IPA | Roughtail Brewing Co.

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132 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Roughtail Brewing Co.
Oklahoma, United States
roughtailbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerRefugee on 05-17-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
132
Reviews:
22
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
10.79%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
27
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 132 |  Reviews: 22
Reviews by bump8628:
Photo of bump8628
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Improved since I first had this a couple years ago. Just dialed in a bit as the brewery has honed their process I suppose. Looks the part of a good American IPA. Slightly hazed orange body with a tight, sticky foam top. Aroma doesn't pop, just hangs heavy at the rim of the glass. Flavor is a heavy-handed punch of hops. Old school American - bitter, herbal, citrus pith, leafy. It has that oily full mouthfeel you only get from throwing loads of hops in the beer. Not the bright, vibrant, juicy variety of newer IPA. Instead it hits you in the mouth with a raw brash bitterness. I like it as a good local option, but there are plenty I would put ahead of it.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of tbryan5
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Justin8mypants
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Zonian1
3.57/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sgttibbs
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OKbrew89
3.66/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Drank from a can. Decent carbonation and head that stuck around in the can. Nose of grapefruit and citrus hops with some semblance of malt, but it wasn't overwhelming or bitter. Taste follows nose with west coast IPA notes of grapefruit and citrus with some pine on the back end. Medium-light body and carbonation with no metallic aftertastes, indicating a decent can was used in canning.
It was better than the first time I had it 3 years ago. Good summer beer that isn't too heavy or complex - straight forward hops that don't make the beer overly bitter. Drinkable and just a little bitter.

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Photo of BigMac59
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of socon67
3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of schmidtmattsays
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of russpowell
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of BrewAskew
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours to a generous white bubbly head and good lacing. Copper color and some floaters. Aroma is piney, citrusy PNW hops and pale malt. Flavor is a muted American IPA flavor with some malt backbone and balance. Not what most people think of as a good AIPA, but I really like it.

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Photo of njackhobbs
4.24/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tone77
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a golden/orange color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of pine, some fruits. Taste is piney, tropical fruits, light resin, medium bitterness. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a refreshing and enjoyable beer.

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Photo of Mweddle
3.64/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of Basoos1
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of mkirkland80
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Sanchezrox23
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of CRJMellor
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of mobrockman
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Makebelieve81
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of hockeypuck
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of czillmer
4.24/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of DerrickW
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of mkclutter7
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of teamwiggum
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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IPA from Roughtail Brewing Co.
3.8 out of 5 based on 132 ratings.
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