Full Sail IPA | Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

BA SCORE
80
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1,434 Ratings
Full Sail IPAFull Sail IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Oregon, United States
fullsailbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV 6% IBU 60

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,434
Reviews:
562
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
13.03%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
194
For Trade:
1
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Photo of PASTOR_at_DAChurch_of_IPA
2.23/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

I bought a six pack of this "IPA" because it is a local Oregon brewery and had a neat blue color. It was a normal price for a six pack of craft, around $9, so I wasn't suspicious or anything. It said "ridiculously tasty" on the label, which made me hesitate, I almost put it back. I bought it anyway, and it is disgusting. It isn't an IPA. I don't taste any hops, just nasty caramel. I'm giving it away to friends. It isn't even good enough to keep for beer bread.

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Photo of BigWhiteComic
3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bought at Trader Joe's
A nice and crisp IPA
I will have it again

A haiku poem review

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Photo of DougT
3.51/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eddiestep
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Omniwar
3.69/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of williamv0123
3.23/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Spyderglx
3.15/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rutager
3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brandon632
3.56/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AirBob
3.79/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sethmcd
3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of puck1225
3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour a clear yellow into a pint glass. Thin white head with decent lacing. Smell is citrusy as is the taste. Not a distinctive beer, but a good tasting beer.

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Photo of IrishCowboyBend
3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheStoutLord
3.88/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Clear golden color with a lacey thin head. Some little carbonation and bubbles.

S: Strong citric smell that combines well with the malty aroma. Perhaps a hint of pine and herbs.

T: Surprising hoppiness in the front that I didn't catch from the smell. Gives way to that citric/herbal flavor and finishes with a pleasant maltiness.

F: Good mouthfeel, doesnt leave a sticky lingering in your mouth that some IPAs do. Its light bodied, very drinkable. Quaffable even, for an IPA.

O: Solid IPA. I would recommend it for people just starting to try out IPAs before moving on to something more complex.

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Photo of matcris
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE: Clear, orange-amber, one finger of foamy white head that dissipates fairly quickly and leaves a ring on top of the beer. Very mild lacing down the glass. Medium carbonation rising.
AROMA: Citrus, minor pine, sweet malt, slight astringent notes.
TASTE: Sweet up front, then mild bitterness and hop astringency, Simcoe, I think.
FEEL: Medium thin body, medium carbonation. Mildly dry finish.
OVERALL: Fairly mild overall, in pale ale territory. Pleasant enough, just not a fan of that catty/Simcoe flavor/aroma, but it's on the mild side.

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Photo of Mtn
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MickeyHops
3.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sposter4
3.65/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hydrohead
2.71/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ANiklaus
3.77/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason_cs
3.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtaylord
3.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of breardon1776
3.29/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tucson_brewson
3.77/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I guess my original review didn't save, in any case...

This is the first IPA I ever purchased, due to prestige of brewery and price. It makes a good starter IPA if you're wary of the super bitter, piney IPAs out there.

Poured into a Spiegelau glass:

L - reddish-orange with a good finger or two of head that dissipates quickly.

S - citrus, fruit, some biscuit malt and pine, more sweet than sharp/bitter like more pronounced IPAs.

T - Starts malty smooth, very fruity, almost like an amber, then has a slight hoppy finish to qualify it as an IPA.

M - Light/medium body, slight carbonation but a very drinkable session IPA.

O - As mentioned, a good starter IPA. Not too bitter, not too malty sweet. A good go-to IPA that's more like a pale ale, but definitely "tasty."

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

Full Sail IPA from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
3.53 out of 5 based on 1,434 ratings.
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