Caldera IPA | Caldera Brewing Company

Caldera IPACaldera IPA
BA SCORE
80%
Liked This Beer
3.94 w/ 1,284 ratings
Caldera IPACaldera IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Caldera Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
calderabrewing.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,111
Reviews:
513
Ratings:
1,284
Liked:
1,027
Avg:
3.94/5
pDev:
9.9%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
87
Gots:
186
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,284 |  Reviews: 513
Photo of duvel1979
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A nice biting IPA, but with a touch of a sweet finish. Pours clear amber with a nice robust creamy head. Aroma is complex, sweet malt, honey, toffee, caramel, no sign of the hops that are to come. Taste comes in with a nice malt flavor, hops riding the wave on to the taste buds at the finish. Enjoyable throughout.

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Photo of jeffjeff1
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- clear coppery color, thin head that dissipates kinda quickly, nice lacing left behind
S- malt, piney hops
T- mostly piney hops but well balanced
M- medium bodied
D- very good, I would drink it again. A good example of a west coast IPA from the Pacific Northwest.

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Photo of Junkforadam
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbarny76
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bcraft11
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dsruble3
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nhirsch04
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Covocali
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Easy drinking IPA out of can little bitterness smooth after taste. Would drink again

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CMC73
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zanico
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of abkayak
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of juneof44
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikesubocz
4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ghostxyz3
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of captaincoffee
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours amber/copper/orange with a medium creamy head that leaves lots of film/spotting around the glass. Nose is a milder melon/pine than expected with a bit of earthy quality as well. Taste is rounded/malty up front with bitter hops building and overtaking. Mint at the finish. Overall a solid beer that is not in your face but remains interesting.

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Photo of GrantBrennan
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Timmy_legs
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Comes in can, nice. Phrasing. . .

A real light orange/yellow appearance, 1/2" white head. Mild Oregon berry fruitiness and citric grapefruit hop aroma.

Taste is an active lifestyle ipa, this isn't weighed down heavy with crystal malt or or shit ton of fancy proprietary hops. Its a standard west coast ipa before the citra/mosaic/new zealand explosion of stuff. Might have simcoe and amarillo, but that's as new as it gets, other than that drops some pale toasted malts with Columbus and Cascade hops I would suspect. Always enjoyable stuff.

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Photo of nebula1999
2.87/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rderedin
2.55/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of johnnyd10vt
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice west coast IPA. Dark color, slightly lighter than an amber. The smell is actually a little more antlers than I expected. The taste is relatively mild for a west coaster, with slightly less citrus/grapefruit and more generic bitterness.

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Photo of TTripp725
3.55/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of YvesB
3.42/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Caldera IPA from Caldera Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80% out of 100 with 1,284 ratings
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