 | 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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WOSean

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-24-2014 02:27:50 | More by WOSean
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Foyle

Wyoming

3.43/5  rDev -5.8%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into schooner glass.

Appearance: a 1" bubbly off white head dies awake quickly with some moderate lacing. Color is a quite hazy orange-copper with a bit of sediment in suspension.

Aroma: sweet orange, grapefruit, and nice malty backbone.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied, frothy, and quite sticky with a fairly dry finish.

Flavor: Sweet orange, grapefruit dominate with some caramel and whole wheat bread flavor. There is a strong lingering grapefruit/citrus rind bitterness in the finish.

Overall: very good ipa.

05-23-2014 22:29:44 | More by Foyle
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-20-2014 15:31:24 | More by jaswilson2
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-19-2014 22:50:16 | More by Durandal_777
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-19-2014 05:37:40 | More by Localdrinklax
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coopdog1000

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-17-2014 18:28:53 | More by coopdog1000
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beerme626

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -17.6%

05-09-2014 02:07:42 | More by beerme626
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-04-2014 16:26:23 | More by thatoneguymike
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Todd

Colorado

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-03-2014 02:04:26 | More by Todd
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Ultimate

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-27-2014 03:19:12 | More by Ultimate
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RyanAU

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.9%

04-16-2014 01:43:46 | More by RyanAU
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KOP_Beer_OUtlet

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

04-11-2014 11:49:40 | More by KOP_Beer_OUtlet
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Fantalek

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-04-2014 14:36:03 | More by Fantalek
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reebtaerG

Maryland

3.61/5  rDev -0.8%

Poured 12oz bottle into New Belgium globe

A-The beer had a hazy and cloudy deep amber-straw color with a good-sized foamy off-white head with good retention, lacing, and cling.

S-Aroma had a blend of floral and citrus notes with some grainy and earthy tones and a bit of caramel malt.

T-It had a mostly bitter flavor featuring a blend of floral, citrus, and grainy flavors and mild sweet and sour components.

M-Mouthfeel is fairly wet and watery body with average carbonation and fizz, yielding to a dry finish.

O-Overall an ok IPA needs some work.

03-30-2014 03:04:20 | More by reebtaerG
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Beers9beers

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.9%

03-28-2014 20:18:29 | More by Beers9beers
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ethanmc12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-20-2014 12:25:24 | More by ethanmc12
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Rpreskenis

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-19-2014 00:09:42 | More by Rpreskenis
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.04/5  rDev -16.5%

A - Pours a copper red with 1 finger offwhite head. Slight haziness. Excellent head retention and lacing

S - No hops. All malt. Caramel and raisins. Not much to it.

T - Toffee, Caramel, Coofffee, chocolate and other malts. Not bad tasing but not an ipa

M - A medium body beer. Lots of burn with this one. Can def feel the alcohol

O - This is not an IPA. Its not a bad tasting beer, buts its all malts.Taste like a dopplebock to me

03-16-2014 18:28:13 | More by Goosehunter75
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habaceeba

Colorado

4/5  rDev +9.9%

03-16-2014 03:29:22 | More by habaceeba
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ZinFanDave

Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.6%

03-15-2014 16:37:50 | More by ZinFanDave
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Kevin72

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-15-2014 00:04:37 | More by Kevin72
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Vrlowlife

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-13-2014 20:59:06 | More by Vrlowlife
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mountaincoffee

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-01-2014 22:10:46 | More by mountaincoffee
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

2.94/5  rDev -19.2%

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a semi-hazy copper color. The head is about a finger high, with an eggshell shade. Retention isn't amazing, and the head only leaves a modicum of lacing behind.

S: Just as I feared, the nose is really malty and sweet. Having said that, there are some enjoyable notes to be found - it also brings some decent apricot and pineapple notes. Still, the hops here are way too mild for me.

T: The flavor threw me a curveball - this is kind of bitter all around. Actually, no, it's kind of GENERICALLY bitter all around. Despite the bitter presence, it remains rather malty from the start to the finish. There is one aspect I enjoy, though: the finish has a good stone fruit flavor. Otherwise, this one is meh.

M: There's some good news on the feel: it's fairly dry, allowing it to go down fairly easily. However, it isn't particularly crisp or clean. Much of the dryness seems astringent more than anything, and combined with the sharp carbonation, makes it a bit harsh in the mouth.

O: This tastes really old school. It's somewhat malty, pretty bitter, yet devoid of hop flavors. It isn't an awful beer, just...way behind the times for an IPA. I'm getting a picture in my head of this beer singing "old gray mare, she ain't what she used to be..." while more modern IPAs like MBC Lunch walk past the old man, wondering why he's making a fool of himself.

02-28-2014 21:35:40 | More by ThisWangsChung
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appetiteforparis

Colorado

4/5  rDev +9.9%

02-22-2014 23:05:47 | More by appetiteforparis
Rocky Mountain IPA from The Fort Collins Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 680 ratings.