Size 7 | Steel Toe Brewing

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Steel Toe Brewing
Minnesota, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by jera1350 on 09-03-2011

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Ratings: 646 |  Reviews: 132
Photo of Golfer3Aces
4.59/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A. Good looking beer. Clear gold.

S. Just hops.

T. Hops are very present. Not getting a lot if fruity flavors.

M. A little sticky. Fairly dry.

O. Good beer. Not the best of its style but very very drinkable. Will definitely buy this one again.

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Photo of dataylor21
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Chucker17
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of TheFizzinator
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear copper/ orangeish color, lots of head on this brew with opens up the delicious aromatics of it. Which is a huge citrus nose that explodes all in your nose. I really enjoy the nose on this one. Taste is not very balanced with a brief hint of the fruits in the nose followed by a a very hardy malt backbone that tastes just like moist crackers. Mouthfeel has a moderate amount of carbonation and a bubbly feel to it.

It says on the side this is a northwest style IPA and I found that to be true to its characteristics.

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Photo of Herky21
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of dkw0063
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of Mdodge8837
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Hendrick24
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Shawner
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of ModestlyAwesome
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Sinatra716
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Scotchboy
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Cool bomber sent to me from Aaron, a brewery I've yet to sample. Steel Toe Size 7, into my Darkness snifter.

A: Clear pale gold, good amount of white head and some lacing.

S: Big, dry West Coast aromas...grapefruit and citrus pith, pine and dry biscuity malt. Pungent, with some pineapple and other citrus aromas as well.

T: Same as the nose really; a good dose of bracing bitterness...pine is dominant, with some of that grapefruit pith...pungent and even dank...biscuity, dry malt backbone. Dry finish.

MF: Medium bodied, dry and bitter.

O: Good! Unbalanced for sure, but the hop component is very nice, and the biscuity malt lends a supporting dry backbone. Well done.

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Photo of cgrz
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of mattmarka1
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Catlin
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of SlightlyGrey
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of TubbyDullard
3/5  rDev -27%

Photo of zekeman17
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of bigbeers84
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of zeff80
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a clear, golden yellow color with a white head of foam. It smelled piney with some strong citrus notes. It tasted of pine and orange peel with a sweet caramel backbone. Good burnt toast maltiness. It was crisp and very smooth.

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Photo of Bosoxfan20
4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A- Pours a clean light copper with an orange hue. White head of about 1.5 fingers settles in to a soft layer with magnificent lacing.

S- straight up citrus and tropical fruits. Juicy as can be. Candy confection malt base blends with hoppy front of lemon grass and mango.

T- Not abrasive, but slightly delicate to a degree. Maybe it is the booze I have already had tonight, but this one kinda melts in my mouth. Orange, lemon, grapefruit, and pineapple. Almost minty. Are the hops present...yeah, they are center stage, but the balance is not sacrificed in the least bit.

M- a bit lighter and thinner than I prefer for the style, but leads to a crisp, clean drinkability.

O- An outstanding IPA. This one takes a backseat to no one. So glad I was able to get my hands some of their other stuff too. A great example of the style.

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Photo of salt
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of KennethPowers
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of nmann08
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of gavjamhawk
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Size 7 from Steel Toe Brewing
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 646 ratings