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Full Sail IPAFull Sail IPA
1,440 Ratings
Full Sail IPAFull Sail IPA

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

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

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that never completely faded away and left some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: The nose has a mélange of orange and grapefruit citrus aromas—neither one stands out in particular.
T: Like the smell, the taste has citrusy flavors and has a moderate to high amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: Despite all of the hops, this beer is rather balanced by the underlying malts so the citrusy flavors and bitterness is not overpowering.

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3.67/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: half finger head on a amber with golden hues body.

S: very malty with some musty hops providing mostly orange and lemon citrus notes.

T: the hops drop off a bit in the flavor with mostly pine notes from the hops but also a subtle citrus sweetness. nice malt presence.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: not a bad IPA. Not very memorable as there is a disappointing degree of hops in the flavor. More APA like.

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3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle from Trader’s Joe. Pours deep golden-orange with a short lasting white head. Aroma is of citrusy hops, supported by caramel malt and orange fruit. Body is medium-full and tangy. A lot of citrusy hops, balanced by caramel malt and ripe fruit. Long finish is mostly dry. Nicely balanced, easy drinking IPA.

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4.17/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent IPA just a bit to thick, I like a crisp IPA, so it's a bit preference, but it just popped into 3rd in my giant beer bottle collection. I suppose that's a giant victory. It arrived in Market Basket today so I had to give it a shot. I figure it must be fresh to have a tag reading "new."

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4.02/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a clear honey color with a white, finger width head, poor retention, and a resulting spotty lace.

Smell - Spicy, peppery hops.

Taste - Follows the nose, and then some. Spicy, peppery notes. Citrus undertones. Floral. Decent malt backbone. Aftertaste is a touch sweet, and a touch bitter.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body. Despite the appearance, has a wonderful carbonation which leads to a crisp, clean finish.

Overall - This isn't quite a top tier IPA, but it's exceptional in it's uniqueness. It's not especially bitter, but it's certainly hop forward and delicious as all hell. Will buy again!

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured directly out of bottle into pint glass, pours a dark yellow with slight tint of amber, smells a little mild for an IPA but it does not have a high IBU so i cannot expect much hoppy smell.

Taste is very refreshing, many hints of fruit and floral hop flavor all while not being overpowered with pure hops like other IPAs. i am not usually a huge fan of IPAs but on this one the flavors really shine through, and mix well with the hoppy flavors. overall a great refreshing beer that is packed with flavor, and is really great on any day hot or cold.

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Full Sail IPA from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 1,440 ratings
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