La Lupulosa | Cerveceria Insurgente

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cerveceria Insurgente
Mexico
insurgentebrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DeanMoriarty on 05-06-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
65
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
7.82%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
34
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 16 | Ratings: 65
Reviews by RolandoHH:
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4.57/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a hazy, slightly dark copper, with a white head that doesn't last a whole lot. Very decent lacing, though.

S - Aroma is beautifully hoppy. Fresh, and citric, though there's some tropical flavor in there as well.

T - The hops certainly are on full display in this one. Citric and spicy, but there's a nice balance with the malt that keeps it from being too aggressive. As in the smell, some tropical fruit is in there in the mix, though I can't quite place it.

M - Medium, with excellent carbonation. Crisp and clean.

O - A very well balanced, flavorful beer with lots of hops. An excellent IPA.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of JulioG
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Tuckersmth
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of earlholman
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
3.64/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of davidtarantino
4.71/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AleHunter805
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Raul-Cohan
4.42/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium coppery amber with a half finger white head with good retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of bready and light caramel malt, tropical fruit, citrus and lightly piney hops. Flavor is hop forward, with resinous piney and citrus hops, nicely floral; orange citrus and mild tropical fruit. Finishes with lingering grapefruit rind and resinous hop bitterness. Medium bodied with good carbonation. A very nicely made, hoppy IPA with a dynamite hop blend. The malt is very laid back, supporting the hops without adding a lot of malt flavor. I generally like IPAs better with a flavorful malt component, and to its credit, this tastes great with the light malt support. Someone has a deft touch with hops here; the floral notes are great. So glad to see an excellent IPA coming from south of the border. Well done.

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Photo of MisSigsFan
4.27/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark amber with a bone white head. Leaves some lacing around the glass. Smell is pretty malty. Sweet with some citrus and pine. Taste is huge grapefruit and orange with a toasty malt backbone. Resinous pine and slight tropical fruit. Some malty sweetness with a bitter finish with orange and grapefruit rind. Bitterness doesn't linger too long which gives this beer a really crisp and easy drinking feel. Mouthfeel is a little thick and maybe a bit overcarbonated, but as I said, very easy to drink. Overall, a great IPA that you wouldn't know came from across the border. I've had this once before and thought it was a bit better and less malty last time. It's only 23 days from bottling so I don't think it's an age thing.

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Photo of DoctorZombies
3.53/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light amber draught pour with thick off white head, quick cap and some lacing. Grapefruit nose. Dull earthy hops flavor followed by lightly bitter citrus. Medium lite mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Dull, lightly bitter linger. Overall, just ok.

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Photo of ovaltine
4.19/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liamt07
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FAPB
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Tertullian007
4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Maillard
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kingston213
4.41/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jazztoloc
3.6/5  rDev -12%

Photo of jeff1973
3.77/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dodgerrigo77
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of -ronin-
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Rothobinide
4.51/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LennyOvies
4.11/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

L- Poured into an American pint. Copper body and beautiful creamy head. Amazing lacing.
S- Fresh floral and hops.
T- Balanced and sharp pine and hops bitterness.
F- Rich, smooth and sharp.
O- One of the best mexican IPA's I've had.

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Photo of MickeyHops
3.67/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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La Lupulosa from Cerveceria Insurgente
4.09 out of 5 based on 65 ratings.
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