Modus Hoperandi | Ska Brewing Co.

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Modus HoperandiModus Hoperandi

Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
65 IBU

Added by GilGarp on 03-03-2009

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a vibrant orange golden (lightly hazy) with 1 1/2 finger of khaki-colored bubbly head. Tons of sticky lacing is left when the head recedes.

S: Big aromas of grapefruit, stone fruit, guava, and a little bit of pine dominate. Some sweet malt character. Some slight hint of alcohol.

T/M: Smooth lightly wheaty malt sweetness gives way to big citrus hop character and juiciness. Accompanying this is a mild hop bitterness that swells through the finish and lingers alongside malt character. Mouthfeel is medium with moderate, fine, foaming carbonation that doesn't strongly affect the flavor of the beer.

O: Really a nice IPA -- big and juicy flavor without an overwhelming bitterness. Mouthfeel is really nice and complements the beer well.

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3.59/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear amber beer with a white head.

Nose: Pine, grass, orange, grapefruit, resin and caramel malt.
Taste: A lot of hops. Smooth caramel malt, citrus, pine, honey and herbs.
Body: Medium body and soft carbonation. Smooth and easy to drink. Bitter at the end.

A really great IPA!

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

poured from can into pint glass

A: Burnt orange to light brown with about two finger head that quickly thins out to a nice ring with some moderate lacing. very litte opacity

S: hoppy, piney, citrus, slight hints of maple and gingerbread ( i have a strange nose feel free to disagree)

T: definitely bitter and full of hops, yet a bit mellower flavor than other IPA's .

M: highly drinkable medium-bodied session beer

O: great brew in ever category. drink this. life is short; listen to ska!!!

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Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
4.08 out of 5 based on 2,727 ratings.
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