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RATINGS: 2376   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
22415brewery (371) - redmond, Washington, USA - MAR 25, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours coppery golden with a touch of haze, some head that releases a strong citrus aroma which includes grapefruit, old oranges, candied dried orange peel, and a certain herbaceousness. Flavor is clean malt, some crystal, medium-light caramel. Bitterness is kept in check, well-balanced with the crystal malt sweetness. It’s funny because with so many extreme ipas out there now it’s really hard to not come back and look at this one with the same eye. Finish is fairly crisp and dry which in a way hides the 7% giving the impression of a sessionable ipa.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gbeerrater (12) - Louisiana, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Wow!! Success can be a great thing or it goes straight to the brewers head and he goes madman. Much like Stone brewery heavy Pine and extra hops however extreme citrus that lingers into extreme stomach acidity. In a taste test 4-5 strong THC bud smokers really liked this offering however those looking for for more into traditional Burton on Trent English style Pale ales might just pour this $12.99 a six pack offering down the drain in shock. The Citrus is just so strong not sure if I am drinking a Salty Dog ( Tequila and Grapefruit / IPA mix or a bad bottling? Clearly do not want a second bottle despite the alleged RAVE? Piney grapefruit juice with heavy hops . Feel like I licked a pine cone took a shot of tequila followed by sour grapefruit. Very disappointing considering all the rave. Oddly it is suggested to pair aged cheddar cheese and spicy foods with this Strong pale IPA. Best guess, post gold medal success in 2009 competitions and the branching off process from the main brewery much was lost in the transfer . Unable to keep up with demand quality sacrificed. Considering the price could pick out numerous CA Washington or Oregon offerings far better. Pass on this one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nivekkcul (10) - - JUL 19, 2014
A really good IPA with a great balance between flavor and . A wonderful taste one of my top IPAs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godzillalad (5) - - JUL 19, 2014 does not count
Sweet beer with great fresh citrus aroma and nice mouth about it... Drinking after a morning of wine tasting and the beer still holds up Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2024) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 15, 2014
This west coast IPA has a bit of a softer side. Piney, light citrus hops, light amber body with soft head, some lacing. Taste is more citrus than pine, easy on the palate, smooth, sweet and delicious. Not as "in your face" as so mmany other left coast IPAs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2014
pours with a generous thick foam cap that is dense and lingers through session. A nice golden orange color that is clear. Citrus and pine resin can be scented in this hoppy brew. Hoppy, yes, with citrus and pine coming through with some malt character for balance. This is a full body beer with a slightly dry or bitter ending.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CJ_Pain (81) - Georgia, USA - JUL 15, 2014
One of the better west coast IPA in my opinion. Has something not quite seen in west coast and that is balance. Hops are strong but well balanced malt backbone keeps it from being one sided. Got this one fresh as was less than 10 days old on bottle stamp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden, nose is light toffee, taste is sweet passionfruit, bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaartenRF10 (1566) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
Licht troebel, licht amberkleurig. Niet al te veel aroma, wat mango en lychee. Meer smaak, fruitige hop, maar dat sneeuwt een beetje onder door iets van peper en paprika. Lekker, maar het er net iets meer van verwacht, ook gezien de 7,5% alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chicocbrandao (1) - - JUL 8, 2014 does not count
Bela cerveja, com forte toque cítrico e amargor marcante. Coloração dourada e de aparência ligeiramente turva.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
firefly765 (110) - - JUL 6, 2014
12 ounce bottle pours a cloudy yellow golden color with creamy off-white head. And lots of hot particles. Nice citrus hop aromas. Nice lasing on the glass. Very smooth tasting with a nice creamy mouth feel. Very solid IPA

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