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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,892 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,892
Reviews: 703
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 189
Gots: 164 | 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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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-07-2012 23:24:13 | More by rchristensen
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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rkarimi

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Montana

5/5  rDev +21.1%

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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

06-05-2012 18:39:36 | More by bacher468
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59rockabilly

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-05-2012 04:02:56 | More by 59rockabilly
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danolson312

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

06-04-2012 23:06:51 | More by danolson312
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +9%

06-04-2012 21:41:21 | More by Molson2000
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SoulfulRover

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-03-2012 21:32:08 | More by SoulfulRover
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BierStein711

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can into mug

Four finger off- white head

Amber color

Smells: floral hop, hemp, alcohol

Taste: hop, apricot, piney notes

Mouthfeel: too much carbonation for me.

Overall, try this one. You may like it. The can turned me off at first. But, it adds to the beer's underground persona.

Serving type: can

06-03-2012 05:00:05 | More by BierStein711
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robinsmv

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-03-2012 04:02:18 | More by robinsmv
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tfitzg2

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-01-2012 18:57:35 | More by tfitzg2
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JSchock7

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-30-2012 01:25:11 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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chadman7il

Illinois

5/5  rDev +21.1%

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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Courtesy of TimmyJ21.

Appearance: Burnished copper. Head is small and drops to a tiny wispy collar after a few minutes. Touches of lacing. Very clear. Moderate carbonation on the pour.

Smell: Oily, dank and citrusy. Nice backing of pine resin. Huge hits of orange and grapefruit. A touch of pith, and low-grade weed. Malts run a little sweet and give a nice backbone to the hop presence. Some caramel sweetness as well. A touch of roasted malt.

Taste: Same pithy bitterness as the nose with a slightly oily pine needle finish. A building bitterness on the swallow. Orange and grapefruit assert themselves and help to balance some of the more bitter aspects. Malts are a little dialed down from the nose and provide a mild backing sweetness. Touches of mint. Mild roasted character with a bready finish.

Mouthfeel: A little thinner than I like with the style, meaning it runs a little under medium. Carbonation is on point and lends itself to a smooth, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Touch of lingering dryness.

Overall: Definitely a solid IPA in a can. I wouldn't mind having access to this on a regular basis. Looks like Colorado scores another point in the "We make excellent beer" department.

Serving type: can

05-28-2012 20:06:14 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

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Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,892 ratings.