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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,971 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,971
Reviews: 712
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 198
Gots: 195 | 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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ajmitch4

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-01-2013 04:09:49 | More by ajmitch4
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RandyKemka

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-31-2013 13:49:00 | More by RandyKemka
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Lionhawk

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -33.4%

07-30-2013 23:29:31 | More by Lionhawk
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-30-2013 09:58:34 | More by Cynic-ale
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tesla92

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-29-2013 23:07:08 | More by tesla92
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.28/5  rDev +3.6%

Dark orange with 1 finger of white head. Has nice retention and leaves a nice lace. The aroma has grapefruit, citrus zest, tangerines, pine and some caramel malt. smells like it should have a nice combination of sweetness and bitterness.

The taste is very much like the aroma with grapefruit, tangerines, citrus zest, pine, and light caramel malt. It does not taste as balanced as it smells. The taste is more bitter than the aroma suggested, but it is not overly bitter or harsh at all. It is very nice.

Medium bodied with below average carbonation. Has a grapefruit aftertaste. Overall very good. If I get another chance while out of state, I will be sure to pick this up again.

07-29-2013 23:07:01 | More by hardy008
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Johnny58

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-29-2013 19:09:35 | More by Johnny58
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APBTMarcel

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-29-2013 05:28:31 | More by APBTMarcel
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mpayne5

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-28-2013 05:37:42 | More by mpayne5
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jkd03c

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

07-28-2013 02:44:47 | More by jkd03c
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-28-2013 01:27:42 | More by BigTrubble
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OgreSanchez

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-28-2013 00:26:00 | More by OgreSanchez
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biggitybait

Oklahoma

4.4/5  rDev +6.5%

I love this beer. The last time I went out of state to buy it the brewery was sold out. I was heart broken. A: pretty red with a nice tan head that had staying power. S: like Simcoe and cascade hops. Not citrus. T: follows the smell. But sweet for such a low abv. M: what you expect in a nice drinkable ipa. Velvety and easy to drink. O: cheaper for a 6 pack than you can make at home and probably better. Buy it and drink it.

07-27-2013 21:31:11 | More by biggitybait
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FondueVoodoo

British Columbia (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev -10.4%

Special thanks to MilwaukeeCrusher for delivering us this beer.

A: Pours a clear and deep amber colour with 2 fingers of bone white head which settles to a thin film with plenty of lacing along the sides of the glass. Small amounts of sediment cover the bottom of the glass.

S: Upfront scents of tropical fruit, floral notes of orange flower water and fresh cut grass which is layered along side of a strong backbone of sweet malts.

T: Initial notes of citrus peels, grapefruit rind and lemon pith, followed by dark sweet malts. Finishes with a hint of vegetativeness that lingers.

M: Medium bodied with fairly active carbonation.

O: A very hop forward brew that will please those looking for citrus based hops. Quite balanced with a solid backbone of malts, but not over complex.

07-27-2013 21:21:02 | More by FondueVoodoo
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Broden

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-27-2013 03:28:24 | More by Broden
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larryarms847

Illinois

5/5  rDev +21.1%

07-26-2013 23:46:38 | More by larryarms847
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Bowers-Brew

Illinois

3.84/5  rDev -7%

A - Extra dark body with crisp puffy white head

S - More pine notes than citrus - pleasant hop aroma

T - Malty start with hop middle and bitter finish. Good, but would have preferred more depth and a bit more balance.

M - Nice carbonation and creamy texture gives it a heartier feel.

O - Good beer. I like it enough to drink it again, but I wasn't wowed by anything.

07-26-2013 22:17:53 | More by Bowers-Brew
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CatapultDowntown

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-26-2013 02:29:49 | More by CatapultDowntown
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-23-2013 01:13:24 | More by WOLFGANG
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leinie13

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-21-2013 02:55:13 | More by leinie13
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-20-2013 02:39:15 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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jmoses11

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-18-2013 00:53:20 | More by jmoses11
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-17-2013 19:57:55 | More by gpblackgt
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pastramionrye7

Germany

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-17-2013 01:24:59 | More by pastramionrye7
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E_Cox

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-15-2013 08:41:43 | More by E_Cox
Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,971 ratings.