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London Calling IPA - Wynkoop Brewing Company

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London Calling IPA
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wynkoop Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Rifugium on 08-10-2011)
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Reviews by Beerandraiderfan:
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3.51/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Somewhere located between yellow, orange and light brown exists the color of Clash inspired London Calling IPA. The aroma was a little hoppier than I was expecting from such a beer. Wynkoop isn't big on hops, and this style of an ipa isn't big on hops, but this was pleasant. Had a fruity vibe to it.

Taste, really wasn't all that bitter. I realized that what I described in my notes as "caskesque carbonation" was actually because it was from a cask. Sweet, but not overly so malt was enjoyable. Very earthy mouthfeel. Very old world vibe, they really nailed this aspect of the beer.

I think this is a good beer, and definitely I would recommend to some of the beer world geezers who enjoy this kind of thing. Hey wait, I enjoyed this kind of thing. . . not exactly my cup of tea, but easily one of the best English IPA's I've had, and cask beer as well.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on cask at their brewpub

A pretty decent IPA. Poured from the cask, a clear, golden brown with a thick creamy head. Aroma was not too pronounced...general malt base with earthy hops coming through. Served at close to room temperature, the beer tasted just a bit watered down at first, but then filled out a bit once it was fully on the palate. Earthy hops, resin, and a solid amber malt background. Light-medium mouthfeel, with the cask conditioning providing a nice creaminess. Overall pretty well-balanced and drinkable.

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Pours a clear, copper color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of citrus hops, sweet malt, and slight dry hops. Fits the style of an English IPA. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with low carbonation level. Tastes of citrus hops, slight earthy malt, dry hops, and sweet malt. Overall, good aroma, feel, and blend.

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London Calling IPA from Wynkoop Brewing Company
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