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Lucky U IPA | Breckenridge Brewery

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Lucky U IPALucky U IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Amarillo, Magnum, Perle, Cascade, Apollo, Fuggle, Golding hops.

Two Row Pale, Munich, Carmel, Torrified Wheat malts.

68 IBU.

Added by Bitterbill on 06-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,640
Reviews:
325
Ratings:
1,232
pDev:
14.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
169
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Ratings: 1,232 |  Reviews: 325
Photo of TxBrewser
2.95/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a pretty amber-gold color with some unfiltered cloudiness into a pint glass with a small amount of whitish head.

Smell is sweet tangerine and orange with a hint of bread malt. I'm intrigued, but wary.

Taste, for all the sweet, fruity nose it gave, is harshly bitter. Let me point out that I drink 90% IPAs. Bitter orange peel and a bit of malt are the closers for this IPA.

Mouthfeel is full, yet astringent, with more than average carbonation.

Overall, not a terrible IPA. Really different, but not necessarily in a good way. I'd drink it over a Shiner or Blue Moon or whatever faux-craft beer some crappy chain restaurant had, but I'd be unlikely to get one if any passable IPA were offered as an alternative.

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Photo of JohnCassillo
3.56/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stanley23
3.96/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.56/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gautch726
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm not sure how, but they have managed to make and IPA-flavored juice. Not sharp at all, however it creates pretty weak taste for an IPA. Easy to drink... a little too easy for my liking.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ssippisam
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LoveStout
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
3.51/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 10Crumra
3.33/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chris7482
3.77/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dpc166
4.61/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great taste and aroma. Wonderful summer beer before a Rockies game!

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Photo of hozersr
3.38/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of popeye303
3.85/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Andyyyyyy
4.05/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look is a nice Amber color. Smell is not very strong but a decent maltiness. Taste is mildly hoppy but good. Feel is slightly sharp but not syrupy. Overall a good beer.

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Photo of xbrettfavrex
3.31/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sohearn
3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of reptile3141
3.18/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
4.12/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very floral aroma goes with this rich amber and hazy IPA. The floral carries over and dominates the flavor, with a decent-sized bitter aftertaste. Nice and a bit different from the average IPAs.

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Photo of BrewSTL
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mojohawk21
2.78/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kmhall
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Casey3236
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buckuwo
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Lucky U IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 1,232 ratings
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