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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   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


Fratto's rating

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2803) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (4671) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4827) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
By the craft book beer. Dark amber. Foamy. Hop scent. Hop flavour. Better with food, pizza tonight.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (6709) - Newark, New Jersey, 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (7625) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thorongil2 (1540) - , Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
(tap) clear, bright amber colour with a small tan head; aroma of stewed fruit; balanced flavour with a long, medium bitter finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shot (216) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - FEB 5, 2015
On tap at BJís. Reddish brown color with thin white head. Aromas of pine and citrus. Flavor are pine, grapefruit and bready tones. Clean finish. Nice hop character. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1180) - Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Pours a clear golden with a quickly dissipating great-whitehead. Fresh apricot and a bit of candied note in the aromas. Soft mouth feel with slight carbonation. Blended tart, sweet, and bitter tastes.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Keg at BJs, Gainesville, VA. Clear amber with a thin fizzy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of citrus, resin hops and a cheesy note. The taste is citrus, candied citrus, crackery malt. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reimer96 (1463) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2014
Pours a hazy orangish copper with a frothy white head. Aroma of citrus pine, resin, grapefruit, caramel and floral esthers. Taste is caramel, sweet pale malts, pine, grapefruit, light tropical fruits and a nice smooth bitterness. Overall this was a nice ipa but it seemed a bit light for a 75 ibu ipa and being 6.5 percent. Balance was mainly good just seemed light.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (4419) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Perfumey rose and orange flavor. Clear amber, medium head. Rose perfume flavor. Resinous medium body, soft carbonation. Too perfumey.


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