Modus Hoperandi | Ska Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
skabrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
65 IBU

Added by GilGarp on 03-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,716
Reviews:
804
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
10.29%
 
 
Wants:
253
Gots:
509
For Trade:
7
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Photo of BrewNoob1
3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I remember when this was one of the first hoppy beers to be put in a can. Pours yellow, white head 1/3" deep. Looks solid. Aroma was of a pine forest and Chinook like hops perhaps?

Taste made me think Simcoe and c hops, good bitterness but not obtrusive. Relatively dry malt body with some English flair to it. This is a good beer for when you are doing outdoor stuff and don't want to be bothered with glassware or Chicago pours.

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Photo of gamblebc
3.82/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerMama2014
4.77/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kkarimi
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TooGood
3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerbirdnerd
4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Purp1eOne
4.07/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Burkbom23
4.46/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of daem3384
3.6/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cambabeer
3.48/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.56/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of laketang
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured from a can dated best by 7-1-2016

bright amber in color with a great pillowy head
real hoppy smells, earthy but some sweetness too
great hop bitterness, resiny. nice balance for me.
medium mouthfeel chewy, clean finish.

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Photo of MickeyHops
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 10Crumra
4.07/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hockeypuck
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pour is a nice golden amber with a large foam head that lasts for 20-30 seconds. Smells consist of citrus and pine with a very nice hops blend. Taste is very nice, bite of hops, splash of citrus, and a nice dry finish give this beer a great appeal. I really like this IPA, one of my favorites for sure. Very nice Ska.

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Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
3.27/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MosesKo
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of fuzzcherry
3.84/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NJBrews609
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MDDMD
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwat
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tsnider123
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gphelps70
3.45/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
4.08 out of 5 based on 2,716 ratings.
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