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Weekday IPA | Rough Draft Brewing Company

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3.91/5
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58 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rough Draft Brewing Company
California, United States
roughdraftbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our award winning session IPA. Light and refreshing without compromising bold hop flavors.

Added by JohnQBeer on 06-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,785
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
58
pDev:
9.72%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of GarrettB
3.44/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

February 25th, 2015 - The world needs more session beers, and San Diego has answered the call. Here we have a specimen of the style from Rough Draft: the Weekday IPA for long days that earn a book and a beer at the end of the day. The clarity suggests sessionable drinking, being both light and spritzy, and the nose is hoppy and light. The hops has a rusty, metallic nature, and if I were to specify a metal, I'd land somewhere on "copper". There are also some flowery notes on the side. The flavor is strong enough to follow up on a San Diego style burrito, but the hops takes on more of a grapefruit nature. After that, it's a matter of simple sipping and enjoying the light-to-moderate hop profile over the course of a social session.

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Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Griphon
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Avatar113
3.72/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of janubio
2.79/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours a golden-orange colour, with a medium head that fades soon, leaving a crown and a good lace. Aroma of fresh hops, resines, citric notes. Medium body, fizzy carbonation. Taste of citrics, resines, herbs, caramel notes.

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Photo of JavierGC
4.2/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Colin32
3.53/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SithDarkLord11
4.83/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of johlac66
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Medium gold with an off-white frothy head.
Citrus caramel with some pine on the nose. Herbal grapefruit on the palate.
Lightly bodied with a lingering dry bitterness.
A "session IPA" they call it. I'm down with that. Not bad.

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Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LXIXME
4.28/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LuauLarry
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zekeman17
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nordbier
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of tyjo26
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GatorCoop
3.2/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.87/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Type: 22-oz. bottle
Glass: Manzanita pint glass
From: Costco in Mission Valley (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $3.79
Purchased: March 29, 2015
Consumed: March 31, 2015
Misc.: N/A

Poured a golden, pale, clear color with two fingers of off-white, frothy head. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom, reminding me of a snow globe. Below average wet spotty lacing on the sides of the glass. Average retention. (Sight - 3.8758)

Smelled sharp pine, grapefruit, Citra, Cascade, lime, floral, mango, tropical, caramel, light nectarine blossom and lemon zest. (Smell - 4.25)

Taste wasn’t nearly as good as the nose. Maltier as well. Got caramel, Cascade, Citra, floral, pine and earthy grapefruit rind. (Taste - 3.75)

Light body. Thin-to-oily texture. Lively-to-average carbonation. Abrupt finish. Crisp and refreshing. (Feel - 3.75)

This was OK for a session IPA and not a bad pickup for $3.79. Thank you Costco. (Overall - 3.75)

3.87 | 87 | B+

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Photo of Donkster46
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jooler
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Way too much foam. But aside from that, good hoppy taste. Extremely crisp and refreshing on a hot day but the only problem is that there is a lot of foamy burps coming out if me

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Photo of Jewefc2
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of anthony-martinez
3.48/5  rDev -11%

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Weekday IPA from Rough Draft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 58 ratings
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