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El Cajones | El Cajon Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
El Cajon Brewing Company
California, United States
elcajonbrewingco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by HopHead84 on 11-13-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
6
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
6.46%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 6
Photo of inlimbo77
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

7.5% DIPA, 64oz growler
Filled 3/13/13

A: Slightly hazy orange. Full finger of head. Sticky lacing. Still carbonated.

S: Fruity hops. Tropical. Nice nose. Some sweet malts. Nice smells.

T: Big hop bitterness on tongue. Big pine. Sweet juicy fruit hop flavors too: mango and papaya. Malts are nice to mesh in there. Finish is dry. Lingering hop flavors.

M: Medium bodied.

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Photo of Eriktheipaman
4.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a gold with white head and pretty amazing lacing.

The smell is pure win. Tropical citrus with a huge grapefruit note.

The taste was more hop flavor than bitterness. Lots of tropical floral notes with a slight bitterness on the back and not much malt to be found.

Pretty great IPA and I can see how they've been running out so quick.

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Photo of HopHead84
4.12/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11/13/2011

On tap at El Cajon Brewing Company.

A: Burnished gold with an inch of white foam and scattered lacing.

S: Floral aromatics blend with bright citrus notes that are redolent of orange, tangerine, and grapefruit with a dash of peach. Malt is faint and crackery. Smells very good. Pine resin is evident but not strong.

T: A pleasant blend of orange, tangerine, and grapefruit flesh, with a fugacious midpalate sweetness. This is decidedly West Coast in style as malt imparts very little sweetness and provides just a little cracker. The beer has a moderate level of smooth bitterness.

M: Lower medium body with upper moderate carbonation. The mouthfeel is dry and sticky.

Overall: A good IPA and my favorite of the four beers I tried from El Cajon Brewing Company.

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El Cajones from El Cajon Brewing Company
4.18 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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