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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

2,083 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,083
Reviews: 805
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 67
Gots: 140 | 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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Photo of Greywulfken
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: from can into pint - medium gold beer with a full head of off-white foam, some lacing left behind

S: some pale malt and herbal notes

T: nice full malt flavors and hoppy overtones, bitter over smooth butterscotch

M: medium body, moderate carbonation, some fizz, some coating

O: A good, but not exceptional IPA - gotta try for fans of the style, as 21st Amendment is a great brewery - but wasn't anything that really knocked my socks off - let's call it a reliable representative of the style

Greywulfken, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of foureyedgeek
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

foureyedgeek, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of tbone1384
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

tbone1384, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of AnitaBrewski
4/5  rDev +3.6%

AnitaBrewski, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of dav2080
2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

dav2080, Feb 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Trio2shine, Jan 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

abcdefghijkyle, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

dan027, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of Sleeve
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Sleeve, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of scottbrew4u
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

scottbrew4u, Jan 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

fivetime, Jan 26, 2013
Photo of MrBoh
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

MrBoh, Jan 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

milkbone_underwear, Jan 26, 2013
Photo of ericlawton007
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

ericlawton007, Jan 26, 2013
Photo of dogfishandi
3.48/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can poured into a pint glass. Canned on 10/05/12 (just over 3 1/2 months old).

Pours out deep golden color with just a bit of a sunlight orange color. A nice fluffy, somewhat soapy looking 3 fingers of head after the pour. It eventually settles to a nice retentive layer while leaving some nice lacing behind. A bit of a cloudiness to it.

At first I get a real pithy orange/ citrus peel aroma. As it warms, some vegetal matter , floral,mand hints of onion become apparent, but the main focus remains the citrus peel. Just a bit of malt heft in the back.

Orange, grapefruit citrus, floral, and vegetal matter with just a hint of onion. Just a bit of a caramel, bready malt provides a bit of a backbone. Not a whole lot of bitterness for an IPA. A bit off in the flavor due to the weird vegetal flavors going on.

Smooth with a rather low amount of carbonation. Some resin left on the palate.

Overall, I wasn't too impressed with this beer.

dogfishandi, Jan 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

dvmin98, Jan 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

hopandbarley28, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

VDSM, Jan 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

jayp82, Jan 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ironchefmiyagi13, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of NiceTaps
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a room-temp pint glass.

A- Hazy golden-orange color with enough carbonation to show through the sediment. I poured this twice into two seperate glasses because the head and lacing were massive. A billowy, off-white colored 2-plus finger head that tapers to a minimal head; it never goes away. The lacing is so thick and clingy that it looks like foam on the inside of the glass. Amazing. If I didn't see it for myself, I'd question if it were for real.

S-Citrus IPA all the way to start, strong grapefruit aroma. The malts and sweets come alive as it warms.

T-Mld citrus flavor with a big malt backbone. The hops and yeast battle it out.

M-Light and crisp, it seems softer than 7% abv. The finish is malt sweet and yeast dry; can I get some hop bite here, please?

O- I took two of these just to check the accuracy of my pour, so it can't be bad!

NiceTaps, Jan 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

chefduff2, Jan 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

mrkinnex, Jan 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

GFish, Jan 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

cbyrd4088, Jan 19, 2013
21st Amendment IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,083 ratings.