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21st Amendment IPA - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,092 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,092
Reviews: 807
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 68
Gots: 141 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light golden orange, thin white head retained across the top, minimal carbonation.

Smells of mild piney resins, floral hop character, small hints of orange and honey.

Taste is very mild pine, delicate floral hop bitterness, mild grassy character, lingering spicey bitterness.

Mouthfeel is mildly prickly, has a slight warming in the aftertaste from the ABV, light medium body, and finishes semi-dry.

This beer is very drinkable but I found it to be a little to wimpy for what I prefer in a West Coast IPA. It's mildly aromatic and the taste is delicate, definitely a big surprise. However, this would be an IPA that would appeal to more mainstream beer drinkers. Worth checking out.
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Updated review: Can
A - Pours a medium honey orange, clear, nice amount of carbonation, and a rocky head that gradually dies down to a thin layer across the top of the glass.

S - Crackery malt, grapefruit, citrus fruit, a little bit of pine apple, and a little bit of pine. 'Definitely smells good and the aroma isn't aggressive, just a moderate amount of IPA aroma goodness.

T - Pretty close to what I was getting in the nose. The malt has a graham cracker flavor personality that's tasted immediately up front and on the tip of the tongue. Hop bitterness stays even throughout and settles on the side of the tongue with assertive lingering bitterness after the sip - my kind of IPA. The hops work well together and don't overpower the other: piney grapefruit resin and citrus.

M - Medium bodied, carbonation is crisp, finishes semi-dry, and coats the mouth with a mildly wet grapefruit bitterness that lingers for quite awhile. I'm always impressed with this beer because the 7% is so well hidden.

D - Very drinkable.

For some reason, I enjoyed this more from a can as opposed to the tap, that's unusual for my track record.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A A clear golden yellow with a healthy 1 finger head that dissipated pretty quickly. Some lacing.

S Grapefruit, some pineapple, pine and a hint of banana

T Quick shot of sweetness first hits the tongue and then the grapefruit immediately follows. Nice hoppy bitterness that is not to overpowering. Well balanced beer.

M Medium-light beer with nice carbonation. Very refreshing and easy drinking beer

O A tasty and well balanced IPA at a great price. Will definitely have this in my fridge often.

mikul93, Jul 23, 2011
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21st Amendment IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,092 ratings.