Elevated IPA | La Cumbre Brewing Co.

Elevated IPAElevated IPA
BA SCORE
4.35/5
1,449 Ratings
Elevated IPAElevated IPA
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
Ranking:
#381
Reviews:
227
Ratings:
1,449
pDev:
7.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
456
Gots:
216
Trade:
12
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Ratings: 1,449 |  Reviews: 227
Photo of HopLover1
4.36/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ernie_The_Dude
3.85/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tylerstravis
3.76/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bite, pine and too much malt. That's what you're going to get here. This could have passed as a world class IPA ten years ago, but this is nothing special or worth seeking out today.

If you have the chance to get La Cumbre put all of your IPA eggs into the Project Dank basket.

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Photo of Narthax
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Piglet
4.93/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of acbe
4.09/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of wingnutter
4.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wulfie85
3.68/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer poured great and had excellent clarity. For a 100 IBU beer, however, it did not have the aroma and flavor that I was looking for. Not sure if this can was a little dated, or if this is just more a malt forward IPA, which is not my forte, but the bitterness was still great.

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Photo of buking21
4.4/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LooseMoose1978
4.34/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ShemRahBoo
4.41/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of T_Hass
4.49/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Trio2shine
4.27/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beertunes
3.65/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Another from ONovoMexicano's NBS BIF #2 Box 'O Goodies! Good, crisp, clean, solid example of the style. Would be in regular rotation were it local to me. Worth trying if you see it.

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Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.24/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of random846
4.4/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andrew8626
4.18/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lobina
4.71/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bradley_BizKutZ
4.59/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Aduff860
3.99/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chickenshack
3.61/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GDawgs34
4.06/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VinceMig
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of larryi86
4.39/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thank you gatheredwaters for this
16 oz can poured into a teku

A- A slightly hazy orange amber with a three finger white head.

S- Dank, heavy resin, pine, citrus, tropical fruits, big hoppiness.

T- Big bitter finish, dank, resin, pine, citrus, grapefruit, faint tropical fruits, and a nice slightly sweet bready malt backbone that adds great balance.

M- Smooth, medium body.

O- A really well done and balanced IPA. Finish is really big, but not really overpowering. Definitely worth seeking out.

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Photo of BeerIsntBad
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Elevated IPA from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 1,449 ratings
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