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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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Ka pow! Hop Ninja is an in-your-face West Coast double IPA. Hop flavors slice their way through a base of American 2-row malt kissed by caramel malt. Quadruple dry hopping with Simcoe, Amarillo, and Columbus creates an aroma that skillfully takes your olfactory senses hostage. A dry finish masks the sneak attack of 8.9% ABV.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (6638) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2013
draft at The Festival, Portland, Maine. big bitter flavor, solid malty backbone. grapefruit, lemon notes. Really impressive

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7386) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Pouring at The Festival in Portland with Kramer, Andrew, and J-Dadmond. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Soft citrus, wheat on the nose. Big citrus, lots of soft malt. Crisp, hoppy. Long grapefruit on the finish. Lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (3385) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Big resinous profile with a healthy dose of grapefruit and citrus with perhaps a tad too much malt in the flavor profile. Medium bodied, appropriate carbonation, moderate bitterness in the finish. Solid.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (4101) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 24, 2013
Tap. Pours crystal clear amber, small creamy off white head, great lacing. Aroma is light citrus, grapefruit. Flavor is very light sweet, medium bitter. Medium body, oily finish, alcohol well hidden. Nice DIPA

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (18668) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2013
Draft @ 13th Bistro Double IPA Festival, Hayward, CA. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor with weak piney hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (10263) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Draft at Torst. Pours apricot gold. Nose and taste of resin, peach, pine, grapefruit and bready caramel malt. Slightly perfumy. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10678) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2013
On tap at Bistro DIPA Fest poured aclear gold with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, orange zest and grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, pine and grapefruit with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5908) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Sampled at GABF 2012 with Andrew and Moreau. Pours a clear, golden copper body with nice thick white head. Aroma is citric hops and citrus fruits. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of grapefruit, honey, lemon, dry hop and light floral and pine notes. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thome50 (1181) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Tap at FW Fest. Pours a darker golden with light head. Aroma is sweet malty and not that hoppy. Very aggressive malt bill on this and almost tastes old. Hops are not super apparent but are there and you can taste the sweetness rather than rancid hops. A big beer but the heat doesn’t make me come back to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (5605) - Utah, USA - OCT 17, 2012
GABF 2012
Appearance: Clear golden with a medium sized off-white head
Aroma and taste is floral, dusty caramel and citrus. Some sweetness, but easy drinking.


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