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Brewed by Cervecería Cucapá
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Mexicali, Mexico
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   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!


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
48FanInCali (728) - California, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Bomber. Not great but not a drain pour either. Darker gold pour with some head. Nose and taste misty of bittering hops. Sweetness is not present. Very little malt backbone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19638) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (6865) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle, shared with Grippiris and Mike. Medium brassy golden colour. Aroma is quite floral with underlying malty sweetness. The palate carries a sweet biscuity malt but much of the floral aromatics in the nose are absent here, leading to a quick dry bitter end. After it warms a bit, a light perfuminess comes forward, lemongrass maybe, but overall this just doesn’t really shine.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aubrey (3442) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Nice amber-orange hue with a decent head and lace. Somewhat toasted malts; caramel-toffee sweetness. Very fruity hops; I get lemon and grapefruit mostly. Bitterness in the finish is kind of stark, like a plant stem. Lingering elements of citrus rind.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jcarb28 (97) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - APR 6, 2013
Golden/Orange on the pour with a lemon and a slight sweet aroma. It goes down fairly smooth with lingering notes of lemon/orange flavors and to me, the hops don’t kick in until the very end.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
maxwelldeux (3688) - Everett, Washington, USA - APR 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours a very hazy darker amber color with a moderate white head and a lot of floaties in it. Smells like the hops have turned, as it’s off-puttingly bitter. Taste is much the same, as it seems just a little disappointingly old. Meh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11234) - DENMARK - MAR 20, 2013
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting, 7.5%. Hazy amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, fruit, hops and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, caramel, little bread, little toasted, hop, little citrus, little sweet and medium bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (13521) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2013
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Toasted malts, ok medium hoppy, mediu bitterness, knækbrød, citrus, light sharp solvent note. vegetable notes, earthy. A bit messy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pentaz (1240) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours unclear amber with small white head. Aroma is citrus, lemon/lime and caramel, fruit and herbs. Taste is light+ bitter and light+ sweet, texture is oily, carbonation is medium. Finishes dry with herbal and citrus hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29473) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of citrus fruits, peaches, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of citrus fruits, hops, malt, caramel, and peaches, leading to a dry and bitter finish.


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