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Detroit Beer Co. Local 1529 I.P.A. - Detroit Beer Co.

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Detroit Beer Co. Local 1529 I.P.A.
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85
very good

37 Ratings
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Ratings: 37
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Detroit Beer Co. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: proc on 10-01-2003)
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Reviews by Avagadro:
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Avagadro

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +14.1%

Served on tap at the broadway location.

A: 1529 holds a nice copper color with significant haze, and active lacing. The only drawback is the lack of head retention.

S: the aroma is huge, with brite grapefruit and resiny pine.

T: brutal bitterness upfront, sweet juicy malt follows, and floral hops conclude the flavor experience. All the right flavors are there, and with great balance.

M: medium body is accented by bright effervescence, and a touch of hop astringency.

O: a very well made brew to say the least. I also tried each beer my group ordered, and was very impressed by the brewing chops exhibited here. I expect great things from this establishment in the future.

10-11-2011 21:33:00 | More by Avagadro
More User Reviews:
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oberon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.1%

Poured from the tap a slightly hazy peach with a very tight creamy white head that like others beers I had from here was very well retained.Not in your face hops in the nose but very nice citrus character over top of lightly sweet biscuit malt,an easy going down IPA 6.5% alc on chalkboard but was quite refreshing with tangerine and citrus with the pine being subdued over top of a sweet dough-like malt base.I think a very good offering my wife Not a hophead even enjoyed it.

05-07-2006 21:39:17 | More by oberon
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

08-03-2012 04:17:51 | More by tectactoe
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-13-2014 03:22:27 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-15-2014 13:36:56 | More by dcbeers
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cynical1027

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-21-2012 03:12:42 | More by cynical1027
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DrIPA

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-14-2013 23:31:39 | More by DrIPA
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cgrz

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.1%

11-21-2011 00:01:53 | More by cgrz
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tommy5

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-21-2014 13:47:21 | More by tommy5
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ballertim

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-20-2012 02:51:48 | More by ballertim
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beer4brian331

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

02-03-2013 17:44:45 | More by beer4brian331
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HardyA

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-01-2014 00:55:09 | More by HardyA
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smb4087

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-18-2012 01:45:48 | More by smb4087
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styleisking

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-28-2014 14:01:10 | More by styleisking
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +14.1%

This arrived with a rocky, white head that dissipated to wispiness pretty quickly. It was a very cloudy, deep amber color, bordering on light orange. The nose was very hoppy, but mingled with a yeasty mustiness. The mouthfeel was medium with a good hops presence. The finish was wild: yeasty, grainy, hoppy, all at once. Simply a young, unfiltered beer that I was elated to have come upon while I was visiting the area.

08-25-2006 12:34:23 | More by woodychandler
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BrewMichigan

Michigan

4.05/5  rDev +7.4%

I had this on-tap at Detroit Beer company after the Frozen Four.

I did not take any notes but thought I should review because it was a decent IPA.

A- Was in a plastic cup (must have run out of glasses) so could not tell really how it looked.

S- Had some good hop aroma, more toward citrus/grapefruity than piney. Must be some Amarillo hops in there.

T- Good bitterness with good hop flavor.

M- was what you'd expect from an IPA, little malt and good hoppiness.

D- was a good smooth drinking IPA, would have had some more if they weren't so expensive that night.

04-12-2010 14:41:17 | More by BrewMichigan
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DuffBeer14

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-21-2014 03:21:40 | More by DuffBeer14
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combatFlexo

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

02-19-2012 21:32:18 | More by combatFlexo
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ahking

Michigan

3.6/5  rDev -4.5%

The illustrated black board advertising this beer at the DBC lists the ABV at 6.5%. Pours a nice orange tinted gold color with foamy head. Lacing went all the way down the glass. Nice pungent aroma of cirtusy hops. Flavor is dominated by the hops with little malt character. This marks the major difference between Royal Oak's and Detroit's IPA. Lots of malt character in the R.O. version. But this is a classic IPA, slightly slick on the tongue and warming.

12-08-2005 00:35:39 | More by ahking
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thedoubler55

New Jersey

3.83/5  rDev +1.6%

A: A clear orange that leaves a nice finger of off white head at the top with a little lacing around the glass as you drink.

S: Lots of citrus on this one and some good pine hops throughout.

T: Almost exactly like the nose, lots of citrus and hops and a slight hint of honey on the tail end.

M: Medium Bodied, and a good amount of carbonation.

O: I went to this brewery while in Michigan, a very nice place with good beer and nice people, this was a good brew enjoyed it.

04-17-2013 21:16:50 | More by thedoubler55
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ypsifly

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

From a growler purchased at the source and later poured into a pint glass.

Cloudy orange with a rocky head that showed good retention and left plenty of lace.

Well balanced aromas of malts and west coast(?) hops. The nose on this one is very close to Two Hearted and Crooked Tree. It has those robust aromas that are associated with great IPAs.

Again balance is exemplified in the taste. Plenty of malty goodness upfront followed by a grapefruit infused hop flavor that is as strong in intensity as the malt profile, yet nothing gets out of control or goes too far.

Fuller mouth than most IPAs and it is dangerously drinkable. It would be easy to drink a whole growler...or so it seems.

11-20-2006 18:16:43 | More by ypsifly
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RyanCFriedrich

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

11-10-2013 20:03:07 | More by RyanCFriedrich
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CBodamer

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-25-2014 00:36:50 | More by CBodamer
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GJ40

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.1%

Sampled on tap at Detroit Beer Co.

A - Golden and hazy with a moderate white head. Some lacing.

S - Lots of floral hops and some yeast.

T - Fruity and floral hops with a nice citrusy bitterness and a toasted malt foundation.

M - Moderate consistency and a great low to moderate level of carbonation.

D - Very enjoyable and quite easy to drink. Makes a good session beer.

01-13-2009 12:40:01 | More by GJ40
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307x

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -46.9%

06-23-2013 22:14:55 | More by 307x
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Detroit Beer Co. Local 1529 I.P.A. from Detroit Beer Co.
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