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RATINGS: 2581   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (4500) - Göteborg, - DEC 22, 2012
355 ml bottle courtesy of my secret santa joeneugs. Pours hazy golden with a rather small white head that leaves a small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is slightly sweet, fruity and slightly herbal with crackers, peaches, pineapple, toffee, grapefruit rinds, apricots, alcohol, papaya, tamarind, gummi candy, mango, black currants and hints of gooseberries and passion fruit. Taste is tiny sweet, very bitter and slightly fruity with crackers, biscuits, oily pine, grapefruit juice, resin, lemon zest, lime leaves, lemon grass, freshly cut grass, yellow winegums, ripe gooseberries, black currants jam and orange peal.mMouthfeel is round, tiny watery, tiny astringent, slightly oily bitter and light to medium bodied. Finish is dry and bitter with crackers, grapefruit juice, yellow winegums, pine needles, resin, papaya, unripe pineapple and unripe gooseberries. Quite tasty...


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
joejames (478) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2016
From notes. On draft, Beer Authority, Manhattan, NYC served in a shaker glass. Pours hazy amber-gold. One finger off white head. Some retention and laces heavy to the bottom of the glass. Aroma of grapefruit and grass.Taste is bitter with a nice biscuit malt backbone. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, slightly sticky mouth feel. Finishes medium bitter. Tasting notes of grapefruit, lemon, mango, flowery, grass, biscuit, spruce and resin. I’ve had this in the past in a bottle and wasn’t as good as this pour. Very nice, easy to drink IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
themightyjag (430) - - SEP 24, 2016
355ml bottle from Brewdog shop. Small white head, nice lacing. Hazy golden amber body. Nose is pine, citrus, caramel. Flavour is grapefruit, mango, pine, caramel, lasting grassy bitterness. Light carbonation, good mouthfeel, plenty of bite. Cracking IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ardeo (158) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - SEP 24, 2016
Ma 1e IPA californienne. Belle couleur. Mouche blanche et bulles moyennes. Nez : agrumes, mangue, résineux. Goûts : superbe entrée en bouche gouleyante, douce et fraîche. Je retrouve les houblons des arômes : citron, pamplemousse, fruits tropicaux. Bel équilibre et amertume moyenne. Top beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sebilinz (1790) - Linz, AUSTRIA - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle. Dark golden cloudy body with white head. Aroma is fruity mostly grapes with some malts. Taste fruity malty with some herbs. Aftertaste is nice balanced between bitterness and sweetness. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
explosivedog (294) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 23, 2016
355ml bottle. Aroma is fresh hops and caramel. Flavour is all caramel, with some bubblegum bitterness coming through at the end. Nice, but a little one dimensional.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
budedou (807) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - SEP 21, 2016
At Maquila Bar, Sevilla. Hazy golden color, off-white to yellow head. Hoppy, bitter, cream taste. Bitter, pith aftertaste, some caramel. Medium to soft mouthfeel, high bitterness. Grassy, hoppy, pith scent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jclarke55 (29) - - SEP 19, 2016
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ericular (961) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2016
Pours a nice pale gold with lasting, chunky, off-white head leaving great lacing. Aroma is ripe fruit and juicy citrus. Taste starts with a nice play of bitter and sweet, with balanced citrus hops and caramel malts. Palate is creamy and lip smacking with a substantial body. Finishes balanced as well, with a nice finish of bready malts and bitter citrus. Super good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SeniorZozo (1265) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 13, 2016
Aroma has slightly dank and citrusy hops with some overripe tropical fruits. Taste starts slightly sweet and fruity with a more bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation. Overall it’s a classic style IPA, balanced and easy to drink.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (4000) - Radom, POLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Wg mnie jest to podwojne IPA, hardcorowe wnet. Piana srednia ale trwala do konca oblepiajac szklo. Zapach fenomenalny cytrusy, zapach miodu wielokwiatowego, swiezych drozdzowych wypiekow. Smak chmielny, oleisty, grejfruty, biszkopty, melasa. Wyglad pomaranczowy, srednio metny. Slodowe i chmielowe. Bardzo konkretne i wyraziste, alkohol spory ale zupelnie niewyczuwalny zarowno w aromacie jak i w smaku. Porzadne IPA polecam


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