Idiot IPA | Coronado Brewing Company

Idiot IPAIdiot IPA
BA SCORE
75.6%
Liked This Beer
3.89 w/ 1,511 ratings
Idiot IPAIdiot IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by scottoale on 05-09-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,073
Reviews:
397
Ratings:
1,511
Liked:
1,142
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
11.83%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
315
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,511 |  Reviews: 397
Photo of Everydayoff
3.84/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap served in a snifter at Hair of the Dog, Bangkok.

Translucent to mildly-hazed golden amber in color, it comes with thick frothy white head that well retains itself before slowly subsiding to a layer of foamy crown and leaving good lacing.

The aroma and taste reflect the same characters of lemon, tropical fruit, pine, grapefruit, orange, sweet, caramel, biscuit, boozy alcohol, and persistent yet strong resiny bitterness.

The feeling is just right with proper amount of carbonation to carry all the things well under the smooth mouthfeel and good palatable profile, dry finish.

Good DIPA in general, except there is some alcohol kick lurking. Nice tropical character.

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Photo of dbauer
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ROXFORJOX
4.65/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of thomda11
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lingenbrau
3.84/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nate_Hoffmann
4.17/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Agentveba
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chackman151
3.84/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevem1206
4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tshute
4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of runeatdrink
4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yoda22
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of czillmer
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zonker17
3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber, no date. After just having an islander IPA I am not seeing a big difference. Small veriations in nose and malt. Both have that rust finish.

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

Photo of josanguapo
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 32GP. In Teku glass. After dinner. BBF this month. Still pretty good. To repeat fresher. Tropical fruits with a remarkably bitter dry finish. Very resinous

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Photo of ChuckTom
4.36/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nishriver
4.02/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of daliandragon
4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Looks Awesome. Two tone orange body with a lighter, clearer bottom and a solid cream head atop the darker haze. Nose is strong with hops and booze. I'm smelling a hop bomb.

Yeah, malt has left the building, folks. Heavy citrus rind and pine resin and think, syrupy booooooze. Thick mouthfeel has its work cut out for it but does admirably. This goes down smoother than my description would indicate. In quantities these would destroy but I enjoyed drinking this one.

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Photo of Eman17
4.34/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Niceroad77
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DMcGirr
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZackSilver
5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hopfenpeter
3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MAB
4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

THis was the beer that kept on giving.
It looked great in the glass (orangish, with a tight thick white foam head).
The smell of the 4 types of hops was there on the nose.
The flavor was not as bitter, and a fair bit sweeter than I expected. Yet it didn't lose the hoppy flavors from the boil.
A wonderful balancing act.
It drank down too quickly, is my only "complaint". Yum!

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Idiot IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
Beer rating: 75.6% out of 100 with 1,511 ratings
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