Bittings W.H.A.L.E.S. IPA
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
This American style IPA is packed with Summit and Columbus hops and finished with Cascades, including dry hops in fermentation. It has an intense bitter character, nice grapefruit aroma and served unfiltered to bring out all that hoppy goodness!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyW68 (1458) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Slight haze to this orange pour with white head. Aroma and taste are citrus heavy. Classic east coast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (3225) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2014
3oz sample at the brew pub. Pours a hazy amber/orange color with creamy off white head. Aroma of fresh citrus zest, oranges, and light caramel malt. Taste of of rotted citrus, soap, grapefruit skin, and lemon juice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12198) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Tap. Pours lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is meal and cereal malt, pine and citrus hops. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness with supporting malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21675) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy golden amber color. Aroma of citrus snd tropical fruit. Taste is similar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9565) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2012
On tap at J. J. Bitting. Pours a tawny amber gold with a thin white head. Soft citrus and malt on the nose, light tropical fruit and hops. Medium bodied, gritty and earthy, pungent hops early on, earthy and bold. Finishes up with more pungent hops and a nice grapefruit punch. Alcohol is well hidden here if this is actually 7.4%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Draft. Pours amber orange with white head. Nose and taste of caramel malt, bready malt and citrus rind. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rman18 (312) - Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Had this out of the cask at the brewpub. Its similar to the imperial IPA but without much of the hoppyness. Its good but I much rather the imperial.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 27, 2012
on cask-pours hazy yellow/gold with a big offwhite head. Aroma is fruit/floral, sweet light/medium malt. Taste is fruit/herbal hops, 2nd sweet light/medium malt. Crisper on tap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor (3772) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2012
On cask at the brewpub. Pours a cloudy orange with a super thick, foamy white head. Aroma of light fruits, floral hops, bready malt. Flavor is bready up front with some citrus and has a very bitter finish. A light, bitter and tasty IPA. 7/4/8/4/15 (3.8/5)

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