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American IPA
Ranked #1,211
Ranked #9,256
4 | pDev: 7.5%
Conshohocken Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
Very Good
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Reviews: 21 | Ratings: 105 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of good_to_sea
4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look: Slightly hazy orange/brown/amber with a foamy, cream colored head.
Smell: Great juicy IPA aroma. Grapefruit, orange, pine.
Taste: Clean and crisp with a good balance between citrus sweetness and hop bitterness.
Feel: Medium-bodied. Dry and refreshing.
Overall: This is a great IPA. Well balanced and delicious.

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Photo of osheamatth
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid output from Conshohocken. Pours a beautiful orangey amber into a pint glass with soft head. Aromas redolent of the tropics: ripe papaya and pineapple. The taste follows suit with lots of piney hoppy citrus. finishes with some more of that hoppy bitterness.

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Photo of Vetbidder
3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I like the nose on this. It’s got some pithy grapefruit and a bit of sweet pineapple and some pine. Hazy and deep golden with a decent white head from pounder can. Nice inviting look to this beer. Here’s the problem, the promise of the nose is not delivered, the flavor is mostly pine bitterness. The sticky bitter flavor lasting well beyond the finish. It mellows some as you drink it but I’m really way past trying to come up with reasons to like beers. Decent carbonation and a mediumish feel round out this beer.

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Photo of Bluecrow
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Amber can pour with a 1.5 cm soft, foam cap. The aroma is of pine and malt. The flavor is resinous with moderate hop bitterness. The mouthfeel is dry. This is quenching.

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Photo of WoodBrew
4.27/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I tried this on tap at North 3rd diner in Philadelphia. It poured a clear copper with white head that is leaving some lace. The scent had hints of citrus peel hop notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with citrus peel hop highlights. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall its a solid beer.

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Photo of mvanaskie13
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a grip shaped goblet: color is gold, head is very light tan with fine bubbles, head laces the glass sides and leaves a solid 1/4 top for an extended period of time.

Smell is quite pleasant blend of pine, citrus, grapefruit, subtle tropical note but a more bitter aroma than fruity.

Taste follows with pleasant blend of citrus, pine, grapefruit rind, maybe some grass and light pineapple; bitter flavors seem to dominant after initial hop burst - good blend of ipa subtleties.

Mouthfeel is crisp, moderate carbonation, good bitter presence.

Overall this is a great IPA - subtle complexity in the hop blend with great aroma, flavor and presence.

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Photo of jamyers1
3.6/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Not a bad IPA. I have had worse. The price is right for the beer at $12 for 4 pints. I am not disappointed in my purchase. Good job Conshohoken BC (just outside of Philly).


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Photo of NotSaussure
3.29/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

L: Dark orange, a bit of head that dissipates quickly.

S: Damp? Honestly, the best word I could think of to describe this beer's smell would be wet. Also notes of pine, but mostly just smelled like laundry that's been left in the washer overnight.

T: Hoppy, citrus, and a lot of dank funk, with a tiny bit of malt sweetness. Lots of resin-y pine as well. Not my favorite, but not unpalatable, and certainly very drinkable.

F: A good, medium-bodied feel with average carbonation, but has an absurdly dry finish that left me feeling parched. I suppose the aim is to make you keep drinking it to quench the thirst the beer creates.

O: Not a bad IPA as IPAs go, but the smell and feel leave something to be desired.

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Photo of Gavage
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: hazy orange in color with a 2" head that falls quick.

Smell: tropical fruit and some pine comes through to the nose.

Taste: caramel, pineapple, grapefruit, pine, and a nice bitterness.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp to start, less crisp and a bit dry late.

Overall: a very enjoyable IPA that was easy to drink and refreshing.

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Photo of bobv
3.91/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Moderate pour yields a one inch plus white head over a slightly hazy amber body with some very nice, sticky lacing. Nose of dank pine, and very slight tropical fruit and citrus. Taste of bitter pine which hides any other flavor that could be there. Good feel and overall, not too bad. Cheers!

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

It pours amber with a two finger head. Aroma is of pine and with a very slight dank note. The taste is not as balanced as the nose suggested, with the hop bitterness overwhelming the malts. Medium body with limited amount of carbonation.

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Photo of beerthulhu
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

-Citra, Mosaic, & Simcoe. Canned 03.26.17. Consumed 07.11.17 in spiegelau ipa glass.

A: Beautiful hayz orange tang coloring starts the pour, bright and vibrant when back-lighted, displaying a medium sense of carbonation activity. A dull, bone white capping protrudes upwards in a conical shape, a solid structure breaching the glass rim easily with no support. Lace stickage is generous, with a mouthwatering color and appeal which makes you lips savor at the sight of those juicy hops within. Easy outstanding notion.

