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RATINGS: 894   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Generous amount of selected hops balance out the malty backbone of this delicious golden India Pale Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
samsmith33 (772) - - MAR 28, 2015
UPDATED: APR 4, 2015 Bottle Complements of Mike Fanning . baseball draft.Good beer.Taste is Hops, citrus, grassy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (981) - New York, USA - MAR 15, 2015
On tap at White Oak Tavern, NY. Pours ruby golden color, cream colored head. Aroma is citrus heavy hops. Flavor is citrus, malts, a little tame compared to the Aroma. Not unpleasant but I wished the taste equaled the Aroma. Grapefruit, orange peel. Mild malt backbone. Medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Augdraught1981 (258) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - MAR 8, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2015 Very bubbly orange pour with a thin soapy head. Fairly generic aroma & bitterness, but pleasant, pale ale like drinkability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
geologyguy (1220) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Hoppy mango aroma, that is quite good, cloudy appearance, taste isn’t too hoppy but it is prominent, smooth taste, slightly sweet finishes only slightly bitter

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gualtieritony (8) - - MAR 2, 2015 does not count
Sorry but I really don't care for this beer at all. I like IPAs. But this is not hoppy and is thin through out. Lacing is nice. Color is fine. A little citrus but that's about it for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tekstr1der (336) - New Hampshire, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Slightly hazy orangish pour with thin white head. Aroma of herbs not to my liking. Strong bitter hop flavor has very little balance. Dry back-of-throught finish. Not interested in having another.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fooj (35) - Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2015
A nice dark deep amber color. Floral hoppy aroma. Very upfront hoppy flavor, with a sort of spicy/hoppy end of the mouth taste feel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (7587) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 20, 2015
27/I/15 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle from a trade @ home - BB: n/a (2015-113) Thanks to Leighton for the trade!

Clear deep orange beer, small creamy off-white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet malts, lots of ripe mango, some exotic fruits, honey, bit of caramel. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet start, malty, caramel, some citrus, very fruity, passion fruits, some pineapple. Aftertaste: sweet, bit sugary, caramel, honey, sweet ripe mango, nice bitterness, some pineapple. Enjoyed this very much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sloshgator (654) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aggiebob (588) - 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.

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