471 Small Batch IPA | Breckenridge Brewery

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Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States

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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

O. Nothing special, nothing bad. Just down the middle.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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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
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 2,319 ratings
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