Indie Pale Ale | Cisco Brewers Inc.

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Indie Pale AleIndie Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc.
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Finally an American IPA from us. This beautiful red-orange ale has a full malty body balanced by a fruity apricot/grapefruit nose. Mounds of dank Summit hops in the whirlpool and dry-hop additions provide a delicious finish to this East meets West-coast ale.

66 IBU

Added by Imstillthegman on 12-26-2007

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5/5  rDev +35.9%

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5/5  rDev +35.9%

Photo of cervezango
4.94/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

you can tastes the hops is it red hot? this is a white labeled beaut. the bottle looks cool and its nice and dry and fuckin crisp. its even got a little salt in the after birth. splitting this delight between two adventureers after a 430 smoke mesh is best. taste is I'm proved by drinking from a coffee mug. since you don't need to see what it looks like ins the the label on says what it looks like when in glass glassware. its good . this maybe should b a PSA for not writing beer reviews when your stoned. but maybe its the best thing to do on right now. ok i gotta go my room mate is playing the harry potter theme on his martini. good beer though.

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Photo of Mounty4Life
4.82/5  rDev +31%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Dark amber and cloudy. Little white head wit decent lacing fades after a bit
Nice west coast hop with east coast malt balance, grapefruit and citrus
Different but so good, hops pop in your mouth but doesn't lack malt backbone....hides 7.5% well
Great carbonation and hoppy bubbles on tongue with tasty finish hides 7.5 well
Something to seek out, different but in good way from my typical 2hearted or stone....get it if available and like the malty ipa!

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Photo of spinsyco
4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

Right to the top of my list of IPAs. Good hop aroma, crisp mouthfeel but oh so refreshing. Mmmmm

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4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

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4.65/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Exceptional. Never heard of it, glad I decided to try it. Would highly recommend to any IPA loves.

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4.63/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I was lucky enough to get this brew in a trade with corey0212... Thanks Corey!

L - hazy, orange/amber with a huge, fluffy beige head that stayed as puffy pillows and left globs of sticky lacing behind.

S - sweet citrus hop aroma.

T - very good balanced brew, bitter bite of citrus hops balance out well with sweet malty flavors.

F - medium bodied with a creamy feel.

D - excellent!

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4.62/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is a number one beer.
It pours a medium head. Great orange colour. Very hoppy and bitter but balanced by a good amount of malt. Loved its crispiness. Nice hoppy finish.
Will have more of it.

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Photo of corey0212
4.62/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a fantastic IPA. Deep orange/amber color, with a massive fluffy tan head. Smell is just intense juicy grapefruit. Brilliantly hoppy, lots of pine flavor. Definitely leaning towards the hoppier side, but there's also a nice sweet malty flavor....nice balance. Carbonation is way active, as seems to be the case with most Cisco beers. Just a great bitterness to this beer....this one's got bite!! Cisco continues to impress me. Check this one out.

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4.6/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +25%

Photo of RickSawyer
4.59/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours chilled amber with orange hues around the edge. Very tightly packed, tiny bubbled, creamy head pillows up and holds well. Clings to the walls of the glass as the head dissipates. Aroma full of floral, apricot, orange juice, grapefruit zest, hints of peppery spice all balanced by a solid, carmel malt with notes of brown sugar. Taste isn't quite as strong as the nose, solid bitterness from the very floral citrus hops, never over done, always balanced by the wonderful malty back bone. Taste similar to if Southern Star built an IPA. Would love to try again.

Thanks for the opportunity Corey!

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4.54/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Logan Airport. 22oz glass.

A-white head that rings the glass perfect, brown topaz body
S-great earthy, citrusy smell, almost juicy
T-great hop bite, roasted malt and nutty flavor
D-Absolutely a great beer. Worth trying to seek out and find.

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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Indie Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
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