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RATINGS: 2441   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This hoppy American IPA is a full bodied beer brewed American pale and crystalmalts, and heavily hopped with Chinook, Cascade, Columbus and Centennial. There’s a trophy in every glass. 2009 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Strong Pale Ale – GOLD; 2009 Colorado State Fair – Best of Show; 2006 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Strong Pale Ale – SILVER; 2005 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Strong Pale Ale – SILVER; 1999 Great American Beer Festival® India Pale Ale - GOLD


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (1207) - CROATIA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle 355 ml from deli in Brooklyn. Dark orange with lacing white head. Fruit, hops, caramel in aroma. Caramel malts, fruit and nice hoppy bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Joakgust (1046) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden orange beer with a large beige head. Aroma is fruity with notes of citrus, grapefruit, tangelo, tropical fruit and caramel. Flavor is fruity with notes of citrus, grapefruit, caramel, pine needles and hop resin. Wow, very well balanced.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pcshotsauce33 (61) - Columbus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Very well balanced floral, pine, and citrus IPA. Smooth drinking with light head/sediment. Quenched my IPA thirst and delivered a subtle hop bitterness. IMO great and will return to my beer cooler again.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (4257) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle . Pours unclear, warm orange/blonde . OK white foam . Smell is malty , with a bitter sidenote . Taste is Bitter , orange / floral / grassy hops . Big malty back . I love the hopselection on this one !

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
StevieT (841) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 7, 2015
From a bottle. Pours hazy orange with minimal head, velvet smooth with subtle fruity flavours. This stuff is dangerously drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fugitive (1504) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle. Color clear golden yellow with medium white head. Aroma peach, grapefruit, malt. Taste sweetbitter, fruits, hoppy, peach.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Muggus69 (1362) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2015
355mL bottle from Beer Cartel Pale golden body, holds a dense head. Big smack of hops on the nose; pine, wood sap, leafy herbs, grass, citrus, unripe melon & tropical fruits. A touch of toasty malt in the works too. Tremendously drinkable - smooth, juicy, chewy palate, moderate carbonation - feels like an APA with IPA grunt. Offers even more on the palate - toasty, biscuity malt, a touch of caramel even, then BAM lots of hops - spicy, woody, citrusy, orange sherbert, musk stick, candied melon, other odd metaphors... Good lingering, woody sort of bitterness, but not overbearing or aggressive. Really well made stuff. Not the most crazyily hoppy thing out there, but just a class act.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wvhoran (389) - Tasmania, - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle. Hazy orange colour with a creamy white head. The aroma is very fruity (oranges, apricots). The flavour is sweet with caramel and biscuit malt, with a long final, very fruity. Very bitter. Extremely well executed.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Justa (13) - - JAN 30, 2015
Good balanced Ipa, nice mix if bitterness and malt taste and great colour, would drink again

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenriqueBraga (125) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 18, 2015
Amarelo dourado, boa espuma, brilhante. Aroma de lúpulo cítrico, abacaxi, resinoso, pinho. Corpo médio-alto, boa carbonatação. Amargor alto, persistente. Final seco, aquecedor, alcoólico. Boa cerva!


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