Pinner Throwback IPA | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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3.83/5
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2,028 Ratings
Pinner Throwback IPAPinner Throwback IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Colorado, United States
oskarblues.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
How do you cram as much hop & malt flavor and aroma as possible into a beer but make it crushable too? That’s the challenge we answered with PINNER Throwback IPA. At 4.9% ABV and 35 IBUs, this drinkable IPA uses several varieties of hops to target the ever-evolving flavor. With tropical fruits, citrus juices, pineapple and spice berry up front in the aroma and flavor, the biscuit & toasted bread at the back balance out all the hops and make a great finish to go on to your next can of PINNER. It’s the perfect beer for a little sip, sip, give.

Added by aasher on 11-22-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,531
Reviews:
352
Ratings:
2,028
pDev:
9.66%
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
702
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,028 |  Reviews: 352
Photo of GreatWhiteDuffalo
3.33/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robotic_being
3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ClintGoodman
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jrd123
4.84/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

My favorite beer, can drink it all day

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Photo of JohnDon
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hoagie1973
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tzat
3.56/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bankboy66
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Heymecalvy
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rpjterp
3.63/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tjstrat
3.76/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Good looking pale golden color. It smells very fresh with mild hop and roasted malt, and tastes similarly with great hop flavor. However, large bubbles look just like they taste with crisp carbonation that leaves me wanting more character and body. Due to the lack of body, it acts like a lighter beer.

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3.64/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of D-Duvelicious
3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Quafftastic
3.67/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gvickery
3.1/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ok, I get it, it’s a “sessionable” IPA. it looks nice and smells nice but the taste is rather watery. It has the American hops you expect but lacks enough malt character to back it up. I guess that’s the trade off and I’ve had much worse. But I’ve also had much better. I don’t think you can make a truly sessionable ale that tastes worth a damn, stick to a good Pilsner for that. It’s ok.

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Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texb4
2.91/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

The dominant flavor for me was canned pineapple juice, which while it was mixed with the holy hoppy IPAs I love, was not really what I was looking for... won’t drink again - much better stuff out there

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Photo of superwho24
3.86/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Certainly not over powering in smell or taste. I’d call it a “dry” beer, whatever that means. Another way you might could describe this beer is sort of like a cross between your mainstream beers and an ipa.

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Photo of Grackos
3.64/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of edthehead
3.92/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Tigerbrau
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of heddar33
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Smithole1818
3.42/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Very drinkable ipa. Not real hop taste. U can catch a little abu but not much pour likes a miller lite or a light beer. Not alot of head.

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Photo of Foureyes2020
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

Hard to get much better.

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Photo of Dovers
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Pinner Throwback IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 2,028 ratings