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Breakside IPA | Breakside Brewery

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Breakside IPABreakside IPA
BA SCORE
4.17/5
Exceptional
487 Ratings
Breakside IPABreakside IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Breakside Brewery
Oregon, United States
breakside.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Breakside’s most popular offering is this beautifully clear India Pale Ale featuring the unique character of Citra and Chinook hops. This light copper beer has huge citrus and tropical fruit aromas with hints of perfume and pine. Flavors like apricot, guava, and orange hit the tongue accompanied by a mild evergreen note. There’s just enough caramel sweetness to balance the hop flavors, but this is really a showcase for the beautiful varieties of hops grown here in the Northwest. Like all Breakside beers, this has a notably dry finish and, in true IPA form, a restrained but persistent bitterness. It’s one of the most drinkable IPAs around!

70 IBU

Added by msubulldog25 on 03-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,568
Reviews:
87
Ratings:
487
pDev:
8.15%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
69
Gots:
139
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 487 |  Reviews: 87
Photo of Jw383
5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Possibly the most well balanced IPA I have ever had when it's fresh. If you can get it on tap at the brew house in Portland it just may be the best execution of an IPA you will ever have!

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of kingtusk
5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of wonizm
5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of larlar777
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of sonicbloom
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of Johnnyxt
5/5  rDev +19.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of areucrazy
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of BigGingDrinker
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of devilmakesthree
4.89/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Rconn006
4.88/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of skipxtracer
4.84/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of OsoRojo
4.8/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A beautiful IPA that rates tops across the board on my palate. From a 22z bottle that must have been fresh. Hops are a trip!

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Photo of TravisGood
4.79/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerisGod
4.78/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Refreshing IPA on a hot day. Nice mouthfeel, hop forward, not too much bitterness. Plus it's brewed 2 miles from my house, gotta love that.

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4.77/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

It's all of what the true aficionados have said about this IPA. VERY good.

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4.76/5  rDev +14.1%

Photo of jruno
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of PotlandOR
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Favorite everday IPA!

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of ZekeMillz
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The gold medal winner within staggering distance of my house? Truly a blessing and a curse. This is the real deal. I have yet to try I beer from Breakside that I don't like, but this is definitely their best.

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Breakside IPA from Breakside Brewery
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 487 ratings
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