Easy Peasy IPA
Deep Ellum Brewing Company

Easy Peasy IPAEasy Peasy IPA
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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #4,260
ABV:
5.2%
Score:
86
Ranked #24,279
Avg:
3.84 | pDev: 10.94%
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
141
From:
Deep Ellum Brewing Company
 
Texas, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  6
Gots
  68
SCORE
86
Very Good
Easy Peasy IPAEasy Peasy IPA
Notes: If there was ever an IPA made just for summer, our sessionable Easy Peasy IPA is it! Brewed with tangerine and lemon peel, and Pacific Northwest aroma hops, this is one juicy concoction you can enjoy year-round.

Crushable at 5.2% ABV, 40 IBU
Reviews: 34 | Ratings: 141 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by NodakEric:
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NodakEric from Minnesota

4.01/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Mar 03, 2020
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TBoneJones from Texas

4.19/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the can. Very hazy orange/ somewhat golden color, nice white top. Looks refreshing enough. -(Cloudy/ citrus particles? toward finishing the glass..still nice)
Smells much like the citrus description on the can: tangerine and lemon peel. Zesty scent.
Drinks as well, with crisp, zesty citrus, like an orange-lemonade fizzy brew. Sweet, finishes smooth too. Didn't expect as much. Nicely balanced ipa. Great after taking care of the lawn on a hot TX summer day.

Jul 25, 2015
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CTHomer from Connecticut

3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: slight haze; copper colored; 1+ finger finely pored off white head that receded to a wispy cap; OK lacing;

S: not especially aromatic; what's there is tangerine and lemon;

T: tangerine up front; from the middle through the finish, it's balanced between tangerine and lemon; mild bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: OK, but not special;

May 04, 2020
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imnodoctorbut from Texas

3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

pours a clear light amber-yellow gold body with an off-white foam head that peaks at about a finger and a half and has moderately low retention and leaves a few patches of lacing as it settles to a patchy cap

aroma is a fresh feeling citrus hop, though fairly muted

taste is similarly fresh and crisp feeling citrus hop with a low bitterness factor and a suggestion of grapefruit

mouthfeel is mid-level carbonation and medium-light body that goes smooth and slightly grainy before finishing dry and clean with a light bitter aftertaste

overall:
it's a session IPA that runs on the 5% range and manages a hop presence, even if it is on the light side.

Apr 21, 2021
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Alexrdvz from Oklahoma

2.87/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a can. 1 finger head that does not linger very long. Dark, amber color with some cloudiness. The look of the veer is very appealing, it there is no bouquet. The lack of bouquet matches the lack of flavor. If Budweiser had an IPA bud... this is what it would taste like .

Oct 12, 2019
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mjurney from Texas

3.32/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance:
Light amber, slight haze. Medium rising bubbles. Mousse like head. Moderate head retention.

Aroma:
Citrus, tangerine, bright hops, semi-sweet bread.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Moderate hop bitterness, mostly citrus. There some tangerine flavor, it blends with the hop character. Low malt profile, semi-sweet bread. Finish is in the dry side, lingers fairly long. Light-medium bodied, wet, good drinkability, moderate carbonation.

Overall:
It's not bad, but it's boring.

Apr 21, 2019
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JayQue from Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought a 6 pack in Aldersons supermarket in Ft. Worth Texas. Pours a hazy dull gold color with a small white head. Average head retention and some lacing. Aroma and taste, malty up front (dry biscuity malt) followed by citrus hops. Some grapefruit and orange/tangerine. Medium bitterness. Mouthfeel is light, ok bitterness, fairly run of the mill. Nothing wrong with this beer, it is just not a standout IPA.

Feb 02, 2020
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RiceOwls27 from Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jul 08, 2020
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Ryuga661 from Texas

4.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had just drank this company's neato bandito beer and instantly lost hope in their product as that beer tastes like a malt liquor like steel reserve but already had their mixed pack. This beer is a very light all day work IPA that just goes down easy and washes that bandito right away. Well I have had better beers I could see adding this one to my rotation of fancier beer. I do love the art on the cans and their little joke type things like their "brewed and bottled by..." that has bottled scratched out and canned scratched above it. If they had put as much time into their Bandito beer as this one they would be a lot higher on my list of good beer. But as for this beer would definitely recommend

Jul 06, 2019
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Gagnonsux from Texas

3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jul 25, 2015
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Mortarforker from Texas

3.54/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

May 20, 2016
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nickfl from Florida

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sep 05, 2016
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stephens101 from Oklahoma

3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Hazy orange with a finger of dirty white froth. Citrus notes and grain to the nose. Subdued hops with a little floral essence in the aftertaste. A tiny hint of caramel. A squirt of lemon. Light of course with just enough flavor to save the palate for other endeavors.

I'm really starting to see a definite place at the good beer table for the Session IPA, and this one just adds to that position.

A suit a certain mood kinda beer, and nothing to be ashamed of.

Jul 30, 2015
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LXIXME from New Mexico

3.01/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 1 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This beer was loaded with white chunks of something floating around in it,
not very pleasant appearance. This beer still had a very solid and nice citrus and pine aroma that I just enjoy.
I leave the rest for later, maybe at some other time I will be able to enjoy one of these that tastes as good as the aroma smells.

Nov 12, 2015
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Beer-Zombie from Oregon

3.66/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jul 31, 2015
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JMScowcroft from Vermont

3.28/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Feb 23, 2017
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PhilsPils from Texas

3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Star Pizza #1. Fairly turbid dark yellow. Pleasant citrusy aroma. Balance is good...at least it's not loaded with caramel malt sweetness. If I tasted this without knowing the style, I would guess "APA" but I suppose an IPA that is brewed to be "crushable" (do you love that expression as much as me? (((rolls eyes)))) ) is pretty much a pale ale. This is pretty good, if a little one-dimensional. The hops seem to be citrusy with none of that piney dankness that my favorite IPAs give me. I probably won't re-visit but I enjoyed our time together well enough.

May 23, 2016
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Flounder57 from Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can was poured into a Mason jar.

Appearance: A one fingerhead was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a slightly hazy orange color with some clarity and vision of tiny bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Herbal, citrus, slight pine, lemon, pale, toasted, and bready malts.

Taste: Nice and light herbal and hop flavor. Complimentary malt bill, light bitterness, and slight chewy notes.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, medium carbonation, crisp, refreshing, light bitterness, and sessionable.

Overall: A nice sessionable IPA. Easy drinking, but more grapefruit and lemon flavor would have been nice.

Jun 23, 2016
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Hoganlaw from Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer goes down easy like that chick Lauren that use to hang around the dorms freshman year.

Jul 05, 2015
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gtermi from Texas

4.51/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Jul 02, 2015
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kjkinsey from Texas

3.91/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aug 22, 2015
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jeschaefer from Texas

3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Oct 16, 2017
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cdwil from Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sep 21, 2015
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jeff1973 from California

3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Jul 28, 2016
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Jugs_McGhee from Colorado

2.77/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Can nabbed at a beer store in Austin, TX:

"IPA." "Session India Pale Ale." "Brewed with citrus." "Simcoe, Citra, and Ahlanum hops." "Brewed with tangerine and lemon peel."

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Feb 12, 2018
Easy Peasy IPA from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 141 ratings