Eastside I.P.A. | Excel Brewing Company

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3.89/5
Very Good
54 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Excel Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
excelbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Respect_the_Saaz on 07-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,873
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
54
pDev:
10.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 54 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of krome
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LarrysDeerGut
3.67/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of porters4life
4.17/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sparx1100
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopsAreDaMan
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Globe; bottled in Dec. 2016.

Not a bad IPA, but nothing that stands out about it.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Eastside west coast IPA from Excel is decent. It poured a nice copper clear with fizzy thick white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent is gentle with pine and citrus. The taste is surprisingly easy to drink and well balanced. There is definite sweet malt to counter the bitter hops leaving enough pine and citrus to make it good. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it is good.

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Photo of JLaw55
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deweese
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KTCamm
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12/23....pours hazy dirty gold, good thick 1/4 inch head of white packed foam. Nose of straw, hay, grains, but very light. Taste is an open citrus bitter, builds to a biscuit bread pine malt and then a fast finish. Some bitter at the end. Floral and lemony. Nice.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of foundersfan1
3.71/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Seabass1964
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aussiebeer
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of enelson
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ralerwen
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yesdog
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ssimpson89
4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ace1490
4.55/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A smooth drinking not extreme bitter beer.

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Photo of StoutSnob40
3.72/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gobearswalter34
3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

My third beer from here, hoping to improve. Smells of nice citrus hops. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange. Surprisingly good bitter hops with citrus. Bitterness resonates, but the transition to finish for citrus bitter is not a smooth one that brings a floral hop. Maybe far back end of tongue was not prepped well. Overall not a bad beer.

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Photo of GoBearsWalter
3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

My third beer from here, hoping to improve. Smells of nice citrus hops. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange. Surprisingly good bitter hops with citrus. Bitterness resonates, but the transition to finish from citrus bitter is not a smooth one that also brings a floral hop. Maybe far back end of tounge was not prepped well. Overall not a bad beer.

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Photo of Captain_Komamura
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Caskaway
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Memphisjoe14
4.54/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A fantastic IPA. My wife noted after a sip of mine, "Shit, that's good!"

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Eastside I.P.A. from Excel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 54 ratings