471 Small Batch IPA | Breckenridge Brewery

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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

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Ratings:
2,311
Reviews:
815
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
12.34%
 
 
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Every now and then along comes a beer with a lot of praise that I may miss out on luckily enough my bottle shop saves me one to try anyway time for reality and it pours a dirty apricot hue with a nice ever present two finger head and lacing everywhere,the smell is very hoppy with notes of peach,apricots and tropical fruits,the mouthfeel is full bodied with minimal carbonation just as if from a hand pump and the tastes are pretty much one paced when they encounter the malts it's a combination of sweet candy malts and piney tropical hops and the finish has a slight piney bitter finish but i feel the malts really tame this one down and overall glad I've tried it but not as good as I've been told cheers.

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A. It has a copper color, but it's still fairly clear. Good, foamy white head and some lacing. Bubbles come up along the side.

S. It has a bit of a blueberry fruity, hoppy scent.

T/M. It's kind of a bland pale ale. It's smooth and refreshing, but it has a celery vegetable taste and grape malts that give it a generic feel. It's kind of plain, but easy to drink.

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Appearance: Murky copper/orange with a thin film of off-white suds.

Aroma: Overripe orange and some malt presence.

Taste: Hop character is sweet citrus with a moderate bitterness, edging on juicy at times. Deep malt backbone that adds a robust element and packs a bit of heat. Finish is sweet citrus with rich barley and the aftertaste is mellow with a bit of bitter pine.

Mouthfeel: Just above medium in body with smooth carbonation. Good drinkability for 9.2% ABV.

Final Thoughts: Moderately impressed with this one. I was expecting an orange malt bomb, which is almost spot on, but the juicy element keeps things from getting stale. Would I drink it again? Sure.

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471 Small Batch IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
3.89 out of 5 based on 2,311 ratings.
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