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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   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


WesIRS's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WesIRS (4) - Alta Loma, California, USA - JAN 17, 2011
On draught at Bjs Rancho. Poured a dark hazy golden color with tiny white head. Aroma was very piney. Taste was somewhat bitter with nice malt balance. I was very surprised by this one for a BJs brew.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (2003) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2016
On tap at BJís Restaurant & Brewhouse (Short Pump, VA). Citrusy aromas, herbaceous, grassy. Clear orange with a mostly lasting white head. Dry, zesty. Light-medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (5500) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Dark orange draft pour at BJs in Salinas. Malty and hoppy flavor. Pine and citrus. Not bad

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5651) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2016
4-5 oz pour on draft at BJís (Gainesville, VA location) with a Mustang Sally yelling DCLawyer. Clear golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of citrus, floral notes, pine. Tastes of citrus, tropical fruit, floral notes, light pine. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1490) - ENGLAND - APR 15, 2016
On draught. Dry, hoppy and good. Flavoursome, but Iím not sure its one for a session.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6532) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2016
Sampled on draft at the Frederick MD location this beer poured a hazy dark golden-peach color with a huge foamy white head that left excellent lacing. The aroma was tart with lemon and grapefruit elements. The flavor was tobacco, sour caramel, grapefruit and cactus. Long finish. Medium body. Ok.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
paintedmaple (671) - Peopleís Republic of Bloomington, Indiana, USA - FEB 24, 2016
No "hop storm" here...just a beer that might be considered average if you were dying of thirst. No need to bother with this one again.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
desurfer (1278) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Draft. Mildly hoppy but with a real off-putting soapy/chemical taste. Bad sample or just not good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (17283) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2015
Draught at BJ:s Restaurant and Brewhouse, Brea. Clear golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite/yellowish head. Fruity hop aroma, grassy, peach, pine, some caramel. Hoppy grape and pine flavor, peach, grassy bitterness, oranges, caramel, someone apples. Quite ok.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (2579) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2015
On tap in Kentucky. Pours golden Amber, major haze, think off white head that is silly. Minimal nose. Taste is massive tropical... Pineapple, oranges, mango. Slight bitterness. Light body.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aggiebob (665) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Draft It poured a cloudy orange with a white head. Aroma was hoppy with flavors of grapefruit and pine. Very good.


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