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RATINGS: 161   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


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bytemesis (3152) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Tap. Pours clear deep amber with a small off-white head and some lacing. Aroma is so faint as to be almost undetectable. Flavor brings out some pine and caramel notes, along with light sweetness. Quite bitter from start to finish, leading me to think it was an old pour; no aroma to go with the bitterness. Again, a lightly metallic aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jethro6191 (435) - Indiana, USA - NOV 17, 2012
On tap at the pub. Pours gold with a wispy thin head. Mild citrus aroma. Malt, citrus, and grapefruit flavors. Not real hoppy for an IPA. Tastes more like an American pale ale. Medium body with medium carbonation. Somewhat thin mouthfeel with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1522) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2012 Draft at BJís Willowbrook Houston. Pours slightly hazy and light gold. Light nose of citrus hops and a bit soapy. Taste is slightly sweet with a nice hop bite. Bitter and dry end. Decent sessionable Ipa.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3753) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Amber with an average off-white head. Aroma is of light pine, orange, caramel. Taste is of orange, lemon, light bubblegum, and caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (3954) - Frisco, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Draft at Bjs in lewisville. The look is clear, decent lacing white head, and golden in color. The smell is hoppy, fruit mostly oranges, pine, caramel, and floral. The taste is candy, hops, grass, fruit, citrus, and ok.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2616) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2012
On tap at the Arlington location. Light pour with a white head. Aroma is grapefruit, zesty citrus, and a very nice sweetness. Taste is bitter, kinda spicy, too much caramel, and bready.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ration (1940) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 26, 2012
261012. Tap at BJís at Addington Texas. Pours clear copper with a small head. Aroma hops, citrus, floral notes. Citrusy taste. Medium palate. Not Bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (2543) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Average IPA at BJs pizza joint in UCLA campus in Cali yum beer baby! More on tap.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oRos (1110) - sacramento, California, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Has a golden copper color. With a small white head. Taste is hop at front with bitter dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4931) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Draft at BJs in Tucson. Clear and coppery with a layer of off white foam. Some citrus in the nose but not a lot. Light hop flavors to start. Floral and citrus. Some earth is tasted and a bit of spiciness. A bit of fruit is nice but like everything here, is not really enough. A little pepper comes in late. Light bitterness lingers. This is definitely not the best IPA I have had but it is enjoyable.


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