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Azacca IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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Azacca IPAAzacca IPA
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3.9/5
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1,626 Ratings
Azacca IPAAzacca IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named for the Haitian god of agriculture, the Azacca hop boasts intense, tropical fruit notes. Azacca IPA includes a touch of caramel malt to provide a sweet backbone to the citrus, mango and orchard fruit notes in this 7% ABV, 70 IBUs beer. The label artwork symbolizes the god of agriculture watching over a field where the ingredients used to make the beer are being grown.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,515
Reviews:
361
Ratings:
1,626
pDev:
7.95%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
442
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,626 |  Reviews: 361
Photo of DaveMaciolek21
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

You immediately notice upon pouring there's a interesting angle to this IPA. Copper colored due to strong caramel malt presence, playing sweet to the significant hop bite. Good intensity.

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Photo of profholt82
3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IDABEERGUY
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewsOverHoes
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xungmound98
3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jt_thomas18
3.67/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edewyer
4.62/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of biointen
4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of FrancisM12
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sir_Goatman
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tbeer40
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UWDAWG
3.29/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 ounce can into a IPA glass.

Look- Dark amber, small particulate sediment, above average head retention and lacing.
Smell- Bready, malty, piney.
Taste- Bready, piney, malty.
Feel- Medium body, below average carbonation, astringent finish.

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Photo of rkdavis
3.18/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rking1226
4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rangerjak
3.56/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gillandell
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jwc215
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. can - canned on 11/29/18 stamped on bottom - From a fifteen pack that I paid less than $20 for (at Sun Devil, Mesa, AZ):

Pours copper to amber. A foamy head leaves lacing.

The smell is of tropical fruits and caramel.

The taste is of tropical fruits (especially mango), some melon. Some spice. Plenty of (almost too much) caramel.

Pretty smooth. Abv well-covered. Slightly sticky. Full-bodied.

A solid - a bit "old school" - IPA. Fruity character balanced by caramel. Bittersweet. Worth the purchase and experience.

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Photo of mikeinportc
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kwright
5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nurt20
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chubenzino
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PJKSR02
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A beer I find myself searching out in the colder months. One of the best values in a 15-pack of cans, in the Northeast (well distributed now!).

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Photo of Amalak
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MercInc
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Octoberist
3.46/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Azacca IPA from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 1,626 ratings