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Outlaw IPA - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Outlaw IPAOutlaw IPA

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BA SCORE
82
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515 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 515
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 6
Gots: 40 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Florida9 on 05-16-2009)
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Photo of Bernardkowalski
5/5  rDev +38.1%

As bold as the name suggests but as friendly as the masked man. comes our first adventure into the world of cans. this IPA is full of citrus and pine hop character and aroma. the hop flavors play off the pleasant malt complexity like a good sidekick. Giddy-up.

A: Amber color, when sat still you can almost say it looks like honey. inside glass seems to be very calm, yet foam however was not fully white and creamy, had slight brown strides too it.

S: Very distinguishable smell, probably could pick it out just by its smell from 100 different beers. has a heavy pine smell too it, alongside malt and a little oak too it. all i can say is it makes me wonder what it taste likes?

Taste: heavy entrance too it, seems to fit its style with some slight alters, maybe a little to much malt in the batch. only because that does seem to be a dominating factor in this beer. i would not consider this too be a light beer defiantly has a bitter aftertaste. Don't hate it.

M: I actually can say it does have a smooth body too it, but am not gonna leave out the fact that it is very heavy in a piney stale taste to its entrance.

Bernardkowalski, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of ffshore545
4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

ffshore545, Jul 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

ChicagoShakeAndBake26, Aug 29, 2013
Photo of BierStein711
4.65/5  rDev +28.5%

I have had this from a can and on draught. This is a brilliant beer from a brewery that I originally didn't give too much credit, after having Domaine DuPage.

The can opens, and ambrosia descends to a pint glass, two and a half fingers of tawny head, and a ruby red hue is underneath this crest. The carbonation is mild.

The smell is of spicy, earthy hops, and alcohol.

The taste is of hop: apricot, pine, and dry finishing hops with a spice. This beer provides a great journey, and I would argue that it is one of Two Brothers' best.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, but thick

Overall, this is a beer for an IPA lover, and someone who appreciate the hop for it truly is our grape.

BierStein711, Oct 01, 2012
Photo of MillRat
4.53/5  rDev +25.1%

On tap at the Two Brothers Tap House for about 5 bucks. Arrived in a TBBC nonic, rddish amber with a firm white head that wasn't going to hang around longer that the beer underneath. A nice bready malt aroma was in a rather pitched battle with a small merciless gang of hops, Chinook, Palisades and Ahtanum, according to Gabe Nanni, the restaurant manager.

This beer follows the brothers' usual formula of a hanging a very interesting hop profile on a solid malt backbone. This is an IPA that strikes a fine balance between the malt with a quite proper English biscuity profile and the American Olympic hop team. The hops help keep the palate refreshed and ready for another round, but the malt toughs it out and leaves a slight sweetness behind so the hops can't wear out their welcome. This beer finds the middle ground between the brothers' Bitter End IPA and their Hop Juice IIPA. A great example of putting in the work with the malt in the mash tun so one can play with the hops in the kettle and still produce a very drinkable ale.

MillRat, May 16, 2009
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

ironwill54, Nov 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

larryarms847, Aug 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

JamnesCameron, May 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

billhelm, Jun 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

vheissu15, Aug 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

coz, Jun 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

sinistarfab, Nov 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

dmartin118, Sep 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

redfox405, Aug 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Quattrofiend, Apr 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

mishtif, Jan 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

KC9LDB, Jun 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

gorman72, Feb 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

BeerNDoggerel, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.45/5  rDev +22.9%

Outlaw India Pale Ale has a thick, soapy, off-white head and a clear, orange-gold appearance with some splotchy lacing left around the glass. The aroma is citrus, pine resin, malt, and sugar. The flavor is of hops up front, with bitterness and pine. There is a malt backbone to it and also some sweetness. Mouthfeel is rather light, but it has some ale softness. Outlaw IPA finishes mostly dry and easily drinkable. Overall, this is an excellent beer, and I hope you’re able to sample it.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Oct 11, 2012
Photo of spointon
4.43/5  rDev +22.4%

Had this on tap on 7/16/2009 at the Two Brothers Tap Room in Warrenville, IL.

A= This ale poured a clear, deep copper color with a 1/2" off-white head. The head quickly dropped to a thin cap and left big sheets of lace down the glass.

S= I found lots of fresh smelling citrus and piney hop notes as well as a caramel malt sweetness and some fruity esters.

T= Flavor was just how I like it, with a lot of fresh hop flavor but without a crushing base bitterness. The malt back bone was carmelly sweet and stood up to the significant hop presence well. Hops produced lots of citrus and a lesser but still significant pine character. Finish was dry and had a nice lingering hop character.

MF= Medium bodied with a fairly crisp carbonation feel that stopped just short of being too sharp.

D= This was easily my favorite Two Brothers IPA to date as I definitely liked it better than their regular Heavy Handed IPA. I could session a few of these for sure (and soon will)!

spointon, Jul 18, 2009
Photo of oN3xM
4.38/5  rDev +21%

A - A nice light, golden, orange body with great head retention. The foam is very fluffy and bubbly. Looks delicious.

S - A sweet piney hop aroma. A lot of sugary notes. Some fruity notes too.

T - A beautiful contrast of hops and sweetness. Not overwhelming with hops, and not too sweet (this is beer, not dessert afterall). Taste notes include caramel, pine, brown sugar, and a little bit of maple.

M - Some alcohol burn, but not too much. Medium amount of carbonation fizzes on the tongue.

O - A great IPA that I'll now consider a "regular". Two Brothers did a fantastic job with this one, and I can't wait to find it on tap. I wasn't expecting such a fresh, beautifully brewed beer, but I'm glad I wasn't disappointed.

oN3xM, May 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

GFish, Apr 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

ShutOutTheSky, Jan 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Astarzz316, Apr 06, 2014
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Outlaw IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 515 ratings.