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RATINGS: 544   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Dry-hopped with Columbus hops in our open fermenters, our IPA boasts a bright floral aroma and flavor reminiscent of pine and lemon peel. The pronounced hop bitterness is balanced by a medium-bodied caramel and biscuity malt character with a nutty finish. It showcases many subtle earthy bitter notes, rather than the resinous citrus-rind bite often featured in many American-style IPA’s.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TH28 (105) - - DEC 31, 2012
Not getting much of the hop aroma off the top. Held a nice creamy head for a short amount of time. Beer may be a little flat. Tastes like a general IPA. Get a lot of the hop bitterness up front without a lot of malt character. Medium body, not very carbonated. Finishes with bitterness. Overnall, not the most well balanced IPA out there, but drinkable.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (2817) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2014
The hop character on this is a little different than a run-of-the-mill IPA, I’d say, more of a floral perfumy kind of thing than citrus and pine. It is a very cloudy orange beer w/ an oversized head of mixed bubbles. Nose is lavender baby powder with maybe a hint of grapefruit zest. The big head on this makes me think it was over-carbonated in the bottles and like most over-carbonated beers, it (somewhat counter-intuitively) pours a bit flat, which is a shame because this is an otherwise nice IPA. It has a nice floral character and clean, crip bitterness in the finish balance by a touch of malt sweetness. I will hopefully remember to pick some of this up again and see if this wasn’t just an off batch--which I suspect it was.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SHANER4 (479) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle - dark copper color with small soapy head. Aroma - pretty blah for an ipa. Muted resin hops, thats it. Taste - caramel malt up front with metallic tasting hops, not good. Palate - thin soapy mothfeel. Finish is bitter and off taste that lingers. Overall - below average ipa. Tastes more like a APA, not a high quality beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
574deadzone (1025) - North Central, Indiana, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Pours a clear amber-orange with a rocky cream-colored head that leaves some soapy lace as it settles. Nose involves pine, florals, herbal notes, light caramel, and some citrus zest. LIghtly sweet, quite bitter. Medium bodied, a bit grainy, somewhat oily, bright, with a long piney hop finish. Good, balanced English-American IPA. Really drinkable, definitely not over the top or in your face, as announced. I think it’s a bit underrated.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
rolfc81 (33) - - AUG 9, 2014
Battle creek, Michigan. Solid IPA...............................at Vinnys. ..........

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
shrubber85 (7527) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Draft. Light tangerine malt and metallic orange peel aroma. Golden yellow with large head. Sweet light orange malt and moderately bitter metallic orange peel flavor.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosco (163) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Dark, amber/orange. Sharp up front, right to the point IPA. Kind of soda-poppy with some absence of developed flavors. $9.99/multi six pack from Binnys Beverage Depot, Elmwood Park,IL

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiveacestx (566) - Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle - cloudy rust color with a small head, earthy malty taste. Not much to it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
koleminer20 (568) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 23, 2014
On tap at Dan's. The pour is a clearish gold, with notes of amber. There is a nice white head that fades down quickly with some great lacing. The aroma is big on the citrus fruits. The piney resin comes blasting in and then rolls through a good hoppiness on the back end. The flavor is a little more reserved. There is more of a malty presence up front moving through a light nuttiness before the hops and bitterness kick back in. The mouth feel is a bit light, with a minimal carbonation and an aftertaste that is se what awkwardly nutty but bitter ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3569) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Bottle: Pours hazy orange/amber with a small, off-white head. Breadheel, caramel, earthy hop aroma. Taste is subdued, lightly peppery/earthy hop bittering..caramel malt, florals. Pretty good...nothing exciting, but fairly solid.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
marv3mania (182) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Golden color with a white head. Aroma is piney, earthy hops. Not as intense as I expect from an IPA. Taste is similar to the nose, maybe a tad bit vinegary. Good feel, but lackluster taste and nose.


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