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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,843 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,843
Reviews: 702
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 184
Gots: 149 | 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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pinnser

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-05-2013 20:52:20 | More by pinnser
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apanloco

Sweden

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-05-2013 18:50:57 | More by apanloco
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SoberPhobic

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9%

06-05-2013 01:31:51 | More by SoberPhobic
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mdbilkey

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-03-2013 23:52:06 | More by mdbilkey
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.4/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Can from The Cave, Glasgow (355ml, £3.29):
Bright amber with a nice sized, half centimetre tall head that stays well initially before turnings to a thick looking and solid lacing that is foamy and white looking.

Pine & floral hops with a strong, tropical fruit aroma that consists of some pineapple, peach and mango; all very refreshing. There is some grapefruit and some subdued malts with a slightly sweet and bitter end.

Sweet & tropical fruits to begin with, there is some pine and grapefruit with quite a bit of bitterness. There is some mango and floral flavours with a bit of a kick and some lighter caramel malts.There is also a lot of citrus too.

Medium with a creamy texture with some nice floral notes and plenty of bitterness. The finish is crisp and very dry one yet somehow still seems refreshing.

Great pine and floral hops with some excellent tropical fruit flavours that are strong but not quite overpowering. The bitterness levels are pretty high but the beer remains an easy one to drink and goes down particularly well.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2013 15:07:17 | More by flyingpig
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Leavittbeerguy

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-02-2013 00:59:06 | More by Leavittbeerguy
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Tom-Peters

California

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-31-2013 17:10:37 | More by Tom-Peters
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bhurley

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-30-2013 04:55:51 | More by bhurley
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guityler83

Wisconsin

3.89/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark orange to maroonish red hugh color. sustaining finger tall kahki colored head with big chunky lacing. Slight haze.

S: Tropical fruit (blueberry, melon, kiwi) hop precense, a little catty also. I don't detect any alcohol, but a hint of toasty malt.

T: Very in your face dank piney bitterness right on the first sip. The toasty malt character comes through in the middle as you feel your pallet adjust. it finishes with a familiar refreshing pine taste.

M: Oily texture as it washes down with moderate carbonation and low to mid-low body

O: As far as IPAs go this was middle of the road. If you like yours more bitter than aromatic with the emphasis on dank hops, this is for you.

Serving type: can

05-30-2013 01:34:16 | More by guityler83
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dwoolley1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-28-2013 23:04:12 | More by dwoolley1
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-28-2013 22:25:44 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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hopswap1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-28-2013 16:08:41 | More by hopswap1
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-28-2013 01:05:33 | More by MeisterMayhem
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BRLockwood

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-27-2013 18:45:18 | More by BRLockwood
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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-27-2013 01:51:01 | More by smithj4
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metter98

New York

4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a thin off whit head that died down, consistently leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of citrus and pine resin are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of citrusy hops along with notes of caramel from the underlying malts along with a moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is rather easy to drink hop-frward IPA and is a good representation of the style.

Serving type: can

05-27-2013 01:28:34 | More by metter98
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Hoptimus-Prime

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-26-2013 23:02:58 | More by Hoptimus-Prime
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

05-26-2013 19:20:23 | More by windypete
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-26-2013 10:34:31 | More by CarolinaKev
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timontheroad

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-26-2013 01:44:19 | More by timontheroad
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TheBeerDog

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

05-25-2013 20:39:53 | More by TheBeerDog
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

4.49/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a can into a pint glass.
Appearance - almost like an amber, nice and bubbly; forms an impressive head and leaves sticky lacing up and down the glass.
Smell - Floral hops, with some citrus fruit! Noticeable malt presence that balances it out!
Taste - This is smooth and easy to drink. Compliments the nose...you want more of this hop forward, yet well balanced brew!
Feel - The palate is alive after the first sip; bitter hops, with a nice compliment of carbonation!
Overall - underrated, and in a can, which I like to give kudos for convenience! Not a top 10 beer, but every time I have it I develope a new appreciation! Don't overlook.

Serving type: can

05-24-2013 23:59:29 | More by DenverHopHead
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Daktah

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-24-2013 12:51:50 | More by Daktah
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Amerikon

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

05-24-2013 01:22:57 | More by Amerikon
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

05-23-2013 22:33:52 | More by DRTBrewster
Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,843 ratings.