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Brewed By: Coronado Brewing Company

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Number of Ratings: 518

Style: American IPA

Brewed In: 170 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118, USA

ABV: 7.0%

IBU: 65

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BrandonMelton profile pictureBrandonMelton - May 1, 2013
Rating: A-
specksofdust profile picturespecksofdust - April 8, 2013
The aroma is definitely more tropical than any other IPA I've had. The odor carries into the flavor. There is an initial nice bitter hop bite that diminishes quickly into a blend of grapefruit tropical delight. It finishes by delivering a quick dose of floral hops and leaves very little aftertaste. This beer is an adventure of flavor that is easier to drink than most, with a sneaky 7% ABV that creeps up unexpectedly. Bottle. EDIT - either my taste has evolved, or I got a bad batch. I picked one up in a mixer, remembering how much I liked it last time. It was god awful, like the hops had been sitting in a rank box in the hull of a ship the entire duration of a transatlantic voyage. Three sips and I dumped it. It's unlikely I will give it the opportunity to redeem itself, having not been thrilled with more than one beer from this brewery. profile - March 8, 2013
Nice hoppy beer and hoppy nose.
aaron499 profile pictureaaron499 - January 16, 2013
Chocolately flavor.
chopperglenn profile picturechopperglenn - January 7, 2013
Tastes infused with pine oil... undrinkable! It's like a cider beer with pine instead... neither chicks or dudes would enjoy.
wittales profile picturewittales - December 28, 2012
Love the balanced of malt sweetness and hoppiness with smooth finish.
chadopod profile picturechadopod - September 29, 2012
It's a good standard IPA. One that's best drank by itself rather than with food. Not a flavor to be drinking all night. One or two is enough. No sweetness to this one.
westsidemike profile picturewestsidemike - September 25, 2012
Love this one. Didn't like it at first but it grows on you. Tobacco, malt, caramel butterscotchy lots of flavor.
hdutton06 profile picturehdutton06 - September 22, 2012
Full bodied but easy drinking ipa. More on the fruity side.
jeffs profile picturejeffs - May 7, 2012
Very good American Pale; fresh, slightly floral, easy drinker, light on hop
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