IPA | Red Truck Beer Company Ltd.

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Brewed by:
Red Truck Beer Company Ltd.
British Columbia, Canada

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 27
Photo of hotmailmsn
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

6.3% abv, 69 ibu, 355 bottle.
A - clear copper orange with two finger head.
S - piney, orange (sweet & sour), fruit candy, floral, bit citrus, musky, oyster shell. grassy. grapefruit peel, funky tartness as it gets warmer.
T - mid-low carbonation, which gives this beer a very smooth texture. big flavor, sth like RED RACER IPA, piney n sweet. some dried fruit (dried lychee) goes thro the nose. bitterness comes late but not lingering, after most of the sweetness flavors, and then malty.
O - its a really good beer, didn't expected much maybe. yes, it's on the sweeter side, but yet smooth body, big flavors, complex beer, after taste was refreshing citrus. but bitterness should have be more. quickly become one of my daily ipa. WILL GET IT AGAIN.

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Photo of Ghrymm
3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 355ml bottle.
L: Pours a light yellow amber with a nice creamy white head and moderate lacing.
S: Not much of a nose some pine resin and floral .
T: Somewhat week taste for a IPA not bad but needs more the hops are there but could use more maybe,balance is not bad with the malt.
F: Moderate carbonation nice feel overall with a bitter finish.
O: Almost a session IPA but with 6.3ABV and 69IBU not sure what hops they use but a drinkable IPA .

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Photo of Niceroad77
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is almost an interesting IPA, almost... Decent head, maybe a little too pale and clear? Smells great even though not overwhelming. Tastes weak. Still better than your Samuel Adams Rebel IPA but definitely weak. Too bad because the aromas are great, just not strong enough. Well balanced. The mouthfeel is a bit too much on the lighter side.

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Photo of imfinished
3.27/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This is a strange one. It has a good strong IPA smell and then you taste it and nothing happens. It's a weak flavor followed by zip in terms of aftertaste.

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Photo of HipCzech
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Lift Bar & Grill (Vancouver), served in a tulip. Straightforward, middle-of-the-road IPA. Unassuming malty body, citrus and pine hops, lightly bitter. Crisp, clean feel.

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Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Served in a bottle at the Flying Beaver in Richmond. Wood, peach, grapefruit and floral notes point towards a likely Galena and Centennial hop combo. Slight caramel sweetness in the background, medium viscosity and carbonation. A good, old school American craft IPA.

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Photo of beertunes
3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served in straight pint glass. Poured a nice clear, clean dark golden amber color with a half-inch of white head that had low retention and good lacing.

The aroma was mostly a nice mix of citrus and pine hops, with just a bit of malt in the background. On the tongue, there was a bit more of a malt base, but the flavor were pretty much the same pine and citrus hops, and the beer had a slightly bitter finish.

The body was solidly full, for the style, without being heavy or sticky, and had a clean, dry finish. Drinkability was good, you'd be happy enough having a couple of these. Overall, a solid and good take on the style, even if it isn't particularly notable. Certainly worth a shot if you see it.

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IPA from Red Truck Beer Company Ltd.
3.64 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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