Tap Room No. 21 IPA
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Tap Room No. 21 IPATap Room No. 21 IPA
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IPA - American
Ranked #7,216
Ranked #50,180
2.92 | pDev: 22.6%
World Brews
California, United States
Tap Room No. 21 IPATap Room No. 21 IPA
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Reviews by Jstonerock24:
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Jstonerock24 from Ohio

1/5  rDev -65.8%

Oct 09, 2014
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clager from Michigan

4.13/5  rDev +41.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Light orange/amber, clear

Smell: Citrus, floral, earthy.

Taste: Initial nice bitterness with earthy, floral, and bready notes with a citrus finish. Well-balanced mix of bitterness and flavor. I think the start and finish were the part that got me hooked.

Feel: Appropriately carbonated, good mouthfeel.

Overall: Enjoyed this much more than expected after reading others' reviews. Did not experience the maltiness that others expressed and is usually a turnoff for me as it can cause kind of a metallic taste. This, however, had a nice bitterness up front and flavorful citrus finish.

May 02, 2015
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ordybill from Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a light orange with some amber highlights and has a small white head. The aroma is citrus and is fairly nice. The taste has mild hops and citrus. The best beer I have had from World Brews.

Dec 21, 2015
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jokelahoma from Missouri

1.83/5  rDev -37.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

A little like Russian Roulette, sampling these Tap Room 21 brews. Let's see what I hit this time. Poured into a snifter.

Pours a clean copper, with a surprisingly large head that holds fairly well. Not a bad start at all., actually!

Aroma is... uh... aroma is... um... there is no aroma. Okay, that's slightly overstating it, but not by much. If I stick my nose really deeply into the glass, I get a faint, candy-like aroma, a bit like smelling an empty can of Mandarin oranges a couple days after you've eaten them. But that's really it. No hop, no malt, nothing but that oddly sweet citrus, and even that is so faint you have to convince yourself it's there.

And the flavor? Well, it's a bit more pronounced than that aroma, but emphasis is on "a bit". There's a small citrus like flavor, very little bitterness, and then, unfortunately, that astringent metallic flavor I got from the witbier this brewery makes comes crashing in. There's a sharp, chalky, soapy flavor which follows that, and then it all disappears, except for the lingering metallic flavor. There's nothing way off (if you don't count the fact it really shouldn't taste like metal or soap), but it's just blah. I not only can't say this is an IPA, I'm seriously hard pressed to say this is a beer. It isn't bad, per se, it just isn't anything at all. I'm not sure that's better, to be honest. There isn't even enough here to hate.

Mouthfeel is "Perrier" like. Thin, biting, a bit chalky. Not at all what it should be, either.

I try to be positive in my reviews. This... I just can't. This is badly made. Again, it isn't "bad" in the sense that there are a whole lot of off flavors or aromas. There just isn't anything at all here. It's slightly citrus flavored carbonated water with a really high mineral content. I cannot with a clear conscience recommend this to anyone. I got it as a gift, and I always appreciate gifted beer, but this is just poorly made. Avoid.

Mar 08, 2014
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Retroman40 from Florida

2.86/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Very light amber with a decent enough head.

S - Very fruity with minimal malt aroma.

T - Fruity with a hint of malt, but somewhat watered down.

M - Somewhat thin although the carbonation is decent enough.

O - I won't be buying this again. I expect a certain intensity in both the smell and taste from an IPA and this one misses on both accounts. If it was marketed as a "Light IPA" I would be OK with it, but there are so many good choices in IPA's that there is no reason to settle for a pretender.

May 06, 2014
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Max_Double_D from Ohio

3.52/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

May 22, 2017
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Shafaegalo from Texas

3.07/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Apr 26, 2015
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sthoma33 from Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

Feb 11, 2014
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Coastierox from Idaho

3/5  rDev +2.7%

Aug 11, 2014
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gonzo000 from Massachusetts

1.75/5  rDev -40.1%

Jun 22, 2014
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KBFox18 from California

1/5  rDev -65.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1


Nov 26, 2015
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drdiesel9483 from Ohio

2.42/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

If u can find this for free and the only other option is bud lite this is worth drinking. Otherwise this is horrible.

Jun 14, 2015
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hophugger from Virginia

2.42/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Malt bomb, not in style. IPA, I don't think so.............Way too many malts, no hop profile. All I get are flat malt tastes. Are there hops in this, if so, they are well hidden somewhere..

Sep 18, 2015
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joe12pk from Michigan

3.85/5  rDev +31.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Dec 17, 2016
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jcallover34 from California

2/5  rDev -31.5%

Jun 10, 2014
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Legend_316 from Texas

3/5  rDev +2.7%

Apr 20, 2014
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dradair from Missouri

3/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Oct 28, 2015
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goforbrian from California

2.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Sep 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev +2.7%

Jul 12, 2014
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Antg8989 from New Jersey

2.9/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

2.99 a six pack. But it smells like cough medicine. It doesn't taste as bad as it smells, but it doesn't taste very good either. It reminds me of my first rookie Homebrew IPA..some stuff is right about it, but a lot of it is wrong. It's drinkable though. Maybe that's it's best quality. Drinkable - as in able to drink, but not want more. But if you're on a budget like I am, you can't complain at the price point. And this batch is 6.9%.

Mar 23, 2018
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John_Beeryman from Virginia

3.42/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Dec 08, 2016
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colter45 from Ohio

3/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Typical ipa. 1st time kinda carbonated. 2nd time malty, vanilla, bitter, Guinness smell.

Apr 21, 2015
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hoppy91 from Texas

2.38/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Jan 08, 2015
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tjonesishere from Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +28.4%

This is a good beer.
That being said, relative to other IPAs, this is a bit on the modest side (flavor is weak, not as hoppy as usual). This IPA is smoother than I'm used to, which is a bit surprising. The good thing is this: if you prefer IPAs and you're with a group of people who prefer ales, this may be a good meeting ground (IMHO).

Aug 16, 2014
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2.27/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Has a malty after taste that is not the best

Jan 24, 2015
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Beer rating: 72 out of 100 with 99 ratings