Caldera IPA | Caldera Brewing Company

very good
1,281 Ratings
Caldera IPACaldera IPA

Brewed by:
Caldera Brewing Company
Oregon, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 02-21-2005

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Consumed 2/9/14

Appearance: Pours almost entirely clear, some chill haze, deep orange and copper with some light amber - pours with a medium-sized head, fades to a few wisps, leaves some nice spots of lacing though

Smell: Hello, Simcoe? (maybe?) - lively and hoppy, with a lot of citrus and some pine - orange, grapefruit, and a touch of lemon - orange and grapefruit juice - grass and some pine - a vague spiciness - caramel and pale malts - undercooked biscuits and toasted bread

Taste: Actually pretty balanced for something from the West Coast - big hop presence, with orange and grapefruit - citrus flesh and juice, with a touch of pith - moderate bitterness - some grass, pine resin, and some herbal/spicy notes - caramel malts, with some pale flavors in the background - toasty biscuits - crystal malt - a little mint in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium-ish body, nicely carbonated, kind of watery but in a good way

Overall: Solid and somewhat memorable

This is a tasty IPA. It's not the best I've ever had, but that statement is not particularly meaningful in the IPA category. This has some nice citrus, pine, and mint. Definitely worth a try.

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A: Pours an orange/amber with a white head.

S: Fresh orange juice/zest, a little pine, in the nose.

T: A bit floral, pine, orange, very fresh-tasting, and delicious.

M: Medium bodied, not overly carbonated.

O: This is a great IPA, nice and citric. I think cans are great for keeping in the freshness and keeping out the light. Delicious beer, try it.

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Caldera IPA from Caldera Brewing Company
3.96 out of 5 based on 1,281 ratings.
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