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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   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

quiznoaz's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Light aroma, touch of pine and citrus. Flavor is malt with a nice lemony citrus, that fades to a bland bitterness that lingers a while. It starts nicely, but I donít like the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (1356) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 22, 2015
On tap at San Bruno location. Aromas of bread, decaying pine needles and slight molasses. Poured mostly clear orange with white head. Taste was assertive chewy bread malt. Faint orange and dirty forest floor. Mouthfeel was a cloying - surprisingly so for the ABV. A disappointment after enjoying the Oktoberfest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
phaleslu (7825) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Draft served in a flight at the local brewpub. Pours a somewhat cloudy gold with an off-white head that leaves a sheet of lace and a spotty film behind. Sweet and malty and grainy. Orange, macaroon, grass, and florals provide some balance, but itís all over the place. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation. The mouthfeel starts muddled, gets too sweet in the middle, and finishes with a bit of bitterness. After some good pale ales, this one is a total mess. Maybe six hops are too many.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10198) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Draft... Pours clear and amber with a small, creamy, white head. Decent retention. The aromatic standouts are piney resin and floral blossoms. Medium-bodied with zippy carbonation. The flavor is pleasantly bitter and tongue-numbing. Earthy and spicy hops in this east coast-style IPA. Finishes moderately bitter, slightly raspy and dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (2853) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Growler from Brewhub. Pours a deep clear gold. Piney earthy citrus hop aroma. Smooth clean malt with light sweetness and clean citrus hop bite. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2499) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Taster in Florence - citrus nose. Sip adds resin. Strong hop flavors and taste. Aggressive. Light body. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maddmatt639 (324) - Pacifica, California, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Light retention and light lacing. Smells of citrus, orange and pineapple. Tastes of orange peel, lemon and dry hops. Semi-bitter aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (5085) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
21st May 2015: BJís Laguna Hills outlet. Part of an eight glass flight. Amber body, thin wispy head. Bold hop front to both the nose and taste: not as bitter as the aroma suggests: mild spice and fruity flavour with a slight citrus bite in the finish: decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
By the craft book beer. Dark amber. Foamy. Hop scent. Hop flavour. Better with food, pizza tonight.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (7182) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Fruity and light spicy hops, mild bitterness, and some lighter sweet malty notes. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (8665) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/21/15] Draught at BJís Mission Valley in San Diego. Clear golden. aroma of malt, a bit of caramel and some citric/piney hops. Flavor has sweetish malt, citric and piney hops and a bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Decent.

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