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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,833 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,833
Reviews: 702
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 183
Gots: 146 | 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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mbosica

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-26-2014 03:51:10 | More by mbosica
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-24-2014 20:10:54 | More by pjbfromkc
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innominat

Ireland

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-24-2014 19:28:34 | More by innominat
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Susanaoror


3.5/5  rDev -15%

06-24-2014 00:54:01 | More by Susanaoror
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y0tommyb

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-24-2014 00:50:10 | More by y0tommyb
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PSU-Man


5/5  rDev +21.4%

06-23-2014 21:47:29 | More by PSU-Man
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Nancymax48

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-22-2014 22:55:13 | More by Nancymax48
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mrcraft

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-22-2014 20:28:34 | More by mrcraft
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jpakma


4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-22-2014 20:21:20 | More by jpakma
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boddhitree

Germany

4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice beer.
Aroma is quite strong, lots of C-hops typical of an IPA, very much mango, pine, grapefruit, and much more I can't quite tease out.

Flavor: Again, lots of C-hops, a decent amount of bitterness forward, but not too much. The bitterness is strongest in the middle and back of the tongue, while there's lots of fruity flavors all around. I like the hop forwardness, but this beer doesn't forget the malts. You can taste the caramel/crystal malts that balance this beer really well. In the back you get to feel the crystal malt come to the fore. I like how this beer is not only a hop bomb, but also a well balanced malt level keeps this beer from being boring.

Also like the mouthfeel, which is thick and süffig.

Serving type: can

06-22-2014 18:18:29 | More by boddhitree
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sml505

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-22-2014 02:52:46 | More by sml505
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Jordan444

Nevada

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-22-2014 02:18:43 | More by Jordan444
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -9%

06-20-2014 22:00:21 | More by mklisz
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Klebe

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-20-2014 14:36:44 | More by Klebe
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RyanCrawford

Colorado

5/5  rDev +21.4%

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

Arizona

5/5  rDev +21.4%

06-18-2014 02:42:04 | More by timlyon
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ber12

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-17-2014 05:10:21 | More by ber12
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Chuck_Hess

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-16-2014 22:52:32 | More by Chuck_Hess
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godzillalad

Ireland

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-16-2014 19:10:08 | More by godzillalad
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condorsim

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-16-2014 18:37:32 | More by condorsim
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vishneda

Illinois

3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a fairly strong and sturdy IPA. The flavor is appropriately hop forward with a heavy hop aroma, with a very noticeable Columbus hop note (which I find drier and less aromatic than the more common Cascade). The malt in this beer is surprisingly subdued for a beer approaching 7% and it works well with the hop load. Very enjoyable IPA.

Serving type: can

06-16-2014 13:47:49 | More by vishneda
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-16-2014 12:20:12 | More by Beerdudenumberone
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Sully19771


4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-14-2014 22:39:43 | More by Sully19771
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dsauter

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-14-2014 19:48:35 | More by dsauter
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -9%

06-14-2014 15:34:35 | More by OUJayhawk1799
Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,833 ratings.