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Modus Hoperandi | Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
4.1/5
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2,750 Ratings
Modus HoperandiModus Hoperandi
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:
#2,020
Reviews:
814
Ratings:
2,750
pDev:
10.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
253
Gots:
518
Trade:
8
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Ratings: 2,750 |  Reviews: 814
Photo of Dogstickfetch
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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 -8.5%

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3.92/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Justdoit1234
4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of gopens44
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Ppuech
4.32/5  rDev +5.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of dbrownnn1
4.72/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of tsing
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Dwkasper
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Awesome IPA. Tropical fruit and pine notes.

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Photo of Brackh
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Pours a darker yellow almost red color. Super duper piney smell. Very unique smell beyond the normal IPA smell. Very hoppy taste on the front end. Get a ton of pine and a little fruit. There is something there that I don't get with other IPAs. Easy finish and a smooth taste all the way through. I really enjoy this one and I don't get to have it that often.

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Photo of Sebas
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of jvillefan
3/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of anthony-martinez
3.64/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.12/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of LehighAce06
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Blazer22
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of belgbeerdrinker
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.36/5  rDev -18%

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4.84/5  rDev +18%

Photo of Jimmajamma
5/5  rDev +22%

Exceptional IPA!! Exactly what I hopped for

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Photo of BergBeer
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Look: Deep golden honey with a super aggressive white head

Smell: super dank smell. Getting pine, honey, grapefruit, orange, lemon, lime, and sweet malt on the finish.

Taste: Huge hop punch at the beginning. Getting pine, lime, lemon, tangerine, pineapple, more pine, kiwi, honey, and sweet malt with pine on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Smooth with mild carbonation. It's really smooth but sticky and resiny. Hop bitter bite rounds it out with a dry finish that lingers on the tongue. Alcohol is just barely there.

Overall: Solid IPA. Nothing revolutionary but a solid pick up if your in the mood.

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Photo of McNazz
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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