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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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AON is an Ipa that has everything you could want in one, if what you want is a hop sandwich. It’s a 7.7% Simcoe and Columbus delight. Only get to make this 3 more times till 2013!

This beer was also known as "American IPA." It was the generic label given to each participating brewery’s American-style IPA at the St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival in June 2011.


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3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crash_the_dog (146) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Pour from a 750 into a tulip. Orange/caramel color with a thick tan had that quickly thins to a soapy layer. Not much lacing. Generic citrus and hops nose, and a nice balanced flavor. Slightly toasted taste. Overall, a very nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3345) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle at SRBG Friday Dinner. Pours golden orange with a decent off-white head. Aroma of citrus, topical, and pine. Taste is grapefruit, orange, tropical, pine, and some caramel malt. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2014
Draft @ Dressel’s Pub, St Louis, MO. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 3, 2014
Courtesy of Keir, 7.5% ABV
Hazy golden-orange color with medium head. Deep aroma, animal hop character, some caramel, light wood, almost smoke. Smooth mouthfeel; toffeish caramel flavor, strong yeast character, spicy; strong bitterness too; resiny hops, not fruity, not shining. Astringent in the final.
Not the IPA I expected, but a good beer nevertheless.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (1046) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Taster at RBSG 2014 Dressel’s Pub Beer Dinner. Cloudy orange/yellow with off-white head. Aromas of floral notes, pine, citrus, honey. Tastes of caramel, pine, floral notes, citrus. Medium body with a dry finish. Juicy mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8050) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2014 Botttle at Beer Dinner. RBSG. St. Louis. Pours orange gold with white head. Nose/taste of hop, grapefruit, juicy tropical fruit and caramel malt. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (2786) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
This is cloudy orange with a mixed bubbled head. Nose is hoppy as you would expect w/ a focus on floral and citrus. This is a bit sweet with a lot of orange and overall a very nice, fresh hop character. It is medium bodied w/ medium carbonation. This is a down the middle IPA that won’t surprise anyone but it’s really well done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (5621) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Draft on tap at RBSG Brewers Dinner at Dressels (St. Louis, MO). Pours a nice deeper amber orange hue, firmer haze and frothy offwhite head atop stays as a filmy layer, sticks around and laces well enoigh. Nice stick around. Aromas are touches of bubblegum, faint tropical fruit. Big juicy fruit gum, touches of melon and citrus, tropical fruit, gentle pineapple. A bit bready big potent nose. Initial is a bit sweeter with big juicy fruit gum, touches of melon, gumball and citrusy hops. Bitterness is middling fairly fresh with a potent fruity melange up front. Middle is a bit soapy, sweet, bubblegum and fruit. Touches of florals and bitterness, faint soap. Sweetness and fruit dominance is nice, potent with touches of florals and citrusy trailing hops. Decent bitterness, some florals and a bit grassy, gentle rind element as we finish. Some dryness, bitterness and citrus elements kick a bit more in the end. Touches of fruit, gentle bread and grain, nice fruit elements as that grapefruit juice and rind comes into focus in the backend and finish. Tasty stuff, a touch sweet but as the palate adjusts this really delivers.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3085) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
Draft - Flowery, tropical fruit and a grapefruit sweetness. Cloudy orange with a thin white head. Big up front grapefruit with a pithy finish. Nice and fresh.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
Thanks, Alex! Cloudy, peachy colour. Fresh peachy mosaic aroma, and the yeast is in there a bit b/c it got agitated. The hops aren’t all that bright but the balance is nice - rich bitterness - and it finishes with a nice mosaic character. Honestly, Columbus and Mosaic should blow my mind, I wish this got to me at peak freshness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6043) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 25, 2014 Taster on tap at iTAP-CWE in STL during RBSG. Mostly hazy amber orange color. Thin off-white head with good retention. Leaves good thicker lace. Good citrusy hop nose. Medium to bigger body. Smooth kind of soft crisp lighter carbonation. Light slick finish. Cool orange creme type of flavor on it. Moderate bitter taste, light sweet. Light spicy. Solid, tasty IPA. 8/4/7/4/14

Double-rate on tap at Bailey’s Range on 6/19/14: Didn’t realize I had this one in my backlog. May as well upload both rates. Hazy orange amber color. Thin ring of white head. Great piney grassy hop nose. Medium to bigger body. Smooth crisp lighter carbonation. Moderate to bigger bitter taste. Light to moderate sweet. Some orange citrusy hop. Solid, tasty DIPA. 8/3/8/4/15 [kept scores from original live rate]


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