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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The destroyer, the creator, the benefactor. Shiva is all these things. We set out to create an IPA that anyone can enjoy, and we think we succeeded. As the flagship beer in our lineup, weíve yet to encounter a soul who believes contrary. A crisp, citrusy Indian Pale Ale with a light color, Shiva will destroy all your preconceptions of an IPA. A transcendentally simple malt bill accents a generous helping of Columbus hops, lending an intense floral aroma with hints of grapefruit and a pleasant bittering quality. Your palette will be lifted to higher planes of consciousness with a bittersweet finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (2232) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2014 On tap at Orange Peel in Asheville. Pours an orangish color with white head. Piney and resiny hop forward IPA.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OldGrowth (2730) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Pint at Coxe ave location. Ok aroma. Sweet. Citrus, grapefruití, grainy. Clean brownish Orange Color on head no real lace. Bitter flavor. Medium body creamy oily mouthfeel. Bitter Finish. Itís ok. Not wowing me. But itís fine.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (6111) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2014
can, sweet IPA, big malty backbone. mild citrusy bitterness, sweet grapefruit juice. OK

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Pours medium orange with a touch of noticeable haze. Nose is flowery and citrus. Flavor is sweet candy, some citrus, some light astringent flavors and some spicy hop flavors. Bitterness is punchy and lingers. Ok beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (3808) - - MAR 10, 2014
Clear. Sweet candied pineapple and floral aroma. Bready caramel notes with some residual sweetness. Lingering bitterness. Floral and candy-like hop flavors. A bit over carbed I think. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8219) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Pine resin, pineapple rind, agave nectar in the nose. Syrupy / filmy texture. High bitterness, high sweetness, low apparent acidity. Pretty plain pine and fruit IPA with a lengthy syrup quality in the mouth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mojoman (158) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Can; nice brew. The hop profile on this one gives a more robust flavor than many ipa's. Less fruit..more of a bread taste. Not a bad thing. Good brew! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2951) - Santa Monica, California, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Tap at brewery, okay ipa, not my favorite but fresh and hoppy and decent overall

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (648) - Dahlonega, Georgia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Pretty mellowed down and balanced IPA. Straight from the cold spring mountain water. Good brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
DesertDevil (535) - Arizona, USA - NOV 7, 2013
12-oz. can (shared by jpdurden24). Deep straw color with a uniform, one-finger, white head. Light piney aroma with some grapefruit and caramel, and a surprising slight milk tone. More malty than I expected on the first sip with heavy bread dough tones and a boatload of caramel. The dry, pinenut bitterness kicks in late but doesnít last long. The can isnít old (dated Oct. 3, 2013) so that canít be the reason for the light hoppiness. Odd sharp and sweet finish that is quite abrupt. Overall, itís OK but wonít stand out in a crowded field; it drinks more like a pale ale.


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