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RATINGS: 723   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 59   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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This remarkably balanced brew has a deep amber hue with a generous white head. Hopmouth showcases a rich, toasty flavor and sweet caramel notes because of the high-quality Maris Otter malt used. The hops are up front in the aroma, reminiscent of citrus and pine, while the resin-like flavors linger well after the last sip.


musinj6's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
musinj6 (466) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Pours a cloudy amber with a one finger head that lingers leaving a moderate/heavy lacing. Hops of resin and pine with some grapfruit. Toasted and slightly roasted malt and a hint of caramel. Slightly sweet with moderate to heavy bitterness. Well balanced. Full bodied with moderate carbonation. Long bitter finish. This was very good!


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nsanders (740) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Tap at Fox & Hound in Arlington Heights. Alcohol, plastic bottle, light piney/resiny hop and old bread. Tastes like old bread with a slightly bitter finish. Medium body with a chalky.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
coachd (327) - Missouri, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Sweet smelling with slight pine hops in the background. Dark for the style, burnt orange with an off white sticky head. 2 dimensional taste. Only malt up front, only hops after. Not very well balanced. Palate is decent. This beer is missing something. This bottle is over a year old, perhaps that's why. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (3014) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle. Dark cloudy copper pour. Head dissipates quickly, moderate lacing. Pleasant aroma, tangerines, pine. Smooth taste, malty body and moderate bitterness. A little boozy at the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (1167) - GREECE - JUL 4, 2015
355ml bottle at home. Unclear orange amber color with off white head. Hoppy and malty aroma, pine, citrusy fruity, grapefruit and caramel. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (2044) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Some fruity notes (grapefruit and other citrus) that goes above the bitter citrus usually noted in IPAs. Punchy, mildly bitter. Some pine and resin. Longer, rolling finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarkSachon (746) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2015
12 oz bottle. tasted like eating a garden of hops. Somewhat dry but sorta balanced. Not bad for this type of brew.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PrattBrat (30) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2015
Pours a cloudy dark reddish-orange with a small off-white head. Aroma of citrus hops and lots of sweetness, some spices and malt. Tastes of mostly citrus and resin hops nicely backed by caramel malt. Medium bodied.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dojken (358) - - APR 17, 2015
Flaska. Ojojoj här var det malt o massor av russin o dadlar i doften. Något vinös i smaken med russin toner av parfym i smaken. Något obalanserad o finns vattnighet i mellanregistret. Fin beska.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patrik (406) - - APR 17, 2015
Flarra. Mörkrostad färg. Doftar komplext annorlunda av dadlar russin som attans. Smakar jävlar lite dadlar å vinigt. Mycket annorlunda öl å inte så komplex tyvär där lite vatten märks.. Ren dadel vin öl. Jävla kul

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mintzmeet (328) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Citrus and pine. Sweet caramel notes. Oily head. Nice read color. Interesting flavor. Bitter in a oily way.


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