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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
theisti (3806) - Kansas, USA - OCT 15, 2013
5-6 oz mini pils flute draft at the BJs Brewhouse in Coral Springs, Florida. The pour is clear golden copper with not much of an off white head. The aroma almost nothing, just incredibly faint earthiness. The taste is a strange blend of herbal earthy bitter and a sort of a pungent vegetal. Some dank weed in the finish, though not really in the normal pleasant way. The palate is medium bodied with soft to no carbonation and the weird aftertaste. Flawed, canít imagine the perception of ďIPAĒ a newbie would get from this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2013
On tap at the Hillsboro location. Pours a clear copper color with a small white head. The aroma is fruit and resinous hops. The flavor is also quite full of sweet resin hops, caramel, a good bit of bitterness. Fits oddly, rough and not well put together, but altogether decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (3874) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Clear medium amber with a solid 2-finger head and thick streaks of lace. Clean sweet caramel malt moves smartly through the palate. Hops show very late, lasting deep into a lingering finish. A solid mid-range IPA. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rougeau13 (2514) - Richmond, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2016 Tap at BJís Sugar Land. Clear amber with a sudsy off white head. Lacing is pretty heavy. Aroma of citrus candy and caramel and bready malt. Taste is sweet in the fruity pebbles sense and nicely bitter. Medium bodied and smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (10840) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Clear orange color. Fluffy white head that stuck around for awhile. Citrus and grass hops. I wish the hops were a bit more vibrant, but its drinkable and nothing offensive to note.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndyW68 (1423) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Near clear pour with medium white head. Aroma is very hoppy citrus. Taste is citrus rind. Medium carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
JK (5632) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 8, 2013
I have to go against the grain on this beer. It is poorly mqde and not good. It does look nice with a a hazy amber color and thick lacing head. But a minimum of hop aroma or flavor combined with a light grain flavor and little else here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Evolutionary (462) - Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Tap at Tuttle Bjs. Nose is pure hop and pour is as expected. Little head here. Fairly well balanced and good hop cutting thru. Citrus notes are hiding in the back and not prominent. ---Rated via my mouth

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1601) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, 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.

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