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Broken Skull IPA | El Segundo Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.91/5
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116 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
El Segundo Brewing Company
California, United States
elsegundobrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A bad-ass 6.7% IPA designed by Steve Austin and ESBC for the working man and woman. It features Citra, Chinook and Cascade hops to deliver big flavor with an easy finish. Now stop reading and start enjoying this awesome beer! Cheer! Steve!

Added by JohnGalt1 on 10-29-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,159
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
116
pDev:
7.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 116 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of mattknueven
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jortonsbeer
4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Amber color, nice white head.

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Photo of cd34
3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dsshuck
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eldoctorador
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Texasfan549
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.44/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Copper in color with VERY white head that dissipates quickly. The nose is thick with hops and so is the 1st taste, but like the head, the taste dissipates quickly. Good beer.

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Photo of GClarkage
4.35/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mnine
4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rfgetz
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.62/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of A_Rad
4.02/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spycow
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warrendietrich2001
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of socon67
3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Laulau
4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ardeer
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of frekky
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imbibehour
4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Bottled August 23rd 2016.

Frothing and ballooning bleach white head of easy three and more so fingers tall. Pillowed top with peaks and valleys that sits on a crystal bright brass yellow, with pale orange shine and sheen. Minimal carbonation, but some good solid fast rising streams. Real nice beautiful looking IPA.

First hop aroma is a soft pine and herb that goes slightly citrus exotic. Oily citrus zest is real noticeable, more towards tangerine it seems with a bit of flesh sensing flavors. Herbal soft with that excellent oily aroma, great start so far.

Palate is a nice rolling hop crispness. Clean finishing and aromatic light bodied malt flavors on first sip. Stinging soft pine and light peppery herbs on first sip, forgoing citrus or any fruit character. Slight sensing malts of honey and even touches of lemon flavor start to come out after more time. Excellent finish, almost session light but far more rich and large.

Solid take in the IPA column for the Segundo again.

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Photo of South2NW
4.01/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SierraFlight
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ajm5108
3.31/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Light gold pour with slightly below average head & retention. I felt the nose was a bit soft for something that has Citra, it's mostly just that musty hop cone smell. It's certainly non-abrasive in its hop profile, you pick-up more cascade I think than anything else. Lots of earthy hop vine & golden malt. Somewhat anonymous, but easy-to-drink & has no off-notes. Mouthfeel is great.

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3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of waddellc2
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Broken Skull IPA from El Segundo Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 116 ratings
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