Hibiscus IPA | Coronado Brewing Company

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Hibiscus IPAHibiscus IPA

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
A collaboration between Coronado and Maui Brewing

Added by duceswild on 09-06-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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5/5  rDev +35.1%

All day fine.

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5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of MikeMilanoDesign
4.9/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

appearance: lovely fuchsia with a hint of ruby red

smell: the smell is floral you can kinda smell the hibiscus, but honestly its a bit
misleading you definitely think you're about to drink a sour

taste: super light and refreshing. something that would be great on a 115 degree day. nice and citrusy, notes of cascade and citra. finishes of with hibiscus citrusynesss

mouthfeel: light refreshing and crisp carbonation

overall its an amazing beer that is really really worth trying!

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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4.32/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.26/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Really surprisingly fresh and easy...

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of mverity
4.22/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a rosy, orangy color with off white bubbly head that held well and faded into a thick collar, heavy wisps, great legs, and good lacing. Aroma is sweet/floral hibiscus, faint bready malt sweetness, floral and slightly earthy hops. Taste began heavy on the hibiscus, with that dual hop flavor behind that. I really enjoy this, so I guess I'm a big fan of hibiscus. Good body, low-med carb, and low hop bitterness. Not particularly great for an IPA, but immensely enjoyable.

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4.17/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the CBC brewpub poured into a pint glass. This is their collaboration with Maui Brewing.

Pours ruby red in color with 1-1.5 fingers worth of a white head which doesn't stay for long. Smell is of floral notes, some orange citrus, and light hops. Tastes is very similar. The hibiscus comes through and is not over powering. I also get some bitterness on the finish. Mouthfeel is what I would expect for an IPA.

Overall, this is a refreshing sessionable beer that is perfect for a summer day.

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4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.07/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Type: Draft
Glass: Half-pint glass
From: Coronado Brewing Company in Coronado, Calif. (San Diego)
Price: $3.00
Misc.: Collaboration with Maui; Had on Jan. 21, 2013

Poured an amber hazy color with one finger of white head when I got it. Above average lacing with good retention.

Smelled citrus hops - hibiscus and berry, floral hops, rye hops and iced tea.

Tasted much better than the smell. Got grapefruit, lemon, orange rind, hibiscus and floral hops.

Light body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Refreshing finish.

Really enjoyed this beer. Smooth, refreshing and tasty.

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Photo of Rlhitchcock
4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really good! Just wish it had a higher abv!

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Photo of SuperbikeShaun
4.01/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My Stone rep told me about this brew. Seemed kind of gimmicky, but I was pleasantly surprised.

Pours a clear pink with a bright white, 2 finger thick head. Smells beautifully floral (imagine that). The taste is unique and quite delicious, you get more of the earthy/bitter from the petals of the hibiscus vice the sweet nectar, and compliments the hop character perfectly. It has a clean and dry finish. Probably my favorite aspect of this beer is the fact that it is only 4.9% alcohol yet is an extremely floavorful IPA. This is a great beer to spend a lazy day by the pool drinking.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Hibiscus IPA from Coronado Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 149 ratings
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