Cropduster Mid-American IPA | Thunderhead Brewing Company

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Cropduster Mid-American IPACropduster Mid-American IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thunderhead Brewing Company
Nebraska, United States
thunderheadbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by StoneTSR on 11-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
91
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
12.18%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 91 |  Reviews: 17
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2/5  rDev -43.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.72/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

L : From the can it pours OJ colored and forms into a darker hazy iced tea color. The head is huge and leaves tons of lacing as it recedes at a slow pace. After 2 minutes it's ready for consumption as the head has left just enough cap on top to wet the upper lip and imbibe the rest of it.

S : Quite a bit of brown sugar, grapefruit, pine needles, baked malts, and toffee. A deep fried breaded orange aroma wraps it up.

T : Dark bread crusts, blood orange, grapefruit, hop juice, tons of pine and toffee, and something I can't quite put a finger on. It's quite cloying with its caramel and toffee, and the rush of bitter sort of clashes with it. After a few sips I'm ready to dump it, it's not for me.

F : Creamy, buzzing, with a dry finish.

O : Tastes more like an overhopped scotch ale than anything, just way too sticky and cloying. Not a fan, probably Thunderhead's WORST offering.

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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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2.84/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 1angrydwarf
2.91/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

L: This is the best thing about this beer looks hazy golden yellow leaning towards slight orange.
S: citrus hop with malt and grain but it has a strange note on the grain end of things
T: Big burst of herbal/piney hop faint grain in the middle then pithy bitter push thru and hangs on the end.
F: thin with a dry finish
O: Ugh I think this brewery's style isn't for me. Not the worst IPA but there are so many better one's Strange how it smells citrus and tastes herbal/piney. Overall I do not like it.

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.01/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.11/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.13/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Light yellow/orange color; murky.

Bright white, frothy head; strong lacing.

Nice citrus nose; hops aren't hiding here!

Thin mouthfeel.

Citrus disappears in the taste; macro-lager flavors take over. A severe disappointment.

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3.22/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Big white head slowly falls above a cloudy washed out straw golden colored beer.

Light aroma of slightly sour grains and even less hops presence but I think it's noticeable.

Very light almost sourish taste with a slight hops bite following.

A lightly dryish aftertaste on a lighter bodied IPA.

Very light hops for a IPA, maybe that's what a mid-American IPA is.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Cropduster Mid-American IPA from Thunderhead Brewing Company
3.53 out of 5 based on 91 ratings.
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