India Pale Ale | Nebraska Brewing Company

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86
very good
614 Ratings
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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Nebraska Brewing Company
Nebraska, United States
nebraskabrewingco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our India Pale Ale has a pronounced hop bitterness and wonderful hop aroma. The taste immediately gives away the high hop characteristics with malt aspects playing second fiddle to this fantastic example of the style.

72 IBU

Added by beerhobo22 on 07-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
614
Reviews:
127
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
9.97%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
131
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 614 |  Reviews: 127
Photo of McClinton
4.22/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

(On tap, limited notes)

Copper color, nice head.

Onion, caramel malts, fresh pine on the nose.

Lots of caramel and onion to start, a very bitter and bready finish. Bitterness in spades.

Feel is dense and equally carbonated. Semi dry finish.

A solid effort but one is enough for me.

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Photo of Uconnelmo
3.57/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jeranbrews
3.16/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

A - thick foamy white head lots of lacing. Thin clear green tea body. 3.5

S - citrus bitter goya 3

T - bitter then sweet then bitter again. Tree bark then molasses then right back to plant pesticide bitterness. 3

M - just right. Smooth creamy. Foamy. 4.25

D - for an IPA pretty good but not sessionable. 3

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Photo of mkanne3616
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zazzi82
3.87/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of swgwilt
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aoyoc
3.38/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Buck89
4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Surprisingly dark. A nice look with a very clear almost copper hue. A fairly aggressive pour produced a one-finger off white head that settled quickly into a wispy cap, leaving some nice tracks behind. Big citrus aroma on the nose, with grapefruit, orange, some pine, and some dry malt. No toffee or caramel, but definitely more malt than I'm used to. The taste was as expected - no surprises - bitter grapefruit up front, followed by orange, pine, resin, and a prominent bready malt presence. A hint of caramel but not sweet. Very bitter with a clean finish. I like this better as I go - a nice classic West Coast IPA.

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

Out of a one-of-kind can. My first review I prefer IPA's. That should count for something. ;) This beer actually got me to register an account! Simply put, its not world class but worthy of higher BA SCORE (currently 86) Its an outstanding beer rather than the current rating of very good. Admittedly, I care less about look, smell or feel. I prefer rating by taste. Its a great tasting IPA. The pop top can is very unique as well. Simple joys, simply put. In other words its good enough where I would seek to find and try their other beers if ever in Nebraska area (I enjoyed this one in San Antonio, Texas purchased from an HEB grocery store there). Keep venturing out!

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Photo of frasergrove
3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Definitely the weirdest can opening I have ever seen - more Campbell's soup than standard beer can pop opening. In any case - rich amber bronze body with a thick resinous head. Light haze level. Balanced nose, definitely some malt up front, but earthy and light pine hops follow. Nice smooth bitterness that sticks around a bit at the end. Some juicy sweet flavor as well, but not overly cloying. A nice IPA!

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Photo of jimmygord
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chucker17
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerman999999
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AD17
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
3.47/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cheney6234
3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pep_IPA
3.57/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.52/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nebraska India Pale Ale has an extremely thick, creamy, slightly off-white head, a clear, bubbly (etched tasting glass), amber appearance, and profound lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of sweet (but, not overly sweet), strong, bready malt and rich hop resins (fruity, but not in an effeminate way. The citrus note stands to attention). Taste is of rich, sweet (not sugary) white bread and bashing and admirable bitterness. Citrus- yes. Canned pineapple? No. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and Neberaska India Pale Ale finishes dry and memorable.

RJT

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Photo of mntlover
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep copper color with a big two finger beige head that falls slow and laces really well.

Aroma is good fruity overripe citrus notes, nice pine mingled in a good caramel malt base that seems to ad its own fruit notes.

Taste is wow big malt base partially caramel with some toasted notes. Hops are bitter grapefruit rind, good pine notes more like deep seated bitterness not bright like i seem to prefer. Pretty good for a malt forward IPA.

Mouthfeel is medium pretty average carbonation.

Overall not bad just not my favorite style of IPA.

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Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cbcrunch
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Crobshaw
4.3/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Good beer. Not too happy,but enough to give it flavor.

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Photo of Sti555
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

India Pale Ale from Nebraska Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 614 ratings.
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