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Stormcloud IPA - Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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Stormcloud IPAStormcloud IPA

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BA SCORE
77
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217 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 15.82%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beerdiablo on 03-11-2007)
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DCon

Missouri

3.8/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on-tap @ the Schlafly Repeal of Prohibition Festival @ the Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood, MO. Tapped from the Black/Silver Tap Handle into a 16oz Schlafly Cup.

Aroma- Has a VERY skunky, hop aroma from the beginning and Americans hops towards the finish. Doesn't hit the nose hard but on the contrary, have to search for these attributes.

Appearance- Received with a 1.5 finger, bubbly head that dies fairly quickly. Has a dark reddish copper body with good clarity. Leaves tons of suds behind.

Flavor- Very complexed and tough to break down all of the flavors... Tons os citrus and pine mixed with American hops. Medium-High Bitterness. Couldn't find any malt present either.

Mouthfeel- Medium Bodied, Medium Carbonation, Smooth, and has a very pleasant grapefruit finish.

Overall Impression- A very hoppy American IPA but not balanced. Needs more malt and not too many types of hop that you are not able to distinguish between any of them. Still enjoyed and would have again but many more at this festival to get to!

Serving type: on-tap

04-16-2012 19:20:25 | More by DCon
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truesolution

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

04-16-2012 01:48:17 | More by truesolution
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Rozyravens

Texas

2/5  rDev -40.3%

04-15-2012 20:21:52 | More by Rozyravens
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ardy007

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -32.8%

03-18-2012 00:20:58 | More by ardy007
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

03-13-2012 00:10:37 | More by ThirdEyePA
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Danobold

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

02-26-2012 22:57:18 | More by Danobold
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texasMade281

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

02-18-2012 03:44:41 | More by texasMade281
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mjurney

Texas

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

Appearance:
Pale amber, clear. Some bubble rising. Small white head.

Aroma:
Aroma is light, caramel malts and some herbal hops, maybe a little citrus.

Taste:
Caramel malts, slight nutty. Herbal hops, orange peel, touch of pine. A little tropical fruit. Dry finish and aftertaste.

Body:
Medium-light body, tangy, medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2012 16:37:26 | More by mjurney
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

02-06-2012 16:32:10 | More by TXhomebrewer
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kew

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

02-05-2012 02:28:00 | More by kew
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cdwil

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.4%

02-03-2012 14:31:50 | More by cdwil
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Amistoso

Texas

5/5  rDev +49.3%

01-30-2012 00:00:58 | More by Amistoso
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adrew

Texas

4/5  rDev +19.4%

01-29-2012 01:48:06 | More by adrew
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drh1382

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-25-2012 02:25:29 | More by drh1382
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bmwats

Louisiana

2.9/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pub glass.

A: Deep copper hue. Pours about 3 finger, foamy, whitish head. Crumbles away slowly, leaving lots of dry, sticky residue behind; and a blanket of lingering foam. Sporadic but persistent lacing remains.

S: Baked Italian bread, with a little lemon citrus, and honey. All on something of a woody tone.

T: Earthy and very piny. There's some hints of bubble gum, and dish soap, too.

M: Mouth puckering hop. Dry finish. An off-putting aftertaste.

D: This one does not go down easy.

Atmosphere is really nice. Very deep copper color with a big foamy head, and some nice persistent lacing. Nose is woody baked bread with some citrus and and sugar. Flavor is a very off-putting combination of pine with maybe some pine cleaner. Overall, this is a decent quaff.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2012 03:41:13 | More by bmwats
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PissWarmChango

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-19-2012 04:12:29 | More by PissWarmChango
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bpackertx

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-15-2012 21:42:54 | More by bpackertx
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Sinewave

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.4%

01-01-2012 22:56:45 | More by Sinewave
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jALEson

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

12-19-2011 00:28:04 | More by jALEson
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duff247

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-18-2011 07:07:06 | More by duff247
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videofrog

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

12-18-2011 02:49:38 | More by videofrog
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kmckinnon87

Texas

4/5  rDev +19.4%

12-15-2011 03:01:35 | More by kmckinnon87
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jheezee

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-14-2011 04:45:20 | More by jheezee
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gatornation

Minnesota

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

from 12 oz bottle i received as a extra

A=pours a clear golden amber color wit a 1 finger head

S- was malts and pine hops sweet bread

T- sweet bread malts first followed by a nice amount of pine hops with a bit of citrus

M- was crisp with oine hops medium carbonation a good amount of malts

O- a good ipa that leans towards malts but still has that bitter pine needle bite..not bad

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 00:06:54 | More by gatornation
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WritersBlock

Texas

4/5  rDev +19.4%

12-09-2011 02:55:09 | More by WritersBlock
Stormcloud IPA from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.