Lucky U IPA | Breckenridge Brewery

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Lucky U IPALucky U IPA

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy orange brew with a nice, decently long lasting tan head that leaves a good lacing. No complaints.

Smell: A lot of citrus and floral notes, almost like a toilet cleaner...

Taste: Piney, citrusy, hoppy, malty... In that descending order. An interesting IPA. but not a particularly strong one. Not completely like others I've had in any way. I can dig it.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, smooth and almost syrupy with a good bit of carbonation. Similar to PA's Troegs' Perpetual IPA, which is also a very "piney" IPA.

This is a little different... in a good way.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Nice transparent medium amber body. Thin tan head that leaves a layer of bubbles and some lacing.

S- Piney hops with a hint of citrus and some sweet malt.

T- Very piney hop flavor up front along with a hint of lemon. Light toasted malt towards the end, but this one is definitely hop forward. I will have to look up the type of hops used, because this one has a lemony taste to it.

M- Medium bodied, medium to high carbonation. Slight sting on the tongue.

O- Good IPA. Like I mentioned before, this one has a different flavor profile than most IPAs, but it works.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A- Golden, good head, nice lacing ring.

S- Floral, piney, soapy. Very promising.

T- Not as good as the smell. Bitter hops and grapefruit, needs a little malt to balance it out. Tastes pretty sour, even for an IPA. Too soapy. Not a great taste.

M- Light body, high carbonation for an IPA.

Overall do not like. Too light and carbonated for an IPA. Not enough hoppiness for an IPA. Taste is more sour than bitter. Needs more malt to give it a little balance. Probably one of the worst IPA's I've ever had. Wouldn't buy it again unless my car was on fire and this was the only thing around I could pour on it to put it out.

Serving type: bottle

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Lucky U IPA from Breckenridge Brewery
3.5 out of 5 based on 1,230 ratings.
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