S: Aroma of sweet tropical fruity burst opens the scene upon uncapping. Fresh, wet, with some definitive signs of grapefruit-orange juice with some fruity mangoes peaking the senses. Citrusy-peach notes with soft raw pineapple adds to the scene with a nice fruity complexity and blend. Initial burst that was semi-lasting in nature.

T: The flavor did not disappoint and made good on the visual and aroma appeal. A huge tropical burst of pineapple and dry orange first meets the tongue, with a background of softly drying citrus. Malty tones, with some fruity apricot-peach highlights are supported by background nuances of dry, grassy hops. Semi-dry grapefruit pulp adds tartness to balance the fruity sweetness while some warming of hop cones linger on well after the swallow.

M: Nice malty feel in the mouthful, bready depth, with a medium sense of carbonation factor.

O: Overall the citra and mosaic hops blend beautifully together and is hard to go wrong here. N.E. style appearance and hop combo brings a tropical-ctrusy burst of fruity delight. The simcoe balances things out a bit, bringing a slight hint of west coast appreciation and tradition against the newer east coast rage. Who says there is a war between east coast vs west coast, when things work out so beautifully for them together. Case worthy, and I'm usually a one and done type of drinker, but this would be hard to pass up with the next gathering of friends. Outstanding.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear Amber that becomes a fine sandstorm with a full pour. A large off-white, almost yellow-hued foam settles in lumps with reaching lace.

Smell is pine, grapefruit, orange with some metallic astringency and biscuit.

Taste is bitter pine with grapefruit, biscuit, orange and a touch of toast. Lime emerges as it warms.

Medium-full frothy body with a nice crispness and a dry finish. Easily drinkable.

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Photo of tone77
3.62/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A thanks to the commander of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a cloudy golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of pine, citrus. Taste is pine, malts, melons, moderate bitterness. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a good beer.

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Photo of IronLover
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Golden orange in color with a heavy haze. Poured with a thick, dense, bright white foam with very good retention. Medium high citrus orange and earthy, spicy hop aromas with light notes of pine and caramel malt. Solid medium malt aroma beneath the hops. Medium bodied with medium light carbonation. Slightly slick smooth creamy feel with pleasant warmth from the middle to the end. Medium high spicy and citrus orange hop flavors up front with spiciness carrying into the middle. Medium spicy hop bitterness through the middle. Spicy hop flavors continue to the end with a light boozy heat in tow. Finished semi-dryly with a lingering hop bitterness. Nice hop complexity in the aroma, hop and malt flavors are well balanced and the feel is very pleasant. Enjoyed this a lot.

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can

Slightly hazy orange golden color, white foamy head. Pine and citrus hop flavor aromas. Moderately bitter but also lots of hop flavor, some mild caramel flavor as well. Thin to medium bodied, sticky feel.

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Photo of thebeers
3.67/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Canned on 10/28/16. Very clear, Pilsner-like golden color with two thick fingers of white head that last a good while and leave thick lacing.

A muted mix of grass, grapefruit, pine, grapefruit and herbal spiciness in the aroma with a bit of sweetness behind.

Sort of flat-tasting up front, with honeydew mid-palate, and little carry over of hop flavors from the aroma other than some of the herbal hops and mild bitterness on the backend. There's some water cracker malt in the mix, too, and just a tiny kiss of sweetness.

Heavy bodied, creamy mouthfeel for something so light in color.

Not bad, but aside from the appearance, nothing that really stands out from the pack, honestly.

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Photo of mnj21655
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a vibrant orange-copper in color with a finger of slightly pillowy off white head; slight chill haze. Aroma is pleasantly hoppy; a bit of citrus, some pine, some melon, and the merest hint of tropical fruits. Taste follows the nose but has more of a focus on the pine and melon notes. Medium-light body with moderate carbonation. Overall a very enjoyable beer, it's mostly West Coast IPA but has some New England aspects wrapped in.

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Photo of NolaHopHead
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16 oz can. Pours light bright Amber color, thick white head fades slowly to a lasting ring, lots of sticky lace. Sweet melon forward aroma. Toasted bread and piney, floral hops are balanced well in the taste. Medium silky feel. Solid IPA, would definitely drink again.

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Photo of StonewallSipper
4.24/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice orange color, aroma is citrus,malt,hoppy-pine, and something I get is honey. Taste is great, hoppy and citrus but smoother. Overall a great beer, and around the corner lucky me. Conshies best beer.

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Photo of rolltide8425
4.34/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really like the addition of pilsner malt to this brew; I've been thinking a pilsner malt base would make for a good ipa and it looks like I was right. Love the crackery flavor against the citrusy hop profile.

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