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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

2,201 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,201
Reviews: 815
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 74
Gots: 205 | 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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Ratings: 2,201 | Reviews: 815
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a clear, golden orange color with a two-finger, off-white head of bubbly foam. It left thin rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of tropical fruit, citrus and toasty malt.

T - It tasted of tropical fruit and citrus. Nice burnt toast maltiness with toffee and caramel flavors.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - This is a very good IPA. 21st Amendment does great beer.

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Poured from a can into a pint glass. Transparent, rich golden-amber color with lively effervescence. Aromas include tropical fruit, lemongrass and grapefruit, and some bright toffee malt notes. This transitions well to the palate, with a beautiful array of bright fruit and subtle malts. The mouthfeel is somewhere between 'clean' and 'light,' with great concentration of flavor but little substance in the mouth; I suppose this is typical of the style.

Overall, a very stylish and well-made American IPA. If you like palate-blasting IPA's that are hopped to absurd, atmospheric levels, look elsewhere. This one has balance and complexity such as I rarely find (though highly covet) in American-style IPA's.

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A: Golden copper; light beige head; leaves some rings of crystally lace.

S: Citrus; floral hops; light malt sweetness; not crazy hoppy, but has a nice aroma.

T: Nice citrus rind hoppiness; grapefruit; grassy; lightly piney; nice array of hop flavors backed by a clean bready maltiness.

M: Medium-bodied; moderate to high carbonation; very crisp and clean finish, even with the hop bitterness.

O: One of the more drinkable IPA's I've had; so clean and almost refreshing.

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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.

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From a 12 ounce can with no freshness date. Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A: Clear amber with a thick rocky white head. Moderate amounts of carbonation activity.

S: Light citrus and pine notes with a slight tropical (mango) scent, rather mellow but inviting. The taste is balanced, but I feel as if the hops come in just a tad too late with a lack of punch I was expecting.

T: Very mellow, not as hoppy as the nose would have you believe. Light clean malts at first into a very mellow transition of slight piney hops. Honestly a bit bland after the scent.

M: Medium bodied with a tongue coating amount of fizzy carbonation.

O: Another good brew by 21st Amendment Brewery. This is very drinkable, which is dangerous at 7% alcohol, but I could see myself slamming back 3 of these without thinking about it.

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21st Amendment IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,201 ratings.