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Des Moines IPA | Confluence Brewing Company

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Des Moines IPADes Moines IPA
BA SCORE
3.96/5
Very Good
137 Ratings
Des Moines IPADes Moines IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Confluence Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
confluencebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Herky21 on 03-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,597
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
137
pDev:
10.1%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
43
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 137 |  Reviews: 17
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

32oz Boston Round growler, sample from the brewery.

Deep golden amber hue, lovely clarity with a dense two fingered head on top. Fresh grassy, citrusy, & pine hop nose with some cracker remnant of malt in the back. Lush smoothness, medium body. Hop flavor is the most dominant to start, it sheds off ample bitterness with each sip but waves of fresh citrus and herbal pine capture the palate. There is a malt base underneath all of that though the hops make it hard to really pick out. Hint of ripe fruit and warming alcohol in the long lingering hop finish.

Really starting to love this one, its at least a half step ahead of the IPA pack which is saying a lot.

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Photo of BWood
3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Solid every day ipa. Nothing that really stands out to me except how smooth it is. Might be just lacking a little something. Not sure what it is. But I would stick this beer if it was local. Nice sipper. Decent pine with some dried fruits in there. Silky smooth.

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Photo of bronwynbh
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.45/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of boogerisu
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.77/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcbeers
4.33/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RDW
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tasty brew. Great high quality beer.

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3.12/5  rDev -21.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jmccraney
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.52/5  rDev +14.1%

Photo of tapperm
4.89/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Becoming my go to IPA as it is pretty easy to find. Super crisp! I agree with other comments that this is better than TG's Golden Nugget.

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3.67/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.78/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

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Des Moines IPA from Confluence Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 137 ratings
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