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Indian Pale Ale - The Brewery At Lake Tahoe

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Indian Pale Ale
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80
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Brewery At Lake Tahoe visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-06-2004)
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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by jeffjeff1:
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jeffjeff1

California

3.91/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had this on tap at The Brewery at Lake Tahoe.

Appearance- cloudy copper color, thin head, nice lacing

Smell- very nice smell of hops

Taste- great flavor of hops, well balanced

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was very good. I definitely want to have it again next time I got to South Lake Tahoe. Very good IPA!

Serving type: on-tap

08-12-2013 00:04:40 | More by jeffjeff1
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

2.25/5  rDev -33%

11-27-2013 16:00:15 | More by DRTBrewster
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

08-28-2013 18:27:23 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Strega007

California

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-30-2013 06:21:31 | More by Strega007
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sansho

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

02-23-2013 02:30:17 | More by sansho
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Haybeerman

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Orange amber color with a light haze. Poured a 2 finger light tan head that dissipated to an even skim thicker on the edges. Decanted lazily. Laced in wide rings.

S: Floral and fruity hops; mostly citrus and grapefruit. Subdued caramel malt character.

T: Opens with citrus and grapefruit. Slight sweetness; probably from the malt. A little resiny in the middle. Low building bitter in the finish.

M: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. A little sticky and resinous. Dry finish with a bitter that builds.

O: I thought a solid IPA. Given the date on past reviews, looks like some changes have been made to the brew for the better. Would not have thought ABV was as high as what was listed on the board; disguised well.

Serving type: growler

08-19-2011 17:31:33 | More by Haybeerman
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dickroop

Maryland

4.05/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Golden, tan in my tumbler. Head was thin but convincing, more like an authentic coarse foam-scum that left a lot of lacing. Smell was a floral nose, no noticeable malt to speak of, a little creek water (that's a nice clean creek, don't worry).

Taste was decent NW hopping in good quantity - some Cascade?. A good initial burst of floral and citrusy goodness, some pleasant sweetness, then the solid bitterness sets in and remains for a solid resinous finish. Satisfactory! Mouthfeel was very good, a little hop oiliness, some malt stickiness. Altogether a good package. Judging from past reviews, this IPA's recipe has been seriously hopped up, with excellent result.

Drinkability was good, there was a little off-flavor lurking in the background that might have stopped me from wanting 3 or 4, but I would have had another if not for wanting to taste the other offerings.

Serving type: on-tap

09-22-2010 13:29:52 | More by dickroop
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benclimbs

California

3.05/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I love the pizza here, even though it has given me a stomach ache 1 too many times...but hey that's probably because I get every topping available since it's free...oh yeah about the beer.

This is not an IPA!!!! doesn't have anything to qualify it as one, it has hardly any hops, tastes weak (like a homebrew as the other ones do) just has nothing going for it...sorry brewery.

Serving type: on-tap

12-06-2008 00:05:40 | More by benclimbs
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brandoneast

Texas

3.18/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A very traditional and average IPA. Pours a golden amber with a nose that is spicy, floral, and citrusy and a taste that matches the aroma. However the mouthfeel is thin and I was expecting a bitter in the back finish but got very little. The IPA was hoppier than the APA with more backbone for a pale ale. I could have another one of these.

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2008 06:16:01 | More by brandoneast
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KoG

Nevada

3.2/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep golden hue with a foamy white head. Doesn't last long but laces ok.

Smell is mainly malt with no real hop punch, light citric and flowery esters.

Taste is sweet malt with a light citric hop twinge. No real bitterness at all.

This seems to be more of an APa than an IPA as the hop presence just wasn't there. A drinkable brew but not what I had expected.

Serving type: on-tap

08-27-2005 01:34:55 | More by KoG
Indian Pale Ale from The Brewery At Lake Tahoe
80 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.