Blah Blah Blah IPA | 21st Amendment Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States
21st-amendment.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blah Blah Blah IPA is a maltier, amber-colored take on a traditional IPA. We incorporate some interesting malts including Baird Caramel 80, a darker, sweet crystal malt. Belgian biscuit malt give it a toasty flavor; and German dark Munich malt for body and color. We also hopped this ale a bit differently than we normally do with most of the hops being added at different times very late in the boil for a full hop "jammy" flavor and brighter aroma. We then dry-hopped it very aggressively using five different hops including a new experimental varietal to pack the flavors and aromas of pine, citrus, grapefruit and jam. Blah Blah Blah, just try it!

Added by tkdchampxi on 10-06-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
229
Reviews:
47
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
8.86%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
52
For Trade:
0
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4.43/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.02/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of FriedSlug
4.28/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a globe glass the beer is a slightly hazy orange with a white head that leaves a speckled sheet of lacing. The aroma is full of citrus and sweet malt with some with pine scents. The beer is sweet with not as much fruit as is in the nose. Nice mild sweetness with a great bitter pine finish. Solid and tasty beer.

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Photo of woodychandler
3.89/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

When I realized that #IPADay2017 was approaching, I thought that it behooved me to celebrate in an appropriate manner. This would include drinking an IPA, natch & preferably one deCANted from a CAN in support of The CANQuest (tm). I then turned to my old pal, SeanO, for advice. HIs reply? "Blah Blah Blah #IPADay2017, Bro. Woody!" Blah Blah Blah IPA, it is!

From the CAN: "Red IPA, Lime IPA, Dirty Sock IPA, Quad IPA, A Dark IPA, Worm IPA, Brew Free or Die IPA, Maple IPA, Shiokara IPA, Double IPA, Rye IPA, English IPA, We Threw A Hop In IPA, Lemon IPA, Black IPA, Honey IPA, Belgian IPA, Grapefruit IPA, Soap IPA, Chocolate IPA, Organic IPA, Half of an IPA, What's With Another IPA, Fresh Hop IPA, Hoppy IPA, U.S.I.P.A., Strong IPA, Russian IPA, Drought IPA, Single IPA, Agave IPA, Belgian IPA, Basil IPA, Tahoot IPA, Witchetty Grub IPA, Back In Black IPA, Belgian White IPA, Black Rye IPA, Northwest IPA, Rooibos IPA, Tripel IPA, Haggis IPA, Lettuce IPA, Citrus IPA, Orange IPA, Wild IPA, Single Hop IPA, Ghost Pepper IPA, Maple IPA, White IPA, The I In IPA, Coconut IPA, Spam IPA, Tripe IPA, American IPA, Goat IPA, Fresh IPA, Pickle IPA, Wheat IPA, Milk IPA, Magpie IPA, Chocolate Orange IPA, Dead Cow IPA, Experimental IPA, Jalapeno IPA, Procaffeinated IPA, Imperial IPA, Ummm ... IPA, Blood Orange IPA, California IPA, Mosaic IPA, Humulus Lupulus IPA, Another F**king IPA, Jasmine IPA, Hazelnut IPA, Can't Feel My Face IPA, Don't Call Me An IPA, Grass IPA, Bitter American IPA, A Big Fist In the Mouth Escamol IPA, Toffee IPA, Strong IPA, Blueberry IPA, Pizza IPA, Are You Still Reading This IPA, Opening Day IPA, Apple IPA, A Big Fist In Mouth IPA, Seaweed IPA, Hop Crisis IPA, Hop N IPA, Apollo IPA, So Tired of Writing IPA, Li-Fi IPA, Chin*ok IPA, Ero*ica IPA, Noble Hops IPA, Bitter Beer Face IPA, Toffee IPA, Wormhole IPA, Pink IPA, L*ading IPA, Only One Hop IPA, Apple IPA, I'm Running Out of Room IPA, Gigantes IPA, Unfiltered IPA, Pink Peppercorn IPA, Session IPA, Will This Even Print IPA".

I was shaking with excitement & CANticipation as I Crack!ed this CAN open. Being that it was so fresh & I was so thirsty, I CANducted an inverted Glug to kick off the celebration appropriately. I watched in rapt fascination as the dense, rocky, tawny head came puffing up to the lip of the glass before slowly subsiding, leaving tremendous sticky lacing in its wake. Color was a gorgeously solid Amber (SRM = > 7, < 9) with NE-quality clarity. Nose smelled almost herbal & tea-like in its pine intensity, but our old blah, blah blah friends, grapefruit and orange were not far behind. Mouthfeel was medium, surprisingly light for the style. The taste began with a cool wash of intense pine, giving 'way to grapefruit, lemon & orange flavors, but with a very dry, toasty malt backbone that put me in mind of Enrico's Biscotti from Pixburgh's Strip District. Is this what they meant by "jammy"? Preserves? Or more closely, marmalade? Hmm. Finish was bitter (65.3015 IBU) & dry & I would not have wanted to kick off my #IPADay2017 celebration any other way. Unfortunately, I also work seCANd shift, so further celebration will have to await my return from work.

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Photo of msscott1973
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kitekid
4.39/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gefinley
3.72/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbauer
3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBorsato
3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MonkeyPilates
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.55/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EAMIII
2.08/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Photo of dsshuck
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of carrollmel7
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not a huge fan of Brew Free or Die, so I was really excited with how much I liked this one. A tad bit boozy, but easy drinking and great flavor profile

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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