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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

572 Ratings
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Ratings: 572
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 7
Gots: 57 | 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:
Beer added by: Florida9 on 05-16-2009

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.21/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.14/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rmulvi1
4.12/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hosehead83
4.12/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz. can into a standard pint glass.
Clear, copper/gold in color, with an airy two-inch head of foam.
Aroma-Nice whiff of piney, citrussy hops
Taste-Toasted malt, piney hops and an underlying white grapefruit-rind bitterness that carries to the finish. Nice flavor and convenience in a can.

Photo of stewart124
4.11/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light amber in color with a fine misty of off-white head that leads to some beautiful lace.

Some fruity esters in the nose to go along with pine and a clementine citrusy note.

It's safe to say that my mouth is watering. Medium bodied and the taste doesn't disappoint. Plenty of carbonation with a hoppy spice. Some peppery notes and a hefty background bitterness. Caramel characters soothe the tongue with a slight residual sweetness. There is a good grain bill that adds to the depth of this American IPA.

Really nice complexity to this beer. Each sip brings a new sense of vanilla, apple and pear esters to go with just a great dose of hops. Lingering pine bites the tongue and coats the throat. Quite good and something to keep in mind when cans are a necessity.

Photo of JuniperJesus
4.1/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

***WANTED***

for being an easy sipping, hop-n-malt bang bang, laced with subtle traces of floral kush. Highly evasive and easily transported across borders and stadium security in crimson 12oz coyote cans. With an innocuous carbonation designed to insidiously carry and distribute the citrus and pine Molotov, this Outlaw should be considered armed and dangerous, mostly due to the penetrating effects of both its malt-bomb attack and devilishly charming drinkability. Consider yourself compromised if you’ve had more than one. Call your posse for backup. Do not confront alone.

***REWARD***

definitely.

Photo of Florida9
4.1/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Burnt-orange/amber in color. Humongous off white head created from me trying to pour from the growler into the glass and not on the counter. Sticky with lots of lacing.

S: Up front floral hops with lesser grapefruit aroma fading to a noticeable maltiness.

T: Balanced is the key word here. First note is caramel malts, a little bit sweet, balanced out by the typical English-style bittering hops.

M: Medium weight. Medium carbonation. A little cloying sweetness, but finishes with a nice mild bitterness.

D: Very easy to drink. Can (and did) have multiple beers in one sitting. I'm going to guess the ABV is somewhere around 6 or 7%.

This beer reminds me very much of a hopped up Bass pale ale. The color is virtually identical and the flavor is quite similar as well. However, this beer is much more aromatic and the flavor hoppier, though by no means is this a hopped up monster. As noted before this is a very balanced beer - noticeable malts and hops - in the style of an English Bitter or English IPA.

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.06/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of micromaniac129
4.05/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Seen this brewer at the craft beer outlet so I thought I give it a try. I was pleasently surprised at how good it was.
B/B 6/29/13
As soon as I popped the can a pleasent hoppy bouquet greeted me. Citrusy with oily hop resin and a desent malt bill. A great nose.
Appearance was nice to, I was looking forward to drink it. It was welcoming. The color was amber with a loose structured white head on top.
Taste was sweet to begin, and had a good hoppy bite. Hops were citrusy like in the nose but was a bit muddled too. Malts balanced out nicely to make this a fresh easy drinking beer with a slightly bitter ending.
My first from Two Brothers and hopefully noit my last. Go get some.

Photo of zeff80
4.04/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a clear, copper color with a two-finger, off white head of foam. Some sticky lacing.

S - Smelled of pine and orange.

T - Piney with a citrusy bitterness. A burnt toast maltiness with sweet caramel.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. Medium bodied.

O - This is a good canned IPA. Never let down by a Two Brothers beer.

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4.04/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of DavoleBomb
4.03/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a perfect pint.

4.5 A: Clear medium orange color. Two fingers of pillowy off-white head. Retention is good and glass covering lacing is left.

4.0 S: Heavy tropical citrus with earthy hop undertones. Mango and papaya lead the pack with pineapple and orange to follow. Earthiness and flowers give complexity. Clean maltiness underneath that is slightly grainy and slightly bready. Light crystal maltiness.

4.0 T: The taste is much, much, much, much maltier than the nose. I dare say the malts stand out more than the hops. Bready overall with a ton of caramel and a "peachy maltiness." Hops are again mainly of the tropical nature, but they don't stand out as much. Same fruits though. Low bitterness. Tasty.

4.0 M: Medium to slightly heavier body. Good moderate carbonation. Good creaminess going on here and super smooth.

4.0 D: Solid, malty IPA. Good balance and plenty of flavor.

Photo of Vonerichs
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber color with a thick and fluffy white head. There was a moderate lacing involved.

A good balance of a bready malt and floral hoppiness, just about what I expected.

Same on the taste. The malt balance plays a huge part in the smell and taste of the beer, but is not overdone and plays well in a tug of war against the hop bitterness.

Medium body and carbonation, with a barely dry bitter finish.

It drinks very well. Alcohol is not detectable and it's an all around enjoyable brew.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of plaid75
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at The Blind Tiger, NYC.

Poured a deep copper hue with a one and a half finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a spicy peaty malt and a soft hop.

The taste was upfront earthy cereal malts with an accompanying fruity hop.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller and softer side of the style.

Overall a nice malt forward IPA.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Outlaw IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 572 ratings.