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Brewed by Cervecería Cucapá
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Mexicali, Mexico
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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is an homage to the travels of so many people that came to the US for a better future. A place where with hard work you can have a few bucks to spare for this really great brew! Brewed with four different types of hops all with different citric notes; Mandarin, Lemon, Grapefruit and Lime all complement each other to create a citric bomb!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jimthechap (1748) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 7, 2014
Appears hazy orange with a good white head. Aromas of orange zest, spruce, herbal grassiness. Flavours similar with fruitiness to the fore - oranges, pineapple, peaches. Excellent bitterness. I used the word ’punchy’ to describe the bitterness of its brother, the Chupacabra and it applies just as well here. Pacific NW hops in typical profile bringing on a warm, lengthy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Masterkush7 (559) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2013
Bottled. Hazy pale amber, small head. Citric nose with some butter. Dryish with above medium body and well rounded firm malt. Distinct grapefruity hops, long bitter finish. Solid IPA from a solid brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shurrui (7) - torreon, MEXICO - DEC 24, 2013 does not count
Muy rica cerveza, fresca con un sabor citrico y lupulo bien balanceado. Es de cuerpo ligero, muy clara con sabor fuerte. Buena cerveza para el verano.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bulldogops (1050) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2013
Rating 778 - Nov 18, 2013. 8 oz at Beer Revolution in #yeg. 7.5%. Clear golden amber pour with a weak, white head that bubbles away to a ring. Aroma is strong citrus, almost Five-Alivey. Taste is more of the same - sweet smorgasbord of citrus, light pine, light zest. Finish dried out quickly, but a decent IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Another super cool label but this IPA doesn’t do much for me. Some caramel notes, a strong hit of bitterness but not much else. Was looking for more citrus that didn’t arrive.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
shorlin (664) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
Tasted a small sample at a BeerThief gathering. Appearance is a cloudy amber orange. Aroma is very fruity. Can I smell four different citric notes? No, but they are probably in there. Taste is very light. I’m not really impressed. Palate is very very dry. It’s OK, but taste fails.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Braulio18 (1) - Guadalajara, MEXICO - OCT 11, 2013 does not count
Elaborada con malta a base unica y cantidades generosas de lupulo, esta IPA Mexicana consiste en 4 diferentes tipos de lupulo dejando un amargor demasiado notable a frutos cítricos (mandarina, limón, toronja y lima) su color es ligero y el cuerpo lo suficientemente completo para una IPA de muy alta calidad, Cheers!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2175) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - SEP 6, 2013
bomber - pours pale amber/orange with offwhite head. Nose is citrus and caramel. Flavor adds grapefruit and grass. Not that bitter, even after a Miller Lite. ABV is well hidden. Can’t help but think that the beer description is satirical and biting, unless the translator was unaware that Estados Unidos in Mexico refers to Mexico and not ’murica.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6861) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Earth and malt aroma with light grapefruit and light pine. Pine and caramel flavor with grapefruit. Medium bodied. OK bitterness. Caramel and pine linger with grapefruit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
patxa (191) - MEXICO - JUN 24, 2013
Amarga, aroma a tierra y maltas, buen y duradero paladar, con sabores a lima en el retrogusto, sedosa en la boca, con espuma débil y débil carbonación. Sin sabores alcohólicos, buena IPA de este lado de la frontera.


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