Indie Pale Ale | Cisco Brewers Inc.

BA SCORE
84
good
648 Ratings
Indie Pale AleIndie Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
ciscobrewers.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
648
Reviews:
219
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
13.14%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
115
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 648 |  Reviews: 219
Photo of chivermac
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ROGUE16
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tubeman
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of broadway848
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KatyBeerGuy
4.19/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from tap. Two-finger head disappeared relatively quickly. Very nice lacing as glass was drained. Nice bittery taste Of citrus and grapefruit. Very nice

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Photo of Sheppard
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a translucent golden hue. Not much aroma. The flavor isn't full but there is some nice grapefruit character. Some stick bitterness on the finish. This is a nice west coast style IPA.

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Photo of Justindemino
3.16/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of Manny1909
4.32/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ordybill
3.97/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. The appearance is a murky amber color with a large white head. The aroma is full of hops, fruit, malt & yeast. Basically, a chemistry set of all things great in beer. The taste is full of hops and fruit. It has an interesting acidic aftertaste.

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Photo of Rcaisse
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sgregory
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Act25
4.09/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A great every day IPA. Steady, minerally, east coast, great food beer. Peach orchard, spring time, sea side. Upgraded my review (in cans!) Could be my every day IPA.

A: Pours a cloudy amber color with a meringue head that lasts and laces a little.

S: Noses gets better as it warms. Complex, ample. Pleasing blend of caramel malt and piney hops, dank, lots of grass and spring herbs.

Taste: The balanced malt and hop favor the piney, floral hops, more citrus jam mid palate on bright, light toast.

Mouthfeel: Medium w lots of carbonation, cleansing, juicy finish.

O: A little dank, a little soapy, but mostly juicy and spring like. Straightforward and an every day kind of IPA. Try 24.

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Photo of MasterRigger
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Octoberist
3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jebrew
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LJWalker
3.45/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Roby923
3.82/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Summit hops give off a "dank" smell, smell almost resembling the mosaic hop. Was expecting a bitter assault on the pallet but the taste was much more subdued. Super delicious and very drinkable. Bottled from somewhere in CT.

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Photo of NorthSideSean
4.11/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cab4514
4.15/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was another good find while back home in MA. A nice American IPA that isn't overly hoppy to the point where it begins to taste like soap. It had great balance between malt, hop, and citrus. A great year-round beer that offers something for every season. Hope I start to find it around like I do Whale Tail.

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Photo of madelf66
4.2/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Justin82
3.57/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vt_beer_sampler
3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheRealBerg
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cjgator3
3.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy golden orangish color with an off-white head with nice retention and lacing. The aroma is malt and citrusy hops. The taste like the aroma is more on the balanced side with bright citrusy hops.

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Photo of Duffman79
4.46/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Indie Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
3.73 out of 5 based on 648 ratings.
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