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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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475 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 475
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 6
Gots: 25 | 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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Vlaminck

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-24-2013 23:10:14 | More by Vlaminck
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into some fancy glassware that i don't know the name of. drank up well before the best by date. 6-pack of cans was only ~$8, and I liked their pale ale, so i bought it up.

regular sort of look to it, ok head retention/lacing. smell is pine, oak, malt. taste is bitter and organic tasting, leafy and woody, with a sweet malt bill.

Serving type: can

05-23-2013 06:57:47 | More by jimmah120
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Mersh

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

05-22-2013 01:05:50 | More by Mersh
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oN3xM

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: can

05-21-2013 02:02:09 | More by oN3xM
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ackeeper

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

05-21-2013 01:22:58 | More by ackeeper
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BeastLU

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-19-2013 22:11:48 | More by BeastLU
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Fcolle2

Illinois

3.46/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce poured into pint glass.

A: white frothy head, retention is decent fading to a thin white film. Amber with a very subtle touch of red.

S: Citrus pumpkin carmel strange but not bad

T: Hop forward with a mellow hop finish. Not very dynamic when cold. I let the second half warm a little and some spices and malt came out finishing with a pleasant lasting pine hop finish

M: typical for an ipa but I didn't get to enjoy the full flavor until it was nearly flat.

O: glad I let it warm decent ipa par for the course

Serving type: can

05-17-2013 05:40:59 | More by Fcolle2
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visualmartyr

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-13-2013 22:18:16 | More by visualmartyr
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Jamison85

Indiana

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-13-2013 01:37:50 | More by Jamison85
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-12-2013 19:52:30 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-12-2013 01:31:59 | More by JohneHoodlum
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MrBuckHigh

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.4%

05-08-2013 18:14:40 | More by MrBuckHigh
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thegerm87

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

05-08-2013 11:35:05 | More by thegerm87
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Doctor_Dee_Cee

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-04-2013 23:44:15 | More by Doctor_Dee_Cee
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Ak555667

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-04-2013 00:37:45 | More by Ak555667
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marlow

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-02-2013 20:27:11 | More by marlow
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nzerbe

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

05-02-2013 10:04:38 | More by nzerbe
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

04-29-2013 13:58:40 | More by brandoman63
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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.38/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Just noticed the best before date of 2/13/13. I'm starting to think the selection for a mix-six is all expired beers that the store is trying to get rid of.

Appearance: Pale honey hue with visible effervescence and decent clarity. Frothy one finger off-white head.

Aroma: Grain and citrus bitterness.

Taste: Clean and intense bitterness throughout without any real hop flavor. A malt bill of caramel, a touch of amber, and a bit of peppery biscuit flavor. Sort of an average for the style. Not much of a 'wow' factor but also no off-flavors. There is a nice crispness to the finish and a dry factor that leads to a lightly bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium in body but feels lighter at times. Average carbonation and easy drinkability.

Final Thoughts: Outlaw IPA is a pretty middle of the road IPA. At 6.3% it's just above sessionable range but there is definitely enough malt and hops to keep the palate interesting. Would I drink it again? Yes, if fresh.

Serving type: can

04-29-2013 02:04:50 | More by JamesMN
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-28-2013 22:21:25 | More by spycow
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-28-2013 07:41:50 | More by HumphreyLee
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.11/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This beer plays nice with others, it's not an Outlaw by any means of the word. It's more of a politician IPA...looks like it has a fresh layer of tan in a can with a copper hued body and frosted off white head. The texture is dimpled just like the cheeks of one of those cheesing politicians louting for your vote. Aroma is caramelized malts with hints of hops coming through the nose, it's the type of Kool-Aid you can get anyone to drink especially when you name it the OUTLAW IPA, look I love two brothers but their German style beers with butterflies although not sounding too tough next to an outlaw has more balls and depth than this beer. When I mention depth I'm talking about credibility these are the Cane and Ebel guys, the Domaine duPage French farm house ale guys, not the Outlaw canned approachable but nervous at a party IPA guys. They brew beer in oak staves, this is just a solid approachable IPA call it Monarch slap a butterfly on the can and label it as a reserved but beautiful drinking IPA that should be drank with pinkies up. Really mouthfeels like I just douched with perfume, lingering watery hop bath, not a real IPA. Sorry guys I love your beer and I will love this beer once it's marketed as a more subtle loveable can offering I will drink that Kool-Aid, rather than an aggressive IPA that it's not.

Serving type: can

04-25-2013 19:00:34 | More by WVbeergeek
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Izzybone

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-23-2013 22:59:11 | More by Izzybone
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TheLevi4000

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-23-2013 22:54:25 | More by TheLevi4000
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AndyH

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-23-2013 01:43:23 | More by AndyH
Outlaw IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 475 ratings.