Pick Axe India Pale Ale | Tommyknocker Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery
Colorado, United States
tommyknocker.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerNoobNC on 11-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
88
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
16.01%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.97/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

When you talk about a brewery that consistently churns out average to below average products, no more is this more apparent than with their hearty or hoppy beers. Here we have an offering that actually looks the part. Nice and amber, good 3/4" off white head on top, decent retention and lacing. Aroma, hey, aromatic hops, who needs those? Let's just accentuate the crystal malt and party like its 1999.

Taste is more grapefruit bitterness and caramel malt. Heavy body, adequate carbonation. Alcohol noticeable. This really tows the line between English and American ipa, but for the C hop bitterness, this one probably should fall in the latter category at this point in its life.

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Photo of Wasatch
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. Bottle

Pours a nice yellow/orange color, pretty nice carbonation, with a pretty nice one-finger thick/creamy off-white head, which leaves some sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, malty, with some citrus. The taste is hoppy, slightly malty, with some citrus. Medium body. Overall, a pretty tasty brew.

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4.09/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.59/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RDW
3.44/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tkrane
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bdel34
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.99/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.13/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.29/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.15/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.97/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.08/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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1.75/5  rDev -50.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.24/5  rDev -9%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Photo of AnthonyD12
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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Pick Axe India Pale Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery
3.56 out of 5 based on 88 ratings.
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