Spiral Jetty
Epic Brewing Company

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Epic Brewing Company
Utah, United States
American IPA
Ranked #3,910
Ranked #28,958
3.42 | pDev: 14.91%
May 28, 2022
May 23, 2010
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Notes: Spiral Jetty India Pale Ale is the launching point in our series of hoppy IPA brews. Spiral Jetty IPA has an aggressive hop profile (five different hops used here with two in the dry hop) presenting citrus, floral, resinous or pine aromas and flavors typical of American hops and a nice pleasant, cleansing bitterness on the finish. The dominance of the hops helps to balance the complex malt flavors and the higher alcohol content.
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Ratings by jdb8507:
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Reviewed by jdb8507 from Virginia

3.77/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Overall this is a pretty decent IPA. At the nose, very hoppy. As you drink through this tallboy, you realize that this is a very smooth IPA, but at the cost of some of the hoppiness. Overall, deceptively hoppy on the first sniff, but the drinkability is very good.

A decent beer, but in the amazing world of craft beer, this is just above average.
Feb 01, 2011
More User Ratings:
Rated: 3.63 by shreead from Pennsylvania

May 28, 2022
Rated: 3.63 by kflorence from Texas

May 07, 2022
Rated: 4.34 by USAF-Mike from California

Apr 19, 2022
Rated: 3.5 by FLBeerGuy from Florida

Feb 15, 2022
Rated: 3.76 by chrishiker1409 from New York

Sep 12, 2021
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Reviewed by Seamus_Hanrahan from Massachusetts

3.44/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Bottle was 32ounce.. at restaurant in Kanab Utah.. nice Head upon pour.. didn't get strong aroma.. good hop forward flavour.. a decent beer that I'd have again
Jun 11, 2021
Rated: 3.53 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

May 06, 2021
Rated: 3.77 by Aquatherm_SE from Alabama

Aug 16, 2019
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Rated by DRuss from Utah

3.82/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A silver bullet smooth Ale that finishes sweet, without being sweet? Impossible,....is what I used to think.
Apr 10, 2019
Rated: 3.36 by carlosp1966 from Utah

Nov 15, 2018
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Reviewed by fablevayne from Utah

4.94/5  rDev +44.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Taste like ass. More accurately,it tastes like burned American Chinese food. It's a good thing I am already drunk or I would have poured this shit on the lawn already.
Oct 28, 2018
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Reviewed by iguanodon from Utah

2.74/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
[Original rating 2012-07-13] Bottle from the brewery store. Pours light copper with a thick off white head. Aroma is malty, faint citrus, flowers. Taste is hoppy with a very bitter finish. Not bad but not great.
Oct 03, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by ElGallo from New Hampshire

Jan 24, 2018
Rated: 4.75 by MAR_801 from Utah

Sep 27, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by mcthfg from Korea (South)

Sep 02, 2017
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Reviewed by Fowdy from Idaho

3.71/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: A slightly hazy deep amber with a finger of fluffy head that dissipates slowly leaving nice lacing.

Smell: Fruity hops with a bit of malt.

Taste: bitter, citrus with some cereal and flower.

Feel: Nicely carbonated, an easy drinking IPA.

Overall: At 6.6%, this IPA is nicely rounded. It's great to see a beer like this come out of Utah. I will seek this out again.
Sep 02, 2017
Rated: 3.67 by sohearn from Alabama

Aug 19, 2017
Rated: 3.51 by SlightlyGrey from Minnesota

Apr 27, 2017
Rated: 3 by coz from Illinois

Feb 21, 2017
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Reviewed by Act25 from New Jersey

3.63/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Enjoyed fresh in SLC. Surprised at low scores on this IPA.

A: Pours a slight hazed golden orange body with suitable lace and retention. Looks well made.
S: Too faint, but it's flowers, hops and a grain bed.
T: A pleasing set of hop dominant, complex bitters & herbs, with biscuity malt flavor. Floral and faceted.
M: Light & a bit thin
O: Better than its reviews here when fresh in SLC which it turns out is a great beer town.
Jan 28, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by Mattymystique from Massachusetts

Jan 05, 2017
Rated: 3.12 by B_B from California

Nov 16, 2016
Rated: 3 by wpreynolds from New Jersey

Jul 20, 2016
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Rated by CraftBeerRunner from California

3.32/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
No. Just not very good. Confused style. Did not finish it. SLC, Utah, June 2016
Jun 22, 2016
Rated: 2.93 by GlennWB from West Virginia

Feb 25, 2016
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.07/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Copper and brass appearance, almost an inch of white head. Bright white. Despite the commercial tug job about five different hops, this one falls into the boring land of no off flavors, no noticeable aromas.

Taste, offers some bitterness and caramel. Real average stuff. Nothing special flavor wise, no off flavors. Bomber format too expensive.
Dec 25, 2015
Rated: 3.76 by HeyYoMar from Ohio

Dec 24, 2015
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Reviewed by ChrisMon02 from Ohio

3.73/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured into a pint glass. Deep orange color with a small head that doesn't last long. Some lacing sticks around the rim of the glass.

Smell is subtle. Floral notes with some light pine and citrus.

Taste follows the nose but is intensified a bit. Resinous floral hop bite with a touch of grapefruit. Not much malt in this one. Just enough to try and balance. Simple but pretty tasty. A slightly bitter finish that does not linger.

Mouthfeel is good. Medium carbonation makes for easy drinking.

A bit one demensional but certainly not a bad offering. I would have again but wouldn't necessarily seek it out. More of an introductory IPA.
Nov 17, 2015
Rated: 4.37 by bretutah from Utah

Oct 24, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by gregcordle from Ohio

Oct 13, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by hozersr from Pennsylvania

Sep 29, 2015
Rated: 3.64 by TEdubbaD from Minnesota

Sep 27, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by VeganUndead from Virginia

Sep 15, 2015
Rated: 4 by benloho from Utah

Jul 09, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by BeerNW from Washington

Jul 07, 2015
Rated: 3.52 by shivtim from Georgia

Jun 04, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by Eziel from Ohio

May 21, 2015
Rated: 2.9 by MNBeerGeek from Minnesota

May 16, 2015
Rated: 3.26 by DOCRW from Washington

May 15, 2015
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