Born & Raised IPA
No-Li Brewhouse

Born & Raised IPABorn & Raised IPA
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IPA - American
Ranked #5,666
Ranked #32,068
3.76 | pDev: 10.37%
No-Li Brewhouse
Washington, United States
Very Good
Born & Raised IPABorn & Raised IPA
Notes: Bred right here in the Fair City, this Expo-sized IPA is made from hops and barley harvested within 300 miles of the No-Li Brewhouse. Washington's own Cascade, Columbus and Chinook hops span across 2 row malt from Armstrong, BC.
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Stanhilb from Idaho

4.31/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

As good as the label claims. It is very citrusy. I am not the biggest i.p.a. fan. But I do love this beer. Had it first because it was local beer. But have to say if thos is i.p.a I may make a switch.

Nov 30, 2018
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UWDAWG from Washington

3.48/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce can into a IPA glass.

Look- Deep amber, cream colored head, above average lacing and head retention.
Smell- Pine, bready, boozy, earthy.
Taste- Pine, earthy, bready.
Feel- Medium body, average carbonation, astringent finish.

Nov 13, 2018
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rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.21/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Time to crush a review for one of those 90s feels C hop bangers. Out of Washington, my buddy who always wins trades on me dropped one of these $6 bombers prolly on me for something like Izzy or some shit.

Pours an amber like color and mild brown currents running through it, 3/5" white head. Aroma smacks of little to no dry hopping but plenty of PacNW C hop mischief is apparent.

A bunch of crystal malt it seems on this one, malty, C hoppy. Bitter. Carbonation appropriate. Its pretty typical bomber fare in the 90s 100ibu C hop vein. Lotta grapefruit and heavy caramel to this one.

Jun 22, 2017
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Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.61/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The appearance had a somewhat hazy but more of a clear amber body with a one and a half finger white foamy head that rises a bit and falls leaving some sticky lacing in the wake. The smell had a bitter citrus hops up front but a nice bready/maltiness angles in to also give a bit of a floral/piney-ness as well. The taste had a sweet yet bitter combination of hops to bready maltiness, also gets a bit orangey, aftertaste is exactly the same, dry finish. On the palate, it sat about a light to medium, sessionable, carbonation is good for the style and good for me. Overall, I’d say this is a pretty good AIPA, just a tad maltier than most AIPA’s but still worthy of another purchase.

Jun 22, 2017
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hreb from Washington

3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle of No-Li's 7%, 85 IBU, single IPA, Born & Raised. Beer pours surprisingly muddy, red in color with a brownish tinge. I get a floral and fruity aroma, rather than the classic pine / citrus I'd expect from a "native" PNW IPA. Flavor features bright, playful hops. Looks like a red ale, smells like a tropical hop IPA, and the label promises DIPA proportions, but what's actually delivered is a tasty and very reasonable single IPA.

Mar 27, 2017
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dsa7783 from New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Single bottle copped at Total Wine and More. I was pleasantly surprised by this latest offering. A good, well-rounded, solid IPA. A pretty decent stab at the style with a strong hop backbone balanced by mild malts. Piney, fruity flavor with hints of citrus and lemon zest. Good stuff.

Aug 18, 2016
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jwc215 from Arizona

3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz. bottle:

Pours copper with an off-white head that leaves lacing.

The smell is of citrus (grapefruit, with some orange and some mango), pine, some black pepper.

The taste follows the nose - citrus and pine. Firm caramel sweetness balances it. Black pepper (and tea-like)spicing in the finish.

Smooth, medium body.

A classic example of a "more balanced" American IPA. Alcohol reasonably well-covered. Enjoyable.

May 31, 2016
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Stevem68 from Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an Amber color with a light haze. Aroma is semi sweet malts with a little line hops. Flavor is piney with a little citrus. Pretty well balanced but finishes a little sweet. Feel is ok and overall this is a solid IPA but nothing special.

