Casey Jones Imperial IPA
Iron Springs Pub & Brewery

Casey Jones Imperial IPACasey Jones Imperial IPA
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Iron Springs Pub & Brewery
California, United States
Imperial IPA
3.8 | pDev: 13.16%
Feb 22, 2020
May 13, 2007
Very Good
Casey Jones Imperial IPACasey Jones Imperial IPA
Notes: This double IPA has twice the hops and grains as its counterpart. Significant floral, citrus, and peppery notes on the nose, yet even with the enormous hop profile, the huge grain bill results in a very well balanced brew.
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Rated: 3.94 by Tjb14 from Michigan

Feb 22, 2020
Rated: 3.58 by Mikexw from New York

Nov 06, 2019
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Reviewed by DavidR_9 from California

3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
canned 4/23/18

Clear and dark gold to amber body. Small slightly off white fine bubbly head that doesn't last too long. Smell is malt forward with a caramel malted barley followed by a moderate floral and deep pine character. Slight peppery-ness too. Taste is caramel malts, dark pine, slight citrus zest, and a fairly high bitterness and drying finish. Medium to thin body, solid carbonation and favorable drying effect. Nice balance between the malts and hops. Really smooth for a 9%er.
May 12, 2018
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Reviewed by beersday from California

4.98/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
I got 2 liters of this delicious beer with my Hopsy delivery. Beautiful complexity with a great mouth feel. I'm going to need to take a trip to Fairfax.
Jan 13, 2017
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Another imperial ipa hitting those auburn and amber color notes. 1/2" white head. Aroma was very nice, possibly Amarillo in here.

Taste was nice, malts were of a toastier nature rather than thick and sticky caramel. Hops were good, maybe Simcoe, C hops noticeable/perceived. Solid ibu range probably around 75. Grapefruit and onion makes me think maybe even Summit hops. Toffee, tea, herbal feels.

Bomber format sucks, but I don't think these guys do anything in 6 packs for some reason.
Sep 01, 2016
Rated: 4.05 by VaTechPhilly from New York

Aug 14, 2016
Rated: 4.25 by 8BaconBits from California

Aug 12, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by ArkyVaughan from New Jersey

Jun 30, 2016
Rated: 3.8 by Beernoobie from California

Jun 04, 2016
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Rated by DriverB from California

5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
This is my neighborhood brew. I'd put it up against Pliny. One of the best doubles out there
Jun 04, 2016
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Rated by dbsrs from Connecticut

4.43/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
Nice smooth IPA. Notes of pineapple on the finish.
Apr 26, 2016
Rated: 3.88 by bobbyhands from California

Feb 15, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by SamuelR from California

Jan 18, 2016
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Reviewed by Ozzylizard from Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Current label is totally different that shown here.
$ 7.00/22 oz bottle + $ 2.68 shipping = $ 0.44/oz from Blackwell’s Wines and Spirits, SF CA
Bomber bottled 9/1/15 at 39 degrees into JK hand washed and dried snifter
Aroma – very coniferous
Head average (two cm, aggressive pour), off white, creamy with rocks, diminishing to five mm frothy head and rocky partial layer
Lacing good – wide partial rings of tiny bubbles
Body medium orange, cloudy
Flavor definitely not piney, rather kind of tropical with a hint of both onions and sweat, slight bitter after taste; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate – medium, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 3.75, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4.25, Overall 4
Jan 12, 2016
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
On-tap at Mikkeller Bar, San Francisco, CA

A: The beer is crystal clear amber in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that consistently left lots of lacing on the surface and down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of citrusy hops—oranges seem to stand out in particular—are present in the nose along with hints of caramel malts.
T: The taste is more complex than the smell, having flavors of orange and grapefruit citrus and spicy hops along with some hints of caramel and toffee malts and notes of piney hops, the latter of which lingers into the finish.
M: It feels a bit more than medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a solid Double IPA. The only things that are a little detracting is that the mouthfeel lacks crispness and the alcohol starts to creep in towards the back end of the taste.

Serving type: on-tap
Oct 29, 2015
Rated: 3.44 by GRG1313 from California

Oct 18, 2015
Rated: 3.52 by BDeibs from Colorado

Oct 18, 2015
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Reviewed by pat61 from Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
L: Pours hazy gold crowned by a 2” light cream colored clingy foam collar that slowly recedes over 4 minutes to a thin film.
S: Spicy, malty nose.
T: Big malt, melon, assertive hop citrus rind bitterness, lingering bitter malt flavors. F: Creamy, medium body and carbonation.
O: A big IPA with a nice balance of halt, hop and alcohol and a fulfilling bitterness.
Aug 02, 2015
Rated: 3.57 by travolta from California

Jul 15, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by ShadyRigglesbee from Indiana

Jul 10, 2015
Rated: 3.34 by deNerval from California

Jul 03, 2015
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Reviewed by WeedWolf from California

4.55/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
A really nice Imperial from a very decent brewery. This beer tastes as good as it looks. Great floral/citrus hoppiness. Not sweet just bitter, in a good way, with nice dry finish. Tasted like it could have been fresher but was still quite good. Have not been disappointed, so far, by anything from this brewery.
Jun 29, 2015
Rated: 3.93 by MIrvine from California

Jun 16, 2015
Rated: 3.81 by sirhc3034 from Texas

May 17, 2015
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Reviewed by Alpha309 from California

3.28/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Looks like a good beer. Coloring is a bright orange with a nearly perfect white head that has nice visible bubbles. Smell is slightly piney but not very aromatic for the style. Taste is also piney, with a bit too much malt on the end. It is a little bit on the syrupy side in the mouth and feels like it sticks on the way down.
Mar 24, 2015
Rated: 3.96 by JohnBiale from California

Feb 23, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by BabaBeer from California

Feb 15, 2015
Rated: 4.45 by cyclone from Florida

Feb 13, 2015
Rated: 3.53 by Spaceman_Jer from Colorado

Jan 30, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by wethorseblanket from California

Jan 07, 2015
Rated: 3.77 by tomb_ride from California

Jan 01, 2015
Rated: 3.76 by BcOneSeven from Michigan

Dec 02, 2014
Rated: 4 by apf from Utah

Nov 28, 2014
Rated: 3.76 by Trix247 from California

Oct 29, 2014
Rated: 4 by Huskyninja from California

Oct 20, 2014
Rated: 3.3 by jeff1973 from California

Sep 28, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by XicanoBeerRun from Texas

Sep 07, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by getbehindthemule from Kentucky

Sep 05, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by MastaShonuf from California

Aug 19, 2014
Rated: 4 by Belgeko from California

Jul 31, 2014
Casey Jones Imperial IPA from Iron Springs Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 126 ratings