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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This full-bodied India Pale Ale is loaded with fresh hops for a powerful blend of citrus, pine and fruit aromas. The firm malt backbones works well with the bold hop finish that everyone expects from an IPA.


sharkweek's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
sharkweek (100) - Statesboro, Georgia, USA - DEC 26, 2013
I got this in a growler fill and took it home for Christmas. This beer is a grapefruit bomb. It pours an amber color with a finger of honey foam. The beer is extremely well filtered. There is no cloudiness whatsoever. The aroma and flavor are both filled with grapefruit. There is also some very nice hop bitterness. This one really surprised me, much better than I anticipated.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (3575) - Florida, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Poured an amber color from the tap with aromas of caramel, light floral hops, some fruit and a touch of citrus. Flavors follow suit, light citrus and bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JHeath99 (840) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Tap at Lazy Dog. Pours a transparent amber with a layer of off white head. Taste of bitterness. Not much else. Aroma of hoppiness and some malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5645) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Clear amber color with tan head. 04.08.2014 bottling date. Tooty fruity, caramel, floral aromas. Medium body with average co2. Nice hoppy bitter citrus, pine flavors with a light malt sweetness___bitter dry finish---good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thb (673) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle’s a bit on the old side but still has strong aromas of tropical fruit and citrus. It’s clear amber with half inch of white bubbles. Once you take a sip it’s much maltier than nose suggests, hoppiness is a bit flat. Could be the age. Balance is there.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlovakSniper (3040) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
Embouteillée le 4 mars 2014. Une IPA cuivrée. Un col de mousse, sans plus. Au nez, des parfums de papaye, de pamplemousse et de malts caramélisés. Au goût, une base maltée trop forte qui m’empêche d’apprécier la finesse des houblons. En bouche, un corps assez dense supporté par des bulles modérément actives et une texture huileuse. En finale, une amertume qui écorche par ses fleurs et sa résine caramélisée. Ordinaire.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (14062) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 19, 2014
Bottle at chrisOs... Soft passion orange... Light sweet caramel toffee malt nose... Bitter orange... Dry fruits... Soft sweet caramel toffee malts

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (888) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle to tulip Tropical fruit, resin, grapefruit, spruce, and caramel aromas. It’s a clear, slightly red tinged amber with a creamy off white head, moderate lacing and mild carbonation. Caramel sweetness up front, with papaya and grapefruit and then as the sweetness fades, the bitterness shines through. It may be a tad thin as the sweetness fades quite quickly, but otherwise the mouthfeel is silky and smooth. A decent IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reimer96 (1171) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 5, 2014
Pours a clear medium orangish copper with a big frothy and lacey white head. Aroma of pine, resin, citrus grapefruit, sweet caramel and biscuit malts. Taste is a good balance of malts and hops with the focus more on the big malt base but flavors of pine, resin, grapefruit, citrus notes, caramel and sweet pale malts. Medium bodied well hopped but never astringent, great ipa bit could use a bit more hop flavor and bitterness to balance out the huge malt flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nero55 (657) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Draft. Copper with medium white head and nice lacing. Aroma of citrus and pine hops. Medium body with hop bitterness upfront, caramel and malt notes, and a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkSanta410 (223) - Georgia, USA - FEB 28, 2014
On tap at Chattahoochee brewing Co, phoenix city AL. Aroma is piney hops, some pine resin. Taste is piney as well. Good bitterness. Almost a west coast style IPA. Pretty decent.


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