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Runway I.P.A. - Dale Bros. Brewery

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Runway I.P.A.
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80
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 19.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dale Bros. Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GRG1313 on 12-17-2011)
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Pehlman

California

4.23/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle with date of 3/6/12

Pours a nice pale amber with a creamy head. Great lacing and about a 1/4 inch head remain throughout sipping.

Very balanced nose of fresh, grassy hops and a nice touch of caramel mats. Taste replicates the aroma quite nicely... May even say better! Very crisp with a bright citrusy quality.

Overall I'd say I'm pretty impressed. I'll admit I wasnt expecting much going into it, but Im pleasantly surprised! Definitely worth a try while these bottles are still fresh!

If you're a fan of at least a little bit of balance in an IPA, then this one is for you!

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2012 05:29:59 | More by Pehlman
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ashishangelo

California

3.91/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

As a hop head looking for IPAs in the 100+IBU catergory, I find this IPA very light and delicious . It pours a light amber color with a half-finger white head.

The aroma is piney and floral with some fruity notes as it warms

Taste is mildly hoppy,very smooth with medium body and mouthfeel. Mildly bitter finish

One of the most balanced IPA's I've had. Even though it is 6%, the careful balance gives it a session like character where most IPA's either ruin your palate or leave you too full to enjoy several pints. It could use a bit more hop aroma and a bitterness like their Double IPA, but this is great as is.

Serving type: on-tap

03-22-2013 02:28:29 | More by ashishangelo
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beerpadawan

California

3.78/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled 1.16.13
Light amber, head not quite half a finger with a somewhat gentle pour. Light tan foam hangs around though. Second, more vigorous pour yielded tall, creamy head with good retention.

Nose has a pleasing, though not exuberant bouquet. The hop mix--summit, cascade, and galaxy--is good. Pine and tropicals come through; wet grass. Opens up with warmth--mint and more fruit.

Flavor is pleasantly hoppy, not very bitter--I could stand for a touch more while recognizing this is a standard 6% IPA. It has a smooth, medium body and finishes lightly sweet, so it could tolerate more bitterness.

Glad to have this local brewery in a very quiet territory, brewing-wise, starting to up its game and expand its offerings, along with moving into new digs. I look forward to visiting the new tasting room.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2013 08:19:10 | More by beerpadawan
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Popp24

California

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

09-24-2012 19:29:40 | More by Popp24
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

09-08-2013 14:48:29 | More by SocalKicks
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Gobzilla

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

02-28-2014 02:09:19 | More by Gobzilla
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

09-18-2012 22:29:21 | More by t0rin0
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Smarty_Pints

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

10-11-2013 03:39:30 | More by Smarty_Pints
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.31/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Dale Brothers Brewery in Upland, CA.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy orange-tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and herbal flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer with a fairly solid hop presence in the aroma and flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

06-23-2013 21:07:50 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Furlinator

California

3/5  rDev -10.2%

02-16-2014 02:27:11 | More by Furlinator
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GRG1313

California

2.05/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Generally using "Hads" to personally keep track of what I taste but did the review as there were none, to date.

Pours a clear deep orange amber with a full pure white head (that fades fast). Nice looking.

Nose is medium assertive fresh pineapple and esters. Pleasant nose and while not special at least indicative of beer style.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and a bit creamy, but is greatly overshadowed by the dull pine bitter hop character. There is an unpleasant "heavy" character to having the dull bitter "old toast" flavor profile in one's mouth.

Flavor profile is that of an old IPA that has completely lost any bright character. Not at all pleasing and the dull/bitter/heavy flavor character carries over into the same flavors in the finish. A bit of a soggy burnt toast character all around.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2011 04:58:13 | More by GRG1313
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yoitsarch

California

2/5  rDev -40.1%

10-14-2013 02:00:40 | More by yoitsarch
Runway I.P.A. from Dale Bros. Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.