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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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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A gracious extra from xpimptastikx. Thanks Michael.

The beer is transparent and copper to orange in color. The aroma is the best aspect of the beer. Fresh, dank hop scents, nice notes of pine. Good flavor as well. Hop forward with a pleasant, lingering bitterness. Light to medium bodied with crisp carbonation. A solid IPA. I would have this again.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2012 01:59:22 | More by Huhzubendah
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Stoffel

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-07-2012 03:55:07 | More by Stoffel
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UnkleFester

Kansas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-06-2012 18:05:53 | More by UnkleFester
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jmpizzo

New York

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-06-2012 02:40:01 | More by jmpizzo
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ATPete

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9%

01-05-2012 21:13:38 | More by ATPete
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freemancw

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

01-04-2012 22:17:21 | More by freemancw
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keenanite21

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9%

01-04-2012 22:12:55 | More by keenanite21
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rbrefbeerman

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-04-2012 22:11:47 | More by rbrefbeerman
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jaredseaman77

Texas

3/5  rDev -27.4%

01-04-2012 15:31:28 | More by jaredseaman77
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QualityOverQty

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

MH has good look, decent smell and, at best, decent taste. It has bitterness but not quite enough flavor to back it up. I'm not disappointed with it but for the price I don't think it measures up. The best way to put it is that is doesn't taste bad but rather bland or lacking.

Serving type: can

01-03-2012 23:59:52 | More by QualityOverQty
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-03-2012 05:14:03 | More by Texasfan549
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suncrust

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

01-03-2012 04:09:58 | More by suncrust
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Deetz

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

01-03-2012 01:46:39 | More by Deetz
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bens0n

Texas

3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a clear orange caramelly color with a nice amount of creamy looking off-white head that leaves a fair amount of lacing on the glass.

It has an herbal and hoppy aroma, not overpoweringly hoppy though, theres something kind of peppery in it I can't quite put my finger on.

Flavor wise it starts out really smooth and then the hops take control, its not extremely hoppy on the finish but it leaves that bitter hops bite. Its actually fairly thick and wet for an IPA, I dig it.

Serving type: can

01-03-2012 01:36:53 | More by bens0n
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Finatic

Florida

4.43/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz can poured into a Myrcenary IPA pint glass.

A: Pours a dark orange hue with a nice white frothy head. Nice lacing retention throughout the glass.

S: Nice assortment of hops ranging from piney to citrus fruits.

T: Tastes just like it smells.

M: Full bodied and very well carbonated.

O: Just what I have come to expect from a Colorado IPA.

Serving type: can

01-02-2012 22:43:21 | More by Finatic
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heygeebee

Australia

3.85/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Ok - so apart from this being an IPA in a can, and pouring a wonderful deep orange copper colour with a lovely looking head, I find myself thinking 'another American IPA'.

Lacing is fabulous, it has all the grapefruit and orange rind flavours, goes down well, but at the end of the day....

It's just another American IPA.

Serving type: can

01-02-2012 07:42:57 | More by heygeebee
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Sinewave

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9%

01-01-2012 23:33:21 | More by Sinewave
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TEAMHOLT

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%

01-01-2012 14:24:39 | More by TEAMHOLT
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BeerDawgs

Georgia

4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - A deep copper appearance, but clear. 2 fingers, huge head! Nice sticky lacing all over the glass. This is how an IPA should always look!

S - Tons of piny, and citrusy hops.

T - Like the smell, tons of hops! Piny and citrusy! Very well balanced. Alcohol is pretty prevelant for a 6.5% brew, or I would have given it a 4.5

M - Full bodied and well carbonated!

O - About as good of an IPA out there. Very cool that it comes in cans. Wish I could get this in Georgia. Thanks to my bro who got this for me for Christmas, brought back while out west on vacation!

Serving type: can

01-01-2012 02:13:47 | More by BeerDawgs
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nickthegun12

Alabama

4.45/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

now this is an ipa!!

a reddish, brown color with a beautiful white fluffy head...

smells of an assortment of hops!!....piney, some citrus, grapefruit

taste a lot like it smells....piney, citrus, grapefruit...

the feel is phenomenal creamy and very full bodied...

overall this is a fine ipa!

Serving type: can

12-30-2011 02:40:42 | More by nickthegun12
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LornaLee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9%

12-29-2011 05:20:10 | More by LornaLee
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sigej

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9%

12-29-2011 00:46:28 | More by sigej
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Lantern


5/5  rDev +21.1%

12-28-2011 12:07:35 | More by Lantern
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smallz0307

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%

12-27-2011 19:32:30 | More by smallz0307
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9%

12-27-2011 17:36:53 | More by TXhomebrewer
Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,880 ratings.