IPAphany IPA | Strange Craft Beer Company

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Brewed by:
Strange Craft Beer Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by emmasdad on 05-12-2011

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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 27
Photo of SkeeterBoganski
3.87/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on 2/12

Light in color, almost a medium amber; minimal lacing; good hop odor, light though...likely a reflection of the moderate ibu number; good simple IPA in flavor; nothing overly complex, but well-balanced; drinkable in doses. I enjoyed this after all the sweetness I drank here.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

not my favorite strange brew. pours a perfectly clear light copper color with a minimal white head. smells like citric hops and english malts, nothing particularly appetizing or exciting about it. flavor is equally blah to me, not as hoppy as i thought it should be, and not nearly worthy of such a clever name. thought the feel was off, quite thin in body and flat in carbonation. this brew could use a serious pick me up in mouthfeel. overall its just not a great ipa, especially in denver where so many good ones exist. hopefully this will improve in time, but i got more hop character out of there american pale ale. am i missing something?

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Photo of denver10
2.7/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A bronze with an amber hue, a small white head, and no lacing. A rather unimpressive aroma and flavor; floral, bready, and a touch of grass. Flavor felt dilute, kinda watered down. Mild to moderate bitterness. Medium bodied, kinda lifeless body. Overall, the first beer by Strange Brewing that disappointed me.

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Photo of ArrogantB
2.86/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Strange. Darker orange, almost amber. Very dull smelling like a hint of malt but just boring. The flavor was just as lackluster, I wondered if it was supposed to be English style. The best way I could think to describe this beer is a shitty version of Full Sail IPA which is sort of a blah IPA in its own right.

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Photo of GilGarp
3.76/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serves cold in a pint glass, IPAphany is a slightly hazy copper Orange color with creamy head. It settles quickly but leaves some nice lacing.

Aroma is hoppy but not as assertive as I would expect from the style. In fact, it can't compete with the popcorn machine in the room, unfortunately.

Flavor is nice with a rich caramel sweetness providing the backdrop for a strong citrusy hop bitterness. It tastes similar to a beer I made with Falconers Flight hops... Wonder if that's what they used?

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated on tap.

Overall a good beer from this upstart brewery. I look forward to trying others soon.

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Photo of Rifugium
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at their brewpub / tasting room

Poured a clear copper color with a small white head. Nose of citrus and pine hops, with a sweet, biscuity malt base. Good balance in the taste, not too hoppy, not too sweet; caramel, citrus hops, and a dry piney finish. Light-medium body, and quite a drinkable IPA. Not hoppy enough for hop-heads though.

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Photo of emmasdad
3.58/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I had this one on tap at Strange Brewing earlier this afternoon. Poured from the tap a clear copper color with a good off-white head. Aromas of earth, citrus and biscuit. On the palate, this one was medium bodied, with flavors of citrus, earth and biscuit.

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IPAphany IPA from Strange Craft Beer Company
3.45 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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