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RATINGS: 461   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Our original single IPA made with Simcoe and Amarillo hops “in harmony.” 1.065 OG 45 IBU 7%ABV


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dollarbill (13) - , California, USA - JUL 25, 2010
For $8 per 22 oz bottle, plus tax, I think I can expect nectar of heaven, and though this comes close, it is not quite there. Nice IPA, great nose, and good hop flavor. Too hard to find. If they sold this for $5.50/22 oz bottle, I’d be all over it like white on rice, but Pliny (proportional price in a 22 oz bottle) can be purchased for the equivalent of $6.87, and this is not so good as to be worth another $1.13/bottle. It’s good, but it is not Pliny.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
_angst_ (2556) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2014 Bomber received in trade. Thank you StefanSD! Pours tiny hazy pale golden with a rather thing frothy offwhite head that leaves some spotty trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is fruity, herbal and floral with cracker, grapefruit juice, pine needles, freshly cut grass, dried flowers, lemon balm, cape gooseberries and subtle hints of biscuits. Taste is slightly bitter, tiny fruity, tiny floral and herbal with crackers, grapefruit juice, pine needles, freshly cut grass, lemon balm, minerals, orange zest, lemon zest, pineapple juice, unripe mango and subtle hints of chives. Mouthfeel is crisp, dry and medium bodied. Finish is bitter, tiny fruity and herbal with crackers, grapefruit juice, pine needles, freshly cut grass, lychee, orange zest, lemon zest and lemon balm. Simple yet close to perfect!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2122) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Awesome ipa, tap, orange pour, white head, nose is super citrus, taste is lots and lots of bitter, awesome.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jethrodium (362) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Growler. Pours a clear copper with a one finger white head that has good retention and leaves some light lacing on the glass. Aroma is dank with a bit of pine as well as a hint of orange and some caramel. The taste is dry and dank. There’s a bit of pine as well as a hint of grapefruit and some caramel. The finish is dry with quite a bit of bitterness. Medium body. Medium-low carbonation.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bpasquini (10) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUN 4, 2014
AROMA: A perfect balance of pine, tropical fruits, grapefruit, slightly sweet malts, and a hint of bitterness APPEARANCE: Pours more of a gold color but when resting in the glass it is gold with a slight orange hue, leaves a frothy head that takes awhile to vanish, leaves some nice lacing on the glass as well TASTE: Up front you get a lovely greeting of pine sand grapefruit mixed, then it transitions to those lovely tropical fruits, and finishes with a perfectly balanced mix along with the perfect amount of bitterness. This beer is so well balanced and flavorful, it is absolutely outstanding! PALATE: Superb mouthfeel, so light crisp and refreshing, leaves your mouth a little dry which leaves you begging for more! So drinkable as well! OVERALL: This beer is phenomenal! Get your hands on it!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dansac (89) - Loa Angeles, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Another endgame IPA from Alpine. Totally delicious, fresh, with some dankness, grapefruit notes, mostly dry, with medium carbonation. Astoundingly balanced, and just right for an IPA. Lucky to have tracked this one.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kroney (150) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Tap at Enzo’s BBQ in Oceanside. Holy shit this smells phenomenal... Pours a murky dark orange with a small but dense white head. Aroma is ridiculous... Orange, pineapple, grapefruit, more orange and pineapple and just a hint of caramel malt. Taste is identical to aroma, with more caramel malt at the finish to balance it, but it is a bit too sweet at the end. Source lacing and a clean palate round out a brilliant IPA.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Smurglar (1) - - MAY 26, 2014 does not count
One of yhe best beers I’ve ever had. The floral goodness right of the bat with a great hippy finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beechner224 (599) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle in trade. Pours light orange, white head. Aroma is grassy and piney. hint of sweetness. Taste is light, pine, sweet, bitter, but finished clean and dry. One of the better IPAs i’ve had in awhile.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nico_Bruesome (7) - California, USA - MAY 25, 2014 does not count
This IPA was one of the best tasting IPAs I have had. I had it on tap so it might be different in a bottle. You can taste the hops, but the taste is not overwhelming. Medium to large body, it drinks like a thicker beer than it actually is.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ataraxia (340) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Golden amber color with a dense, frothy, white head. Grapefruit, citrus peel, pine needles, pepper, and herbal. Some malty sweetness mixed with the resin bitterness. Smooth, almost a little oily, and moderately carbed. Mild booziness in the bitter finish.


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