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Solis Occasus - West Coaster IPA | Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar

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Solis Occasus - West Coaster IPASolis Occasus - West Coaster IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
California, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by djaeon on 10-10-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
122
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
26.8%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
25
For Trade:
0
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.55/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great beer. Despite being fooled into thinking the dude from Social Distortion brewed this, it had great carbonation and a very citrus forward taste. Well worth checking out and sampling.

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Can: Poured a bright yellow color ale with a nice foamy head with good retention and some good amount of lacing. Aroma of citrus notes with light bitter notes is pleasant enough. Taste is dominated by citrus hops notes with some bitter notes discernable with some light grainy notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Well brewed but doesn’t really stands out from the pack of IPA out there.

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3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Better than Sculpin. If you want a better beer than this off a store shelf, then get the Grapefruit Solis. The only better regular IPA I've had has been at a local brewery that doesn't bottle their beer.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Quality and easy drinking beer that goes well with the outdoors.

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3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.2/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Canned 7/16/2015 (possibly batch 41? Hess web site may not be up to date). Cloudy orange, head is off white with some orange tint. Tropical and citrus in the nose. Taste is all late addition hops, leaning again towards tropical and citrus. Carbonation is low, as it seems the bitterness. Fairly easy to drink despite being 7.5%, I know this is all about the hops but I would have liked more malt character.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Solis Occasus - West Coaster IPA from Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
86 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.
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