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RATINGS: 299   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BucannonXC5 (1082) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Type: 12-oz. bottle Glass: Plastic cup at a Motel 6 Price: $10.49 for the 6-pack Misc.: Drinking out of a plastic cup in a Motel 6 might hurt the ratings Misc.: Had on Dec. 24, 2012 Caramel orange with 2-3 fingers of frothy white head. Thick white lacing on the sides with good retention on the top. Smelled wet Cascade hops, caramel, tangerine and orange. Tasted similar to the nose. Wet, icy Cascade hops. Also sharp citrus hops (orange and tangerine). Bitter finish. Light body. Creamy texture. Lively (above average) carbonation. Bitter, but loner finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (3934) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle: Poured a coppery toilet brown color with a white head. Aroma is grapefruit and hops. Taste was gritty metal and hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Bomber from Whole Foods. Clear, orange pour with a persistent, medium white head leaving heavy lace. Nose is pine and some citrus. Medium-light body with moderate, fine carbonation. Some pine, toast, not much else going on. This reminds me of the organic IPAs of several years ago: lightweight, lacking flavor and complexity, and overall rather unexciting. Skip it and try one of the other, much better, Bison ales.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bytemesis (4599) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Tap. Pours hazy orange with a large white head and decent lacing. Aroma is pine, grass and caramel. Flavor is pine, bread, metallic notes with a light bitter metallic finish. Not a good example of the style; muddled and unbalanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (3266) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 9, 2012
12oz bottle. clean golden brown, mild head. Rich malty ipa, hops are just underbalanced. whiff of metallic malts, bittering finish. Ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mansquito (4101) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Total Wine, Chantilly 12oz ($2): Pours an amber color with an off-white head. Aroma is light citrus hops and plenty of malts. I found this to be a bland and somewhat unbalanced IPA. Beers like this are utterly forgettable to me. Itís organic... so... yeah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange with a small off-white head. Light, slightly fruity aroma. Moderately sweet caramel flavor with some light grapefruit hop notes. Dry and grassy finish. A weak and rough hop profile overshadowed by the caramel malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UnDecaf (106) - Mountain View, California, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Very thin and light for an IPA. Has an unusual spiciness to it but not much bitterness. Definitely not a very traditional IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5117) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Amber in color, clear with a thin head. Nice hops cascade aroma and floral with a bite of fruit. Nice Malt backing citrus flavors and cascade hops flavors come out nicely. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2012
Originally reviewed: 6/8/10. 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a clear orange with a thick white head. Great sticky lace. Scents of floral tones, mild citrus, and whiffs of pine on the back end. The mouth is crisp and clean. Flavors of tart citrus, with a bit of a charred aftertaste. Mildly bitter. Some faint sweetness noted. This is not a bad IPA by any means. Itís not the best, or what I was exactly looking for in this style, but still good. Easily drinkable. Could be an easy crossover IPA for the inquisitive.

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