Brainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale Ale | Epic Brewing Company

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223 Ratings
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Brainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale AleBrainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by JohnGalt1 on 02-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
223
Reviews:
40
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
9.64%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
55
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 223 |  Reviews: 40
Photo of Wer34truh
2.86/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Hazy golden color with a small snow-white head.

Smells strongly of sour sticky grapes. Additionally there's a bit of pine and candy. I'm torn on this smell, even though it's definitely quite strong.

Taste is similar to the smell, but more subtle. The grapes don't at all dominate as much as the smell, but this is still a surprisingly sour beer for a Belgian IPA. Feel is very light, with little carbonation.

The sour element of this did not at all work for me. I could definitely see how someone would like this as it is quite unique. However, personally I'll pass on this next time.

Bought a 1 pint, 6 ounces growler for $6.50

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Photo of hman43
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light golden and slightly cloudy with lacing.

Aromas of peach, citrus and a bit of floral.

Flavors of grapefruit, citrus, peaches and it is Moderately bitter on the palate.

The high carbonation takes away from the smoothness of the feel.

Overall, it's good but I would have loved for a bigger punch of peaches.

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Photo of Ilafan
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MFMB
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really enjoyed this one. Smells of a triple but with a little more resin/pine. The perfect amount of bitterness with the taste of a classic Belgian pale. Fruity banana hint with a light bread finish. High marks for this one from a outed Epic fan boy.

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Photo of Mirthrandir
3.86/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of benloho
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of khmel
4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of capnamerica
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Benish
3.56/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gruss004
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of twins2008nathan
2.85/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pretty bland overall. Average at best

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Photo of TripelMark
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Stingraystripe
4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nose is resiny, piney, hops very clear with some fruit. Pours translucent ambery gold with a tight head that doesn't linger and begins to lace. Taste is malt forward slightly bready, and then the pine and the citrus come in. Smooth and bitter finish. This is definitely a cross between a Belgian and an IPA which for me kinda marks it as an IDEAL spring/summer beer. One of my favorites for sure.

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Photo of Poupae
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WDJersey
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JCMattson
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.27/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Leag0002
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LakerLeith
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mush
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of InVinoVeritas
4.17/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigGold
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Epicfail97081
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale Ale from Epic Brewing Company
3.94 out of 5 based on 223 ratings.
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