Caldera IPA | Caldera Brewing Company

Caldera IPACaldera IPA
1,285 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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Photo of seeswo
3.23/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Can pours that golden-brownish color common to malt forward IPAs. Nice big off-white head leaves sticky remnants all over the glass. The nose is mild caramel malts with a restrained, slightly grapefruit hop presence. The taste is pretty mild. Some lightly tropical, but mostly generic bitterness is largely overshadowed by the heavy caramel malt presence (though not a big sweetness - this beer is pretty dry). Seems somewhat out of balance. Mouthfeel is strong in carbonation and a medium body with some malty stickiness. Overall, this is a very drinkable, very (caramel) malt forward IPA with a mild tropical/generic bitterness. Not nearly my favorite, but not bad. I would call it pretty distinctly average.

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Photo of TBonez477
3.23/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.24/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of biglobo8971
3.24/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I dont believe that I tasted the freshest can, I didnt see a date on the can, so cant affirm or deny. Poured from can into a pilsner glass. Nice orange color which fades to yellow on the outside of the beer. 1/4 inch head that laced the whole glass. Picture alone, this looks like an amazing beer.
Smell was barely apparent. I tried several times to get any aroma at all. I do pick up a faint aroma of orange, pineapple and other citrus notes. No pine smell at all.
Taste is average. Not anything surprising or breath taking. No real note supercedes the rest. Faint hints of orange and citrus fade to a very faint sign of pine on the end.
I rated the mouthfeel better after reading the abv. For having 6.1%, its very easy to drink.
My overall attitude of this beer is that it is ok. Not a great one, and not a bad one. Then again I have no idea how fresh my sample was.

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Caldera IPA from Caldera Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,285 ratings
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