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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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92
outstanding

1,880 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,880
Reviews: 703
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 189
Gots: 161 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
65 IBU

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 03-03-2009)
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nealbert

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-11-2014 19:37:20 | More by nealbert
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mkennedy119

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

10-25-2012 04:07:40 | More by mkennedy119
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-07-2013 15:55:34 | More by Kmat10
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ONUMello

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a pint glass
A: Dark amber with a one-finger head.
S: Very piney, with grapefruit and a bit of caramel.
T: Mirrors the nose with pine, grapefruit and caramel. The hops are definitely the focus, but the malt is there in the background.
M: Bold and bitter, but balanced and doesn't overwhelm your palate.
O: I don't routinely like my beer to be this hopped, but when the mood strikes, this certainly fits the bill.

Serving type: can

08-25-2011 03:08:02 | More by ONUMello
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Mattias

Sweden

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-25-2013 20:26:16 | More by Mattias
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inspektor

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-17-2014 14:48:14 | More by inspektor
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Archimedes

Kansas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

03-14-2012 19:58:53 | More by Archimedes
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JISurfer

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-06-2013 04:04:10 | More by JISurfer
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Nlawrence301

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-13-2014 02:12:35 | More by Nlawrence301
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-09-2011 16:09:51 | More by thewimperoo
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-17-2011 07:52:26 | More by ej285701
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Rollzroyce21

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-12-2013 22:41:00 | More by Rollzroyce21
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elniko

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass. According to label bottled during third week of May.

A: Pretty deep rich amber with less head than I expected but very nice heavy lacing. Good looking IPA.

S: Surprisingly sweet on the nose. A little caramel with some piney notes as well. Quite interesting.

T & M: Taste comes across as pretty standard West Coast IPA as compared with the nose. There is some sweet maltiness up front but the finish is nice bitterness. Balance solid, slight citrus tones are apparent as well.

D: Quite drinkable, this just came to the Metroplex and I would not be opposed to buying again. Definitely the first Ska brew that I have been impressed with.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2009 22:27:46 | More by elniko
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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-05-2012 02:36:06 | More by oldvines
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-22-2012 22:35:20 | More by jacewg
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SimonTja

Sweden

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-11-2013 19:15:28 | More by SimonTja
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-13-2013 20:58:47 | More by spycow
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jrhottle

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-10-2014 17:40:17 | More by jrhottle
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Lost_Medic

Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-08-2014 21:31:26 | More by Lost_Medic
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-29-2013 14:00:13 | More by Schmoog
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JKV96

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.1%

10-21-2013 21:16:02 | More by JKV96
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blackcompg

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from their 12oz can...

Appearance - Poured nearly 2 fingers of eggshell head, color of the beer is a transparent deep orange copper, looks fantastic. Light webbed lacing coats the entire glass.

Smell - Pineapple, citrus, grapefruit, fresh green hops.

Taste - Whoah, tons of fresh, brite citrus. Grapefruit, orange zest, lemons, also fresh green floral hops, and then bitter citruses, grapefruit rinds and some pine long into the finish. There is a light pineapple citrus malt sweetness that comes along for the entire ride.

Mouthfeel - Lite to medium mouthfeel, fairly ample medium carb, lots of crisp edges from the carb that transition to the more bitter and dryer citrus and hop flavors that go long into the finish.

Overall - This IPA is so brite and refreshing, a real eye opener. Just the slightest sweetness in the back, but so well balanced. Great complexity of citrus fruits and peels, and fresh green floral hops, an excellent beer.

Serving type: can

04-13-2012 04:05:50 | More by blackcompg
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seanhug

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-24-2012 01:08:47 | More by seanhug
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Jordan444

Nevada

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-22-2014 02:18:43 | More by Jordan444
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monitorpop

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-19-2014 04:33:53 | More by monitorpop
Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,880 ratings.