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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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, we’ve 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (4687) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 23, 2014
From a bottle. Pours hazy copper with a bubbly off white head. Smells like sweet orange candy, grapefruit, and citrus hops. Tastes like nutty malt, grapefruit, orange, and dry pine hops. Smells like sweet orange candy, caramel, and grapefruit hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (5075) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy amber with creamy off-white head. Aroma is cereal and bready malts, orange peel, faint tropical fruits, and citrus and floral hops. Flavor is a great balance of toasted malts, citrus hops, light caramel sweetness, and some grassiness; dry finish with some bitterness lingering. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (1837) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
On tap at brewpub. Hazy copper with white head. Smell is hoppy pine and grapefruit. Taste is citrus zest, pine, grass and flowers. Dry with high bitterness and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DWestrick (656) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2014
can in Asheville. very tasty IPA - refreshing and easy to drink. A drink all night IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Art (3121) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Can at the corner kitchen in Asheville. Pours a cloudy orange with a white head. Aromas of tangerine and grapefruit. Taste is slightly bitter with a bit of a malty caramel aftertaste. Pretty decent though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerenberger (1601) - Fischer, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Floral aroma dominates the nose. A clear amber pour with no head or lacing. The taste is similar to the nose. Florals and some citrus notes. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, a good IPA that went well with a veggie pizza.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (847) - - JUN 23, 2014
From a can. Liked it more than I expected to. Pours medium orange with a decent white head. Definite flowers, grapefruit, pine on the palate- sort of tastes like a dialed back version of Columbus hops. Not tons of dankness or resin. Finishes a bit bitter- hit of astringent in there- but overall pretty drinkable IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Can brought back from NC. Pours a cloudy orange with white head. Aroma is really weak hops, almost malty. Taste is also missing hop bitterness. Not even close to an IPA. Though maybe an old can?? But no, only 8 days old. Just not that good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (3205) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OldGrowth (3238) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Pint at Coxe ave location. Ok aroma. Sweet. Citrus, grapefruit’, grainy. Clean brownish Orange Color on head no real lace. Bitter flavor. Medium body creamy oily mouthfeel. Bitter Finish. It’s ok. Not wowing me. But it’s fine.

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