Elevated IPA | La Cumbre Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
La Cumbre Brewing Co.
New Mexico, United States
lacumbrebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Did someone ask for hops? Tired of beers that promise a full lupulin experience, but never deliver more than richly malted bitterness? It’s no secret that this is what we excel at. We’ve been brewing world class IPAs for years. Our flagship is the culmination of a decades worth of studying and brewing. Take a step above and acclimate to what an IPA should be.

100 IBU

Added by jdense on 02-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,432
Reviews:
223
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
7.62%
 
 
Wants:
457
Gots:
214
For Trade:
12
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Ratings: 1,432 |  Reviews: 223
Photo of barflybastard
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chuckletheturtle
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Oh what an rosy Amber with a fastly fading 1/4 inch of foam but once you taste there is greatness. It is the blast of hops without muddle of flavors just clear clean refreshment to crisp finish. Greatness in a can!

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Photo of Lavonnq
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraftFan5
3.66/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mflamar
4.11/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeswasgui
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Got on tap at the la cumbre it was served a dark golden color with a 1.5 finger white head.it is very hoppy beer that has good bitterness to it. Pine and citrus hops stand out in the taste. Well worth having. A top rated IPA

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Photo of FUwolfpacker
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LloydStClair
4.67/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dwagner003
4.13/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SimcoeKid
4.56/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Alequine
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

16 oz can. Really like the graphics and coloring on the can. Straw orange amber color with very slight haze. . Piney sweet malt aromas. Moderate finish for the style. Slightly bitter yet refreshing and citrusy with a slight dryness at the end. Can it be all of that in one taste? The answer would be hell yes with a Chinese acrobat balancing all of these characteristics on a tiny chair. Someone wrote solid IPA. Solid? I would say solid if they handed me one because this beer is outstanding.

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Photo of michaeljstraub
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keananmichael5
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great dry hop smell and clean refreshing taste. Not very much malt characteristics in this beer which it what I love in IPA's. I wish this came to my neck of the woods!

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Photo of mdlb44
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chingringo
4.54/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Prager62
4.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I found these in a Telluride liquor store cooler. The canning date is 09/08/15. I've been wanting to try this beer for a while and was ecstatic with my find.

Look- Pours a clear and brilliant deep gold with a generous amount of frothy white foam.

Smell- Passion fruit forward, pineapple, some pine, and butyl in the back. Dank as hell!

Taste- Juicy passion fruit, pineapple, and some pine. There is a spice finish in the end that is rye-like.

Feel- A bit thin with a bitter and dry finish.

Overall- This drinks like a much bigger beer. It's hands down one of the best IPA's I've had, and that includes double IPA's. Just a juicy hop monster of a beer!

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Photo of crapuccino
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Abbbp
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knobs303
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SlightlyGrey
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sudsking
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Recent convert to IPA's after having a La Cumbre Elevated and a Bosque Brewery Scale Tipper! The best New Mexico has to offer.

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Photo of DrunkyBuddha
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of CBrodbeck
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BoCo
4.17/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Elevated IPA from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
4.33 out of 5 based on 1,432 ratings.
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