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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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For hops lovers - this bitter ale is pale colored and made with a blend of 6 different malts and 5 different hops. This ale is dry-hopped for extra flavor and aroma. IBU 85


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (39085) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy dark orange with a small and bubbly white head. Aroma is slight pinewood and grapefruity hoppy. Mild peachy and slight citrusy hoppy. Bitter and dry citrusy finish. Crisp and bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (13276) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Can shared by Victor at Monday Night Tasting. Pours cloudy yellow with white head. Nose/taste of grapefruit rind, caramel malt, pine and orange peel. Light resin. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12856) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 16, 2009
(draft) Cloudy amber body with off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, some spicy, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, pine, some orange, light spiciness. Light-medium body, light acidity.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12396) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2005
Red copper ale with a light white head. Light hoppy aroma fresh and resinous. Good malt base with light hops in mouth, crisp, lght piney notes. Lighter bodied but pleasant IPA. Dec. 2004.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11899) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2007
@VT Beerfest–on tap-pours a foamy white head and hazy gold color. Aroma is citrus hops. Taste is citrus hops-bitter grapefruit/lemon zest. Dry. OK effervescence. Occasional.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (10664) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2005
Five hops and six malts undisclosed. Big head, nice bitter. 85 IBU. A choice of a session ale. Bitterness offset by malt in a nice smooth balance. Better than average IPA and finishes crisp and clean

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (10532) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Can... Pours hazy and golden with a small, wispy, white head. Decent retention. The nose is subdued, bordering on nondeScript - maybe some green onion in here - maybe not. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and airy carbonation. The flavor is nicely balanced by English biscuit and pale malts mingling with a mild measure of citrus acidity and a moderate amount of rindy bitterness. I wish I could smell this. Can courtesy of ctipping!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (9750) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 23, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Poured a near clear gold with a white head that dissipated to the edges and laced slightly. Aroma was mainly piney with a bit of backing grapefruit and grass. Flavor began with pine, which remained strong through out the beer as was backed by a combination of grain, hay and grass.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (9286) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2010
On tap at the Alchemist on my way to Hill Farmstead for BWBDV. Pours orange, hazed with a medium sized white head. Awesome aromas, super clean citrus hops, big sticky pine. Great hop flavors. Juicy and earthy. Long quinine and grapefruit on the finish. Great stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeMcPhee (9169) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 30, 2009
Amber hazy beer. This head with a sticky white lacing. Very, very hoppy aroma. Pine and light citrusy grapefruit resinousness. Bright and fresh and bracing, like sucking on pine cones and grapefruit peels. There is also a little touch of orange peel as well. Very lean pale maltiness that just stands aside and lets the hops work their magic. This is like a little taste of the Northwest here in the Northeast.


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