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Bubblejack India Pale Ale | Rush River Brewing Company

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Bubblejack India Pale AleBubblejack India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.63/5
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238 Ratings
Bubblejack India Pale AleBubblejack India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rush River Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
rushriverbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by feloniousmonk on 03-17-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,762
Reviews:
132
Ratings:
238
pDev:
12.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
18
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 238 |  Reviews: 132
Photo of Turbo
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I tried this beer at my neighbors house last night; he brought a sample pack back from Wisconsin. It poured a hazy golden with white head that left some lace. The scent and taste were bitter and English leaning. The Mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it's ok.

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Photo of Tone
3.24/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear, gold color. 3/4 inch head of a white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of citrus hops, earthy malt, hint of wheat, slight piney hops, hint of tea, and a hint of alcohol. Fits the the style of an American IPA. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with a high carbonation level. There is a strong bitterness. Tastes of strong earthy malt, strong grass, yeast, slight wheat, citrus hops, slight alcohol, and strong tea. Overall, good appearance and aroma, but too bitter, too carbonated, and much too grassy.

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Photo of fuzzcherry
3.43/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dragetor
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ANiklaus
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of briguy93
4.68/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great unfiltered look and a really strong citrus aroma. Definitely a citrus heavy IPA with a strong bitter aftertaste. Fine for what it is, but I've never been too big on citrus IPA's.

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

Photo of Ssippisam
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jzlyo
3.49/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is pine, spices/vegetables and a hint of citrus. The flavor is citrus, light grapefruit, fruit, spices, malts, mild EIPA qualities and a slightly bitter/tangy finish.

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Photo of vette2006c5r
3.15/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Bubblejack pours a golden color, with lots of sediment and a small head. There is a skunkish earthy aroma. Taste has a big bitterness, crisp malty flavors. Overall, it is not the best, crisp and light flavors with a big bitterness.

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Photo of SF_Posse
3.36/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nice beer. Nice hop balance but is has a slight after taste.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

to me this one was pretty mediocre. there is a ton of yeast in it when you pour it out, chunky floaters cruising around the glass, not how an ipa should look at all, although there is a pretty nice head on it. it smells like hops first, so thats a good sign, but i dont get much more than a generic bag of hop pellets, grassy and bitter, sharp, almost weed-like, but nothing really comes out of it in the flavor. not that that grain bill is big, its pretty standard, but the hops cant seem to get through it to take the lead in the flavor. it ends up tasting like the yeast does more than it should, and the hops are little else than bitter. its fine tasting beer, no off flavors, although the yeast is a little strange. it just seems sort of cobbled together, not particularly well thought out or executed. i did not see a lot of their beer on shelves when i was traveling there, so perhaps they are still trying to get it figured out. their other beers listed here look a little more compelling, this one was forgettable.

edit: a whole lot better fresh on tap! man, the difference is night and day. these guys need to do some quality control on the bottles, because on tap this is amazing. bumping up some scores to reflect the quality of the draft version, great beer!

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Photo of Chucker17
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of npachl
3.3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nate19red
3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of BeerSnobRobinson
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tomahite
3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyanGray
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Wiscodrinker
3.52/5  rDev -3%

Photo of dheldman
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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Bubblejack India Pale Ale from Rush River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 238 ratings
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