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RATINGS: 2369   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


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
cafgen (110) - California, USA - JUN 16, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2014 Light orange color with a three finger white head. Aroma is citrus, pine, hops and a hint of malt. Taste is pine and citrus. Bitter I’m the beginning with a balance finish. In the end, you will not taste the bitterness. A great IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CpyNPrnT (304) - Indiana, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Aroma of citrus. Taste is citrus, wet hops, sweetness, mild alcohol. Golden orange to dark orange in appearance. Great to try!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JesseJames81 (4) - - JUN 11, 2014 does not count
A nice hoppy brew. Recently re-sampled this at a local barbeque place. A great summer time ale with a refreshing and somewhat pungent flavor. Decent head retention and sticky lacing. Hop oils can be seen within its clear-hazy appearance. A good solid choice for IPA lovers.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tselloufc88 (77) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle from Petaluma Market. Cloudy orange appearance with nice big fluffy white head. Lovely citrus tropical fruits aroma. Some pine. Fruity flavour with plenty of aggressive bitterness. Big, enjoyable and refreshing. Tasty stuff that belies it’s strength.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madchemist83 (32) - USA - JUN 7, 2014
Decent beer. Danky aroma and abrupt bitter finish. Old skool IPA. Some nice fruity notes in aroma and flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fcjack1 (118) - Washington, USA - JUN 6, 2014
On tap at the Red Hot. Golden in color. Thin white head. Scent is malty and hoppy. Taste is hoppy. A little citrus. Pretty good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (7226) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle [from trade with Lothore, thanks Tyler!] @ home shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear orange color, medium sized lightly creamy white head. Aroma is malts, hops, lightly fruity. Taste malts, hops, moderately bitter, lightly fruity. Medium body and carbonation. A very solid IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (3791) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Clear golden colour with a medium sized off-white head. Smells fresh, hops, pine, some resin, fruity, nice. Tastes bitter, hops, pine, some resin, fruity, grapefruit. Great brew. Medium to full body, great carbo.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hockeybeerguy (1507) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice looking hazy golden amber/brown color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipates within less than a minute. The smell had a nice allocation of bitter piney hops to bittersweet citrus hops. It ends up allowing a decent malt background to come in as the beer warms. The taste was mainly bittersweet leaning more towards the bitter side, but lets a decent sweet citrus and slightly maltiness come in to balance nicely. There was a nice citrusy/piney sweet aftertaste and also a nice dry finish. On the palate, it sat about a light to medium with a decent sessionability running about my mouth and tongue. It had a decent sharp bitter assault on my mouth and tongue like a good AIPA should. The carbonation is harsh just as well. Overall, in my opinion, this was a great AIPA well worthy of having again.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melkart (261) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - MAY 29, 2014
You can smell and taste a lot of hop. It is not a unbalanced beer. Bitter, medium body.


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