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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Brewed as a medium India Pale Ale, this full-flavored moderately hopped beer has the strongest hop character of our ales. Made for hopheads and new beer aficionados. The grist composition is 94% Pale malt, with the remaining grain bill consisting of carastan malts. The finishing Mt. Hood hop addition in the whirlpool gives this beer a good hop character without becoming excessively bitter. The beer is fined instead of filtered so the hop character is not stripped away.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sickboy79 (66) - USA - NOV 11, 2011
Very nice IPA. Almost some red ale notes in there - some of that caramel malt on the start with a nice mouthful of hops. Sweet citrus finish. One of my favs from The Ram! Recommended if you go!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Homer321 (4318) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2016
draft at source. Hazy orange to light red pour with no head. Nose is a mix of caramel and light citrus. Taste is bordering on bread crust and toast with a moderate to strong bitterness. Watery mouthfeel and underwhelming hop flavor. A thin flat malt presence and an astringent pressed hop taste. Ehh

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ahuth (339) - - JUL 10, 2016
Draft. Hardly no smell. Palate is watery and wet and not a full body. The hops arenít very strong. What I can taste is citra mostly gratefruit taste. Poor ipa

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (4029) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Firkin offering at Alefort. grapefruit added to this, making it much more citrusy. However, I didnít think the fruit complemented the malt bill, making for a confused palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mintzmeet (447) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 15, 2016
1.1 Light chestnut color. Oily fine bubbled head. Slight mahoganyesque taste, nutty in that way. Almost like a light amber overhopped. Citrusy (spicy like grapefruit) hops complimented by a nice touch of alcohol in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5781) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 26, 2015
Sampled at Ram-Rosemont, 10/26/15. Citrus and a bit of pine. Caramel notes. Rye bread. Medium bodied. Decent feel. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3886) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2015
RAM Restaurant. Opaque red copper, white lacing foam ring. Hoppy aroma, bitter taste, initial sweet, changing quickly into bitterness. Lasting taste. (Chicago 201510)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (14678) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 26, 2015
On tap at Big Horn U District, pours a cloudy dirty amber with a small white head. Nose brings out lots of dank resinous hops, some herbal hops, and bready caramel. Flavour is a bit disjointed, with stale bready caramel malt and resinous hops. The balance isnít quite right, as there seem to be some strange flavours in here. Not a big fan, but itís not a disaster.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 28, 2015
On tap @ Ram - Kent. Amber in color with some off-white foam. Probably their best beer, at least of the regular lineup. Thereís a lot of pine and citrus rind character along with some bread and toast. Definitely more caramel than Iíd like, though. Pretty floral and slightly grassy, too. Decent enough bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
rolfc81 (145) - - APR 19, 2015
On tap after Ikea in Schaumburg. Decent IPA but not my favorite......................

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (12923) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 21, 2015
Draft - Pine and grapefruit. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Tropical fruit and grapefruit with a nice balanced bitterness. Very nice and fruity.

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