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Outlaw IPA - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Outlaw IPAOutlaw IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

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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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

sbricker, Jun 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

arsmitty30, Jun 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

KC9LDB, Jun 10, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

johnbifulco, Jun 09, 2012
Photo of Etan
3.38/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz can into a Brooklyn tulip.

A: Pours a straight brass with a minimal white head.

S: Soft caramel malts and not much else.

T: Nice dose of piney bitterness followed by a big malt backing. Caramel, fresh bread, a bit of citrus rind, pleasant grain in the finish. Crisp and dry.

M: Small tingly carbonation, medium-bodied.

O: Crisp and refreshing, but not great.

Etan, Jun 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

trstar87, Jun 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

nheinzie57, Jun 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

coz, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of vic21234
3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a snifter. Bottom of can reads "Best By 08/23/12.

A- Pours with a very typical look to an American IPA. Color is a light/medium orange with some cloudiness to it. About a finger's worth of initial head fades to some sticky lacing along the sides of the glass.

S- Mostly citrus aromas come about; sweet grapefruit and maybe some mango. I don't get any pine aromas in the smell.

T- Well, I thought the pine was nonexistent in the smell but it's there in the taste. Drinks nice with a piney, bitter back end.

M- Light, thirst quenching, bitter.

Outlaw is Two Brothers newest year-round IPA. I like the idea of distributing it in cans, as cans seem to be the new experiment in craft beer as of late. Outlaw overall is a nice IPA that I would buy again if I want something good that I can drink a few of during the day. The lower ABV almost makes it sessionable.

vic21234, May 29, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

zoolou, May 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

Gonzoillini, May 26, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

rudy0908, May 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

illini4x4, May 25, 2012
Photo of scruffwhor
3.28/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear bronze in color with good bubbling. Two finger head that recedes to a solid film of foam.

Sweeter orange marmalade hop aroma. Then to a more bitter pine resin. Biscuit, caramel, toasted malt scents.

Toasty malt unpfront. This leads to a resiny orange peel and pine tar bitterness that lingers long after the swallow. Sweet upfron and bitter on the finish. Not a bad IPA.

scruffwhor, May 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

vitters03, May 23, 2012
Photo of AleWatcher
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can into nonic pint.

A slow but rough pour (read: I didn't tilt the glass) yielded a big fluffy 3 finger head atop an orange clear body. The retention seems solid but the lacing is weak.

Smells like biscuity and bready malt, just a touch of sweetness, and some hops-- a light refreshing citrus note with some floral character too.
The flavor is EXACTLY as I expected from the nose but adds a slight tropical fruity note... I think this beer is too malty. Make this drier, go easier on the floral hops, and kick up the citrus notes and we would have a winner. In fact, try to make this beer EXACTLY like Zombie Dust, only in cans. That would be awesome.

As it stands, this isn't too bad. It is certainly the best hoppy offering from 2Bros... Though the field of competitors is pretty weak.

The body is a bit light, but I can live with it as is.

Overall-- if I find this on tap I'll try it again, and I'm not opposed to buying more cans either. Hopefully this is a sign of good things to come from the Warrenville crew.

AleWatcher, May 23, 2012
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Outlaw IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 515 ratings.