F5 IPA | COOP Ale Works

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
COOP Ale Works
Oklahoma, United States
coopaleworks.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A straightforward malt body supports the distinctive bouquet of Columbus and Falconers Flight hops that impart citrus, grapefruit and pine notes characteristic of the West Coast style. F5 is a belligerent hop reckoning.

100+ IBU

Added by bump8628 on 04-11-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,430
Reviews:
118
Ratings:
620
pDev:
12.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
177
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 620 |  Reviews: 118
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.28/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The beer is sunset orange with a frothy, off-white head. Lots of citrus and grapefruit right up front. Big time grapefruit and fresh hop presence. Profoundly bitter finish, with lingering tartness. Grapefruit rind, orange rind. Dry. Yet, the feel is somehow creamy and smooth. Well done. I hadn't heard of this beer and had no expectations. A solid beer. I'd happily drink / buy this again.

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Photo of PA-Michigander
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of tdm168
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of chippo33
1.25/5  rDev -69.1%

Photo of SadMachine
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of BMart
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of rolltide8425
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of Tone
3.94/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Good retention and slight lacing. Smells of citrus hops, piney hops, sweet malt, slight alcohol, hint of earthy malt, and a hint of pine. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Fits the style of an American IPA. Tastes of strong citrus hops, alcohol, sweet malt, hint of pale malt, slight pine, and a hint of earthy malt. Overall, decent appearance, good aroma, body, and blend.

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Photo of IrishColonial
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Sweffin
4.41/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of Dicers
4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of Stevedore
3.87/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16oz tallboy can, shared by Doug at our recent HF tasting today, 10/22/2013. Poured into a Founders' snifter.

Pours a clear straw body, with a nice 1cm white head that dissipates slowly. Good lacing and retention. Not much else to describe here.

Smells awesome. Lots of grapefruit, citrus and pine. A little bit of bready malts in the back. But this is definitely a very hop aromatic beer.

Taste really doesn't back up the nose. Mostly a toffee bready maltiness with a lot of non-descript bitterness. Not that great, to be honest.. which is disappointing given the aromatics on the nose.

Mouthfeel is medium-thinner bodied, good carbonation, mostly just a non-descript bitterness. Not the most outstanding mouthfeel on an IPA, but by all standards its pretty solid.

Decent, solid even, IPA that has a fantastic aromatic component but fails to live up to that aspect in terms of the flavour and mouthfeel. That's all I have to say about this brew.

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Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.97/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of outoffocus
4/5  rDev -1%

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

Received as an extra in a trade. Hopefully this is a better representation of Falconers Flight hops than the other beer I've had them in. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a nice very slightly hazy rich amber (like the rock)/honey hue with a good two finger off white head that fades to leave a thin blanket and light side lacing.

S - Aromas are pretty good here. Much better than the previous beers I've had with Falconers Flight. Big citrus (orange) and pine. Very faint grapefruit notes and very faint malty sweetness. Smells pretty darn good.

T - Taste is pretty solid. Pine is the dominant flavour here, nice and resinous. Malts are in the background providing faint sweetness and balance. Very nice lingering bitter finish that prevents any caramel malt sweetness from ever getting too noticeable. Tasty, but rather one trick compared to the nose.

M - Mouthfeel is quite good, crisp and clean here with a good bitter finish. Dangerously drinkable.

O - Overall, a shockingly good IPA from Oklahoma. Wish the nose translated more in the taste. While this does not contend with the big west and east coast IPAs, if this was all I had to drink for a fresh IPA I would be quite content. Very nice.

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Photo of Zorro
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Clear orange colored ale with a medium sized white colored head. This is decidedly IPA Orange.

Smells strongly of pine and roasted grain. Scent of orange and grapefruit but this is a big piney IPA.

Starts out sweet and mildly woody with a strong pine and citrus taste. Medium level of bitterness and a strong citrus after taste. Strong but not harsh at all.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a very good IPA. Truth is I drank this stuff on tap for a week when I had to do some training in Oklahoma City.

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Photo of fredmugs
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of hozersr
4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.43/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Haybeerman
3.89/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WDJersey
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

F5 IPA from COOP Ale Works
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 620 ratings