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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2012
On tap at Toronado. I passed this up at OíBrienís and Alpine so I made sure I ticked it before I left San Diego. Nice yellow-orange, white head, huge lace. Smells quite hoppy but all fruits. The flavor is also very fruity hops, not much bitterness if at all and a strange malt background that I could not lay a finger on. Went down very quickly and while it is very hoppy it does not measure up to Alpineís IPAís. Solid beer. Serving type: on-tap

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hivemind (880) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2011
On tap at ABC 09.09.2011 with Andy, James and Dallas for Dallasí bachelor weekend. Dark, glossy sort of amber pour with a pillowey, whipped cream-like white head that lingers around. Hoppy, icy aroma and a crisp, clean hoppiness with minimal aftertaste. Smooth beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeputyAndy (636) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Draft at Toronado. Pours a nice amber. Big citrus fruits in the nose. Taste is juicy while maintaining a nice bitterness. Finishes nice and clean. Would be an awesome session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2011
On tap at tornado in san diego for Dallasí birthday. Light fruity aroma. Fruity and citrusy taste... Fluffy but sharp.. Good with food. Apricot and pineapple.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jredmond (7142) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2011
Draftat toronado with dallas and Andrew. Pours a hazy amber body with insane white lacing. Aroma is incredible blend of citrus fruits - apricot, peach, and grapefruit. Mouthfeel is perfect for an American pale ale with same fruity notes plus pine. Awesome.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2011
Big thanks to mdfb79 for sharing this growler. Served in an Alpine pint glass on an Alpine coaster while wearing an Alpine t-shirt. Thatís right, Paul. Aside from demolishing Paul, the beer was also quite pleasant to drink. Pours a nice apricot color with a two-finger white head and good lacing and retention. Nose carries a light dosing of New Zealand hops. Citrus rind and light tropical notes, plus just a touch of pine. Nothing too strong -- they could have gone with more here. The flavor adds a bit more character and isnít quite as tame, with nice fruity notes throughout. Light body with crisp carbonation and a light bitterness. Nothing too intense, but a great summer brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2290) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - AUG 28, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2011 Growler pour. Translucent brass color with a monster off-white head that has crazy lacing and great retention. The aroma is dominated by citrus, mostly oranges but also some grapefruit and lemons, with a bit of sweet lime on the back end. The taste, like the aroma, is more good citrus with oranges and grapefruits set in a caramel malt base. The palate is light and crisp with soft carbonation. Finishes short and clean. Overall: Very nice, a good example of how a beer can taste and smell hoppy without being particularly biter. I just wish that the finish had been longer and more satisfying.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
popery (1851) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 12, 2011
Thanks to largadeer. Growler. Very nice. Itís light and dry with lots of hops. I love these beers that are basically scaled down West Coast-style IPAs. Pours pale gold with a white head. Nose has plenty of hops and leans toward the citric and tropical flavors. Light on the palate with just a touch of pale malt flavor. Very pleasant mild bitter hop bite in the finish. A good beer for an afternoon of drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (15214) - San Leandro, California, USA - JUL 31, 2011
A: The beer pours a cloudy golden orange with a white head. S: Starts off with nice grapefruit/citrus hops on the nose. Plenty of floral notes along with a mild bread note and a light wheat smell. There is plenty of pine hop character as well. T: A moderate hop/pine bitterness to open up. Like with any hoppy Alpine beer, lots of citrus and pine hop flavors. There is just a light floral note and some light maltiness. M: Medium in body and carbonation. O: Iíve liked these lower alcohol, highly hopped beers from Alpine. A nicely done beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59 (6414) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2010
on tap, clear golden pour with short white foam, peachy malt aroma with smooth peach, rose petal, biscuit and caramel flavor, soft finish

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