May 24, 2016
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Jbagel1 from Oregon

3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The Born & Raised IPA with 85 IBU and 7.0% is really great for the price. Its a perfect IPA when your a budget.
Look: this beer has a dark amber color, you can tell its a malty beer.
Smell: It's malty and piney smell.
Taste: dark malty with large piney taste. This beer is mostly a malt bomb with some hoppyness.
Feel: Like a malty 7.0% IPA
Overall: Like i said before its solid IPA for the price. $4.75 for a 22 ounce bottle.
Also i needed this beer for the bottle cap! The map needed it!! :)

May 24, 2016
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mac31 from California

3.65/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice sweet and tropical nose. Taste falls short of the nose, though. It taste like either there is excessive early kettle hops used or hops with huge alpha acid content used early in in the boil. Really big bashing hops pummel the taste buds. The hops are piney and resinous without being over sticky. Big general bitterness without much nuance or floral notes. There are traces of pineapple and some candy like sweetness in the finish. If you search deep enough there is a sweet, malt under-toned back bone. The malts are slightly bready and contain some caramel. The malts barely contain the bitterness, any more bitterness would be way overboard. When Pliny is only 2 hours away and you can get Enjoy By and Alpine down the street, you have develop high expectations. This beer falls short to living up to (relative) standards.

Apr 18, 2016
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brentk56 from North Carolina

3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: An impressive pour, with a big bubble show that produces a three finger head; a clear amber liquid develops below; clumps of lacing hang around

Smell: Very malty, with pine and tea tones underneath

Taste: Caramel dominates from start to finish, with the tea and pine adding an earthy bitterness; through the middle, there is a hard candy sweetness that tastes of guava paste and cherry syrup; the finish is a blend of all the flavors that appear

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: At first, I was ready to dismiss this as another old school IPA that time has passed by; over time, I grew to enjoy it, thinking it more of a strong ale with an interesting blend of sweet flavors

Apr 12, 2016
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beertrek from Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sweet at the beginning. Dry and hopped at the end. The bitter is a good bitter. Not long lasting or sour. Full bodied and creamy even. Rounded. A good drinkable IPA that cleans the palate while you eat.

Mar 06, 2016
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constantine_272 from Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark copper with a thick hazy cloudiness. Small light tan head. Slight booziness on the nose with a hefty dry straw and grass aroma. The taste is very hop forward with a big dry earthy and herbaceous taste. Rich straw and dry autumn leaves abound in the taste. A malty maple syrup sweetness peaks through the hoppiness on the end. The hoppines builds to a medium heavy dryness building continually. The malt helps to balance the big hop character. The hops bring a great orange pithe and grapefruit juice tanginess to the picture. Pretty good imperial ipa. 7.0 qualifies as imperial right? It was a little on the dry side for my preference, but still pretty good.

Jan 16, 2016
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BucannonXC5 from California

3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Type: 22-oz. bottle
Glass: Clear hotel snifter glass
From: Whole Foods Market in Honolulu, Hawaii
Price: $6.99
Purchased: Dec. 20, 2015
Consumed: Dec. 23, 2015
Misc.: N/A

Poured a dark honey, brown, murky color with 3-to-4 fingers of khaki white, frothy head. Excellent foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Excellent retention. (Sight - 3.75)

Smelled cascade hops, herbal hops, menthol, rye hops, spicy chinook hops, caramel, toffee and veggies. (Smell - 3.25)

Taste follows the nose, seeming more like a strong ale than an IPA (even an English IPA). Got caramel, toffee, herbal hops, menthol, cascade hops, tobacco and dates. Very malty. (Taste - 3.25)

Medium body. Creamy texture Average carbonation. Long finish. (Feel - 3.75)

This should really be an American Strong Ale, but I reviwed this according to an IPA. Would have been around a 3.75 I would guess if reviewed this as an ASA. (Overall - 3.25)

3.33 | 76 | B-

Dec 29, 2015
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delta490 from Virginia

3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours cloudy and deep amber, with a moderate amount of off-white head. The head hangs on and settles down to a thin disc. It still leaves a respectable amount of sticky small head. The smell is milder but still has some nice hoppy qualities (floral and pine) with some sweetness. The taste is about the same but a little more robust and is pretty good. The body is a little lighter and slightly thin, but not bad.

