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RATINGS: 696   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.


leo2x4us' rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leo2x4us (65) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Th appearance is orange brown clear with medium head. The taste is lightly bitter IPA with carmel, grapefruit sweet undertones.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Lappy (16) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 29, 2014
A Brilliant American IPA. I have tried them all and this is right up there with the best, if not the best. Clean fresh and flavoursome. Highly recommended.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1440) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle at the airport. Pours a clear copper color with a lacing white head. Nice, hoppy aroma with a bitter grapefruit finish. Amazing, tart, hoppy taste. Very smooth with a little tangy fruit in there. A really good IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gkeh (186) - Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Lots of pine, grapefruit. Slight malt backbone. Full bodied, very good IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (455) - Iowa, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear copper with nice white head. Nose is pineapple and tropical. Taste has nice sweetness. Nice aftertaste. Nice IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bluegoosed (33) - - JUL 6, 2014
Flavors aren’t as deep as some of my favorite IPAs and double IPAs but still really nice citrus/grapefruit, pine, and hops. In addition, some sweetness blended in along with some bitterness on the finish which I really like. Even with an ABV 6.2 one of my favorite session IPAs because it’s somewhat easy drinking in my opinion.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (1828) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 5, 2014
bottle @ John’s Grocery / Iowa City IA --- Clear amber brown, heavy tan head cover, a curtain of lace. Aroma is an appealing citrus and malt. Taste is full-bodied toffee malt that grows in the palate, finally allowing satisfying citrus hops to wash through on the swallow. But,...when the "smoke" clears, there is the malt, lingering nicely. Good stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jimmythespoon (452) - CYPRUS - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle from pizza port. Loved jackls description of "tired" could agree more lots of malt and syrup. Tastes like it has been sitting around for too long even though the can indicates it’s fairly fresh. Only ok, wouldn’t drink again.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jackl (4385) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle from Guess Who? Bentonville. Strong caramel malt. Hot cantaloupe. Cotton candy. Flavor is slightly tangy grain, sickly apple. Strange. Strong malt character. Tastes pretty tired. Medium body, syrupy. Not great.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ipaluvr082 (51) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle from Craig MT. Translucent copper amber with caramel head. Pine fruit and citrus hops on the nose. A colorful taste with a strong hoppy pine grapefruit rind finish. Similar or the NW style, just a little more wild, almost seems like Sage in the initial bite. I like it!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dreamflower (567) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
Glass on tap, shared with northropfrye. Aroma and taste of grapefruit and honey. Delicious, hoppy, nice.


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