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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:
#2,019
Reviews:
814
Ratings:
2,750
pDev:
10.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
253
Gots:
519
Trade:
8
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Ratings: 2,750 |  Reviews: 814
Photo of SargeMcCluck
4.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark, amber-honey. Average head leaves some impressive lacing.

The nose is as resinous as expected - rich with simcoe mango and pineapple; some grape comes through as the beer warms. Hop-malt balance is maintained on the tongue, but those promised fruity notes don't really pack as much of a punch as they did in the can. Still, very easy drinking.

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Photo of newbeeraday
2.75/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of LloydDobler
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dexterk1
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johnpalisi
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PureSteele
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BoozerBrad
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
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 -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerMama2014
4.77/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kkarimi
3.85/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TooGood
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerbirdnerd
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Purp1eOne
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Burkbom23
4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of daem3384
3.6/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cambabeer
3.48/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.56/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of laketang
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
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 -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 10Crumra
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hockeypuck
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 2,750 ratings
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