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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Our flagship IPA is a well-balanced yet aggressive West Coast IPA that showcases Yakima Valley hops at their finest. Late additions of Simcoe®, Citra®, Ahtanum™, and Mosaic® give this beer its complex citrus, fruity, and floral aroma and flavor. Named for a unique piece of farm equipment that removes hop vines from the trellis during the annual hop harvest, Topcutter IPA delivers loads of hoppiness all year long. - See more at: http://www.balebreaker.com/beer/detail.html?varietyid=1#sthash.4gWdeMkF.dpuf


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
Draught at Stumbling Monk, Seattle
Hazy golden color with creamy head. Penetrating hop aroma, with an animal accent. Smooth mouthfeel, a bit dry; toffeish malt flavor, strong bitterness, orange peel, hop resins, but also a light chicory touch.
Very fresh and oily hops, pleasant juice, but something in the final still needs to be tuned.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11068) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Can from LetsPour.com. Pours light amber with a transient white head. Aroma is a mix of floral/fruit. Maybe citrus. Med + body. Flavor is very "mosaic" with floral/melon/fruit. Arguably some of the harshness is citrus. Harsh? Yes, lots of hop. This is very NW, except it’s not all pine and/or citrus. Definite hop burn. Really good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6743) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Can, RBAG 2014 prelim. Very hazy amber gold, average off white head. Tropical fruit and light pine, medium-sweetness caramel malts, long bitterness. $1.00 per can? Holy shit!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6497) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 15, 2014
12oz can from bhensonb. Pours orange gold with an attractive white head and a floral citrus aroma. There is a hearty caramel malt flavor with a great hop profile that features the earthy Mosaic. Refreshing and tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 11, 2014
Draught @ Brouwer’s Café:   Soft ipa overall, flavorful but not bitter, yet not as bright as I would have thought.   Smooth, clean, citrus peel and pith like bitterness that lingers well after the finish.   Solid, but not real bright.   Could stand to be a bit sweeter as is its pretty dry.   Good, flavorful, but wished it were a bit brighter, sweeter, with more sweet citrus or floral notes, then it would be dead on.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6129) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Can. Thanks s! Pours a clear medium amber with a loose white head. Big bracing dry penetrating freshcut grass and resin nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Bright toasty grass and pine resin mid palate, with a dust storm dry resiny finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (5840) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Clear amber color with ivory head. Big dank, tropical fruit, spicy hop aromas. Medium bodied. Nice hoppy bitter pine, citrus, spicy flavors with a lightly dry cracker malt base brew--- drying finish----very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (4996) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Amber in color, clear with a thin head. Super hops forward flavor and finish. Lovely beer with some super flavors. I love the complex hops and added mosaic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (4931) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
Sampled at Repeal. Dark golden and an off white head. Bigger flavor of grapefruit. Bitterness. Paler malts. Tasty stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (4190) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2014
Draft - Leafy hops, like your in a garden. Clear gold with a good white head. Mandarin, peach and lots of fruit. Sweet, bitter and well done.


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