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Cedar Creek Dankosaurus IPA

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Who doesn’t love a great IPA? The secret of this brew is that we used actual dinosaur bones.

Okay, that was a lie. But we did throw in enough hops to bury a Brontosaurus. Inspired by some of our favorite West Coast IPAs, the bold pine, citrus, peach, and tangerine hop flavors, along with a clean bitterness are balanced by a velvety malt backbone. This beautiful blend of flavor and drinkability showcases the truly unique experimental hop 05256 which we find to be delightfully juicy and dank. You don’t need tiny arms and a huge head to enjoy this mammoth IPA!


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12100) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 23, 2015
(Draught) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, pineapple, florals, and pine. Flavor of citrus, grass, peach, pine, florals, and herbs with a dry, bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dyetube (1260) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2015
On tap at LUCK Dallas. Pours a cloudy yellow with a thin white head. The aromas are grapefruit, pine, citrus. The mouthfeel is dry and bitter with a medium body and good carbonation. Cheers!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cnesta (21) - grand prairie, Texas, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Nice white head with light Amber color. Aromas of grass and grapefruit. Medium light body good carbonation. Medium hoppiness not to overwhelming. Good malt backbone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
coachd (256) - Missouri, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Smells slightly sweet, slightly hoppy and has characteristics of white bread and a paper-like smell. Hazy yellow color. White bubbly head. Tons of lacing. Tastes citrusy and hoppy. Not great, kind of fake like a cheap lemon drop. Palate is decent. Not overly impressed with this one. Will be trying more selections from cedar creek but this one was a miss ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bartzilla (559) - La Mesa, California, USA - FEB 27, 2015
From the can. Not bad, not great. Seems a little sweet but not a show stopper. Hops shine and give way to bitterness. I think if you used the word "dank" to review this, then you just phoned it in. Wait a minute... drats. Anyway, pretty fair but not a repeat purchase. I like my IPA a little more crisp.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Orrinstaste (1) - - FEB 2, 2015 does not count
Low fill in a 16 oz can. Oxidized, no hop aroma or flavor,...oxidized crystal malt aroma and flavor...smells of sherry and almonds and cardboard. Nonexistent body (due to oxidation prob). Weak recipe, worse packaging process and the most expensive ipa on shelf space shared with a gabfest gold and bronze...go figure

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (8675) - Illinois, USA - JAN 9, 2015
473ml can. Smell is peach and heavy pine, some sugar, spice. Flavor is big piney bitterness, dank, mango, and heavy malt though not caramally, just sweet and boozy. Decent ipa.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (1168) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Mixed feelings about this one. Nice hop aroma of floral and pine, which made it promising. Unattractive murky sand color that did not make it inviting. Upfront hoppy aroma but not overpowering. Medium to average palate for the style. Some malty sweetness to balance.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (5369) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Can @ Three Notch’d Tasting. Amber with a small head. Nose of lemon toast and marmalade. Flavor is similar. Sweet Japanese pears and orange peel. Marmalade. Some plum. Light woody bitterness. Medium body, active carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (2859) - Salida, Colorado, USA - DEC 9, 2014
16 oz. can. Pours a medium, well retained, off white head, over a hazy, gold (SRM 5) body.....nose is American style hops with pine, resin, grapefruit, light cereal malts, balance to the hops......taste is slightly floral sweet initially, with light honey tones, light cereal malts, becoming mildly bitter, with herbal hop notes, balance to the hops......mouth feel, light of medium body, slightly sticky, minimal alcohol, light but creamy carbonation. This is a relatively light IPA in both the malt and hop backbones. It is definitely "American" in the hop aromas and flavors, but is quite light in bitterness. The malt backbone is quite restrained. To make it a more typical would require additional forces for both the malts and hops. It really is not "mammoth". BJCP 7/2/13/4/6


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