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471 Small Batch IPA | Breckenridge Brewery

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3.92/5
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2,318 Ratings
471 Small Batch IPA471 Small Batch IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States
breckbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
471 is a small batch, limited edition ale that was created by our Brewmaster to separate the weak from the strong. 471 is a double IPA, that combines Pale, Munich, Caramel-30, Carapils and Torrified Wheat malts, with Chinook, Centennial, Simcoe and Fuggles hops. It has a big sweet mouthfeel, followed by more hoppiness than you've ever had at one time. Enjoy.

Added by mschofield on 08-09-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,136
Reviews:
816
Ratings:
2,318
pDev:
12.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Photo of AyatollahGold
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marluc
2.48/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AmishLightning
3.63/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ReeceJ8
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Strong initial flowery flavor that dissolves into a mid-tone maltiness that's uncharacteristic for a double IPA. The finish is neutral. A good double IPA overall but confusing in some of its flavors.

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Photo of Manthon
3.38/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of travelguy
4.18/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eddieeight
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JoeLev
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of abcsofbeer
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Albertdidz
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cherche
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of h4ger
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pkkosmatka
4.19/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Fishwhisperer
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Happyyb
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Babalu614
4.65/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into snifter from bottle. Very nice amber color. Floral hoppy aroma with hints of spice and carmel. Tastes of hops and carmel, very smooth feel. overall an excellent ipa, one of my favorites

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Photo of GlennWB
3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good dipa but not outstanding

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Photo of ColoradoPhil
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This beer reminds me of of the hard to get double IPA's Pliny the Elder, a good example.. this has a sweeter flavor, a bit of caramel to it. I would have to do the blind taste test. I don't taste any grapefruit citrus, by the second bottle of this stuff it is evident Breckenridge Brewery has got a very rich tasting beer on their hands. In sum, this is a great IPA, if not it is certainly in great beer territory. Very damn good.

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Photo of slhuggy
4.88/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of fscottkey
3.63/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: [3.50] The bottle lists the ABV (9.2%). There is also a date code for (08/30/2016). So this one is a bit beyond peak freshness. The beer is a dark amber color. It has TONS of floaties in it. It forms a pretty minimal white head.

S: [3.50] Peach, alcohol heat (a little like rubbing alcohol), pine, pineapple.

T: [3.75] I get the peach from the nose. I am not getting the alcohol heat (at least not early). Also picking up the pineapple. Also hints of lemon rind. After a while getting some sweetness from the malts,

M: [3.75] Above medium body. Slight bitter at the end but not too dramatic.

O: [3.50] This is a decent beer. I think you could develop this flavor at 6% ABV - but still it does the job. The flavor has some depth and balance. The nose had a bit of a raw alcohol scent - but it didn't impact the flavor at all. Not one I'd seek out, just due to the high ABV relative to the flavor output.

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Photo of etreesh
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dekkar
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of duvel1979
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Wizzle32
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hozersr
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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