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RATINGS: 298   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Our organic IPA uses Tomahawk, Cascade, and Centennial hops for a rustic, rough-hewn hop character that pairs great with food or relaxing among friends. Prominent citrus and pine aromas and bitterness that is not over the top balances this medium bodied copper-colored brew.
2010 vintage 6.0% abv


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kinz (3365) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 21, 2006
I rather enjoyed this. Amber, touch of reddish in the color, decent head fades. Aroma is slightly roasty and a bit of herbal hops. Malt focused but not sweet, flavors of toffee and roast. Herbal, bitter hop finish. Tasty, I liked this, particularly as a change of pace. English sensibility with American hopping rates.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5552) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JAN 15, 2006
As an APA, I’d probably rate this higher. As an IPA, well, it comes across as an APA. Dark orange with a creamy off-white head, it has a sturdy caramel aroma with gentle grapefruit and floral hops. Medium bodied. The flavor is caramel with a touch of butterscotch, the hop bitterness clearly playing a back-up role. Light bitter finish that ends abruptly.

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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JAN 14, 2006
Thanks to elnadeau for sharing This is a very bitter and dry IPA. it not bad, but not great.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pailhead (5097) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JAN 10, 2006
Bottle: Lots of caramel and toffee in the aroma with hints of floral hops. Pours a mostly transparent amber with a minimal yellowish-white head. Caramel and toffee up front with a pretty big floral hopped finish that lingers for a little in the aftertaste. Slightly metallic in the finish as well.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8239) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 8, 2006
12oz bottle. Rusty brown clear appearance, tin, toast and nuts in the nose with a metallic hop note. Earthy, gritty, peat-like grassy hop flavor with more nuts and bread crust. Weird, not exactly flavorful or enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 23, 2005
Pours a medium amber color. Aromas of citrus hops, sweet malts, and a hint of spice. Flavor of grapefruit, grass, and caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 23, 2005
Caramel malt aroma stands out. Dark orange with a large and firm white head. Tastes like a super hoppy amber ale..lots of malty caramel flavors followed by a smack of hops int he finish. Not very well integrated flavor wise, but drinkable enough.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlabastorJones (808) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 5, 2005
citrusy yellow head, lacey brown body, strong alc. flavor sweet, syrupy, barley wine-ish, sprucey and well roasted not unlike a deliciouse sandwich eaten in haste and deeply regreted because of a scraped throat

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrunkenWeasel (224) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 22, 2005
Acceptable. Mahogany colored with a thing white head. Smells slightly hoppy. Taste is hoppy with some weird sweet flavor that I can’t place. Aftertaste is rather bland.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
IndianaRed (2606) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 22, 2005
Bottle Pours a clear mahogany with a dingy coloered fairly lasting head. Sweet maly arom with caramel and fresh cut wood. Quite bitter flavor citrusy and piney. The bitternes lasts well into the long lingering aftertaste. Very soft carbonation and a moderate feel.Fairly "green" grassy and woody. I don’t pick up on such an obviouse sweetness, but I stil am not to high on this one.


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