ACME California IPA | North Coast Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
83
good
1,257 Ratings
ACME California IPAACME California IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States
northcoastbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,257
Reviews:
558
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
12.3%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
110
For Trade:
0
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Photo of ordybill
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass
Aroma- Has a nice malt and fruit aroma
Appearance- Pours a murky golden amber with a nice off-white head
Taste- Hops come through nicely, with some malt as a backup. very flavorful
Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. This beer has a crisp finish.
Overall- A really enjoyable beer, I will drink this again.

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Photo of mffraser364
3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sealeigh11
3.39/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blakelvb
2.95/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of RMentair
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Peter_M_Morris
3.91/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of graemeiam
4.48/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My father and I picked a couple of these up on a whim. This is a good beer plain and simple. The clarity and color are pleasant to look at, the taste is good and the smell is yummy. If I was to label it anything it would be to say it was more like an Imperial Pale Ale due to the malty taste and color with the lack of a high ABV and bitterness. All in all this is a beer I will keep on hand from now on.

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Photo of Brian_True
3.15/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MUTINY
4.2/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Quick review. This is one of the first IPAs that really spoke to me. It's an odd-duck for the style, focusing more on fruit (odd fruits like apple) than straight hop-chop. It's so quaffable with a light body & pretty damn good carb too.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of THoff94
2.48/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Tastes like a British style fruity ale. Not good.

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Photo of Trex
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dilbert65
3.56/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beeeeeerman
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kpowledge
3.2/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SamuelR
3.36/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DaveMiller
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smith_s4765
3.77/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Love this stuff. So easy to drink.

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Photo of reitzbrewing
2.74/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

too much grapefruit taste for me

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Photo of JordanHageman
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
4.67/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

appearance not quite as dark as most IPAs but this isn't like most IPAs.
Tart, citrus aroma, taste not too far from. Bitter aftertaste.
A unique IPA.

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Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

ACME California IPA from North Coast Brewing Co.
3.66 out of 5 based on 1,257 ratings.
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