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RATINGS: 2452   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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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blackbarrel (116) - new york, New York, USA - SEP 23, 2007
Bright clear color,well balanced froth. Just lots o’ hops,with shades of more hops. Did I mention the hops? Excellant IPSA. At Whole foods, columbus circle.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartzluke (110) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 1, 2015
12 oz pour from refrigerated bomber into shaker pint. Moderate white head that quickly dissipates. Very hazy and light golden. Nose is carmelly, a little malty, citrus. Medium bodied. Taste is fairly sweet-- lots fruity orange. Solid IPA, though the aftertaste is a bit off.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1137) - New York City, TURKEY - APR 29, 2015
Draught @ Beer Republic. Rich yellow with medium sized foamy white head, grassy hops aroma, medium carbonation, slightly sweet hoppy taste, medium finish. Quite balanced and well.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2494) - New York, USA - APR 25, 2015
Had this so many times I forgot to rate. The first I remember distinctly was at dba in the East Village circa 2000 with, alex, alex, Tim Dave etc. Tasted like a razor blade of hops. 15 years later it’s a juicy well balanced ipa out of a bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AAEA (181) - California, USA - APR 20, 2015
12 FL OZ ($12.31 6 pack) Pretty good IPA, passed on this one many times as I didn’t find the box very appealing. having had everything else I was left with trying this. glad I did as this was a fairly good IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (306) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2015
Golden orange, fairly clear. Reasonable amount of light tan head. Light citrus, pine. Good amount of biscuity malt. Decent amount of bitterness, though far from overpowering. Malt sweetness lingers. Medium body, cleaner, though alcohol is fairly upfront. Pretty darn good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EcnarM (112) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - APR 15, 2015
Big expectations but they were not fully achieved. Didn't seem as well balanced as a 7-8% IPA should be, too boozy on the nose and palate. Overpowered the hops too much. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adasko (807) - Poznan, POLAND - APR 13, 2015
Widely available, really good, easy drinking IPA. It’s not overdone in any way. Nice beer!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ffbot (18) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 13, 2015
This is a great IPA. When you pour it, nice heavy head that leaves proper lacing on a glass and lasts for quite a while. Dark, amber coloring with light carbonation and wonderful aroma. Taste is hoppy, deep, nice aftertaste. Caramel, bread, chocolate. Definitely a must-drink beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
growler6 (35) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 10, 2015
The faint floral scent compliments the more potent orange and rosemary aromas. Just enough toffee and stone fruit to make this a very drinkable IPA. This is still one of my favorites and never disappoints. $6.00; this is the best value bomber for an IPA I know of. Same goes for the Bear Republic stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (1365) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 10, 2015
Draft at Eureka. Not much to say about this that hasn’t been said already. A classic that today leaves me cold. Solid, nice pine/citrus combo, but so many others out there like this now it just seems like all the rest -- well-constructed, but nothing that makes me want to get a 6-pack.


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