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RATINGS: 509   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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An American session beer. Loaded with hop character and a malty presence, but lower in alcohol.
40 IBUs


bloodnok's rating

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
bloodnok (14) - USA - MAR 31, 2012
great name, disappointing results. this is watery bland beer. you can barely taste the hops. may as well have one of the tied house’s so-called ipa’s ....


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jethro6191 (437) - Indiana, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Pours orange, somewhat hazy, with a bubbly white head. Earthy aroma with some floral and citrus notes. Clean malt, floral, and citrus flavors. The finish has a nice resinous hop bitterness. Refreshing, easy drinker with a light to medium body and moderate carbonation. Very good pale ale.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
glennmastrange (2274) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Can. Moderate caramel and grain for the malt, orange and perfume for the hops, light soap for the yeast, with a hint of sulfur and egg. Head is small, frothy/creamy, white with fair lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is hazy medium amber. Flavor starts lightly to moderately sweet and lightly acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is medium, slick with a lively carbonation and a dry finish. Too far out of balance and a few offensive notes sank this Session IPA. I think it got stanky in the can.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TATE (301) - Lubec, Maine, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Can. Grapefruit aroma and hop flavor. Pours a golden color though a bit cloudy with a big head. Pretty big hop flavor with a low ibu and abv. There are a lot of these session IPAs out there now and this is a very good one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (3492) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"4.4% on the can...is this a pale ale or a bitter? maybe inbetween. either way, i thought it was good. nice balanced but slightly hop forward aroma, fruity and earthy, nice finish. good food beer. i had been a little turned off by 21A but this was very good for the style."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JBPortland (810) - Portland, Maine, USA - SEP 24, 2014
12oz can pours mostly clear hazy toasted orange with 2 finger head. Nose is all malt, round orange peel, light hints of piney citrus, biscuit. Taste is malty sweet fruit, some light grapefruit juice and bitter orange slice. Finish is bitter and, you guessed it, malty, sweet fruit, apricot, light citrus. Pretty typical.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6551) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Draft sample at Cincy Beerfest 2014 on Fountain Square. Pours a semi-cloudy golden orange with a big off-white head. Notes of citrus fruits, florals, grass, hay, and crackery and biscuity malts. Faint spice, too. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a clean mouthfeel. This was better than I’d anticipated. Really nice session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigda83 (215) - Jamestown, New York, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Can. Pours an orange color and slightly hazy. Aroma of caramel sweetness and some citrus hops. Taste of grapefruit, caramel, bread, and floral. Light body, light carb, crisp, bitter with a dry finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6498) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 27, 2014
Can. Nose of biscuity malt, some caramel, sweet orange, tropical fruit. Cloudy dark orange. Crisp tropical and citrus hop flavor with light but meaty malts and a very bitter finish. Crisp and light. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (2550) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Can. Pours hazy carbonated golden with medium fluffy white head. Aroma is bready malt and light floral hops. Taste is earthy and floral upfront with some bready malt. Aftertaste is light herbal and citrusy hops. Palate is somewhat thin. Overall some decent flavors and very sessionable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoR (524) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2014
Can. Pours a golden orange colour with an average white head. Aroma is caramel, malt, some hops, citrus. Taste is hoppy, citrus, tropical fruit. Pretty good.


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