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RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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An outstanding hop from New Zealand, Nelson Sauvin, is generously used throughout the brewing and dry-hopping of this unique beer. European rye is added for a smooth, malty addition to flavor. 1.065 OG 7%ABV


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dr_MedievAle (197) - Alabama, USA - OCT 31, 2014
aroma: pungent pine, some mango and banana, and orange julius. appearance: cloudy straw in appearance. creamy white head. crazy sticky lacing. taste: salty grasss, bitter and sweet orange. palate: medium bodied with a creamy texture and average carb.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1989) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 29, 2014
Sampled @ “Exclusive S&G Tasting: Special guest 77ships”. APPEARANCE: clouded blond beer, small stable white head. NOSE: pine, hoppy, fruity, nice. TASTE: pine, hoppy, fruity, nice. Very good and balanced IPA

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tstamba (361) - Maryland, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Taster... Pale yellow with thin white head... Smells like a meadow in spring and tastes like a fresh picked wildflower bouquet ... Excellent!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (4296) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
650 ml. bottle split by 3 @ “Exclusive S&G Tasting: Special guest 77ships”. Thanks to Mathieu87 & PriorL. Hazy golden bubbly white head. Nose is rich citrus hops, hay with thick but pleasant dough, light yoghurt yeast body, lemon. Taste is same yeast / dough profile with hay, thick citrus hops, white hay, faint grass, light tropical, very balanced. Dough body. Very nice beer.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Artistdave (58) - Austin, USA - OCT 18, 2014
On tap at source...awesome excellent hoppy brew. Spicy and earthy balance of hops ij flavor and aroma. Smooth malty balance as well. Superb.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pushkinwow (2098) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle from richiesd. Light copper pour with a light tan head that fades to a nice film and semi-thick ring around the edge of the glass. Fresh floral hops, some mandarin orange, nectarine, apricot, well balanced malt presence with some biscuit and caramel. Moderate carbonation and strong body, creamy mouthfeel with a nice bitterness that grows but doesn’t overwhelm, leaves a nice citrus and semi-resin taste on the palate. Really liked this.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2473) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2014
10/15/204. On tap at the brewpub. Amber with a white head. Big hoppy aromas, fresh floral notes, pine, citrus, it’s all there. Bitter and dry, balanced and complex. Awesome IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer (1501) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Appearance: hazy pale gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: intensive citrus, mandarines, turning very bitter, dry in the finish. Overall: fantastic IPA, excellent aroma and palate. Pint at Alpine Brewing, Alpine.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Wish list cross off at Toronado SD did NOT disappoint. Stood toe to toe (at least) with Blind Pig and lives to tell the tale. Huge dank tropical fruity hops in the nose and flavor. Light spice.Just loved every sip. Nothing else I can say... 4/13 Fresh bottle practically exploding with a wonderful vibrant fruity aroma and flavor without high abv while maintaining balance. One the best IPAs I’ve ever had. Aroma REALLY close to a 10."

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (235) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 20, 2014
On tap at Flavor in Half Moon Bay, CA. Pours a straw gold. Aroma is grass, hay, spruce. Taste is grassy hops, earth, mild bitterness. Like a Pilsner meets an IPA. Very unique and nice!


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