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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,959 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,959
Reviews: 710
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 196
Gots: 192 | FT: 8
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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JasonLRose


1/5  rDev -75.8%

07-20-2012 09:19:32 | More by JasonLRose
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-19-2012 01:48:16 | More by JohneHoodlum
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-18-2012 00:29:12 | More by KingBiscuit
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +15%

07-14-2012 19:29:29 | More by ssjkyle
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Acuity

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-14-2012 14:53:19 | More by Acuity
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FalconA

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-12-2012 03:41:35 | More by FalconA
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.73/5  rDev -9.7%

12oz can. Best by 8/2/12. Served in a Southern Tier snifter. 

Pours murky amber with a thick 2 finger cream head. A nice bit of sticky lacing all the way down. 

The hop smells lean towards the floral/herbal/piney side. Pretty nice but nothing special. 

Mild to moderately bitter with more of that pine and floral hop that the nose indicated. Slight citrus and a bit of sweet bread. Overall a pretty good balance. 

Fairly light body with moderate carbonation. Slightly sticky dry finish with no noticeable booze. 

While I don't seem to like this as much as the general population does it really is a solid IPA. Not my favorite but a well balanced, easy drinking beer. The other few my friend left in the fridge for me shall not go to waste but I won't be clamoring to find more. 

07-11-2012 02:37:04 | More by ThickNStout
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Jason_Quad


4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-10-2012 15:09:19 | More by Jason_Quad
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maltlikker

Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-07-2012 22:53:02 | More by maltlikker
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Mordhaus

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-06-2012 18:49:12 | More by Mordhaus
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-04-2012 04:32:53 | More by jaminjohnson
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mconrardy


4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-03-2012 23:25:23 | More by mconrardy
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-02-2012 09:38:26 | More by carrollmel7
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mlhenson

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-02-2012 05:38:41 | More by mlhenson
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

4.15/5  rDev +0.5%

Id heard such good things.

Lots of sticky resinous hops on the nose, with a good amount of lemons and other sweet tropical fruits. Very balanced taste, upfront sweetness from both the sticky malt and slick lemons, oranges, and mangoes. Flash of bitterness comes and goes, only slightly. Finishes clean with a slight metallic feeling upon exhale.

Exceptionally balanced, slightly sweet, and just the right dry hop flavors. I think I found a new top 3 IPA.

07-01-2012 00:12:09 | More by VncentLIFE
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dubmax

Kansas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-30-2012 18:07:31 | More by dubmax
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lvoutlawjlh

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-29-2012 22:13:13 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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grubefresh

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-27-2012 08:24:04 | More by grubefresh
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-27-2012 02:02:43 | More by HumanParaquat
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halftrowel


4.75/5  rDev +15%

06-27-2012 00:45:26 | More by halftrowel
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Billakowski

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-26-2012 01:55:54 | More by Billakowski
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parris

Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev -10.4%

Aggressive pour from can into small glass

Grassy and citrus aroma

Amber/copper color, very good clarity, Thin head, not much carbonation apparent.

Sweet malt up front, a bit metallic, quickly followed up with grapefruity, hoppy bitterness. The hops really linger.

Medium body, good carbonation, I enjoy the level of carbonation more drunk from the can than glass.

Overall a solid IPA, I'm pretty impressed with how long the hop bitter lingers for.

06-23-2012 22:26:37 | More by parris
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discdueler

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-23-2012 21:34:39 | More by discdueler
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.55/5  rDev +10.2%

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a clear dark orange mahogany/copper color. A foamy cream colored head dissipates to chunky, bubbly film. Lots of sticky lacing. The beer smells piny, woody, and slightly citric. The beer tastes like a good IPA should: bright bitter hops, and a clean fresh pine wood accent. The finish is that of pinon wood. Tasty. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and dry.

Overall, highly impressed. I've seen this beer on the shelf for years, and just couldn't pull the trigger. It's got some interesting flavors in it that are delicious.

06-22-2012 23:19:49 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Thehopluver

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-22-2012 18:43:36 | More by Thehopluver
Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,959 ratings.