Islander IPA | Coronado Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,184 Ratings
Islander IPAIslander IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States
coronadobrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by scottoale on 07-18-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,184
Reviews:
315
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.23%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
316
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,184 |  Reviews: 315
Photo of Jack77
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beachops
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of G_Shoe
4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Howlader
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tiernan
3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurzman
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Avatar113
4.04/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gangstabobangsta
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheHopsman
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Everydayoff
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap served in a pint glass at Taproom, Bangkok.

Hazy golden orange color, it tops with very thick fluffy white head that stands with great retention before slowly subsiding to an everlasting foamy layer atop and leaving numerous of sticky lacing all around.

The aroma is nicely packed up with hop with its floral, herbal, pepper, spice, tropical, grapefruit, apricot, lime, melon, and pine. Malt is there in the undertone with its subtle caramel, biscuit and sweet bread.

The taste kicks off with fruity hop providing notes of tropical, grapefruit, apricot, melon, and lime together with herbal, pepper, spice, and moderate piney bitterness. Malt acts as a base with its biscuit and slight sweet caramel.

Medium body with some crisp and some good carbonation through the palate, quite smooth mouthfeel, finish is dry.

Not really outstanding but another standard American IPA, pretty good one.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Agentveba
4.19/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jtnord
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JuiceMan818
4.42/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AMarkle6524
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crimsonfloyd
4.03/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A light amber with full white head (4). Has an apple and lemon scent with just a hint of sourdough. Tastes mostly follows scent, with a bit more of lean towards the lemon, but the apple sweetness remains. Mouthfeel is quite nice. A smooth and full texture with strong body.

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Photo of Bombelsky
3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

355 ml bottle poured into a snifter. Cristal clear and golden color. Foam was frothy and off-white, 2 fingers tall and slowly diminishing .Shows very good lacing. Strong resin upfront, pine and grapefruit in aroma. Some malty notes. Long lasting medium bitterness which was well balanced malt sweetness. Bit of saltiness. Watery to oily. Medium body, medium carbonation, bit of grittiness. Medium lasting, medium strong bitter finish.

Decent IPA but nothing special. IMO should be little bit more bitter.

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Photo of Jodio
4.2/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Raziel313
4.33/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of matcris
3.41/5  rDev -11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazy, orangy amber, with a Finger + of off white long lasting, creamy head that sticks to the glass. Sweet floral, almost honey like, and tropical fruit on the nose. A good amount of caramel malt base, and a lightly toasted bread. Flavor is balanced, leaning toward the malt, nice bitterness that hits almost immediately, and some tropical notes, as well, but pretty subdued, really. There is an almost spicy, capsaicin vibe, that's a bit off putting on the finish. I wonder how long this has been on the shelf? No date on the bottle, guys. The feel is average carbonation, medium body, creamy, dry on the finish. Not digging the aftertaste, if it was a pepper beer, that would be one thing.

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Photo of B_B
3.53/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Timtac
3.61/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rossracing
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Islander IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 1,184 ratings.
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