Cape Cod IPA | Cape Cod Beer

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cape Cod Beer
Massachusetts, United States
capecodbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 07-16-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,173
Reviews:
53
Ratings:
172
pDev:
13.26%
Bros Score:
3.67
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
38
Trade:
0
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Photo of keith40
3.47/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Yardarm. Nice copper color and a slight citrus nose. Flavor is citrus with much of it being grapefruit. This grapefruit overtakes the finish making it an unbalanced beer. Will not have again.

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Photo of DAS30
3.21/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TSuthard
3.02/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours great with a two and a half finger head on a clear copper body. A mellow IPA relative to other IPAs. Quenching on a hot day without any overpowering hops, which to have cancelled out with the malt. There isn't much of a dinstinctive flavor. It does leave a dry finish.

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Photo of MasterRigger
3.61/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IBUBrew
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.17/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of puboflyons
3.26/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From the 16 oz. can stamped 2071-131P, whatever that means. Sampled on May 25, 2017.

Medium amber pour with yellow highlights and lasting tan or cream colored head. Lacing.

Traditional IPA aroma of caramel malts and a sort of perfume, grassy hop note.

Light to medium body.

The taste begins with a roasted semi-sweet malt character and a muted hop finishave that is for the most part clean.

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Photo of bubseymour
3.33/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jacob17
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Walleybeer
3.18/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrStiffington
3.94/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.39/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BigMFDaddy
3.41/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dextermcgurk
3.14/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of househjj
4.35/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Noelito76
3.02/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Patches826
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TomMorris
3.06/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of dtumminelliob
3.07/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This was a really mediocre IPA. It's strange to have a beer whose aftertaste is more pleasant than the actual sip. The hops really only came about after the swallow. On the tongue it almost had a lager-like malty tang, which just isn't what I would expect from an IPA.

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Photo of mercmoon
4.01/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of atrocity
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of edsandillo
3.23/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sulldaddy
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampling a cold 22 oz bottle that I bought at the brewery during a visit to the Cape.
Pours a clear copper hue with foamy eggshell white head of 4 cm rising up and fading slowly to a rocky surface layer with good staying power. There is also some tight lattice on the glass after each sip. This beer looks very sharp!
Aroma is a bit of grainy malt and then rolls to an herbal tea and a bit of pine sap. Nose is mild overall, but smells like an IPA.
First sip reveals an average body with very smooth silky texture and fine tingly carbonation.
Flavor is a bit of caramel and then a fairly assertive bitterness. Astringent black tea leaves and a bit of grassy note, but mostly a fairly astringent general hop bite. I cant put much more description on the flavor. Alcohol is non-existent and the beer is easy to drink. this finish dries out my palate and asks me to take another sip.
this is a good IPA, dont expect a double, and my only complaint is that the nose is so mild.
worth a shot, especially if you are vacationing near the brewery.

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Cape Cod IPA from Cape Cod Beer
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 172 ratings
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