Escape To Colorado | Epic Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DrinkSlurm on 07-18-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
552
Reviews:
91
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
10.75%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
121
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 552 |  Reviews: 91
Photo of wlynch
3.46/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brewtalthrone
1.53/5  rDev -58.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Beer Bong IPA.

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Photo of ocelot2500
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a tight, white head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of citrus and slightly earthy hops.

Tastes of the bright hops layered over a solid malt backbone. Hops lead off with orange zest and grapefruit. Malts add in with some caramel and syrupy sweetness. Earthy hops add on the backend and linger through the finish.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a solid IPA.

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Photo of Kahlerbock
3.45/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mcthfg
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of huthuty
4.51/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a very unique ale, it tastes like a lighter ipa yet it has a significant alcohol content, the color is a not particularly fantastic medium yellow , however the taste is a really good blend of hops and alcohol content, drinkable as a lager yet at 6.2 percent this beer is a great ale overall

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Photo of jaydoc
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.18/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Pretty hazy light amber color, or sort of rusty light copper. A white head recedes to a film with nice random soapy patches of lacing.

Aroma: Really clean pine notes, grapefruit zest, bitter hops.

Taste: Starts off with woody pine, cedar notes then a splash of grapefruit citrus. Finishes clean and bitter.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, dry.

Overall: All around good flavor and aroma, not dominated by anything, equal pine and citrus.

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Photo of bluesyasian
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sohearn
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ambruns1979
3.61/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ConorGolden
3.05/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fettpopps
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sparx1100
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GrantBrennan
4.5/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ColoradoPhil
2.83/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This is a little skunky. Let me state straight off it is not bad beer, it reminds me of N.Z. Steinlager. Except it is an ale. As my taste for IPA's is reaching into loving the great ones, my review of this one is I live in Colorado, and this beer does the great beers from here a disservice. It is good, but far from great, and does not have the nice piney resin, citrus notes of a great IPA. It has the bitterness, with out the richness of a great IPA such as something from a nano brewery, or Odell's sublimely excellent IPA. For $2.00 more per six pack you can have a beer you will love, vs this that tastes okay with a pizza. Sorry. I won't be having this again soon. Give me a Stone, give me some New Belguim, Give me a goddamn awesome Comrade Super Power IPA out of Denver. Epic should raise their game.

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Photo of andrew8626
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buzzarooski
4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MDDMD
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kds160
4.34/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fitzy84
3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had this on tap at Smith's Billiards in Springfield, MA. The beer had a murky yellow appearance with little to no head. Aromas included some bready citrus, mostly orange and maybe peach. Taste followed the nose with a generally sweet, tangerine citrus flavor. Carbonation was decent; not too crisp or creamy. Overall, I enjoyed the smell-taste combination.

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Photo of Mortarforker
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timtac
3.49/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tigerbrau
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Escape To Colorado from Epic Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 552 ratings.
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