Kokopelli IPA | Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery

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3.56/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery
Virginia, United States
greatamericanrestaurants.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by jdhilt on 05-08-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,982
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
11
pDev:
11.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 5
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Photo of CuriousMonk
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes at the brewery: Aroma: Fruity hops (citrus, pineapple) but aroma is weak. Appearance: Dark golden with a nice small but dense head that leaves good lacing. Flavor: It's got that floral hops that is a signature of sweetwater beers. Other flavors are grapefruit, touch of pine and caramel sweetness. Palate: medium body, lively, bitter with medium finish. Overall: This is a good & very drinkable beer. It would appeal to the first time IPA drinker b/c it is lighter than many others. It's good and could be a session beer. Enjoyed their cheeseburger here.

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Photo of Tikiri
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcalabre
3.97/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I originally sampled this on 5 November 2002. I am writing this review from my notes.
Appearance: Cloudy orange color w/ a foamy white head takes over your glass.
Aroma: A nice citrus/hoppy nose fills your nostrils.
Flavor: This brew has a nice hoppy bite. In my opinion, this is definitely a must-try for the IPA afficionado

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Photo of Rast
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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

Sweetwater has a boatload of different brews and as expected they have an IPA that - are you sitting down for this? - is hoppy. As the brewer says "defined by generous quantities of premium hops". Good floral nose, starts hoppy, finishes hoppy. The ABV is not to be found. Hazy, orange-copper color, good head but doesn't much lace.

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Photo of dugly2ugly
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Boone757
3.79/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Iamjeff6
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of beerguy101
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Medium gold color. Large head. Aroma is floral hops and piney. A medium bodied IPA. Malts are sweet and fruity. Hops are grapefruity, spicy and piney. Very nicely balanced. A tasty and bright IPA. Very drinkable. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

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Photo of ghostmech007
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got this one from the Centerville location. On tap with a pint.

Dark golden color. Large frothy head the never dissappears.

Aroma is hoppy with a hint of citrus. Very nice to the nose.

Malty and hops are very present. Spicy flavors. Nicely done.

Loved every minute of this one.

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Photo of Tlock
3.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Kokopelli IPA from Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 11 ratings