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RATINGS: 2375   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


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jde123 (763) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 2, 2008
This was one hoppy IPA! Tap, great ruddy body with a thick frothy head. Aroma was somewhat sweet, though the hop extravaganza was still noticeable, followed through into the flavor. Very enjoyable, I ordered two!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nivekkcul (9) - - JUL 19, 2014 does not count
A really good IPA with a great balance between flavor and . A wonderful taste one of my top IPAs.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godzillalad (5) - - JUL 19, 2014 does not count
Sweet beer with great fresh citrus aroma and nice mouth about it... Drinking after a morning of wine tasting and the beer still holds up Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2007) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 15, 2014
This west coast IPA has a bit of a softer side. Piney, light citrus hops, light amber body with soft head, some lacing. Taste is more citrus than pine, easy on the palate, smooth, sweet and delicious. Not as "in your face" as so mmany other left coast IPAs.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2014
pours with a generous thick foam cap that is dense and lingers through session. A nice golden orange color that is clear. Citrus and pine resin can be scented in this hoppy brew. Hoppy, yes, with citrus and pine coming through with some malt character for balance. This is a full body beer with a slightly dry or bitter ending.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CJ_Pain (79) - Georgia, USA - JUL 15, 2014
One of the better west coast IPA in my opinion. Has something not quite seen in west coast and that is balance. Hops are strong but well balanced malt backbone keeps it from being one sided. Got this one fresh as was less than 10 days old on bottle stamp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1659) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden, nose is light toffee, taste is sweet passionfruit, bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaartenRF10 (1564) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
Licht troebel, licht amberkleurig. Niet al te veel aroma, wat mango en lychee. Meer smaak, fruitige hop, maar dat sneeuwt een beetje onder door iets van peper en paprika. Lekker, maar het er net iets meer van verwacht, ook gezien de 7,5% alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chicocbrandao (1) - - JUL 8, 2014 does not count
Bela cerveja, com forte toque cítrico e amargor marcante. Coloração dourada e de aparência ligeiramente turva.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
firefly765 (107) - - JUL 6, 2014
12 ounce bottle pours a cloudy yellow golden color with creamy off-white head. And lots of hot particles. Nice citrus hop aromas. Nice lasing on the glass. Very smooth tasting with a nice creamy mouth feel. Very solid IPA

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RevBFG (54) - - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine. Pours cloudy orange with fluffy white head and visible yeast. Aroma is big time piney. Taste matches with citrus and pineapple and a nice biscuity backbone. Tasty stuff. Good for summer.


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