471 Small Batch IPA | Breckenridge Brewery

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471 Small Batch IPA471 Small Batch IPA

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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3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
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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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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Photo of Omnium
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle > Pint glass

A - Nice orange gold with under two fingers of frothy white head, medium on lacing.
S - Lots of ripe tropical fruits, some grapefruit, pine dankness, sweet sugary and caramel malts.
T - There's definitely a bit of alcohol to this, but you do get those great ripe tropical notes, and the dankness comes out a little more as well.
M - Some alcohol burn, a bit sticky, but full feeling.
O - To me this is the best thing Breckenridge makes, its a really good Double IPA, lots of good tropical sweet flavors.

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.29/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

471 Small Batch IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
3.89 out of 5 based on 2,310 ratings.
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