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


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackfrost9p (338) - California, USA - APR 15, 2012
Not much to this IPA. Very drinkable and smooth, but seems to be missing some of the characteristic IPA notes.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Syzzer (616) - Oregon, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Not great. It’s ok with a yeasty cereal body but bitter finish. Not much hops detected other than the bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dodgrblu (677) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Bottle from Cortis Bros. Nice golden color, no head, no fizziness or mouthfeel. Very little hoppiness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mnurda (1193) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 12, 2012
Bottled sample. Beautiful IPA. Super fresh tasting. Absolutely loved it Can t wait to get some more

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
crhensel (138) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2012
(12 oz bottle into pint class) Poured a light coppery with a very small off white head. The nose had some slight citrus notes and a bit of pine. It has a smooth mouthfeel but the bitterness of the hops was a little overwhelming at first. Allowing to warm mellowed it a bit, but this is a very average IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - NOV 8, 2011
bottle from the distro 2/24/11. golden with a small ow head. it smells like carrots mixed with caramel, spice, lemon and sugar cookies. the flavor is the same only sweeter than hoppy even though it has a dry odd hoppiness in there. 5.5/3/5/3/12

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2011
Overall, not bad, I’ve had worse IPA (anything from Flying Fish), but lacks that hoppy bite flavor, and bitterness. Maybe the “organic” touch lacks this flavor, but this beer was thin, somewhat watered down. Again, a decent beer, not sure this should be in an IPA category. I know the description says "not over the top", but, at least get near the top.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
properhops (88) - - OCT 12, 2011
Video review at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUIRkVbTh08

Appearance: Golden-amber, 1-finger head dissipates to layering, above-average lacing

Smell: Fresh pine sap, floral notes, hint of blackberry + carmel malts

Taste: Medium body, fresh pine sap, grapefruit, stainless steel sweetness, light hop astringency + carmel malts, strawberry + blackberry finish, orange candy residual, medium carbonation, drinkable

Pairings: Thai food

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (8541) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 18, 2011
12oz bottle, reviewed from notes from 9/16/2011. Clear, yellowish orange color. Thin white head. Rows of lace. Nice, light, sessionable, savory hop taste. Not as bitter or dry as the usual IPA but still good. Somehow tastes organic. Kind of a leafy herb aroma, something savory.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JaBier (5485) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2011
Bottle sample at the organic beer tasting at Blacklick Wine & Spirits on 8/18/11. Pours a clear amber with a thin off-white head. Sweet malt nose with notes of berry, citrus and dankness. Malty and watery flavor with grassy hops.


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