Warrior IPA | Left Hand Brewing Company

Warrior IPAWarrior IPA
BA SCORE
69.8%
Liked This Beer
3.82 w/ 804 Ratings
Warrior IPAWarrior IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by goindownsouth on 03-27-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,203
Reviews:
387
Ratings:
804
Liked:
561
Avg:
3.82/5
pDev:
10.47%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
44
Gots:
70
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 804 |  Reviews: 387
Photo of RichH55
4.37/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KYGunner
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I didn't get a complex blend of hop flavor in this but did get a huge burst of oranges. Hidden inside the Orange flavor was some nectarines and grapefruit. This citrus burst was just fine with me as I found this delicious.

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Photo of PhilMiller
3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 2beerdogs
4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bump8628
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of probert
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
4.06/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of firkingroovin
4.46/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SamN
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Not expecting such a red hue. Tawny with ruby highlights. Clean, white soapy head, all IPA-y. Nose, upfront, lots of crisp apples. I can smell the IBUs already. Glimpses of citrus and pine present, too. Slightly sweet, but hoppy. Warming up brings out more of a bready malt note. Hmmm, interesting IPA. Taste, it's balanced, firstly. The hops and malt almost seem to turn on and off opposite from it each other. There's a distinct woodiness running through it. Interesting hops used, providing a faintly fruity note, but then just putting the hammer down on the bitterness and lingers on the palette. Spicy, too. I wonder if there's some rye in this? Reminiscent of tobacco a bit, earthy.

Overall, not one I liked too much after it warms. Taste isn't as dynamic as the aroma and look might suggest. Some interesting hopping but I feel like that special hopping is kind of a waste if it translates into too much bitterness and not enough flavor. The flavors that do present are more on the earthen, herbal, tea-like side. Just doesn't do it for me as much.

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Photo of quang_dam
4.01/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of yanks9669
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hop_God
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: dark orange to ruby

S: dank AF. Weed. Hops. Some citrus

T: malt. Hops. Weed.

F: good balance. Crisp

O: pretty sold. Good highlight of warrior hops

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Photo of chrisjws
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours amber with a small head - small streams of bubbles continue to stream up from the bottom as you enjoy the beer. Hops tickle the nose. As the beer flows into the mouth, the pleasantly hoppy taste excites the mouth. Aftertaste is pleasant. Body is medium, pretty much what one would expect. Nice!

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

Photo of justinthegypo
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of delgotit99
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of runlikeakenyan
4.01/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of bobv
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HamdenHector
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: crystal clear; deep bronze in color - almost amber; 1 finger light khaki head that receded to a very thin cap; very nice lacing;

S: pineapple and grapefruit for a moment, then pine with grapefruit;

T: pine and grapefruit are a little muted for a moment, then they explode; grapefruit is predominant at the end; a very nice flavor profile; moderate bitterness on the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: nice complexity; very enjoyable;

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Photo of tdmccarthy
3.19/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hophugger
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HoistinBrews
3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Warrior IPA from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 69.8% out of 100 with 804 ratings
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