Yellow Snow IPA | Rogue Ales

Yellow Snow IPAYellow Snow IPA
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3.76 w/ 2,100 ratings
Yellow Snow IPAYellow Snow IPA

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
8 Ingredients:
Cara Foam, Melanoiden & Rogue Micro Barley Farm Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Amarillo & Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution Hops, Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast.

70 IBU
76 AA
14º Lovibond

Added by Avryle on 07-26-2008

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Photo of MacQ32
3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a nice orange gold color with almost 2 fingers of tan/orange tinted head. Absolutely fantastic lacing, good retention, 15 minutes later a thin layer remains across the entire surface.

S - Sweet caramel, grapefruit, mango and apple citrusy aromas, quite grainy (maybe even a little roasty?). Mostly citrusy sweet and grainy. Not overwhelmingly bitter or sweet smelling.

T - Quite (surprisingly) up front, sweet citrusy fruit flavors kick in afterwards (grapefruit mostly) while the bitterness lingers all the way through the finish which is dry and bitter (which I quite like). Pretty simple but very dry and bitter (which is a good thing IMO)

M - Medium bodied or less, very refreshing as I find most dry/bitters. Appropriate (medium) carbonation.

O - Really the only knock on this would be price (probably not going to spend 14.99 for a sixer of this again) and the simplicity of the flavor/attributes (although dry and bitter are two of the best qualities I could hope for). Good for what it is, but not work the price IMO.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

From notes taken last week while on tap at "The Kick-Off" in Waterloo. Long live the plastic, disposable keg!

Given the quality of beers that I have enjoyed from Rogue, don’t believe this is their best effort. Pours a hazy golden colour (almost eponymous) with little head, but still manages impressive lacing down the side of the glass. A rather simple aroma of bitter hops. Likewise the flavour is somewhat one-dimensional, an impressively bitter finish, but the body isn't as complex as it could be.

A brilliant name, but not my favourite Rogue beer.

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Photo of TheQuietMan22
3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving type: 12-ounce bottle. No freshness date.

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. The color is truly similar to yellow snow: hazy yellow with a slight amber tint. Three fingers of fluffy, off-white head dissipated slowly and unevenly.

Smell: Muted citrus, which is mostly grapefruit, mango, and orange. The hops offer an earthy graininess and it smells a little skunky, too — which I suppose is fitting.

Taste: Thick, grainy mouthfeel. Loads of bitterness with a tinge of grapefruit and mango citrus. And that is about it. The flavor does not make much of an impression. It is there, but it is mostly inconsequential.

Drinkability: Though there is not much to it, it is okay.

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2.25/5  rDev -40.2%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of KevinGordon
2.2/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

this is my first review, so please bear with me

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a standard 16oz glass.

The color was an orange-ish yellow-ish mix, with a slight head on top

The aroma was slightly citrusy, slightly hoppy

The taste was simply awful. Maybe I had a bad bottle or bad batch, but it tasted like straight stomach acid. I love IPAs, I adore them even. This is probably the worst one I've ever had. And its very rare for me to find a beer I do not like.

Made my mouth feel the way it does after you've been throwing up all night, and there's nothing left.

Overall, I finished it, because I leave no soldier behind, and I had to wash the taste out with a Flying Fish Exit 16 Wild Rice Double IPA.

Mom always told you not to eat the yellow snow, listen to her!

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of mikeg67
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, thank you SamP01 for sharing. Pours hazy golden with long lasting, foamy head. Aroma is of orange, citrusy hops and biscuit malt. Body is medium and tangy. Taste is citrusy hops, biscuit malt and ripe fruit. Finish is long, grapefruity. Nice IPA.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Yellow Snow IPA from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 63% out of 100 with 2,100 ratings
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