Rocky Mountain IPA | The Fort Collins Brewery

BA SCORE
83
good
798 Ratings
Rocky Mountain IPARocky Mountain IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery
Colorado, United States
fortcollinsbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rowew on 06-07-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
798
Reviews:
373
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
12.81%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
97
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 798 |  Reviews: 373
Photo of Merticois
3.2/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - It pours a cloudy honey amber with a 3-4 inch foamy head that dissipates at a fairly average speed. Looks very nice in the beer glass.

Scent - Mild and Hoppy with slightly sweet/sugary scent that carries through.

Taste - The hops flavor comes through medium-strong and for the most part dominates the flavor palate. It has a malty sweetness that almost feels out of place, like it doesn't quite meld with the beer correctly. It's not very dry compared to other IPAs and has a slightly metallic after-note.

Mouthfeel - Very thick with high carbonation. It stays on the tongue well after the swallow, to the point were it's a little unpleasant.

Overall - Not my favorite IPA, it's not as dry as I would like and despite reading other reviews, I could barely detect any citrus notes and ended squeezing a little bit of lemon juice into it to give it a slightly less bread-syrup aspect. I would recommend Hop Stupid or Lake Erie Monster well over this IPA.

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Photo of greencovesteve
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rockclimberscott1
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice look, orange-amber. The flavor is hoppy, on the citrus-floral side. Overall a decent IPA but not my favorite.

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Photo of aussiebeer
4.35/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RDW
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cfitterer
4.19/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chucker17
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cbcrunch
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerHistoryGuy
4.35/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rutkiller
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice IPA. Mild hop aroma and taste. Well balanced with some malty goodness. Pours and orange/rust color with a thin creamy head. Average feel in the mouth.

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Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HGildemeister
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Super grassy! Excellent feel and taste. Great with some chicken nachos and/or wings..which I'm having now

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Photo of Friar81
4.14/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sure, I love BP Sculpin and Dogfish Head, but for me this never before tried IPA was tasty. Just what I was looking for at the AC Beer Fest.

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Photo of itisM
3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tikiri
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jshusc
3.56/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of b22
4.31/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Very well balanced and tasty ipa

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Photo of Skagnetti
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Winston3737
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boone757
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DDiFran
4.27/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very drinkable, nicely balanced IPA.

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Photo of GregoriousMaximus34
4.15/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rocky Mountain IPA from The Fort Collins Brewery
3.67 out of 5 based on 798 ratings.
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