Bootjack | Icicle Brewing Company

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73 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Icicle Brewing Company
Washington, United States
iciclebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This ‘Northwest Classic’ is a harmonious blend of our pride and our passion inspired by the rugged and gentle terrain of the Cascade Mountains. Starting with the pristine waters of Icicle Creek, we add the intense flavors and aromas of our locally grown Yakima hops, pairing the citrusy floral hop notes with a sweet-malty undertone. It’s an IPA that’s breaking the barrier between bitter and bold.

ABV: 6.5% IBU: 64 OG: 15.7°P FG:3.8°P

Added by beertunes on 06-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
73
Reviews:
20
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
14.76%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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3.69/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tiernan
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Emersonio
3/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour: On draft at Icicle Brewing in Leavenworth, WA. Appearance: Amber in color with a slight haze to it. Aroma: Very scant on the nose. Light hop notes. Taste: Follows the nose yet increasing in hoppy bitterness. Aftertaste: Follows the nose and taste. Overall. Ho-hum IPA. Easy drinker. Good. 3 out of 5.

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Photo of erikmjackson
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VashonGuy
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

When in Leavenworth, drink the local beer, and Icicle's Bootjack is one of the best examples.

It's an amber color, with a lot of foam that coats the glass and lasts quite a while.

This IPA is plenty hoppy, but it's the bready maltiness that sets it apart from a lot of other NW IPAs. It's a bit caramelly as well.

It's a very well crafted IPA, and one that I'm happy to have whenever I'm in the area.

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Photo of BCborn
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.82/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
3.62/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Basin Street Bistro, Ephrata. Nice solid IPA, clear amber with sticky head. Hoppy aroma and taste, minor malts peek through the brew. Good example of the NW style.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of erickc
3.82/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

My favorite offering from Icicle brewing.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had this on draft at Icicle Brewing and at Munchen Haus. This is very good IPA coming out of Leavenworth, WA. Along the lines of a West Coast IPA. A nice combo of hops, pine, grapefruit, and zest. I will definitely have this again.

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3.49/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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1/5  rDev -74.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.7/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.4/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.44/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Erik-P
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Bootjack from Icicle Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 73 ratings.
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