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IPA | Rubicon Brewing Company

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3.66/5
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191 Ratings
IPAIPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rubicon Brewing Company
California, United States
rubiconbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Generous portions of Cascade, Columbus and Chinook hops are added throughout the brewing process to create Rubicon's Flagship Ale. Golden in color with an assertive hop bitterness. This beer won gold medals at the Great American Beer Festival. A true American Classic.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-21-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,814
Reviews:
107
Ratings:
191
pDev:
13.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 191 |  Reviews: 107
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Tiffany88
3.04/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Had this beer at the Rubicon restaurant on Capitol Ave. With a spinach salad.

A- Light gold brown color, with practically no head (white foam).

S- nice sweet aroma of hops with earthy tones and a slight citrus.

T- nice strong robust hops, but it didn't seem to have much of a kick to it. the bitterness seemed to overpower the beer.

M- light to slightly medium pallet, with a vague hint of carbonation.

O- an ok IPA. The way it was served on tap it really wasn't at my preferred temp (I like my IPAs really cold), but all in all it was decent at best.

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Photo of Nathans_86ed
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of smogfood
3/5  rDev -18%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of ste5venla
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of jimmah120
3.24/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bomber bottle ~4 months old

looks like your average ipa: orange color, filtered, khaki head, poor retention, better lacing. smells slightly like peach, with a lot of nature scents, grass, floral, and an odd hint of garbage juice. taste is like the smell but better. it starts bitter and grassy, sweet spiced marmalade middle, finishing with oak and alcohol.

Very average.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Michael_DaBeers_IV
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Bnoise11
4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Spaz7
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of zeff80
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - A clear copper color with a two-finger, khaki-colored head. It left sticky rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of citrus and pine. Some bready notes.

T - Burnt toast maltiness with sweet caramel and toffee. Good piney bitterness.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. Medium bodied.

O - The only Rubicon beer I've ever seen. It was pretty good.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of bluetrevian
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Nage37
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of GarretD
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

IPA from Rubicon Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 191 ratings
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