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Indica India Pale Ale | Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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Indica India Pale AleIndica India Pale Ale
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3.77/5
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1,256 Ratings
Indica India Pale AleIndica India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
California, United States
lostcoast.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,206
Reviews:
583
Ratings:
1,256
pDev:
11.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of Driftpunx
3.91/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SiepJones
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kmoen
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dschamp
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of G_Shoe
4.35/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JPadilla
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johlac66
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Satorn
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VashonGuy
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Lost Coast's flagship IPA is pretty much a standard West Coast IPA, with all that that implies. There's nothing fancy here, just a big hoppy ale, with plenty of bitterness. It's maybe just a shade maltier than many West Coast IPAs, but that's about the only departure from the norm. It's a good example of the style, but nothing remarkable.

Serving: on tap in San Francisco (at Urban Putt), into a shaker pint.

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Photo of avalon07
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had an amber color and a slightly hazy texture. There was a quarter inch of foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Pretty good, but not great, lacing.

S: A nice aroma of hops, citrus, light malt, and pine.

T: Tasted of a decent amount of citrus (lemon, in particular), a good amount of hops, some pine resin notes, a tinge of malt, a tinge of grass (not too noticeable), and caramel. An interesting flavor that holds your interest. Well-balanced between the hops, fruit, and pine elements.

F: A solid amount of carbonation with a somewhat slick finish. Light- to medium-bodied.

O: This is, in general, a solidly made, easy to drink IPA. Certainly drinkable.

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4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of wilfonzo
3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of D1noB
2.98/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Great up-front, long follow through with a dirty period.

Taste Rating in Words: It's a food fight, you think it's fun until mid-afternoon hits and your hungry and stinky.

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Photo of Ghrymm
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 355ml bottle.
A: Pours a copper amber with a thick white head pretty good lacing.
S: Dank wet grass and hops some pine .
T: hops some citrus and pine resins.
F: clean and crisp good finish'
O: A good IPA.

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Photo of n2185
3.49/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YvesB
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Everydayoff
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

355ml bottle poured into a teku glass.

Mildly hazed body and copper amber color, the pour forms up thick frothy white head that stands with pretty good retention before gradually sinking to everlasting bubble film on the surface, some lacing patch can be seen here and there.

In a nose, it discloses the aromas of mild floral, citrus, lemon rind, resin, some pine, slight herbal, and grass. All of these scents are derived from its hoppy goodness while malt is not forgotten with notes of biscuit and some caramel.

The taste starts with various hop flavors ranging from citrus, lemon rind, resin, pine, grass, and herbal. Then it is malt running in parallel with notes of biscuit and sweet caramel while the finish is hop again with its soft bitterness. Overall, it tends to be balance as hop bitterness is not too much and there is some malt as leverage.

The body is medium with smooth mouthfeel from its lively carbonation generated soft effervescence sweeping through the palate. The feeling is very crisp, very refreshing, a bit clean, and dry finish.

Considering the ABV, it is likely not a session IPA, however, the feeling is just right and very easy to drink due to its clean character, also the crispness and balance. It is easily suit in any occasion.

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Photo of markjarema11
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stadmo1
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yoda22
3.38/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stevoj
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Perfectly hopped, not too bitter, not too tart. Light amber/caramel color with thick creamy head. Light caramel malt aroma, but taste is all hops. Dry abrupt finish. Lingering hop palate. Really, really good!

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Photo of life_of_agony
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of slipperysoup
3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Indica India Pale Ale from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 1,256 ratings
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