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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
Ranking:
#2,037
Reviews:
815
Ratings:
2,751
pDev:
10.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Brought back from the brewery in Durango, CO.

A- Can pour to a snifter with a clear golden body. A small white cap rises up to about half a finger with a frothy texture and fair retention. A small ring leaves seldom spotty lace.

S- Citrus and floral hops with hints of malts coming through but not enough to really affect the hops.

T- Grapefruit and orange zesty citrus hops with pine, floral and bitter grassy notes as well. Lightly malty but no significant sweets or caramelized notes to interrupt the clean hops. Light yeast bread but clean beyond that.

MF- Lighter end body with a crisp, creamy consistency. Carbonation comes in moderately high with a clean, medium bitterness lingering in the finish.

Citrus forward with nice pine and floral hops to round it out. Hints of grains but the hops are still the emphasis and delivered just fine.

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4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Clear amber colour, one finger of white head good lace. Smell is quite hoppy and fruity, mango, grapefruit and pineapple, sweet caramel backbone as well. Taste is of dank pine and tropical fruits, mango and some grapefruit, sweet caramel with a malty mid palate sweetness, light-medium bitterness but big hop flavour. Lightly carbonated, medium sticky-oily body. Really good reminds me in ways of a dank Red Racer which is never a bad thing.

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4.15/5  rDev +1.2%

Poured from a can into my Spiegelau IPA glass. Golden amber with a white head. Loads of citrus in the nose, a bit of pine. Taste is very citrusy and piney. Balanced nicely with the malt backbone. A bit of caramel. Mouthfeel is a bit thick. Someone mentioned the similarities with Torpedo and I can see that as well. Both have a thick, almost sticky mouthfeel. Carbonation is good. Overall, a pretty good, easy drinking IPA. Nothing special. Not gonna go out of my way to get it again. San Diego is spoiled in the IPA department.

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Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 2,751 ratings
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