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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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

This is a fun, strong hop-rush. Tons of pine and citrus rind up front with a long resiny finish. The malt tastes very repressed -- not much sweetness or roastiness. Would buy again!

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.56/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.16/5  rDev +2%

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4.2/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.56/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.16/5  rDev +2%

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4.1/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can > Mason Pint

A - Hazy light amber with two fingers of dense frothy off white head, thick lacing.
S - Tons of pine, some light floral notes, very dank and resinous, some sweet orange juice in there, grapefruit, bread malt.
T - Massive bitterness, lots of pine and grapefruit, citrus bite, orange, malt doesnt really make an appearance as much as the onslaught of bitterness, but its good stuff.
M - Very mild feel outside of the bitterness, there's a little malty chewiness to it, but the alcohol doesnt make a large presence as well.
O - Good stuff, glad to have picked up a 6 of it.

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4.8/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Smells fruity and piney.

Tastest citrusy, SUPER piney, bitter. A kick in the teeth of hops. With a resiny, sticky finish that lasts FOREVER like an awesome American IPA should. It reminds me of Stone Go To IPA with a little more body. Pardon my Stone reference, but I've been trying to find an IPA like Go To and this is the closest one yet. LOVE it.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
4.08 out of 5 based on 2,718 ratings.
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