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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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2,224 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,224
Reviews: 735
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 210
Gots: 260 | 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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Very smooth, well crafted would definitely recommend this brew.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Caramel/amber color with mostly clear visibility. Pours a one finger, foamy white head.

Aroma- Very big aroma coming from this with resinous pine and citrus shining through. Very little malt aroma to speak of, maybe a little sweetness, but the hops dominate.

Taste- Once again the pine is most noticeable with the initial sip providing a big slap of bitterness. As it progresses fruitier citrus flavors come in while the pine continues to play a big role in the flavor. Some minimal caramel malt sweetness is present, but the hops are clearly the centerpiece.

Feel- A little resinous at first, but finish is very thin. Makes for an easy drinker, but a fuller finish would be ideal.

Overall- This is a really enjoyable ipa thats big on the pine and citrus flavors that linger with tons of resinous hop flavor and feel. Definitely reminiscent of some west coast ipas. Really lacking a body in the finish, which is only a minor complaint. Worth trying, but it doesn't do much to stand from the pack.

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Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,224 ratings.