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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   ABV: -
Crisp India pale ale, dry hopped with Cascade, Perle and Magnum hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4982) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2015
From a bottle at the RB DC tasting September 6. Pours a hazy copper with an ecru. Woody nose. Flavors of prairie grass. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (4922) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Aroma is pine,citrus and a hint of tropical fruit. The flavor is citrus, kiwi, malts and bitter hop resin in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (4569) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Clear orange pour with tiny white head. Good citrus smelll and taste. No and easy drinking beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Backlog. 12 oz via bottle. Aroma and flavor of citrus, pine and light hop resin. Crisp and pretty easy to drink. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
ads135 (3690) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 16, 2014
A middling IPA. Pours amber with a thickish head. Light bready sweetness and an indistinct citrus and grass character.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CanIHave4Beers (3673) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Fifth in todayís series of long lost ratings from the long lost notebook.

Pours a sort of orange color with a big head and some lacing on the glass.

The aroma is grassy and citrusy with some sweet malt and a odd off putting stinkiness that I really canít pin down as any one thing.

The flavor is bitter and floral, the malt is right there out front with both caramel and toasty malt flavor. The beer is weird because Iíd call it "moderately bitter" however the bitterness dominants the flavor and very little actual hop character gets through. The beer is mildly astringent.

I donít even know what to say here, these are available exclusively at Hy-Vee stores, most of which usually sell much better IPAs for anywhere between the exact same price as this or a dollar or two more... I canít imagine once the "try this new thing" honeymoon is over that there will be much left for sales with a beer like this, who knows....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (3077) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 17, 2012
4 oz sample pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of citrus, floral and malts. Taste of malts and the hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (2934) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2012
12 ounce bottle, $2 single at HyVee, Ankeny, IA. Picked up as part of my scramble to not let November be my month with the fewest ratings ever. Screw-top crown, followed by my sin of pouring into a plain old shaker glass. Appearance is a bright amber, with plenty of thick, orange-y foam. Smell has some light citrus and grassy hop overtones. A fake store brand beer this may be, but at least they are up front about their hop bill. Taste brings up some earthy hop notes suited to an English IPA. This is more hop-forward than their web page suggests. Has a bit of a curdled aftertaste, but that may be my cold speaking. I see that I can trust the Point guys for a solid brew even when contracted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbfobes (2800) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Poured from 12oz bottle, pours a clear copper with a decent white head that sticks around for awhile, a little lacing in the glass, the aroma actually had a nice amount of hops with a little bit of citrus on the nose, the flavor is kind of off on the front end, kind of musty with a finish of hops, the mouthfeel is creamy and nice though and that at least helps it out some, overall, pretty lower middle of the road IPA out there but not bad for $7 a sixer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fidelis83 (2224) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Pours a lightish copper with a 2 finger, fluffy off white head. Aroma is biscuit, pine, light citrus and floral hops, caramel and a little toffee. Flavor is mroe biscuit, caramel, piney and planty hops are most prevailant, but some citrus as well, a slightly Englishy yeast profile, toast and some bitter pine and light grassiness to the finish. Palate is light to medium bodied, with a creamy to slick feel, mild carbonation and off dry finsh with a lingering bitterness clinging to the palate. O.K. overall. No major flaws, but nothing all that impressive.

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