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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Thrillseeker is a "West Coast-style" India pale ale that is sure to push your senses to the edge. It starts with a base of American 2-row malt and a restrained dose of extra light caramel malt to let the hops punch though. It’s then generously hopped with Chinook, Summit, Centennial, and Simcoe for a massive citrus and tropical hop profile. Thrillseeker is dry hopped with Simcoe and Chinook for an über fresh resiny aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16335) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2014
9th May 2014
Leighton 10K tasting at Bruce’s pad. Thanks to Colin. Yellow gold beer, light haze. Small bubbly white head. Palate is light and airy with very fine carbonation. Airy pale malt, mildly sweet. Resinous hops, little skunk. Good hop spice. Touches of lemon balm and pine and a little citric peel. Light dry finish. Bitterish linger. Caused 2 days of bickering between Colin and Paul. What you could call a room divider!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (12237) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Coleen for this freshie. Pours clear, yellow-gold with a frothy white head. Great nose, lots of grapefruit, some tangerine, lemon rind. Light to medium sweet flavor with strong bitter grass, pine needles, lots of rind, pith. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Quite bitter on the finish, more grass, rindy citrus, light warming alcohol. The bitterness in the aftertaste is a touch abrasive. Beautiful aroma but the flavor doesn’t follow on well enough. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (11844) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 14, 2011
A: The beer pours a clear, light amber color with a dense white head, and sticky lacing. S: A very intense nose. Lots of pineapple fruitiness and plenty more piney hops. There’s a moderate grapefruit aroma, along with mild herbal notes and sweet tropical fruits. Overall a really dank hop character. T: The flavor is very heavy on the pine. Plenty of perfume with grapefruit, pineapple, and floral hop flavors. There is a decent amount of bitterness to it and only a touch of malt sweetness. M: Medium bodied with a medium carbonation and a little bit of bitterness on the finish. O: A nice IPA, here. Perhaps not as good as Melrose, but definitely something you could have a glass or two of.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (10378) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle split at Black IPA Friday, picked up at Public Beer and Wine Longbeach, 09/05/14. Clear golden with a moderate off white covering that retains well. Nose is bitter pine, bitter grapefruit, orange pith, juicy hops, light spice. Taste comprises orange pith, grapefruit, straw, pine resin, mangos,:tangy mandarin. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi aggressive hop bitterness in a lightly drying close. Solid well balanced west coast IPA - super drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10247) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Tap. Pours clear dark gold to orange with a medium, creamy white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is apricot and peach esters with orange, grapefruit and resin hops with biscuit malt. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness with tropical fruity esters, light malt and a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9736) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle... Pours mostly clear and amber with a mid-sized, fluffy, white head. Terrific retention. The aroma features notes of tropical fruit and resiny, peppery hops. Full-bodied with soft carbonation. Heavily bitter flavor and a lengthy, bitter, dry finish. Bottle courtesy of newcigarz!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9622) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Man Jullian can brew the shit outta some beer! Pours a nice gold color with a fluffy white head. Tons of hops bursting in the aroma, citrus, resin, floral, spicy, earthy. Wow. Flavor is just juicy and perfectly bitter. Just a hint of caramel to keep this from going bitter crazy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8830) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Tap at Toronado SD. Pours a low haze, light orange. Weak head formation. Nose is puppy breath, orange rind, orange gummies. Taste is spicy, boozy, thick cantaloupe, peppercorn. Palate is very thick and nutty...heavy. Too chewy with mild paper in the finish. Small chemical off flavor. Needs some work.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8812) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2013
This brew is a clear dark golden color with a medium foamy off-white head that dissipates steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, hops and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of citrusy hops, biscuit malt and caramel. The finish is moderately bitter with a hops and grapefruit aftertaste. Pretty good all around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (8191) - Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Typical dry west coaster. The hop melange worked surprisingly well. Ncie one.

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