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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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A heavily-hopped, West Coast-style IPA. Bold, complex flavors with a solid malt backbone and assertive hop profile, along with cold conditioning give this beer its crisp, clean finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, caramelly and toffeeish with some slight nectary notes as well. Flavour is bitter fruity and floral hops along with some caramel malts and mild grassy and zesty notes towards the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2135) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2012
Cask at Great British Beer Festival 2012, Olympia, London. An amber coloured pour with a small white head on top. Hoppy, tropical fruit aroma. Typical US DIPA territory, tastes hoppy, malty, sweet, sticky, plenty of grapefruit. Smooth and so easy to drink, delicious!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeadyDE (521) - Delaware, USA - JUL 25, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2012 From notes..had on draft recently at Fore St in Portland. Grapefruit nose, assertive hop presence, fresh and lots of carbonation. Glad to be able to enjoy local brew on draft to wash everything down. Very nice indeed, would be interested to see how this turned out canned?

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (2875) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 16, 2012
On tap at Southern New Hampshire Brewers Fest. Enjoyed in a 2 ounce glass. Light gold appearance. Smell is piney resin with grapefruit. Taste is golden malts and some burnt rubber. Hint of almonds and some tropical fruits. 70% carbonation on mouth swish. Heavy body. Pretty malty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
colinize (317) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Delicious IPA! Pours a beautiful deep amber with a thin white head. Fresh citrus hops on the nose. Intense hop flavor. Subtle malt backbone. Nice spice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2012
Canette 355ml, courtoisie d’un bon ami. De couleur ambrée-orange et semi-voilée. Nez de houblon citrique, moyennement résineux et légèrement herbeux, malté de caramel sucré, moyen de fruits (agrumes sucrées) avec des notes de biscuits. Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un pétillement moyen et une texture légèrement huileuse avec des notes résineuses. Moyenne amertume de houblon citrique (pamplemousse) aux notes résineuses (une amertume présente toute la gorgée) accompagné d’un goût fruité (agrumes) dès l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un goût malté de caramel sucré avec un moyen goût de biscuits et des notes de pain puis en finale l’amertume se fait sentir en se montrant plus asséchante et légèrement plus herbeuse. Post-goût long et un peu sec, moyennement amer de houblon citrique aux notes résineuses et herbeuses ainsi qu’avec un léger goût fruité (zeste d’agrumes).

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rocbyter (1908) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUN 20, 2012
Moderate citrus aroma with a light of mount of resin hops. Hazy orange color with a medium white head. Light bitter beginning with a light sweet pez flavor to the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhatB420 (646) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Smooth, calm, and hoppy, this Maine brew flows freely. So danity and fresh, the hops roudn out the malt backbone with fluent persistance. Theres an amber ambivalance that strikes home well, yet the ipa stands storng in the aftertaste. Fresh hoppy taste, a bit organic, dark bronzed color with red, if poured fast the head is an welcome opener to this fine brew as it engulfs the glass and almost pours over(pint). A very fresh and hoppy experience from ME that is well enjoyed.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
scolbath (2) - - MAY 30, 2012 does not count
Grass, hay, woody, earthy, ginger - a nice summer variety ipa from my home state. Go Baxter!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kassner (1373) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Had this beer at the squelling pig in Ptown under the name bar name as Pigswill. Modest head and nice lacing, honey colored and a fair amount of aromatic. Pretty Good.


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