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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,182 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,182
Reviews: 729
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 210
Gots: 247 | 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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4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- A darker hue to this IPA than most. Half finger head with decent retention. Not to lacing after 2 minutes of pour. Standard probably on that.

S- Worst grade for this beer. 3.5 Some faint pine, wet cheese board ?? lol, I am getting some oak which is weird.

T- Very smooth. This is one of my top five IPAs. I am not sure what kind of hops this beer uses, but this is a wonderfully crafted beer!

M- Just about perfect for an IPA. Just enough carbonation follows down the throat. Wonderful on the palate. Really enjoy this beer.

O- On my profile page, I write that I don't like IPA's with the exception of Jai Alai. Well, this one is one that I really like too. Well done SKA!

gueuzedreg, Jan 19, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz can poured into a pint glass.

A: Deep amber / copper color that is cloudy. Two finger frothy head that is sticky.

S: Strong floral and citrus and slight pine aromas.

T: Slight orange citrus sweetness on the front followed by sharp bitterness. Spicy, piney resinous hops cloak your tongue, and a bit of malt, biscuit, and caramel flavors seep in, but that bitterness clings to your taste buds.

M: A full bodied beer that dries the tongue due to the oily hop resin. Relief does come from the caramel malts which slightly diminishes the bitterness. Gentle carbonation and warm finish on the throat.

O: A staple of hop bomb canned beers. Even with it's huge hop bitterness, the flavor and mouthfeel isn't astringent or harsh. The caramel flavors stick around on the tongue and blend with the resin, but the drying effect is a bit much.

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Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,182 ratings.