Last Best IPA | Last Best Eatery & Brewpub

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Last Best IPALast Best IPA
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3.92/5
Very Good
33 Ratings
Last Best IPALast Best IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Last Best Eatery & Brewpub
Alberta, Canada
bearhillbrewingco.ca

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Mosaic, Amarillo, Chinook hops

65 IBU

Added by schnarr84 on 04-19-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,011
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
33
pDev:
8.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
9
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Ratings: 33 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of Derek
3.54/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of csmrx7
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrenaline
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cknoch
4.31/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of derdtheterd
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Leif_Eriksson
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of goalie35
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LanceH
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Supergenou
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MilkLeg
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of joemcgrath27
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beervana
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sherpahigh
4.26/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FundumpClyde
4.42/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Really good Calgarian beer. Little to criticize. Good work!

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Photo of Boots49
4.76/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of iamstevetay
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of headlessparrot
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigBry
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Draft pint while enjoying the patio at Limerick's in Calgary.
This beer looks slightly hazy, dark golden orange color, thin cream colored head. Foam leaves some sticky lace, lasts through entire glass.
It smells of typical IPA, citrus, pine, leafy hops.
The taste has a nice bitter punch, pine, grapefruit bitterness, balanced by some caramel malt. Earthy hop finish.
The carbonation low enough that it isn't fizzy, but still keeps it refreshing and prickly on the tongue. Medium body, dry finish.
A good drinking hop filled beer.
I must get to the brew pub to try more from Last Best.

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Photo of Howlader
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wordemupg
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pint glass at 4 spot 3/6/15

A murky dark orange that almost looks like juice, top filled glass but even the thin film manages to leave 6 pencil thin rings followed by a couple random patches

S tropical nose with some mango, grapefruit, passion fruit, orange and lemon, some spruce, vitamin C chewable's, slightly floral and rindy

T lemon rind and more pine and rind the the nose, not the tropical fruit blast on the nose but still solid

M has a bitter bite, a little gritty, creams up from the bubbles and heavy rind on the finish just keeps going

O not a bad IPA at all, nice and fresh of a tap and although there's a little room for improvement its a great start

not a bad intro to the new guys in town, I'll be looking for more offerings from these guys for sure

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Photo of mclea1472
4.18/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not terribly hoppy, but a really smooth and well balanced citrus IPA. I've ordered it at multiple places in Calgary and have never been disappointed. You'll have trouble finding a better Western Canadian IPA.

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Photo of Kmat10
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CalgaryFMC
4.14/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Tasting notes: Big, bitter, gnarly IPA. Mango, papaya, and pine on nose. Features a citric tartness that complements the huge Citra hop flavor. Sour straws, black tea, peaches, grapefruit, orange breakfast drink, menthol lozenge, pear, lemon, pineapple skin. Wonderful complexity. Quite fizzy. Medium bodied. Malts low key and in the background. Ballsy, resinous, brutal, but supremely tasty.

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Photo of Roby923
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Smooth tasting IPA. Pleasant hoppy citrus smell but doesn't have the bitterness of a prime IPA. Might appeal to the non IPA lovers out there. Throw a few more hops in kettle, buckaroos.

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Photo of Corson
3.59/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 33 ratings