Portland Brewing IPA | Portland Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Portland Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
macsbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by vkv822 on 04-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
84
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
14.84%
 
 
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0
Gots:
13
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Ratings: 84 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of drews240
3.58/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ilikepaleale
3.08/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Wow...what a horrible IPA. As someone stated, too much malt on the aftertaste. Tastes like a New Belgium beer and nothing like an IPA.

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Photo of shoretaxi
3.41/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Skillet
3.48/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oidmoe
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ghrymm
3.32/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 650ml bottle into my IPA Glass
A: Pours a dark Amber with a thin white head and pretty good lacing.
S: A woody hoppy nose .
T: Strong malts with a good hop bitterness.
F: A medium body somewhat of a sticky mouth feel.
O: To strong on the malts for me and somewhat sweet, good hop on the finish. A ok IPA.

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Photo of TrueOregonian
3.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L- Pours a light amber color w/ a finger length head

S- apricot, apple, sweet flavors coming from it.

T- apple, grapefruit finish that fades after a few seconds.

O- simple but smooth I enjoy this beer actually. For only 2.50 here in oregon it's a steal.

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Photo of gandres
3.16/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Glass from tap @ Pyramid Brewing brewpub at Seattle, WA
Appearance: Light amber golden color, small off white foam, a little hazy
Aroma: Fragrant, but too much, smell of hops and malts/grains
Taste: low to medium bitternes
Palate: lively carbonation, some follow through, bitter aftertaste
Overall: good beer, good to repeat, not look for
Drank: June 13, 2016 8pm

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Photo of NickThePyro
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kylehay2004
3.21/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of pianoguy
3.79/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle. No bottling date info

Pours a golden-copper body with a slightly off white head. Good retention and lacing

Smell is pretty much malt forward. Bread with an applesauce thing. The smell is not very pronounced.

Taste follows this malt forward theme. There is a little hop bitterness. An interesting balance(or lack there of) having the malts so far ahead of hops. The funny thing is; I like it !

Crisp medium feel.

I don't know exactly what to make of this beer It's not a northwest style IPA or even really an American style IPA. But... I'm a sucker for beer and I did enjoy the malt forward taste. Will I have this one again ? Maybe...

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Photo of ghostxyz3
3.77/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kevlee722
3.19/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MacStinson
3.35/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Donkster46
2.63/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SitkaSteve
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a copper to amber color with a half finger white to off-white head. It delicately dissipates and leaves some minimal stringy lacing.
The smell had some biscuit and a light caramel malt. Grassy hops blend decently.
The taste was definitely biscuity and bready with an English hoppiness (earthy, slightly soapy but tame).
The mouthfeel, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it.
Overall, I'd say not necessarily an American styled IPA, still good for what it is. I didn't mind it. Hopheads might not like it as much.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
3.71/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium coppery amber with bronze hues and a fine, half finger off-white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of biscuit and light caramel malt, earthy and grassy hops; similar to traditional English hop varieties. Flavor is dominated by biscuit and bready malt, English hops with a mild citrus component, finishes with almost resinous grassy hop bitterness that tastes good, but has virtually no herbal component. Medium bodied with good carbonation. An old fashioned, malty IPA in the English style. Well hopped, but little herbal or fresh hop flavors. Balance is good. I liked the malts used in this, although they are more biscuity than usually found in an American IPA. I wasn't expecting too much from this one, and although it wasn't up to the bright standards of current Northwest IPAs, it was enjoyable as a balanced continental style IPA. I'd have this again in a pinch.

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Photo of Sir_Goatman
3.14/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of peachy-tay
3.72/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Flooz
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dnorton222
4.69/5  rDev +39.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

this is a very drinkable ipa

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Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.41/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of constantine_272
3.33/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fuzzycuffs
3.34/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

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Portland Brewing IPA from Portland Brewing Company
3.37 out of 5 based on 84 ratings.
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