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RATINGS: 733   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Draft. Deep copper color with some orange highlights. somewhat malty aroma with some resinous pine and citrus notes. fruity with a slight honey note. Pronounced bitterness with orange and pine hop flavors. Clean, bitter finish. Nice.

2.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
dwyerpg (4754) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 3, 2007
Has an excellent hop aroma. Lots of up-fromt bitterness and that’s it. Its lacy and stringent on the end. Nothing worth remembering. Finish is very very bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12096) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, grapefruit, and pine. Flavor of hops, spruce, caramel, and dill weed with a bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mrthirstyneck (341) - Minnesota, USA - APR 30, 2007
nice stuff. i like most of thier efforts and this is is up my alley. nice strong bit lingering finish nice aroma grab one today and GET SURLY

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4185) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 26, 2007
Bottle... poured a darker amber color with a nice frothy head. Aroma of earthy hops and toasty malt. Really nice, broad palate with flavors of bitter hops, sweet caramel and more hops. This is a nice brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34 (2036) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 21, 2007
Orange in colour with moderate carbonation. Strong aromas of pine, flowers, dark and rich caramel malt, and juicy sweet orange. In the mouth there’s a bit of caramel and bready malts, but the main focus is on the very piney hops. Some notes of cut grass are also apparent. Medium bodied with a nice drying finish. A bit ho-hum, but a well executed IPA nonetheless.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmcguire1969 (161) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2007
This is good stuff!!! I wasn’t sure what to expect from this brewery but was pleasantly surprised. This is a full bodied, beauty. Close your eyes and give this one a sniff and you’ll think your hiking in the forrest...this is one piney mofo!! Taste is great...good hop, malt, bitterness balance. A slight soapy after taste is the only thing that takes away from this...not sure if it’s my glass or if they left this one in the fermenter too long. There’s some suspended particles and not sure what they are so this may have been on the shelf too long.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
incutrav (577) - Woodbury, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2007
Pretty good stuff, above average ipa for sure, full hop flavor, good bite and i like the antelope on the bottle too. Cant go wrong with stuff from Big Sky

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 13, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Clear, dark, warm, amber golden with an off-white head. Lightly floral hop aroma. Medium body with some caramel notes, but otherwise completely dominated by dry and lightly fruity aroma hops leaving some bitterness. 290307

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
akaufman (16) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 12, 2007
Nice hoppy IPA. Definitely taste the pine and bitterness. It stacks up with many P NW breweries


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