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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 190   ABV: 6.33%
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Our latest Single Hop brew using CTZ hops. An unfiltered Pale Ale with huge grapefruit notes, a hint of caramel malts and a good bittering balance.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rproff78 (152) - - MAR 23, 2015
Very good single hop pale from bitterroot brewing. Well worth a try if you find it!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1952) - - JAN 30, 2015
Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – The beer is served a hazy golden color with one finger head of white foam. The head of the brew has a good level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave some rings of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma of the brew is heaviest of a wonderful mix of sweet citrus and fruity aromas mixed with a good deal of some more slightly dank hop smells of an herbal and pine nature. A bit of doughiness and some light notes of a floral nature are there as well, rounding out the smell. Taste – The taste begins with a mix of nice bready flavor mixed with a little bit of a citrus and pine hop flavor and just the lightest amount of a fruity taste of apple and pear. As the taste moves on, the citrus fades, but the pine grows stronger and is joined by some flavors of a slightly more earthy and herbal hop flavor. With the bit of sweet that was present upfront fading, one is left with a more dry, but rather pleasantly hoppy flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer on the slightly lighter and crisp side with a carbonation level that was average. For the IPA and crisper flavors of the beer, the feel was rather nice and matched well the drier and hoppier tastes of the brew nicely. Overall – A nice crisp Single hopped IPA. A great one to try if you have the opportunity.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Itsbeerbetch (3) - Alabama, USA - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
Great beer. Like the appearance but the taste, aroma and palate make the beer. Bitter beet with grapefruit finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrymel (1549) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Amarillo version A: Pours a misty golden tan ale with a single finger of off-white head which slowly dissipates to a thick quilt of the same. Domineering lacing, thick like a beard. S: Clean, grassy, soap suds, citrusy lemons. underlying grain bill is subtle. Nice beer. Delicious beer. T: Relatively bitter ale with sweet hopping flavors. Good, grassy flavors. Decent with well balanced tones. The hop schedule allows for good appreciation of the capacity for the hop. M: Medium with medium to high carb. Slick finish. O: Well done beer. Fun ale with capacity to allow for sessionability. I like this beer. Serving type: bottle 04-18-2011

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4119) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle. Nose immediately hits you with some floral aromas, then settles into some nice citrus elements. Taste is a little bitter, but light and quite refreshing. Hits the spot, though I think it’s slightly over carbonated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Yellow pour with a large white head. The aroma is full of big pine notes with some orange and biscuit malt. The flavor is a mix of orange, pine and grass with a low amount of bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerandhockey8 (242) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - JUL 14, 2013
On tap, sacajawea bar and grill, Three.Forks MT. Pours a copper color, thin white head. Smell is hoppy, however not overpowering. Taste is slightly bitter, light body. Ok beer here

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (4039) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 26, 2013
On draft at Montana Aleworks in Bozeman. Pours a cloudy pale gold with a fine lacy lead. Peach nose. Citrus and melon flavors. Mildly bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ostomo517 (73) - Norton Shores, Michigan, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Pours nice cloudy gold with thick rocky head. Nose is sweet hops and slight grapefruit. Palate is caramel malt upfront with some banana esters. Hops on the backend balance nicely. My first Bitter Root experience and its a damn good one!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (4128) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 8, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2013 Tap. Pours hazy gold with thin, fizzy white head; short retention and decent lacing. Aroma is grassy and floral hips, biscuit and cereal malts, lemon, oranges, and light herbs. Flavor is balanced bready malts and grassy hops with supporting light fruit esters, herbs, and light toast; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.


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