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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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, weve 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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (3786) - - 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 (8099) - 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 (2617) - 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 (613) - 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 (534) - 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 doesnt last long. The can isnt old (dated Oct. 3, 2013) so that cant be the reason for the light hoppiness. Odd sharp and sweet finish that is quite abrupt. Overall, its OK but wont stand out in a crowded field; it drinks more like a pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2142) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2013
S: Mild Floral, Mildly Earthy T: Resin, Grainy M: Great Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Bitter, Mildly Drying Overall, an average IPA with some nice bitter character but doesnt push the envelope, average.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oginme (44) - New Hampshire, USA - OCT 23, 2013
can: Pours a clear light amber with large white head. Aroma is distinct flowery, grapefruit. Taste is slightly sweet, light caramel blending quickly into strong grapefruit and smooth hop spiciness. Mouthfeel is light, mostly doe to high carbonation. While strongly bitter, it is smooth and not harsh making it enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ellolovey (461) - Georgia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
On tap at Asheville Pizza. Clear orange pour with a white foamy head. Aroma of citrus, pine and resin. A typical IPA. Nothing special. Citrus and pine hops up front, followed by resin hops and a slightly sweet malt backbone. Just enough malts to balance out the dryness of the resin and pine hops. Has a nice bittersweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
574deadzone (1057) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Pours golden with a thinner eggshell head that leaves some decent lacing. Nose involves grassy, pine, and earthy hop notes with light malt. Fairly sweet, quite bitter. Lighter bodied, a bit grainy, with a fairly bitter finish. Pretty drinkable, if not incredibly exciting.


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