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RATINGS: 866   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Generous amount of selected hops balance out the malty backbone of this delicious golden India Pale Ale.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sloshgator (520) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Blue Point Hoptical Illusion is you standard IPA pleasant enough for food and casual drinking. Nice moderate fresh hop aroma coming from a golden pour with ample head. Taste is floral with moderate complexity and low bitterness and a nice malt background. Hoptical Illusion is not necessarily a standout, but an enjoyable example of the style.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aggiebob (150) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle: Pours a cloudy golden orange with a small white head and a grapefruit aroma. The hops content gives it a medium high bitterness but the finish balances out with some malt content. An ok IPA but not one of my favorites.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2234) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle. Trade with Leighton. Cheers. Hazy, dark gold. Thin, messy, sticky, white head. Looks good. Grainy, toffee malts. Fusty, and a bit dank, orangey hops. Taste is biscuit sweet, then light, pithy bitter. Bit of hop oiliness on the palate. Finishes long, moderate bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (1893) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle from tderoeck. Many thanks! Amber colour, white foam. Sweet malty with notes of tropical fruit, grapefruit and pines. Light sweet, bitter finish. Good IPA

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibbjos08 (4) - USA - JAN 26, 2015 does not count
Awesome beer. Douchebag wannabe connoisseur reviews aside, this IPA tastes good and three of them will have you buzzing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (430) - - DEC 27, 2014
Clear, light amber/honey color, tall persisting mustard head. Medium body, strong flavor, avg texture, carbonation and al ihol heat, long palate. Very bitter to the end and after, dry, not well balanced. Extremely hoppy, grapefruity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2695) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
12 oz bottle from Niagara Falls Wegmans. Pours a lightly cloudy bright orange colour with smaller white head. Aroma is quite citrusy with sweet caramel and bread. Flavour is big on citrusy hops with notes of grapefruit and tangerine, with a solid, sweet maltiness that has lots of breadiness and some caramel. Modest bitterness in finish. Medium body. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatDane1632 (682) - USA - NOV 9, 2014
Rated from notes taken 2 Sep 2011 -- Strong bittering hops, more light on the aroma and flavor hops. I like it, however.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bacterial (1954) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pour at McGreevy’s in Boston. Dark amber pour with a very slight white head. Nose is malty with a bit of hops. Taste is more on the amber / malty side - some hops if you go looking for it, but tastes more like an amber. Its good, but could use another dose of hops.


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