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RATINGS: 641   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 17, 2007
Date: 12/15/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

clear gold, wispy white head, streaks of drippy lace, earthy hop aroma backed by sweet crystal malt, rich crystal malt flavor, just a touch of sweetness is balanced by lots of earthy hops, touch of citrus, lasting bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thooper41 (548) - BELGIUM - DEC 17, 2007
12oz bottle: golden amber, aroma had a citrus hop smell. flavor had decent hop bite but wasnt over the top. solid ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brianprentiss (675) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 16, 2007
Iím really surprised by how low this beer is ranking. Itís a really solid ipa, somewhat fruity rather than hoppy, so maybe itís not a traditional ipa, but itís a great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4395) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 16, 2007
Appearance: Pours a clear, light orange-hued body with a lush, bubby off-white head. Smell: Pleasantly aromatic nose of citrus and soap with a mild addition of caramel malts. Taste: Juicy citrus flavors of lemon and tangerine. Only a faint hint of caramel as not too much maltiness shows up. Thereís a medium bitterness which drops out for a pretty clean, light finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: It could use a bit more of everything, but as it stands itís still a decent, easy drinking light IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shag (2623) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - DEC 16, 2007
This beer poured an orange color. A faint lemon and pine aroma. The flavor is only somewhat bitter with some lemons and grapefuit showing. This one seemed rather one dimensional and not very complex. Overall a sub par IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 15, 2007
Pours a transparent bright bronze with a thin, stringy-lacing white head. Aroma of slight grainy malts and some lemon citrus hops. Starts lightly sweet and pale malty with some earthy piny bittering hops toward a drier, bittersweet. This needs a bigger, more assertive hop presence, but itís still quite drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joohefner (380) - Isla Vista, California, USA - DEC 14, 2007
clear gold amber with a medium small head. woody orange resin aroma. medium light body. light bitterness and citrus hops with a grassy caramel malt. okay but a little light dont know if iíd really call it a IPA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theisti (3270) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - DEC 11, 2007
12 oz. bottle from Albertsonís in Burien, WA. Pour is clear golden with a one inch white head and some lasting carbonation bubbles. Aroma of dirt and some resin pine hops. Not terribly pronounced. Taste is actually not that great. I had hoped for more, but this tastes pretty much like any IPA you would have at a run of the mill brew pub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
mkobes (2141) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2007
Bottle at Pt. Loma Seafood. Orange golden in color with a little head. Little hoppy aroma with some soggy cardboard notes. Light citrusy hoppy flavor. Could be a much better beer. Ok tasting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2007
Bottle at Pt Loma Seafood. Orange gold with a small head. The hops have fallen quite a bit and you can also get a bit of soggy cardboard. Athlugh the code seems to say 9/19/07, this been has seen better days. There is a decent citrus to it though along with a scent (chinook?) hoppiness. Iíd love to try this beer fresher.

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