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RATINGS: 2411   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   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


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
winto (33) - Washington, USA - SEP 5, 2014
nose: super dank. fruit on the border of spoilage, nail polish, sharp hops. palate: it’s aliiive! damn, that is an intense brew. i’m getting very complex, sharp, intense grapefruity hops initially, followed by pineaple juice with white pepper. texture is almost belgian, yeast definitely asserts itself. very spicy on the back end like weed but no bitterness which is almost unheard of.. i dont really like it, but i imagine certain peeps will go nuts for this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RafeAU (200) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - SEP 2, 2014
I don’t remember the nitty gritty aromas etc. What I do remember is that this was a very nice IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mtdewa1 (351) - rome, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Darker gold pour. Small white head. Aroma is citrusy, floral, grapefruit and spice. Taste is grapefruit, bitter orange and hops. Some floral and malt backbone. Very good smooth and well balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
waiake (201) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 28, 2014
strong hoppy aroma & luvly frothy head, the taste is bitter, malty & rather hoppy, all works together well

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElCapitan22 (139) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Pours a delightful gold color and has great lacing. Tastes slightly bitter and hop heavy with a nice after taste. A solidly crisp IPA that is more a session IPA than a memorable one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4606) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle from Phil shared with McTapps. Classic and classy one with decent hops and some floral moments. Accompanied by some herbs and spices. Mild and balanced ending. Fine one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (4606) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle from trade with Phil - many thanks! Pours out in a golden-amber colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of fresh hops and spruce. Taste of fresh hops, coriander, thyme, pine, spruce, citrus fruits and mild spices. Nice balanced bitterness with a quaffable finish. Enjoyed it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (2370) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Opaque orange off white lacing foam. Good bitter aroma and likewise taste, nothing else there, some floral notes. Nice aftertaste. (Houston 201408)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
iRavali (41) - Delaware, USA - AUG 15, 2014
This is a classic IPA. Nice, full bodied with American hops and maltyness to finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brigg (521) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 14, 2014
(On tap at Penn Commons) Hazy orange body, thin white head. Sweet fruity aroma with pine and citrus. Medium body, a bit chewy. Noticeable alcohol; bright, acidic; citrus zest, strong bitterness; mostly dry but sweet aftertaste.


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