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RATINGS: 2567   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rcasta (849) - - AUG 17, 2008
Gracias hawie desde sta monica hasta el salvador parece una cerveza sencilla pero se complica porque es buena


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirLimpsalot (3673) - SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2016
@ Brewdog, Malmö 16-8-13: Trevlig humleton med en fin balans av gräs och frukt. Helt ok.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1986) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 20, 2016
Rating #1917 - 2015.09.24 #CraftTakesSeattle Beer 16 - Bottleshare. Pours a rich golden, small white head, minimal lacing. Aroma is grapefruity, pine, lemon rind, toffee, light pithy orange. On the palate, similar citrus and pine zest, mild resin, mild pastry dough malt. Medium bodied and extraordinarily balanced. Bitterness is solid, citrusy, refreshing, with a great bite in the finish. Phenomenal.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Swaroga (2068) - Gdańsk, POLAND - AUG 20, 2016
33cl bottle. I always find a 4/5 for a well done simple IPA. And this is definitely a nice, well balanced and easy to drink one. Typical aroma of tropical fruits with an extra mango, pomelo and some strawberry in the back. Of course some little cheese cake and muffin like malt notes. Easy going, creamy texture with soft skinny milk like mouth feel. Here also so much balance, Sweet with bitter are equally strong but more on the bitter/dry side which is ...well...balanced. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheKernOwl (171) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2016
Like a proper racer: beautiful balance + more power under bonnet than in its exhaust fumes. Nice hops (papaya, pineapple, faint mango), pine and touch of orange-y caramel. Even better body (orange-y caramel) and med-to-long finish featuring bitter hops and bready malt.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
btheise2 (13) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 4, 2016
On tap at Sweeney’s in St Paul. Very solid IPA. Drinkable and leaves the potential for a second if the night allows

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
buddybutch (47) - Nantes, FRANCE - JUL 31, 2016
Bottle. Big White head. Good orange colour. Orange, citrus, pine, medium malt. Heavy hope with medium/heavy bitterness. Very balanced beer between arôme, bitterness and alcohol. Very good beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AliceICE (4) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 28, 2016 does not count
Deep golden colour. Aroma of fruity. Nice color. Médium body Well hopped flavour Bodega Fermin

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (2280) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Tap, The Beer Grotto, Ann Arbor, MI. Medium gold. Mellow aroma. Balanced resin and sweetness. Somewhat thick. Sweet with a mild finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (6635) - Tau, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2016
RBESG 2016 in Barcelona, shared bottle at Bodega Fermin. Deep golden colour. Aroma of fruity hops and caramel. Tolerably well hopped flavour, mid between sweet and dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (874) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle from brad....solid ipa more malt then hops...citrus a little in nose and mouth...old bottle?...i will try again if found fresh...(#865)


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