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Wildcat India Pale Ale - Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company & Taproom

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Wildcat India Pale AleWildcat India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

201 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 24
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company & Taproom visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 04-12-2002)
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Longshank40


4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

12-01-2012 03:28:56 | More by Longshank40
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benbjb

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -19%

11-09-2012 06:52:31 | More by benbjb
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adkieffer

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-05-2012 23:08:08 | More by adkieffer
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jmccraney

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-19-2012 06:09:22 | More by jmccraney
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Shawkabukoo


4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

08-13-2012 06:01:37 | More by Shawkabukoo
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wbillw

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

08-12-2012 02:50:43 | More by wbillw
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hopluva1

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-16-2012 21:34:51 | More by hopluva1
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-05-2012 20:48:23 | More by ste5venla
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draheim

Washington

4.08/5  rDev +1.7%

22oz into a tulip. Pours a hazy copper with a thick, dense, fluffy off-white head that leaves nice sticky lacing on the glass. Moderate carbonation. Good-looking beer.

Aroma is nice piney and grassy hops + some citrus, but a bit muted. This might be an older bottle, I've had this before and recall a more pungent aroma. Bottle says 100% Columbus hops.

Taste is a nice blend of dry biscuity malt and tropical bitter hops. There's an abrasive bitterness actually, reminiscent of grapefruit, tempered by a slightly fruity apricot aspect of the malt. All in all, a pretty typical Northwestern approach to the American IPA.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, dry and crisp. Sharp and clean, refreshing with a lingering aftertaste.

Overall a solid offering. Could be a staple in my fridge if Snoqualmie started canning this, don't think I've seen that yet.

06-16-2012 22:03:23 | More by draheim
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sendsilk

Florida

3.58/5  rDev -10.7%

Received in a recent trade from Hopluva1, thanks!. The problem with getting IPA's that aren't dated is that this one may have been slightly old, not too old, but the weeklong shipping in the heat of the summer certainly can't help.

Nice dark orange color and a very solid hoppy nose. A very large frothy head on an average pour. The malt comes through a little more than I expect in the flavor. Not a bad beer, but certainly not something better than I could get fresh locally. I would guess if I had this at the brewpub it would be excellent.

05-30-2012 22:15:53 | More by sendsilk
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

05-25-2012 17:22:42 | More by Hopmodium
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billab914

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev +0.5%

22oz bottle poured into my Southern Tier tulip. It poured a little hazy and bright orange amber in color. A thick, pillowy white head filled a third of the glass at first and left some nice lacing as I drank it.

The aroma shows a good amount of hoppiness to it. I get some herbal, grassiness along with some citrusy grapefruit like flavors. Some of the malts really come out as well with some sweeter, candied fruits and toasted grains. Pretty flavorful and balanced.

The taste has a little more of the sweeter, crystal malts coming out to give it a bit of a candied fruit like quality. The hoppiness shows more of a juicy citrus up front with a bitter grapefruit and citrus rind flavor in the finish. Some pale, toasted malts come out in the finish as well.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with carbonation being moderate. Overall it was a pretty nice beer, it had a nice balance of hoppy and malty flavors to it. It was pretty easy drinking and flavorful as well.

03-18-2012 20:30:49 | More by billab914
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piclee

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-17-2012 05:50:59 | More by piclee
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jrcmlc

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25.2%

03-02-2012 02:32:59 | More by jrcmlc
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jaypurvis

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-26-2012 02:33:12 | More by jaypurvis
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sharpski

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -37.7%

02-15-2012 23:08:44 | More by sharpski
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-15-2012 00:57:55 | More by Tyrawlings
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

02-11-2012 10:13:09 | More by ygtbsm94
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +3%

Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine Issue #57 (October 2011):

Reaching above the benchmark for west coast IPAs and still retaining a good amount of drinkability. Excessively american in a good way, with the hop character grabbing the palate and running with it. Balanced? Sure. Still a bit of a beast and a sure thing for any hophead out there.

LOOK: Heady top, amber hue

SMELL: Ruby red grapefruit, evergreen, grassy, hop oil, bready

TASTE: Bitter, citric rind, hop oil, leafy, blond tobacco, semidry, nutty grain, fruity

02-10-2012 22:29:47 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Nachojon

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +1%

A- Clear, amber colored with no haze. Nice foamy head about one finger that holds on pretty well. Very nice lacing, forms rings.

S- Not very fragrant. Almost smells like a lager.

T- As a single IPA I must say this thing tastes great. Very nicely balanced beer here. Hop forward, pine resin, PNW, and then a nice malt back, some red apple and even a little pepper in the finish.

M- Crisp. Like I said before, very balanced and really drinkable. Good IPA carbonation and just a hint of that IPA tongue burn.

O- Stoked to get this awesome PNW IPA extra. Glad I got to try it, and would drink it again if available.

02-03-2012 06:17:01 | More by Nachojon
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seeswo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

01-24-2012 02:02:18 | More by seeswo
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lukester

Washington

3.48/5  rDev -13.2%

I've drank this beer numerous times over the years.. I've always like it but have to disagree that it is world class or even exceptional especially compared to Inversion IPA the same class but a far better IPA IMHO. I bought a pony of this and enjoyed it last year.

Appearance: Pours out golden, probably not filtered.. decent head
Smell: nice dry hopped aroma
tasted: decent hop and malt balance
mouth feel: decent, nothing special but average for the variety.

01-19-2012 06:08:35 | More by lukester
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strongaf

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +6%

01-17-2012 15:49:50 | More by strongaf
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doughanson78

Washington

3/5  rDev -25.2%

01-17-2012 05:41:15 | More by doughanson78
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IPAnoah

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

01-10-2012 02:37:07 | More by IPAnoah
Wildcat India Pale Ale from Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company & Taproom
90 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.