Scale Tipper IPA
Bosque Brewing Co.

Scale Tipper IPAScale Tipper IPA
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Bosque Brewing Co.
New Mexico, United States
American IPA
Ranked #136
Ranked #3,325
4.24 | pDev: 5.9%
Jun 23, 2022
Apr 10, 2015
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Rated: 4.25 by Monkeyknife from Missouri

Jun 23, 2022
Rated: 4.19 by mmmbeer89 from New Mexico

Apr 07, 2021
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Reviewed by John_M from Washington

4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
The beer pours an opaque golden amber with good head retention and lot's of sticky lacing all around. The nose is equally impressive, as I pick up sawdust, onion, fresh apple and underlying tropical fruit. There's a noticeable dank component as well in what smells like a pretty serious ipa. The flavor profile replicates the nose, with a long, pretty dry, noticeably bitter finish. There's some malty sweetness in the mid palate, but it's nicely balanced by the noticeable bitterness on the finish. There's some heat from alcohol as well, which surprised me given the modest 6.5% abv. It mars the beers drinkability just a bit in this otherwise very impressive IPA.

The label indicates this beer won the 2014 and 2015 NMIPA challenge, and I can see why. Very nice and impressive ipa.
Apr 05, 2020
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Reviewed by WesMantooth from Ohio

3.98/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
From a 16oz can. No date.

It is a slightly cloudy, burnt orange with a big soapy, egg white head. Pretty decent retention with a small amount of foam on top the entire time.

It smells a bit like berries and peach on top of mango and piney sap backdrop with a bit of dankness and caramel sweet malts.

Pretty much tastes like it smells. Some passion fruit like sweetness with a malty base that is just barely held in check with some pithy green pine and grass. A little bit of musty mango, grapefruit, peach, and some pineapple too. Fairly bitter on the finish.

A pretty drying beer. Leaves a very cotton mouth like feel. Kind of surprising for the level of bitterness. Body is maybe a touch light, and the carbonation is a touch on the lower side because it has a slightly flat feel.

Overall, a very enjoyable ipa that provides more bitterness than expected.
Apr 03, 2019
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Reviewed by Thankin_Hank from Texas

4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Nice hazy highly carbonated and a small but thick and creamy head. A strong hoppy aroma that’s different. Hops give a unique taste that’s smooth and has a bitterness that’s different. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy like the head. Overall it’s a good brew with comparatively unique character. On draft at Bosque Brewing Las Cruces.
Mar 16, 2019
Rated: 4.05 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Mar 29, 2018
Rated: 4.39 by raspy22 from Arizona

Sep 19, 2017
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Reviewed by soze47 from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Really great beer that stands up with the trilliums and tree houses in New England where I live. Hazy and juicy looking in the glass. Nose smells like zest and candy with a taste that emphasizes hop flavor without a ton of bitterness
Apr 07, 2017
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Reviewed by Tommo from Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
On draft at the brewery. This is great, one of the best west coast ipas ive had. Very smooth on the body, lighter malt content but very present, lower end on the bitterness spectrum. All complimented by a sweet dry hop aroma and flavor. well done
Mar 29, 2017
Rated: 4 by Adamostella from Washington

Nov 15, 2016
Rated: 4 by Ardeer from New York

Oct 13, 2016
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Reviewed by tbryan5 from Louisiana

4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A solid APA that was shared with me at Parish's Opus Vert release. A solid hoppy American Pale Ale with a good nose and medium hop bite on the palate. I was glad I got to try this.
May 16, 2016
Rated: 4.23 by PSU_Mike from Pennsylvania

Apr 19, 2016
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Reviewed by thebeers from Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Clear, vibrant copper-orange color with two fingers of dense near-white head and strong lacing. Powerful aroma of citrus and pine with some mango behind. Interesting taste, with almost a pine-nut thing going on up front, and some creaminess to the texture, before giving way to an orange and pine taste that follows the nose and then a dry and bitter lingering aftertaste. In addition to that quick hit of creaminess up front, there's also a prickliness to the mouthfeel. A new spin on a old-school IPA.
Mar 29, 2016
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Reviewed by largadeer from California

3.84/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Thanks, Majin. Pours clear pale amber with a quarter-inch of slowly dissipating foam. The nose is pleasingly tropical, juicy, and slightly plastic. There's a trace malt character to the aroma that brings out the fruitier qualities in the new-school hop bill. Smells good - aside from that cellophane, plastic character. The palate is nicely rounded, bringing plenty of juicy hop character that's balanced by a lightly sweet, gently caramelized malt backbone. Bitterness is pretty gentle here, and the finish doesn't outstay its welcome, though it does give the beer a suggestion of sweetness.
Mar 24, 2016
Rated: 4.31 by efrankmcguire from Virginia

Mar 21, 2016
Rated: 4.51 by denver10 from New Mexico

Feb 13, 2016
Rated: 4.54 by Ryannotbryan from Texas

Dec 24, 2015
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Reviewed by bfranks from Louisiana

4.53/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
What an amazing brew from an outstanding company. Floral, citrusy, and piney notes on the nose. Clean, smooth, substantial mouthfeel that is satisfying and delicious and finishes well. Love this one.
Dec 20, 2015
Rated: 4.23 by kingjohnh from New Mexico

Nov 20, 2015
Scale Tipper IPA from Bosque Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 51 ratings