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Epic Escape To Colorado IPA

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Epic Brewing has been making high-strength beers in the land of low-strength (Utah). Rather than expand their operations there, they chose to open a 2nd brewery in a more encouraging state, Colorado. This is their first batch of beer brewed here in Denver. Big, fruity hop aromas.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (560) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Only drank this from a can, so I’d like a more in-depth re-rate of this. Aroma is pretty solidly grapefruit. Taste is the same grapefruit, with some light pine resin and lightly toasted malts. This one was solid overall. I liked it. Would buy again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (5156) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Draft to taster. Looks good; a very slightly hazy golden orange with foamy eggshell head that steadily dissipats into lacing. Smells of fruity hops with a bit of biscuit and a mildly bittersweet backbone. Tastes like it smells, but less fruity. More like a light APA. Decent, but it smells significantly better than it tastes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (784) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Gold with rimming offwhite head; aroma is hoppy hrapefruity Flava is light then bitter like citrus rind; feels light little fizz; finishes dry bitter with spicy hop notes

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5530) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Thanks to errl for sharing this beer. Golden pour with a white head. The aroma has some pine and biscuit malt notes. The flavor is a mix of pine, orange peel, peaches and biscuit malt. Low bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wchesser (1103) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Draft at Fire on the Mountain. Clear gold. Nose of some pine and citrus hops. Pretty dry, lightly dank. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2504) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Cloudy orange pour from mikes. Foamy white head. Mild hops. Just ate a ghost pepper wing and can't taste my mouth so this rating shouldn't count. Peach i think. Tropical I think.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
574deadzone (984) - North Central, Indiana, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Pours a pale hazy gold with a thinner off-white head that settles to a wispy, large-bubbled ring and leaves some doily lace. Nose involves herbal, leafy notes with some biscuits and sourdough. Lightly sweet, quite bitter. Light body, oily, active, with a dry herbal finish. Understated brew, but definitely refreshing and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
raphael (866) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 4, 2014
I smell saltines (minus salt), pine and honey. Bright yellow with fluffy white head. Taste of fruit salad--peach, cherry, orange, sugar--and pine, flavors that don’t quite go together. Would be a good summer beer if not for the flavor clash and a slightly chewy texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6768) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUL 4, 2014
12oz can pours with a clear gold body that supports a near white head. The modest aroma offers up floral and herbal and somewhat spicy hops and just a faint sense of maltiness. The taste starts with hop bitterness that is a blended mix of citrus, pine, floral and spicy hops. It then moves toward a malty note as the hoppiness gets more grapefruit like and bitter. There’s a good deal of hops going on here that are both smooth flavor and bitter resiny hops. After a few sips a mango hoppy notes gets in there somehow too. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4427) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Pours a hazy golden orange with a large foamy white head. Aroma of pine, oranges and Cheerios. Flavor of Cheerios, lightly toasted malt, pine and grapefruit.

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