Crank Yanker IPA | Eddyline Restaurant & Brewery

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Crank Yanker IPACrank Yanker IPA

Brewed by:
Eddyline Restaurant & Brewery
Colorado, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Like your favorite single track, this IPA has it all! An insanely drinkable IPA, with enough maltiness to balance the incredible citrus aromoa and hop finish. You’ll be racing back for another! 2014 World Beer Championship Silver Medal.

Added by indiapaleale on 01-11-2012

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5/5  rDev +40.8%

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5/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

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4.45/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wasatch
4.35/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Revisit: 24 Oct 15
16oz. Can

Pours a very nice cloudy dark golden yellow color, very nice carbonation, with a very nice one-finger creamy off-white head, which leaves a very nice medium size island, and some nice thick sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, with some nice malt sweetness, very nice citrus note, slight pine note. The taste is very nice hoppy, very nice malt note, sweet, citrusy, piney. Medium body, with a nice dry/bitter finish. Overall, this one is very nice, would be great intro to the style.

Pours a very nice cloudy golden yellow color, nice carbonation, with a one-finger plus creamy off-white head, that leaves some sticky lacing behind. The nose is mostly hoppy, slight sweet malts, citrusy, slight pine note. The taste is pretty good, hoppy, citrusy, slight malt note. Medium body, nice bitter/dry finish. Overall a tasty brew, really surprised me at the time. Would recommend.

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Photo of Golfer3Aces
4.35/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RockAZ
4.29/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

From a can poured a good foamy head which settled quickly. Not as strong of an aroma as I would have hoped for. Sweet taste at first and afterwards, noteworthy fruit tastes are strong on grapefruit but also a biting ginger flavor as well. I liked the beer, would love to have it on draft. This less than stellar rating (from me) for this IPA may only be because of the IPA I had before it.

I bet this one really stands out in any other crowd of IPA's, do recommend.

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4.27/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.26/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Comes in a cool 16 oz. can. Pours a lovely golden yellow with a substantial frothy head. Big hop aroma with fruity overtones. Mouthfeel is substantial with a nice pleasant carbonation on the tongue. Just enough light tasting malt to offset the huge hop hit. Grapefruit, pine, ginger notes dominate and the finish is crisp and dry due to the high alcohol content. One of my favorite beers. Always have some in the fridge.

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.19/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I just saw this in a very well priced liquor store on special and I had to give it a try. A six pack of 16 ouncers for 9 bucks was just too much of a deal to pass up.

-Aroma: was incredibly strong and I could sense that this was from the citrus hop realm and probably pretty malty as well given the sweetness. Last of orange and grapefruit with a touch of pine. The aroma lasted almost the entire beer. Very impressive on this end.

-Appearance: Almost red ale like and its easy to see that there is much malt is in there. Its very well filtered and easy to see through, which is fine, though I prefer cloudier IPAs if its not Firestone. The head was decent enough for my preference, but nothing too impressive or overdone.

-Taste: (Edit) After having it a few more times, it really didn't live up to my first review so I'm changing it for the lack of consistancy. The last few times I've had it, the flavor doesn't live up to its aroma. The Orange was fairly pronounced along with the Grapefruit and lightpine flavors. The flavor seemed too malted at times, but the sweetness seemed to be blended enough with the sourness of the citrus hops not to make it a too malty. At its best, the taste reminds of a somewhat sour and fairly malty version of Firestone IPA, at its worst, its a slightly citris, overly malted IPA that doesn't stand out.

-Mouth Feel: Surprising heavy and syrupy for an IPA, but it made it feel a bit like an imperial which is good if you like imperials, though it might be too much if you're looking for more of a standard IPA. The flavor stayed in the thickness so it worked out pretty well.

-Overall: Very impressive at its best but lacks consistancy.. 16 ounces of this high quality IPA is more than a bargain at low prices.

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4.17/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served on draft at Eddyline.

Appearance: As bright as if brewed by AB InBev. This beer is so bright you can literally read through it! The only factor preventing a perfect 5 is that the head fades quickly.

Flavor: Damn good! Pineapple and then come the hops. The malt plays second fiddle. It is in the background, but allows for the hops to headline. Very good. Very well balanced.

Mouthfeel: light-medium.

Aroma: hops (obviously) but little else.

Overall: a great effort and a very good beer - Eddyline's best offering. This beer can rival nearly all of Denver's best IPAs. Balance is the key word of this beer. Everything has its place in this beer, and that place is exactly where everything should be.

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4.08/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Crank Yanker IPA from Eddyline Restaurant & Brewery
3.55 out of 5 based on 128 ratings.
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