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RATINGS: 2471   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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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
spacemonster (88) - Igo, California, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Beautiful beer, orange/apache red with a nice 1 1/2 finger head. Smells very nice. Hops are rught up front. Bit of orange zest and pineapple. Taste is wonderful. This bottle is fresh. Big waves of citrus, piney notes with a dash of spiciness that really makes this a great beer for the price. Nice finish, dry and smooth, Love this.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
chriszfat (33) - Lake stevens, Washington, USA - SEP 2, 2015
Pours hazy golden with good head from a bomber. Smell is wonderful and bit on the strong side. Drinks little heavier than some with good solid flavor and finishes hoppy and medium bitterness. Like it.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gonzin (30) - ARGENTINA - SEP 2, 2015
Probada en Trading Post, Lower Manhattan, New York. Aroma floral y cítrico. Sabor floral, algo picante. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (1343) - GREECE - AUG 29, 2015
355ml bottle. Hazy golden orange color with white to off white head. Hoppy and malty aroma, citrusy fruity, grapefruit, pine, juniper, caramel. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Crystal clear orange with pure white head and great bubbles. Hoppy grassy aroma. Flavor and taste of hops and pine and lighter side of malts. Very very good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bnokk (286) - Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2015
APPEARANCE- beauty. NOSE- great hop balance. one of my favs out there. FLAVOR- see nose.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopmaestro (661) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2015
Aroma is mature malt, peachy and sexy hops with grapefruit. Taste is a bit maltier than I expected, but the hops come along nicely and sort of drag out all the juice in this one. Long and lingering bitterness. Superb IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
coachd (341) - Missouri, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Aroma is outstanding. Grapefruit and tangerine zest, slight pine needles and some malt sweetness, but the hops still get to be the star. Hazy light orange color with a snow white fluffy head that lingers for a long time and leaves a lot of lacing. The taste hits you with a surprising amount of sweetness, but that only lasts for a moment. After that, you get a sharp rush of pine and citrus hop bitterness that fades away just in time for you to take another sip. Very refreshing and very well done. Great full palate; one of the only IPAs I have had that coats the mouth. Excellent IPA. How could anyone not like this beer?

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Carlos87 (27) - - JUL 11, 2015
Pours a nice thick head with a malty nose. Great body body with a hoppy malt finish. A great brew! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rollinsr (504) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUL 9, 2015
Pours clear light Amber with a finger of creamy white head. Aroma is sweet and pungent starburst citrus. Flavor is clean and crisp but slightly muted, which is definitely not a bad thing. There is a lot of complexity packed into a very quick punch that simply invites the drinker to keep drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (1132) - Garching, Bavaria, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2015
Copper color with small stable white head. Grapefruity, resinous, classic West Coast IPA. Soft carbonation. A good one, but around here, the IPAs just blend together - everything is good!


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