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21st Amendment IPA - 21st Amendment Brewery

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21st Amendment IPA21st Amendment IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,061 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,061
Reviews: 805
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 64
Gots: 131 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oggg on 11-17-2004)
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beerman21

California

3.95/5  rDev +2.3%

A-pours a really nice rusty golden color with a fluffy egg shell color head.

S-mild in the aroma, picking up some juicy fruit citrus. Not much else there.

T- Mmm real nice citrus snap of bitterness. Grapefruit, orange peel flavors which I think is more prounouced then the grapefruit. Very good balance. I like to see that there is some light biscuity malt in the background. Don't see alot of that when it comes to west coast style IPA's. Kinda sets this one apart from the rest.

M- very velvety smooth mouthful, clean flavor that lingers briefly which makes it very drinkable for a big IPA.

O- very good stuff, I can see myself making this a regular refreshing IPA. Highly sessionable for the ABV, very balanced and smooth. If I were to get a keg of IPA that wouldn't fatigue my taste buds this one would be it.

10-31-2011 22:45:32 | More by beerman21
More User Reviews:
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oberon

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -7.3%

My first 21st Amendment offering to try.Poured into a standard pint glass a slight chill hazed medium golden with thinner soapy-like white head atop,a few globs of lace were left behind as it settled into a patchy froth mass atop.Citrusy hops mixed with a hefty caramel malt base,the hops are big but malt base seems to drown out the hops a little not only aroma wise but also on the palate.Nutty and sweetish biscuit malt is big and the citric hop profile has a hard time over taking the malt base,the hops do come thru but the malt base seems to be a little much for a standard ipa.Its good and has a nice shot of left coast hops but it's a bit on the malty side for the style for my taste.

01-01-2012 00:32:01 | More by oberon
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DaPeculierDane

Wisconsin

4.22/5  rDev +9.3%

Absolutely Killer IPA. Light and fruity taste, mainly grapefruit but other citrus as well, with plenty of pine and juniper in the nose. Great appearance. Huge frothy khaki head on top of a bright copper/yellow-orange body. Minimal visual carbonation but decent bite. Extremely drinkable. Sessionable? Hell yes. Bare bones malt presence but not unbalanced.

Board said 7.2% ABV, 78 IBUs.

05-17-2006 19:12:24 | More by DaPeculierDane
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brownbeer

Missouri

3.65/5  rDev -5.4%

Radiant amber color with a two-inch white crown.

Oily pine-sap hop resins are rich in the nose. On the other hand, it makes me think of a dirty diaper a little. (I don't have kids.)

The taste really flips over to the malty side after the nose is pretty hop-forward. There is some pine and tangerine in there.

Not new or revolutionary. Just a really drinkable everyday IPA.

05-20-2010 23:27:23 | More by brownbeer
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BenTherHppedThat

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.3%

02-12-2012 07:47:09 | More by BenTherHppedThat
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine Vol. II Issue VIII:

Craft beer in a can. Can we get a "Hell Yeah!"?

Appearances aren't everything, but between the bright golden color and the web-like lacing, this beer proves appearances can at least make something much more enjoyable. Love that West Coast hop aroma of citrus rind, spearmint and wildflowers. Big on smoothness with a juicy medium body. Solid sharp hop bite that rolls off from the carbonation in the beginning of each sip and slowly unfolds into a range of flavors, from citric to soft pine to mild tobacco. Needless to say, there is a complex hop character here. Some maltiness makes its way through the hops with light biscuity and dry bread flavors. The alcohol comes out to play for a little bit with some fruity esters and warmth on the back of the palate.

A solid IPA, big and bold and very drinkable. An easy pick for the hophead within.

09-13-2010 20:44:09 | More by BeerAdvocate
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blackearth

Minnesota

3.08/5  rDev -20.2%

Purchased from 3 Corners Liquor in Medford, MN. Pours a dark golden straw body with a thick, pillowy white head of foam. Big citrus hop aroma with some fruity yeast esters. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. Initial flavors are sweet and grainy with a low-medium bitterness at mid tongue and an overall sweet finish. 70 IBUs as the can proclaims are nowhere to be found. Okay drinkability, but a big disappointment for an IPA.

03-28-2010 20:11:55 | More by blackearth
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orbitalr0x

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

Love the cans! Pours into my glass a light, bright golden orange with 2 fingers of creamy head on top that leaves spotty lacing along the glass. Great clarity. Aroma kicks off with pine and resinous hop notes. Slightly floral with a twist of citrus. Somewhat bready malts with a touch of caramel and spice.

First sip brings a good balance between malt and hops. Bready caramel intertwines with resinous, pine laced hops. Citrus and spice mix in as it flows down with a nice kick of bitterness. Finishes dry and crisp.

Mouthfeel is smooth and easy drinking with good carbonation. Overall, a tasty IPA but nothing really stands out to bring it into the limelight. Glad I got to try it!

11-04-2011 01:10:43 | More by orbitalr0x
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EastBay_Nick

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-13-2013 22:12:14 | More by EastBay_Nick
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NWer

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.6%

Brew Free or Die poured into a 21st Amendment chalice.
Nice golden clear appearance, somewhat effervescent. One inch head nice retention.
Smell mild fruity slight citrus. Taste a little bolder but not much. Balanced with fruit and hop flavors leave a very pleasant mouth feel. Nice easy drinker but not up there with the best. A second tier IPA.

03-22-2011 21:25:39 | More by NWer
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-11-2014 05:54:10 | More by DaftPatrick
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andyfrancis

California

3.78/5  rDev -2.1%

yellowish gold color with an off-white head that settled to a skim. Some chill haze...Coit Liquor's coolers are definitely colder than mine. I bet the next one poured will be clear.

Smells like sticking your nose in a cup of fresh hops. I guess there is a little malt in there. not much though.

Nice. Malt is much more present in my mouth than my nose. nicely balances out the hops. Some lingering orange/citrus notes.

support.

05-15-2010 03:19:38 | More by andyfrancis
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csmartin6

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-02-2012 20:12:16 | More by csmartin6
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Chlsyhawkins


4.88/5  rDev +26.4%

08-22-2014 20:06:16 | More by Chlsyhawkins
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SunDevilBeer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-11-2014 21:11:44 | More by SunDevilBeer
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

12-29-2013 03:11:22 | More by TTripp725
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Shagator

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-02-2014 04:17:53 | More by Shagator
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ValpoExpo

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-13-2013 21:17:34 | More by ValpoExpo
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

05-09-2013 02:40:50 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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JonBrand

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

12-14-2013 04:40:55 | More by JonBrand
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bellce0

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-19-2011 01:00:57 | More by bellce0
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dgfool

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.3%

09-13-2013 06:12:44 | More by dgfool
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Britton

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-11-2011 00:23:04 | More by Britton
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-12-2012 18:01:16 | More by TimoP
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-01-2014 15:09:54 | More by Doomcifer
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21st Amendment IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
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