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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Justinmadalone (2) - - JUL 1, 2013 does not count
This is the perfect example of a west coast IPA from the hop capital of the world. I’ve never experienced an aroma as fragrant and well maintained from a production brewery. The bitterness hits you right where you want it too. Bravo, Bale Breaker!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bigharleyman (3) - Spokane, Washington, USA - OCT 21, 2013 does not count
One out standing IPA if you are having more than one this it! If you can find it.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brevis (33) - Washington, USA - AUG 1, 2014
12oz can. This is a great looking golden colored IPA. As advertised its a very complex citrusy tasting beer that really does taste like it was just freshly brewed. Highly recommend!

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tderoeck (4885) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 3, 2014
15/IX/14 - 12Fl. Oz. can @ home - canned: n/a (2014-1008) Thanks to bigmanlavos for the trade!

Clear orange beer, big irregular off-white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, citrus, lychee, passion fruits, bit grassy. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste :lots of citrus, very fruity, lychee, mango, oranges, peaches, slightly sweet, gentle grassy bitterness. Aftertaste: fruity, pretty bitter, peaches, citrus, lychee, dry touch, slightly sour. Lovely beer!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
78samh (152) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Thanks for the can Julie P! Poured a good head with a great aroma of pineapple, peaches and citrus fruits. The Topcutter has a golden orange hue. Taste is well balanced yet assertive. A sinister IPA with smooth body and satisfying finish. I can’t wait to try the other brews the BBBC makes and hopefully they concoct a Double IPA! Just when you think Wa beer can’t get any better the underdogs from E-Wa cut your top off and show you who’s boss! BOSS!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
poisoneddwarf (1730) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - MAY 23, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2013 On tap at O’Malley’s in Rathdrum, ID. Pours almost clear old gold with a medium off-white head with decent retention; leaves sheeting lace. Aroma is catty, piney, very hoppy. Taste starts out sweet before quickly turning bitter and lingering through a long finish. Bit of an alcohol burn. Super good IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
anderson01 (210) - Idaho, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Cloudy in appearance. Golden orange in color. Head is off white. Lacing is spuratic. The aroma seems to have a sweetness to it. The hops smell fresh. This beer has a perfect blend of hops. This is very refreshing. It has a long drawn out finish. Oily texture with medium carbonation. This is my new sessionable beer. Yah.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdInSaltLake (658) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Grapefruit/lemon citrus hops; subtle floral character. Light malt; Bread/biscuit, sweet. Substantial bitterness. Nice lingering fruity flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevobutler (18) - USA - JUN 17, 2013
I had this beer on tap at the washington brewer’s festival. It truly exemplifies everything that an american IPA should be. Anyone can brew a bitter IPA, it’s not challenging at all... This beer is loaded with juicy citrus hop flavor and aroma that will punch you in the face. This was a very clean finishing beer that did not linger in your mouth long.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dapierce17 (110) - Pasco, Washington, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Poured from can a golden orange with creamy head. Hop forward aroma with grassy, citrusy notes as well. Amazingly balanced hop flavor. Slight malt hints with a great citrusy taste. No lingering bitter after taste. Great refreshing IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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