Coedo / Ballast Point West To East IPA | Coedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery)

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Coedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery)

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Halcyondays on 01-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 22 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of EuellGophar
4.14/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Exotic collaboration. Keep it coming.

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Photo of BeerOps
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.42/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Photo of MickeyHops
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of jbaakko
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of JohnQBeer
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Blue Palms Brewhouse in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. A foamy latticework of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and slight tropical fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with a citrus zest flavor on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with some nice fruity aromas and flavors.

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Photo of mhaugo
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of crvcac
4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this beer on tap at OB Noodle house, San Diego CA.

Appearance - Nice blonde to light amber hue. Reminded me more of the SRM on Pliney (golden and light).

Smell - Lots of grassy notes. Not as resiny and pine-like as most west coast IPA tend to be. A more appropriate balance of citrus, grass, pine, resin.

Taste - Taste follows suit. Well balanced hop flavors. Showcasing a strong west-coast hop profile, yet balanced and refreshing.

Mouthfeel - Best part about this beer - the combination of bitterness and dryness. The beer finishes with just the right amount of lingering bitterness, only to be cleansed by the (what I assume to be) high attenuation.

Overall - A solid IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Halcyondays
4.33/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours goldenrod with a medium white head, leaving excellent thick lace, great to look at.

S: Notes of lemon and citrus, grass.

T: Grapefruit, lemon, some tropicality. Upfront and very direct pinpoint hop flavours. Fresh tasting with a nice malt balance, very much in a West Coast style.

M: Medium-bodied, very clean to a point where it reminded me a lot of Sculpin. Crisp and refreshing.

O: Brewed in Japan, but tasting like a beer brewed in Southern California. A bit pricey, but an excellent example of the style.

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Coedo / Ballast Point West To East IPA from Coedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery)
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 22 ratings