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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,885 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,885
Reviews: 703
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 189
Gots: 162 | 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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hoplover82

Texas

5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A-I really don't think you can get any better than this beautiful alure of this gorgeous IPA. It pours a clear, deep golden color with a hint of amber.It boasts a large off white head that has excellent retention and strong, luscious lacing all the way down the glass. It's a looker for sure.

S-Huge aroma of scrumptious pine hops finds it's way to my nose first, then the slight sweetness of both pale and caramel malts come next and quite underneath, but not hidden. The nose also is very floral as well as piney. Very nice. I don't think the aroma could be improved any either. So far this is a winner. Very impressive

T-And the flavor has a HUGE hop character as well. Pine first, then slightly floral and a bit sweet caramel in the finish. Of coarse there is a big, bold bitterness that is very clean and refreshing that makes me want to drink more and more of this wonderful IPA.

M-This had a full, creamy body that coates the mouth well and a wee tad bit of dryness in the finish. Perfect!

D-I could slowly session this all night long and be very happy. Please, if you haden't had this IPA yet, you need to go and find it and buy it. This is what an IPA should be like. It's very rare that I give a perfect score on any given beer, but this one deserves it, for real. Very impressed indeed.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2009 03:43:08 | More by hoplover82
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HairyToeKnuckles

Nebraska

5/5  rDev +21.1%

08-18-2012 03:02:20 | More by HairyToeKnuckles
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Brew33

Ohio

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-18-2011 14:50:16 | More by Brew33
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PhatAtUT

Texas

5/5  rDev +21.1%

12-11-2011 05:32:55 | More by PhatAtUT
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scott2269

Ohio

5/5  rDev +21.1%

12-03-2011 05:13:30 | More by scott2269
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Rick0685

Illinois

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-23-2011 17:48:09 | More by Rick0685
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dankster

Colorado

5/5  rDev +21.1%

12-05-2011 18:36:07 | More by dankster
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Brian83


5/5  rDev +21.1%

05-08-2012 05:53:52 | More by Brian83
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PSU-Man


5/5  rDev +21.1%

06-23-2014 21:47:29 | More by PSU-Man
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Zuidman

Illinois

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-23-2011 05:51:08 | More by Zuidman
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jamesgaither

Kansas

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-20-2011 05:02:50 | More by jamesgaither
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NCbeerpirate

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-15-2011 16:32:02 | More by NCbeerpirate
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dogfish7

Texas

5/5  rDev +21.1%

07-24-2012 02:50:19 | More by dogfish7
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beerslushy

Ohio

5/5  rDev +21.1%

12-03-2011 15:42:31 | More by beerslushy
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Goofster

Sweden

5/5  rDev +21.1%

03-04-2014 15:39:06 | More by Goofster
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Build_A_Brew

Missouri

5/5  rDev +21.1%

03-08-2014 07:18:11 | More by Build_A_Brew
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RyanCrawford

Colorado

5/5  rDev +21.1%

06-19-2014 17:02:58 | More by RyanCrawford
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BigMilkDan

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-18-2011 20:50:30 | More by BigMilkDan
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animamber


5/5  rDev +21.1%

01-29-2013 00:58:36 | More by animamber
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dwaz

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-26-2011 23:24:46 | More by dwaz
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OCdrummer7271

Texas

5/5  rDev +21.1%

04-15-2013 05:16:45 | More by OCdrummer7271
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thedoer

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-25-2011 16:22:22 | More by thedoer
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moserine

Colorado

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-15-2011 04:52:58 | More by moserine
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +21.1%

06-26-2013 23:44:09 | More by MaddDogg84
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.93/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Acquired via trade from KenGage, so a big "Thank you" goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep amber color, with a good-sized off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is a great blend of strong floral hops, fruity citrus and caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts with a nice strong burst of piney hops bitterness that is followed by sweet flavors of citrus fruits and caramel. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and is exactly where it should be for the style. The hops bitterness fades just enough to allow the other flavors to come into balance. The after-taste is hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

D: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, good kick, excellent representation of style, this is a great IPA that is worth drinking for an entire evening, the type of beer where if it were available to me, I wouldn't look for anything else as there would be very few beers that would supersede it.

Serving type: can

08-16-2009 01:27:02 | More by TheManiacalOne
Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,885 ratings.