Just Outstanding IPA | Kern River Brewing Company

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93
outstanding
1,307 Ratings
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Just Outstanding IPAJust Outstanding IPA
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mcallister on 03-01-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,307
Reviews:
454
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
Wants:
371
Gots:
187
For Trade:
8
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber into a tulip. Huge thanks to beachstrength49.

A- Pours a great-looking luminescent golden-orange with 2 fingers of pillowy white head that fades away pretty quickly, but leaves some of the nicest cobweb lacing I’ve seen in a long time. Beautiful looking brew. 4.5

S- Piney/grassy hop resin, bright citrusy orange juice character, good amount of malty backbone comes through with a touch of graininess. 4

T- Not as bitter/dank as the nose suggested with WAY more citrus notes present. Juicy orange and grapefruit slosh around with waves of pine/resin to make some kind of delicious hop-punch. Bready malts with just a hint of toast follow up on the end. Dee-licious. 4.

M- Incredibly light-bodied for how much flavor this packs. Reminiscent of Zombie Dust in its super-refreshing character. 4.5

O- Easily one of the better IPAs I’ve had. 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.12/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big ole' head on this, capping a rich hazy amber brew.

Good balanced smell, I can pick up the hops, but they don't dominate. Resinous with a light sweet backdrop

This is a very well balanced beer. It's not as underwhelming as some sweet/malty IPAs I've had, but the hops aren't as overbearing as many of their west coast counterparts. Well balanced, with almost a subtlety to it. The maltiness doesn't dilute, but compliments this citrusy hop presence. I've been excited to try this one since I picked it up, and do not feel disappointed.

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4.37/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy honey orange with a 2 inch foamy light tan head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. A foamy latticework of lace coats the glass on the drink down but slowly dissipates over time. Smell is of citrus fruit, citrus zest, tropical fruit, and some herbal hop aromas. Taste is of citrus zest, grapefruit juice, tropical fruit, and some malt on the finish. There is a fairly mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a great beer that is tasty and super easy to drink with its awesome aromas and flavors.

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Just Outstanding IPA from Kern River Brewing Company
4.21 out of 5 based on 1,307 ratings.
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