Nov 11, 2015
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JohnnyMac_AK from Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Drank straight out of the 22oz bomber. Solid hop flavor and aroma. Citrus and Pine with stiff bitterness that hangs in from start to finish and leaves a malty film in the mouth and a buzz on the tongue. Definitely a true IPA and might require some big pants for some to palate. I like it and it's recommend you try it.

Nov 09, 2015
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gandres from Philippines

3.83/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 ounce bottle from grocerystore
Sight: deep golden Amber liquid, hazy, small off white foam
Smell: Very good- strong smell of hops
Taste: medium bitterness, not as bitter as northwest IPAs
Mouthfeel:very good, long followthrough, sweet aftertaste
Overall: very good beer, ok to repeat but not look for

Oct 07, 2015
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Troy-Hawaii from Hawaii

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bough from Bev Mart $2.59 12 ounce. Poured into a glass. Hazy copper color, taste of chocolate, smooth and easy drinking. I've never had an IPA that had a taste of chocolate so it was an interesting beer to try.

Sep 26, 2015
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ZachT from Canada

4.39/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

L: Copper in colour, clear, one inch of which white head when poured into an IPA glass
S: Melon, papaya, wet earth, citrusy, a bit resinous, touch of bread crusts
T: Citrus, pine, resin, earthy, bread crust, some malt sweetness, aggressive bitterness
F: Medium-full bodied, well carbonated, great bitterness from start to finish and then lingers on the palate
O: Solid, delicious IPA, all that NW hop goodness with a big enough malt body to keep it all balanced. Not for the faint of heart, a true IPA for hop lovers.

Sep 12, 2015
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Grack_Attack from Texas

4.03/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bomber poured into pint glass. Pours a lovely haze copper-orange with decent head.
Aroma is pleasant. Taste is what you expect, citrus with pine, very delicious (chinook and cascade). Hint of mint. This beer drinks like a DIPA, it feels bigger than its stats. Loving it. The finish is very smooth, you will want more. Overall this is a high quality PNW IPA at a bargain price.

Aug 12, 2015
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4.19/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid ipa with awesome deep copper color and fresh crisp taste leaving behind just enough bitterness without being foul. Too bad I can't find this in a six pack the bomber gives a bit more of a buzz than I need .

Jul 12, 2015
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LampertLand from Canada

3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

No-Li Brewing 'Born & Raised IPA' @ 7.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $6.50
A-pour is gold from the bottle to a clear golden/amber in the glass with a medium size off-white head leaving a spotty lace along the pint
S-mild hoppiness
T-ok tasting IPA , good malt backbone
MF-ok/mild carbonation , feels full bodied
Ov-ok beer & PNW IPA
prost LampertLand

Jul 01, 2015
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mactrail from Washington

3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lovely coppery amber with a thin mustache of foam in the DuPont chalice. Sweet grainy taste to start. A touch of honeysuckle in the nose. Hot mango taste with a little leaf mold. Dark bitter finish.

A pleasant hoppy brew with a rich malty flavor. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Haggen's supermarket.

Jun 13, 2015
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kgammell1 from Maryland

3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Not super impressed. Hazy, with a nice head, this beer just doesn't deliver a knockout punch in any one area. Some citrus, sweet malts but nothing special here.

Apr 25, 2015
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vladdswrath from Washington

3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep dark amber with an absolutely massive head and a nice bubbles show further down the glass. Aroma is musty, swampy pine. Taste is a little funky, sweet and citrusy yet smothered by the thick and oily hops...again, just strangely swampy. A lot of people are going to love this beer. I appreciate what the brew is trying to do, I just don't think it is a flavor profile for me.

Apr 21, 2015
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