Panic IPA | Track 7 Brewing Co.

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198 Ratings
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Panic IPAPanic IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Track 7 Brewing Co.
California, United States
track7brewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheSixthRing on 02-16-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
198
Reviews:
33
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
8.86%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
57
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Texasfan549
3.61/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.67/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy dark orange with a foamy orange-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, earth, citrus zest, and slight herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with sweet citrus zest, grapefruit juice, and slight herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has a dry, citrus forward hop presence in the taste.

Serving type: can.

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Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of brentk56
4.27/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a clear, brilliant golden color; the head rises a full two fingers and just sticks forever; gobs of splashy lace line the glass as the liquid is consumed

Smell: Fresh hop farm aromatics, with pink grapefruit, tangerine and spearmint tones

Taste: Shortbread malt flavors lay a slightly sugary base, with the pink grapefruit, tangerine and spearmint flavors building through the middle; after the swallow, the bitterness builds, but it is offset by the sugary malt flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: With NE IPAs and other tropical fruit forward IPAs being the rage, it has been a while since I have had a classic West Coast IPA and this one is a great example; even though it is 4 1/2 months old, it is drinking very nicely indeed

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Photo of largadeer
3.47/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LXIXME
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wethorseblanket
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of mactrail
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Attractive clear amber brew with a decent foam in the wine glass. Pleasantly tart and spritzy on the tongue. Apricot and pine needle aromas.

Warm and toasty malt flavors. The fruity flavors are a good balanace with the bitter and sharp. Apple and plum hints with a mango touch. Moderately bitter with a long, fruity, fragrant finish.

Overall, a better than average IPA. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Beer Revolution in Oakland.

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Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of PA-Michigander
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 22Blue
3.91/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a can from a beer trade. Poured in a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, light, copper coloring with a steady flow of carbonation mist throughout the body, and a low profile, thin, wispy, white head. Aromas of dank hops, grapefruit and orange zest, subtle apricot, caramel, and toasted notes. Tangy and bitter nose, overall. Flavors are tart and bitter forward, heavily so. Wow! Blast of resin and mossy hops characteristics, with pine pitch and pine tassels in the mix, too. Grapefruit, pineapple, apricot, and orange zest on the palate, as well. Smooth, light bodied, with a tangy sweet blend of caramel and fruit in the aftertaste, swept up completely by the bitter, resinous linger. The finish is slick, lingering, yet clean, with only a subtle bitterness left behind to gently dry the palate. Tasty, drinkable, hoppy beer! Wow!

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Photo of flagmantho
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 22oz bomber into a dimpled mug.

Appearance: murky light-golden hue with a thick finger of frothy ivory foam atop. A nice-looking beer.

Smell: sweetly malty with a fruity, citrusy, piney aroma. The sweetness overtakes the hops more than I like, but still a nicely-composed beer.

Taste: grapefruity and piney, with a sweet and slightly toasty malt flavor. I like the hops a lot, but it's still a bit too sweet for my taste. The label suggests this beer has "grapefruit, pine, biscuit", and I largely agree that it's successful in that description.

Mouthfeel: medium-rich body with a moderate carbonation and a pretty decent creaminess.

Overall: this is an example of a decent, well-wrought beer that just doesn't happen to fall into my palate's preferences. It's quite drinkable and the hops are good, but the sweetness is just too much.

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Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice orange-golden color with white head. Grapefruit, citrus, pine, and some grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with just a pinch of malt.

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Photo of Donkster46
3.52/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjp217
3.44/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucoli
3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dertyd
3/5  rDev -24.1%

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Panic IPA from Track 7 Brewing Co.
3.95 out of 5 based on 198 ratings.
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