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Marin India Pale Ale - Marin Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

136 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 16
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Marin Brewing Company 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: BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2002)
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Another great testament to Marin's ability to balance a variety of hops. Felt more like an imperial but with some extra caramel notes to balance it. Think racer 5 or Green Flash. Super delicious, but only for real IPA fans.

3PuttPar, Saturday at 06:20 AM
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

leftoverburrito, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

rudedude985, Jun 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Soccken, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

PhilDaBrewer, Apr 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

BrandonSeal, Apr 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

mattmarka1, Apr 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

craigdb, Mar 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Databrew, Feb 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

MastaShonuf, Feb 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

BillRoth, Dec 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

OBeerMeGreatOne, Dec 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Dizzy242, Aug 25, 2013
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3.41/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Golden brown. Analogous to Racer 5. Solid lacing. Yummy.

S: Great light fruity hoppy aroma. Smell is better than the taste.

T: A nice, IPA from a few years ago. Not an aggressive piney, grapefruit IPA. Just an IPA and nothing else. I appreciate there is no sugary aftertaste. I'd love to get to know this brew on a Wed or TH night.

M: I found this bomber FLAT. Some astringent flavors at the back end.

O: I'd definitely try this again as a draft. Not as a bomber.

goldendenizen, Aug 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

ste5venla, Aug 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

lpstar, Jul 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

petermethot, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

UncleBuccs, Jun 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

RBassSFHOPit2ME, Jun 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

HopAttack3, Mar 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

jvillefan, Feb 08, 2013
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3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a hazy copper color. Head is nice. It leaves lacing and is relatively frothy but has some body to it.

S-Getting that standard citrus/dough combo. Citrus and green bitter grass and pine. Malt provides balance. Definitely hop-forward but the hop flavors do allow the malt to shine through at some moments.

T-Still finding balance. Bakery malt and citrus hops with more pine and grass than the nose led me to initially believe. Herbal hops too.

M-Fuller bodied in terms of the style. Booze hidden well. Bitter and dry. A mild resinous quality. Chewy to some extent.

O/D-Again, another reason for me to believe that the East Coast has some serious hoppy brews that can easily compete with many of these West Coasters. Good price though. I have had this exact beer before I swear; maybe a different label from a different brewery but this take on the IPA is everywhere.

VelvetExtract, Feb 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

popery, Feb 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jan 10, 2013
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Marin India Pale Ale from Marin Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.