Spiral Jetty | Epic Brewing Company

Spiral JettySpiral Jetty
BA SCORE
3.41/5
288 Ratings
Spiral JettySpiral Jetty
BEER INFO

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
Ranking:
#41,605
Reviews:
111
Ratings:
288
pDev:
14.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
34
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 288 |  Reviews: 111
Photo of DOCRW
3.26/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Arrowhead_MN
3.4/5  rDev -0.3%
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 +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of socon67
3.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mush
3.34/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 0wlbear
3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Low carbonation; good syrupy feel; attractive amber color and taste; hops, not bitter; mild flavor

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Photo of RandyBroyles
3.67/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SFC21
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tommy5
3.65/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Juno_Malone
3.76/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattR2014
3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Good for the price. Tried out of bomber.

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Photo of seabeemom
2.76/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of hophugger
3.47/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy pale orange. Decent head and nice spotty lacing. Aroma is very much citrus with orange being the dominant smell. Also, some light hints of piney hops. Taste is a mouthful of citrus, orange, mango, lemon and such. Hop bitterness sneaks through pretty good and brings a small helping of pine and resiny hops. Mouthfeel is cool, refreshing and allows the hops to come out a little more as it is being drunk. Crisp, nice carbonation and easily drinkable. Price is also quite good for this beer as I paid $4.49 for a bomber, wow!!

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Photo of gleemonger
4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

Photo of jemarent
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Kwhite0829
3.76/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.07/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Spiral Jetty pours a hazy, cloudy (even slightly chunky) pale orange with a dense and foamy head that leaves lingering lacing all down the glass.
The aroma is nice, I get lots of citrus and a hint of pine and dank spice.
The taste is better than I was expecting. Lots of citrus and tropical fruit up front with a bit of lemon in the middle and some sweetness as well. It finishes with a refreshing and dry bite.
The mouthfeel is medium, with lots of bubbles and a bit of stickiness.
Overall, i think this is an underrated beer. Not a hop bomb by any means but very tasty and refreshing. I'd buy it again, especially at this price (4.99 for a bomber).

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Photo of Benish
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of Sanchezrox23
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Sianmarcach
4.04/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of NYR_Rob
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Westyn
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of beinerso
2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

Photo of boku56
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.84/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I'm liking the Spiral Jetty....this beer probably would have been better had I not tried the Holulent prior. Nevertheless....in Park City, Utah with my homie trying some local flare. The Spiral Jetty poured a hazy with froathy white head that is leaving some lace. The scent is fresh hops that carry slight pine, citrus and some floral tones. The taste is very very good balanced beer with bitterness throughout but enough malt to keep it from being too much. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall another excellent offering from Epic....nice job guys...and gals.

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Spiral Jetty from Epic Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 288 ratings
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