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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
BJís own handcrafted classic American-style India Pale Ale made with six hop varieties. An intense hop aroma with balanced bitterness. Now available year round.
Formerly Tempest IPA


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shot (273) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - FEB 5, 2015
On tap at BJís. Reddish brown color with thin white head. Aromas of pine and citrus. Flavor are pine, grapefruit and bready tones. Clean finish. Nice hop character. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1299) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Pours a clear golden with a quickly dissipating great-whitehead. Fresh apricot and a bit of candied note in the aromas. Soft mouth feel with slight carbonation. Blended tart, sweet, and bitter tastes.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (10703) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Keg at BJs, Gainesville, VA. Clear amber with a thin fizzy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of citrus, resin hops and a cheesy note. The taste is citrus, candied citrus, crackery malt. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reimer96 (1544) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2014
Pours a hazy orangish copper with a frothy white head. Aroma of citrus pine, resin, grapefruit, caramel and floral esthers. Taste is caramel, sweet pale malts, pine, grapefruit, light tropical fruits and a nice smooth bitterness. Overall this was a nice ipa but it seemed a bit light for a 75 ibu ipa and being 6.5 percent. Balance was mainly good just seemed light.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (4689) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Perfumey rose and orange flavor. Clear amber, medium head. Rose perfume flavor. Resinous medium body, soft carbonation. Too perfumey.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (8128) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
Draft - Sweet caramel and hops. Clear gold with almost no head. Bitter and sweet with orange and some really odd notes. Smells ok, but tastes pretty poor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2653) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2014
I didnít like this IPA as much as the pale ale. Reddish amber with a thin head. Hops were fruity, a bit tropical. Fairly sweeter caramel and fruit flavors with understated hops. Peppery persimmon is the most I got out of it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bule (1280) - California, USA - DEC 13, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a yellow amber color with a bit of head. Mild hop flavors with a bit of harsh bitterness.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miyauchi38 (773) - chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 10, 2014
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillRunForBeer (1519) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Draft at BJs Summerlin. Pours Amber with a clingy beige head. Aroma of caramel, brown bread, pine. Flavor is caramel sweetness overrun by pine bitter.


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