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21st Amendment IPA - 21st Amendment Brewery

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21st Amendment IPA21st Amendment IPA

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very good

2,194 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,194
Reviews: 813
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 71
Gots: 194 | 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:
Beer added by: oggg on 11-17-2004

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Gift from a friend who lives close to the brewery. Transparent copper, orange with a frothy, creamy white head. Aroma is very appetizing, citrus, pine, flowers. Flavor has a nice, sweet malt backing with citrus flavors or orange and grapefruit. Subtle, balanced IPA.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.97/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm enjoying these cans from 21st Amendment...
Poured into a pint glass, with a nice finger and a half of head, looks moderately carbonated, and has a pretty standard lighter copper color to it.

The smell is alright. Breadiness to the malt with some floral, citrusy poking just over it.

Definitely a strong malt backbone. Initially sweet and a bit funky, with an almost sour bread flavor coming through. All the while, you get lightly biting grassy hops and a not-too-bitter grapefruit taste. The mouthfeel is smooth and refreshing, with a moderately dry finish. Citrus and dry bitterness on the finish.

All in all, very pleasing, a little unique thanks to the malt profile, and definitely not a bad IPA. Cheers.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of busterwhite
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a nice clear amber with a huge 3 finger head. Not much lacing.

Smells of sweet floral, citrus, and malt. A really good aroma.

Taste does not follow the nose, A big, sweet malt taste up front with with a nice hop bitterness that is a little more funky tasting than I got in the nose, but it's good. A mild bitter aftertaste. Well balanced.

Mouthfeel is medium, carbonation is good.

Overall a solid IPA, a little sweet up front but it balances well with the bitterness in the finish.

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3.44/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2012-02-17 in Columbia, PA

A - Completely clear amber with a 1-finger white head

S - Mild rising-bread-dough and a hint of citrus. Not much aroma.

T - Sweet toasted bread, some caramel, bright citrus flesh, light touch of pine. Aftertaste is dry with a mild-moderate orange rind bitterness and a touch of residual sweetness.

M - Light=medium body with medium carbonation. Mildly oily and lightly prickly.

T - A nice IPA but doesn't shock the senses. I think for the caloric intake, I'd just as soon have their Bitter American.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.33/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz Bottle into tumbler, bottled 11/14/11

The beer pours a clear amber/copper with a nice white head. Lookin’ good so far. The smell is surprisingly malty for an IPA with some nice biscuity/bready tones. At the end of the nose, some earthy pine-like tones emerge from the hops. Taste is deliciously hoppy and bitter with the mellowing malt coming in midway to chill things out. Hops are mainly citrusy with grapefruit tones. I’m really digging the maltiness of this (caramel) which almost leans it towards an English Style IPA but the hops bring it back across the pond. Ends with the nice clean IPA bitterness I’ve come to expect. After a few sips there is some very strong lacing coming from the ring that has replaced the head. Mouthfeel is medium weight with a certain hop oil presence and a mild alcohol presence.

An excellent IPA that stands out from the crowd with its DIPA strength malt, definitely something I’d pick up again. Only downside I can find is that the hops are a bit one dimensional.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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21st Amendment IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,194 ratings.