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RATINGS: 708   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This big, rich IPA features Simcoe hops which give it both a fruity, piney hop nose and a clean, ringing bitterness. IN-between, the malt flavor is slightly caramel for a touch of malt sweetness. This IPA is well-balanced and very expressive with hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (4887) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Pint at Ashley’s on 5/16/14. Clear amber pour with a thin off-white head. Aroma of malt, pine and grass. Malty and grassy flavor with an earthy hop finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2613) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
12oz brown bottle. A clear orangey pour. Thick white foam on top and good looking clingy lacing. Nose has sharp grapefruit and also pine notes. Taste has a clean malt base with grapefruity hops on top. Ends dry and clean, bitterness is a bit short lasting. Body is light, ok carbonation. A decent IPA that drinks easily.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (6568) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2014
On tap at St. Augustine’s, pours a clear copper with a medium beige head. Aroma brings out some nice piney hops with a bready malt backbone. Flavour is very bready malt heavy, with almost a rye-like quality, with very moderate hoppiness. Seems more like a hoppy pale ale to me. All in all, well-balanced and drinkable, just nothing special.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (477) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark gold/amber color with a tan head. Nice citrus and pine hop aroma and taste with the bitterness nicely balanced by a malt sweetness. Great, enjoyable IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (164) - California, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle pour. Slightly cloudy golden amber in color. Decent head and good lacing. Crisp medium body. Starts sweet, but has a lingering bitter aftertaste. Well put together beer, but I don't think it it my favorite style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1398) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Pine, light fruit, and grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a bit of caramel malt. Decent balance, but more of an average IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2878) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2014
bottle. Golden with small head. Pretty standard IPA, but a little above average. Light malt body with moderate hops. Nice pine.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1048) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 19, 2014
Rating #1024- March 17, 2014 - 1oz sample, can shared with customers. Clear golden pour with a fluffy white head, decent retention. Medium carbonation, mild alcohol warmth. Smooth mouthfeel, lots of grassy, spicy hops on the palate but very well balanced, citrusy sweetness of grapefruit meets a sharp dry-hop bitterness. Solid IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartzMimic (84) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Pours a nice copper with a bit of haze. Foamy head that reduces fairly fast. Some pine, malt and floral notes on the nose. Lemon, oranges, pine with a bit of bread. Decent bitterness. Medium mouth, but oily enough that it leaves a lingering aftertaste. Nice complexity without trying too hard. Not the best IPA out there, but if wouldn’t mind having one now and again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nakedwhendrunk (2184) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance has a golden orange colored body that gave a one finger white foamy spotty head that lasted for a good half minute before slowly dieing into the body. Some nice speckled yet spotty lacing appeared and slowly slid into the body. No carbonation was seen rising in the beer. The smell has a strong floral and citrusy aroma to it with some slight maltiness trying to come out, but mostly staying subdued. The taste took these flavorings with a slight bitterness. The palate is about a medium with a decent balance between wet and dry on the tongue. This is a fairly sessionable beer. Overall, I’d be happy to buy this again.


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