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Just Outstanding IPA | Kern River Brewing Company

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4.21/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kern River Brewing Company
California, United States
kernriverbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mcallister on 03-01-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,064
Reviews:
454
Ratings:
1,314
pDev:
8.31%
Bros Score:
3.66
 
 
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370
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189
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Builds a nice lively two finger head on the pour. The head dissipates but a then layers lingers around. The color is a pretty lite amber but cloudy. If I hadn't seen a pliny for comparison this would look better.

S - Nommy citrusy goodness. Grapefruits in there. Lemon and orange peel maybe?. Some pine in there too. Smells good and better than the previous times I've had it.

T- Taste is less than the nose. Less of the citrus and grapefruit, ect with the added bitterness of an IPA. Pineyness is still there in the taste.

M - Very silky for an IPA. Tiny little bubbles softening the beer when you drink. Like it alot.

Overall - Just started doing reviews. Having to think through the various aspects of this beer makes me think it's better than I've considered it in the past. However this weekend I drank it on tap at the brewery side by side with citra and the citra blew my mind in comparison. If not for the side by side this would be higher I think. But that's what side by sides are for :)

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: A vibrant and hazy golden with an orange hue, minimal off-white head.

S: Juicy citrus, slight hop dankness, and more fresh citrus. Guava, grapefruit, pineapple, and stone fruit.

T/M: Smooth medium body with moderate carbonation. Weak and mild malt flavors with a little bit of a subdued hop presence. Very subdued overall -- not up front with anything. There is a slight hint of apricot juiciness. The finish is very slightly malty with a mild bitterness.

O: Really quite nice all around. This beer does not do anything loudly, so it's hard to absolutely love or hate anything about it. Really drinkable, but also really forgettable.

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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3/5  rDev -28.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.42/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured 22oz bottle into New Belguim globe. No dated but smells fresh.

A-Golden amber with a thick 3 finger head. Very decent lacing.

S-Citrus, very floral, a ton of grapefruit, some pine and just a bit of biscuits. The smell isnt huge but it delivers nothing but hops.

T-Very juicy beer, oranges. citrus, pine, bitter grapefruit, with thick malt.

M: Medium body with medium bitterness and a very sticky end. Nice carbonation.

O:Just Outstanding! Now I want to ride the trail!

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4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a snifter. No date on the bottle but it smells really fresh. Appearance is very dark for an IPA. A little orange showing through but it's almost entirely brown. Smell is like sticking your face into a bag of citra hops but I can also already tell that this beer has a solid malt backbone. Taste cofirms what the nose already told me. A very nice balance between citrus and piny hops backed up by bready malts. A delicious and balanced IPA!

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

Just Outstanding IPA from Kern River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 1,314 ratings
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