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RATINGS: 635   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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In early 2014 Alaskan re-branded their IPA as Icy Bay IPA

The very intense, complex aromatic character with a refreshing, crisp finish is achieved by dry hopping. The fruity, citrusy aroma is a nice complement with grilled prawns and spicy foods.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pinkie (470) - New York, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Pours a beautiful gold with lovely clarity and some lager type bubbles floating ever upward to a fat head of bone white foam that had excellent retention and left clinging lace. Nose is earthy and citrusy. A powdery and soft hop floral pervades the nose. There is a light and earthy pine and pink grapefruit. The malt to the nose is a but a drop of tempting honey, just a bit of sugary sweetness. Taste is mild and juicy. The pink grapefruit abounds in the flavor. Tart, citric and with some of the bright zest of the fruit peel. The mouthfeel is west coast style lightness and as it warms a just a hint of cracker peeks through. It’s not very sweet but just sweet enough. The hops are floral perfection in this and exude their powdery musk throughout the drink. Their sweetness is unique in this aspect. The pine and a subtle herbal combine for a more delicate approach to the palate. The bitter is soft and graceful and ends this beer dry, with a slight pucker and with you wanting more. Lovely.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
reschumacher54 (1) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2014 does not count
A very refreshing IPA I would definitely buy again and for sure recommend to all my beer buddies :-) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1398) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2014
Pours a nice clear amber color, with off-white head. Floral, citrus, and fruity notes on the nose; follow onto the palate. This one finishes with just a little spice on the end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4019) - Frisco, Texas, USA - APR 27, 2014
Bottle. The look is clear, off white head, and copper in color. The smell is fruity, hops, slight caramel, nice, orange, and grass. The taste is dry, hops, bitterness, and good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (555) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Appearance: two fingers soapy white head, straw yellow, clear. Aroma: citrus, floral, caramel. Palate: light body, average carbonation, bitter lasting finish. Taste: start is sweet with a hard transition to bitter finish. Overall, poor balance, but I do like the initial sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
furthur (172) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bottle. Beautiful amber yellow body with fine white head, loads of lacing. Aroma is spruce, lemon, pineapple. Flavor is crisp, clean, faint citrus and pine, mildly bitter finish. Body is crisp, light, ample, but not excessive fine carbonation round out the balance of this amazing beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3779) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2014
12 oz bottle. Gold with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of citrus, grain, pine and herbs. Taste is of grapefruit, grain, bitter herbs, and light pine.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ohpooratlas (43) - USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottle. Poured golden amber with decent head. Malty bread like aroma. Light boy with thin texture and lingering bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlimHabib (163) - California, USA - APR 13, 2014
Bottle. Golden brown in appearance with a light head, but good lacing. Decent aroma of a typical IPA. Goes down easy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scooterbub (831) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - APR 13, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours an unclear gold with a 4 inch white head that slowly collapses. Taste is of hops, citrus, grapefruit, fruit, pine, resin and malt. Similar aroma. Has a mostly full body. The finish is slightly dry and a touch bitter. Not a bad beer overall.
Earlier Rating: 3/31/2009 Total Score: 3.3
651 ml bottle. Pours a gold color with a decent, clingy white head that lasts. Lots of carbonation. Taste is of pine, hops and fruit. Has a nice bitterness to it. Similar aroma. Full, slightly oily body. Very easy to drink and rather refreshing.


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