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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,877 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,877
Reviews: 702
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 188
Gots: 159 | 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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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-03-2011 03:29:42 | More by Beefytits4
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.9%

02-11-2014 04:55:04 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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camartin27

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.9%

08-09-2013 00:46:48 | More by camartin27
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spointon

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this one from a 12oz can into a tulip pint glass.

A= This ale poured a hazed orange color with a 3/4" sudsy white head that dropped to a broken skim failry quickly. Lots of clingy web lace left on my glass.

S= Hop forward in the nose, even for an IPA. Lots of pine and citrus hop character and some hoppy dankness all present. Slight alcohol and a hint of malt/caramel.

T= Slight malt base offered a bit of caramel here and ther but this was mostly a hop explosion. Resiny pine hop character was greater than the citrus component but bot were present. A leafy, earthy hop flavor in there too. Base bitterness was substantial but not scraping-my-teeth bitter. Not a lot in the way of fruity esters came through the hop onslaught. Some alcohol in the dry finish but nothing offensive.

MF= Medium bodied with a fairly soft carbonation that was right in the zone for this style.

D= A well made IPA that certainly delivers on the hop bitterness and provides the kind of hop flavor that the piney-hop lovers will appreciate.

Serving type: can

03-11-2010 02:57:47 | More by spointon
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-30-2014 20:59:30 | More by brpendergast85
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cfitterer

Arizona

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-18-2014 03:01:32 | More by cfitterer
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-29-2014 23:42:05 | More by neckbracesub
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sammimag

Kansas

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dh brought this home from some sort of recommendation. We both really liked it. We appreciate most IPAs and stronger tasting beers. We thought this was a nice balance of lighter and bite. We thought is was a refreshing beer after some yard work or some home improvements. A tasty thirst quencher.

Serving type: can

10-18-2010 23:46:56 | More by sammimag
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mtlasley

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-20-2012 22:31:56 | More by mtlasley
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tswater

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-11-2013 02:36:22 | More by tswater
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duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-21-2013 04:55:56 | More by duceswild
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tsp247

New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-03-2014 13:32:50 | More by tsp247
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jimdkc

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2.9%

02-02-2012 04:19:57 | More by jimdkc
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Bizz88

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a slightly cloudy amber with a finger and a half off white head, fair enough lacing. Nice grassy citrus hops aromas with hints of carmel malts. Musty grass and sweet pine on the palate. Desent carbonation for this medium bodied I.P.A.
Two thumbs up!

Serving type: can

10-07-2010 23:44:24 | More by Bizz88
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Kuges

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-21-2014 20:35:17 | More by Kuges
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-20-2011 17:47:38 | More by DoctorB2B
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durlta

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-22-2012 23:24:52 | More by durlta
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Soto

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.9%

09-06-2013 22:55:02 | More by Soto
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316nuts

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.9%

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averydylan

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.9%

09-04-2012 17:41:44 | More by averydylan
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Gtreid

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. can poured into my Cigar City pint glass. Got this one as part of the BA Bowling winnings.

A: Caramley, deep orange color. The pour creates a quater of fluffy, off white head that leaves some nice lace.

A: Orange, grapefruit, a little caramel, and pine. Nice hoppy brew that is balanced by the sweet malt.

T: Pretty solid here as well. Great balance between the citrus and pine hops and the sweet malt. Same flavors as in the nose. The brew finishes dry and bitter, just as it should.

M: Medium body, good amount of carbonation. Tingley and nice.

D and overall impression: Drinkability is quite nice, the ABV accompanied with the balance of the brew, means I could put away a few of these. Overall, a good example of an IPA, nothing outstanding, just really solid. Would have again. Skal.

Serving type: can

01-31-2010 13:26:29 | More by Gtreid
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.9%

08-09-2013 04:27:43 | More by steamboatbrewer
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Mick-e-d


4/5  rDev -2.9%

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New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-15-2012 04:43:48 | More by whartontallboy
Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,877 ratings.