Luponic Distortion | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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85
very good
45 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by HopHead84 on 01-15-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.95%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
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For Trade:
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of Rhettroactive
3.7/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mayhewbc
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffBlue
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

10/22/16, 12oz bottle, Long Beach, Luponic Distortion, fruity nose at first then white wine, thing mouthfeel, fairly hopped, a tad citruis, easy to drink, decent to good

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Photo of Roguer
4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beautiful, clear golden brew. Lively and active, topped by a firm white head with awesome retention. About as perfect as a beer can look.

Light hoppy aroma, featuring lemon and grass. Slightly sweet, although whether from the malt or from a slight hoppy dankness I cannot quite ascertain.

Freshly hoppy on the palate: pine, grass, and a bit of resin. Sweet pale malt notes. Nothing overwhelming, but very clean and drinkable.

Lively on the palate; excellent drinkability for an 8% ABV brew.

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Photo of npachl
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smcolw
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Modest head that settles to rim bubbles. Good ring lace. The color is dark gold/light amber and appears to be clear.

High hopped but not too much. A bit of fruit punch and a bit of grapefruit rind.

Sweeter start than I expected. Solid malt base which allows the strong hop bite to stand out in contrast. The body is a bit thin and the effervescence is elevated. Long aftertaste but it's decently balanced.

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Photo of ZethOfTheNorth
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kingjohnh
3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fearfactory
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeschaefer
2.08/5  rDev -46%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Bedfordbeer
3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of isuhultine
4.39/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Super good for ipa lovers old and new

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Photo of drummerdwzp
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mann0101
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rutager
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of westyrun
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dbrauneis
4.31/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chronyay_west
4.72/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jason_cs
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swillis4035
4.19/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aszatk01
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Erik-P
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TrilliumFan
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Luponic Distortion from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
3.85 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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