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 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Clear amber with one-finger, white, foamy head that lasted a couple of minutes. Really nice lacing.

S: Caramel malt with a hint of spicy hops.

T: Moderate sweetness and light to moderate bitterness. Toasted caramel malt flavor.

M: Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation.

O: This is a solid beer, but there's just not quite enough there to make it stand out in any way. Also, it didn't seem very hoppy.

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

12oz botlle; no date.

Clear amber color with a sudsy 1-finger head. Smell is grassy hops with some floral undertones, not much malt to note. Taste is much of the same; bitter, earthy hops up front, with a light malt finish. The balance is off-kilter: the bitter hop dominates the palate, and not in a good way. Has a strong resin aftertaste. Mouthfeel is a tad watery.

Overall, this IPA is unbalanced, but still tasty. It is overly bitter with tasty citrus and pine hop flavor, but retains just enough sweet malt to round out the flavor. A little too watery on the mouthfeel, but an extemely drinkable IPA. Would love to give this another try on-tap.

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