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Old 08-29-2012, 03:26 PM   #281
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I tried 3 new to me IPA's in my last six pack build. Crooked Tree IPA, and two local varieties: Fulton Sweet Vine of Mine and Summit Saga. The Crooked Tree was good, the Fulton so-so, but the Summit Saga was excellent. Might crack my top 3 now.


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Old 08-29-2012, 04:00 PM   #282
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Bells Two Hearted
Troegs Perpetual IPA
Three Heads Kind IPA


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Old 08-29-2012, 04:03 PM   #283
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Napa Smith Hopageddon
Bell's Hop Slam
G'Knight if you consider it an IPA if not, Two Hearted
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Old 08-29-2012, 04:12 PM   #284
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I have to say the original Stone IPA is one of my faves. Their "Ruination" IPA... not so much.

Oh and Odells IPA (local to Colorado?) is Ah-mazing!!!
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Old 08-29-2012, 04:22 PM   #285
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Founders Bravo IPA (Tap only)
Founders Cascade IPA (Tap only)
Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA

Stone IPA a close fourth
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:09 AM   #286
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Founders Bravo IPA (Tap only)
Founders Cascade IPA (Tap only)
Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA

Stone IPA a close fourth
Where did you have the founders, at the brew pub?
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Old 08-30-2012, 12:50 PM   #287
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Where did you have the founders, at the brew pub?
Yes, and unfortunately they both went within a month. They were both fantastic. The Cascade was definitely citrus-forward, but 7.2% just like the Centennial (probably the exact same malt bill, mash schedule, yeast). The Bravo though... oh. my. god.

They even have a really good one on tap right now. Brewers Guild IPA.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:44 AM   #288
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Thats it! Im going to have to visit this brewery! For Gods sake I feel deprevation.Living in this stink town,usa. Think I will drink my Bravo IPA, oh..... right about now then.. It will do in my ST Pumpking Chalice for now,I guess. Not to mention marris otter golden naked coconut palm sugar nelson sauven amarillo,oak and simco dry hopps.ONe word and that word is...................DAMN!!! and all a sudden Im not so jealous then. This beer could possibly be 1.5 oz of Non-organic Golden naked oats and (simco/amarillo) away of winninng a 100% organic ipa, F! This is the one. And 5 months old even.
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Old 09-19-2012, 06:05 PM   #289
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I was finally able to get a 4-pack of Heady Topper. It's now in my top 3 for imperial IPAs, as expected.
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:27 PM   #290
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I've been on a strict IPA diet for about 6 months now and although it was tough to narrow it down, here are my top 3 all-time.

#1 - Kern River Brewing Co. - Citra IPA
#2 - Russian River - Pliny the Younger
#3 - Ballast Point - Sculpin IPA

Honorable Mention:
Stone - Ruination
Alpine - Duet
Dogfish Head 90 Min. IPA


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