Elevated IPA | La Cumbre Brewing Co.

Elevated IPAElevated IPA
BA SCORE
97.6%
Liked This Beer
4.35 w/ 1,441 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:
#364
Reviews:
226
Ratings:
1,441
Liked:
1,407
Avg:
4.35/5
pDev:
7.59%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
456
Gots:
213
Trade:
12
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,441 |  Reviews: 226
Photo of soze47
4.17/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pretty in the glass with great lacing. Orange marmalade smell promises a decent amount of sweetness. Great resinous hop bite cuts through a quite sweet, honey malt tastes. The flavors melding are great - really potent hopes tempered in the perfect ways to bring out citrus zest and juice. Plesant linger. Really great ipa

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Photo of DucksFan16
4.03/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Canned on 01/23/2017. Enjoyed on 03/31/2017.

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

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

Photo of neilruby
4.48/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nose: floral with a touch of citrus that comes through at the end of a good long waft. Makes me feel like I should be drinking it in the queen of England's garden without a cloud in the sky and it's 78 out...for some reason, the beach is involved as well.

Taste: reminiscent of licking a clean rock in the Himalayan mountains that has a light frost on it after chewing a single strand of grass that has never experienced humanity before.

Look: I drank it straight out of a tall boy. The art is cool and there's some funniness to it too.

Feel: really light and soft. Doesn't linger in a way that feels noncommittal but like that chick you don't want to commit to you anyway because she's fun but completely nutts.

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Photo of rpcarr17
3.99/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChuckTom
4.43/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AzIpaGuy
5/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Tigerbrau
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of phizill
4/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mpontiakos
5/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Angerhaus
3.77/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerbom
4.21/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VashonGuy
4.14/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

La Cumbre brings the hops with this one. Maltiness paired with a little bitter and a lot of floral hops, awesome nose and some meat to the body, a little darker than I prefer but still well worth the purchase.

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

Photo of Toynk
4.14/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of brandonwnw
4.02/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Stewartcp
5/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Akeah
3.63/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

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

Photo of crownrl28
4.7/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Radome
4.11/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 1 pint can.

L - Golden in color and perfectly clear. Off white head is fluffy, tall, and persistent.

S - Strong, grapefruity hops. Just a bit of grainy malt in the background.

T - Super strong hops flavors of grass, pine and grapefruit dominate; they come across as somewhat harsh. Behind the hops are bready, slightly sweet malt. Clean; no yeast caharacter.

F - Medium body. Strong, prickly carbonation. Moderate alcohol burn. Hops bitterness is a punch in the face.

O - This is a good IPA but I find it a bit harsh in the hops flavors.

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Photo of mrcraft
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: 97.6% out of 100 with 1,441 ratings
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