Kirkland Signature India Pale Ale | Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation

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Kirkland Signature India Pale AleKirkland Signature India Pale Ale
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Brewed by:
Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
Washington, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by chinchill on 02-24-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
184
Reviews:
45
Avg:
3.12
pDev:
18.27%
 
 
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2
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Photo of BlueSpader
3.69/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of moodenba
3.74/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Kirkland IPA sampled march, 2017. This is yet another beer carrying this label, now brewed in Stevens Point WI. This is 6.9% alcohol and claims 75 IBU, with a $20/case price. Poured at 45F into a short glass. Nice balanced aroma, short (and shortlived) white head and medium amber liquid. Hop forward with good bitterness and some modern fruity/flowery hop flavor. Just enough body. Aftertaste is pleasantly bitter. Overall very drinkable and tasty. The rating is of this Stevens Point product.

Below is my review of the Matts version of Kirkland IPA done in early 2016.

First, I doubt that the "west coast" Kirkland tastes like the "east coast" Kirkland. The eastern beers are by Matt's in Utica and (to my palate) taste a lot like the Saranacs, which I think are generally OK (Pale Ale)to excellent(4059 Porter). This is a pretty good Ale with medium body and taste, at a great price. It hasn't been stocked in a while, and I'm hoping it comes back. (my rating for the Matt version was 3.31)

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Photo of Smak_Hermann
3.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gandres
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hozersr
3.02/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Wontonst
3.49/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mlkluther
3.02/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GatorCoop
2.75/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Durge
3.41/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Libeertarian
3.68/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours fizzy, clear amber with foamy, well-retained off-white head. Aromatically hard to define. As much evergreen as it is citrus. Overall, it is perfumy but not strong. At first taste is sweet and floral, but then more herbal, vegetal, but not dank. IBUs are 77, tastes lower to me, so I'd say it's well-balanced. Malt noted on into the lightly bitter finish. Highly carbonated, watery, and crisp, but smooth.

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Photo of CJNAPS
2.64/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of tbone1384
3.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ssgunbond
3/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of HardyA
3.08/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of lilsmizzul1225
2/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of JoKo
4.75/5  rDev +52.2%

Photo of DOCRW
3/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of JackieKu
3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of mrcraft
3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Tivlavrie
3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of wrightst
2.75/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of HopliteWarrior
3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Sathanas
3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of mdaschaf
2.75/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of Bhlou07
2.96/5  rDev -5.1%

Kirkland Signature India Pale Ale from Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
3.12 out of 5 based on 184 ratings.
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