471 Small Batch IPA | Breckenridge Brewery

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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
Ratings:
2,314
Reviews:
815
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
12.34%
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
363
For Trade:
0
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Photo of hozersr
3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigTrent
4.02/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
3.59/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I thought this Double IPA was overall decent.

Look: semi-clear copper with a thin bubbly white head.

Aroma: grapefruit, caramel, pine

Taste: Good malt backbone, caramel, pine, grapefruit, but a tad medicinal, I was hoping for more hops, and the alcohol was noticeable.

Feel: Medium body. The alcohol is noticeable. I think it was a good beer but not top notch.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.64/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnF
4.57/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Now PA allows grocery stores to sell beer! Bought this in a make your own six pack and am very pleasantly surprised. I love hops and the Caramel variety might be what makes this beer so smooth and tasty.

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Photo of tkolterman
4.65/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Booner818
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chillin
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of krome
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of archero
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.87/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shutter
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of briancathy
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GuyFawkes
3.56/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Unknown vintage; drank 10/22/14 on draft at Fischman's.

Murky orange hue.

White head; decent lace.

Smoke, honeyed grain & sweet citrus nose.

Thick mouthfeel.

Mango, orange...& slight urine flavors. Flavorful but off-putting.

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Photo of Dukies222001
4.33/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very good offering from BB. Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass Color was a nice medium copper with ample head. Very smooth taste more of a malty IPA. Not sure what the taste is im loving probably the caramel. Very good IPA

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Photo of taospowder
3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kdivers
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NateDyk47
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bought a 4 pack, drank from a snifter. Interesting for an IPA, but very good. Good bourbon undertone, but it overpowers the hops a little too much. Definitely worth a try.

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Photo of car2052
3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz. bottle to snifter.

A: Burnt orange with a small white head. Unfiltered.
S: Orange, grapefruit, cinnamon, slight pine.
T: Sweet oramge and grapefruit. Fruity aromas waft into the nose. Slightly medicinal.
M: Medium. Sweet and bitter finish.
O: A little on the sweet side. Sticks around a little too much.

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Photo of Frenzeljr
3.16/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Almost overly sweet for a double ipa

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Photo of GangOf1
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.28/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of godawgs
4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BethanyB
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Orange/medium amber in color. Chill haze, and a pure white head which leaves 360-degree rings of lace in its wake. The aroma is a delicious combo of lemon tart, honey, and juicey orange slices. Medium-high resinous hop bitterness makes this an unmistakeable IPA, although there also exists a caramel and honey sweetness which is unusually strong for the style. The medium-bodied, creamy mouthfeel highlights the malt more than the hops, but the bitterness still manages to make it it to the finish. A sweeter, lighter DIPA, this beer, while tasty, is a touch too tame.

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471 Small Batch IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
3.89 out of 5 based on 2,314 ratings.
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