Spiral Jetty | Epic Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company
Utah, United States
epicbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by Wasatch on 05-23-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
284
Reviews:
110
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
14.84%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
33
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 284 |  Reviews: 110
Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of coz
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Act25
3.63/5  rDev +7.7%
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.

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Photo of Mattymystique
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of B_B
3.12/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wpreynolds
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CraftBeerRunner
3.32/5  rDev -1.5%
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

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Photo of GlennWB
2.93/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.07/5  rDev -8.9%
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.

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Photo of HeyYoMar
3.76/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisMon02
3.73/5  rDev +10.7%
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.

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Photo of bretutah
4.37/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gregcordle
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hozersr
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TEdubbaD
3.64/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VeganUndead
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of benloho
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerNW
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shivtim
3.52/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eziel
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MNBeerGeek
2.9/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DOCRW
3.26/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Arrowhead_MN
3.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Was not super impressed. Seemed pretty bland, although I might have bought some aging stock. If it wasn't on sale for 99 cents a bomber, I would not buy it again. Fairly standard IPA, nothing special.

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Photo of Poupae
3.54/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of socon67
3.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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Spiral Jetty from Epic Brewing Company
3.37 out of 5 based on 284 ratings.
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