Idiot IPA | Coronado Brewing Company

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Idiot IPAIdiot IPA

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by scottoale on 05-09-2007

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Ratings: 1,503 |  Reviews: 396
Photo of RyanAU
4/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Hendry
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear amber pour with a finger of white head, spotty lacing.

Aroma is malty with some dank resinous hops in the background.

Taste follows the nose, very typical West Coast IPA, which tends to be heavy on the malt content for my personal taste. Minor grapefruit bitterness on the swallow which is redeeming.

Mouthfeel is medium, decent carbonation,slightly oily.

Had better, had worse. If you are on board with IPAs that are of a "balanced" nature rather than hop heavy, this is worth trying. If you are out for a tropical explosion of hops on your palate, look elsewhere.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of ISmith87
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - nice golden amber color that's clear as day, thick film of white head on top sticks around. Thick rings of lacing.
S - Beautiful, grapefruit, citrus zest, lemon lime, pine needles, caramel malty smell in the background
T - Very citrusy, grapefruit and pine needle flavors. A nice spiciness along with it. Can't taste the alc at all at 8.5% - which could get dangerous.
M - Not as bitter as some other imperial IPAs, but great piney/grapefruit aftertaste. Alc covered. Light - medium mouthfeel that's dangerously easy drinking.
O - Great IIPA. Nothing really bad I can say about it.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of agsourdough1
4.4/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

All I have to say is this...

8.5% yet it drinks like a 6%. The aroma is the best part of this beer. Very drinkable. This is one you have to be careful with. It's very easy to drink quickly. My only complaint is that they call it an imperial iPa. Ibu seems a little light for that.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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1/5  rDev -74.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Idiot IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 1,503 ratings.
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