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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1377) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Primarily a piny aroma. Pours an ambers with a long lasting whit head and nice lacing. A piney hops taste. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, enjoyable with my salad, but nothing to write home about. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2161) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2013
July 2012. On tap at BJís in Tukwila as part of a sampler. Copper color with a white head. A bit muted in terms of hops, but still a nice IPA and good on a warm July day.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (3555) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Draft: Poured a golden to copper color with an off white head. Aroma is light hops. Nice soft hops taste that seemed thin, but refreshing on the hot Florida day.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Panzuriel (1287) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Hopstorm pours a medium copper clear with a quarter inch head of tiny bubbles. Nose is crisp with pine hop aroma. Taste is sharp with floral hops and pine resin. Body lively. Finishes with good bitters.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tide (1680) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2013
Draught at BJs. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with caramel, citrus, grapefruit and pine. Bitter finish with grapefruit and pine. Very nice IPA.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NS56 (3) - Coppell, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2013 does not count
Itís really, really really wet and happy. Hops are good. Drinking this with Curt, he says ditto.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlihcsnatas (274) - Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Light amber brew with thin white head that didnít last. Did retain some lacing. Smells of citrus hops and tastes of grapefruit. Very strongly hopped. Left a dry feel on the toungue. Pretty good but for the extreme price tag on it not something I would want to go back for. On a side note, the waiter I got on this visit wasnít very good, the food wasnít really as good as me or my family remember it being in the past, and we was a bit let down considering the cost of it all. May have been the last BJ beer Iíll ever have.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
llcooldave (1072) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Copper orange in the glass. Fresh citrus and tropical nose. Clean toasty malt flavors with an assertive piney bitter hops that trails in the aftertaste. Overall, much better than expected.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2561) - California, USA - MAY 8, 2013
8 apr 2013, tap. Apricot, clear, steady bubbles. Nose is mild grapefruit citrus. Thin body and moderately fizzy. Grassy and faint lemon hops. Mild granola malt. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnmike (1020) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Had this one during a business lunch in Cupertino. Not too bad, but the good outdoor atmosphere enhanced the enjoyment


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