Belching Beaver Hop Highway IPA
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Named after California’s Highway 78, this India Pale Ale was brewed in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the city of Vista. With plenty of Galaxy, Falconer’s Flight, Southern Cross and just a tad bit of Nelson hops, our latest IPA is truly sessionable. Aroma’s include grapefruit, passionfruit, and citrus.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
carboloader (673) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Dank hops and a whole lotta citrus. Orange, grapefruit, pineapple. A classic West Coast (San Diego) style IPA to me. Less pine and more citrus than some of its brethren.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3243) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 14, 2014
22 oz. bottle from Perry’s. It pours a golden color with a lasting off white head. The aroma is a bit spicy and piney at first sniff, but more tropical mango, passionfruit and grapefruit comes out as it warms. The flavor is the same. Lots of passionfruit, grapefruit and spice and pine in the finish. Solid malt backbone is more toasted than caramel. Overall, a very solid IPA with lots of nice hop complexity. A touch too malty for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (4996) - Olympia, Washington, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Amber in color, clear with a thin head. Super IPA flavor and finish. Very nice IPA. I was impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3169) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
Belle tunique jaune qui s’embrouille légèrement. La grosse tête blanche se frotte longuement sur la paroi de mon verre droit. Les arômes de cette bière achetée en ligne révèle une bonne fraîcheur houblonnée. Les parfums de conifères et de notes citronnées se combinent pour être agréables. Les céréales sont pâles et assez sèches donc très peu sucrées. Au goût, le pin ou l’épinette ou le sapin de Douglas rendent la chose assez verte. La partie fruitée est exclusivement fabriquée par le citron. En bouche, le liquide est ferme, pétillant, pour les grandes soifs. En fin de parcours, l’amertume se révèle être de moyenne densité et de longueur convenable. Une IPA qui ne casse pas la baraque mais plaisante à tous les niveaux.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5888) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2014
bottle, yellow orange medium bodied pour, notes of grapefruit, pine & citrus zest. medium bitterness. decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skmikeg (900) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Pours a hazy golden orange with a two finger white head which fades to nice lacing. Aroma is of citrus (grapefruit and orange), tropical fruits (pineapple, mango, and passion fruit), light dankness, white grapes, sweet malts, and some dry caramel malt. Taste is citrus (grapefruit and orange), tropical fruits (passion fruit and pineapple), white grapes, sweet malts, and some light caramel. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi-moderately bitter, semi dry, medium-long, refreshing finish. Overall, a tasty, refreshing, and drinkable IPA which in pretty impressive considering the over 7 % abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10935) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 14, 2014
On tap @ Blue Palms. Slightly hazed pale golden pour with a white head. Nose has some fruity pebbles and pineapple, as well as orange and a hint of grapefruit. Somewhat grassy on the finish. Bitter pine and grapefruit peel on the palate. Lots of fruity pebbles and pineapple juice. A little bit astringent and grassy as it warms.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3318) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle; poured a dark gold to amber color. Aroma of grapefruit, BO, earth and pine. Flavor was less pungent, but probably better. Hops linger. Grapefruit and funk. Easy to drink

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6498) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours dark copper with a thick beige head and a citrus aroma. There is a dry caramel malt flavor with a nice hop profile.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dhunter151 (546) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - FEB 14, 2014
22oz bottle. Pours amber with a white head. Grapefruit, pine, citrus. Pretty solid. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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