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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
A strong pale ale, highly hopped, but still balanced.

NICU's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NICU (12) - Oregon, USA - MAR 27, 2007
Bottle purchased at By the Bottle in Vancouver, WA. Pretty tasty stuff, but the slight diacetyl (sp?) tinge kept growing as the beer warmed and left me with a slippery feeling in my mouth that I dont enjoy. The aroma was great and the appearance was clean, bright, and golden, but I had to ding it on the flavor and palate because of the diacetyl. Next time Im in Bellingham Ill certainly try it on tap, but Ill be hesitant to buy bottles again unless I know theyre fresh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
78samh (231) - Olympia, Washington, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Growler pours clear amber with a foamy head. Pine aroma. Dank hop taste. Long bitter finish. OK IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1763) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Tap @ Virginia Inn Tavern: Gold color with white head. Musty wet hop aroma with a musty, solid hoppy flavor. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3571) - California, USA - JUL 20, 2015
20 July 2015, tap at Boundary Bay. yellow, clear, some steady bubbles. nose is sharp pine and lemon rind citrus. med body and mildly fizzy. lemon rind, smarties candy, some lightly toasted malt, mildly sweet, moderate bitter finish. nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nealblind (1292) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUL 7, 2015
dark gold pour. Aroma pine. tastes juniper sturdy malt bill. slight resin to palate. NondeScript IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3608) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2015
22 oz bottle. Honey brown with bone foam. Nose is orange, pineapple, light musk and toffee. Medium body with a buzz finishing resiny. Taste is orange banana, pine and grapefruit peel. Solid for the style. The sweet banana notes draw me in for another sip. Id love to try the imperial version.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (8010) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours orange copper with a modest off-white head and a citrus aroma. There is a hearty pale malt flavor with lots of grapefruit-like hop bitterness. Very thick flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12968) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours hazy orange copper with a white head. Aroma of cooked peach and pine? Near full bodied. Flavor is frui, floral, resin and somewhat roasty malt. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chuckstout (327) - Washington, USA - DEC 27, 2014
This was a tasty IPA, nice hop character and really good mouthfeel. With strong, but balanced bitterness. I enjoyed this one

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (1764) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Draft pour at Beer Authority. Pours a thick, cloudy copper color with a fading, head. Hop front aroma. Initially sweet malt flavor with a long transition to a bitter hop finish. Maybe a bit too bitter, if your preference is anything like mine. A pretty standard IPA here. Good overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5613) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Gold pour with creamy white head. Aroma is caramel malt, bread, and citrus hops. Sweet malt and sweet floral hops on the flavor. Medium bodied with ok carbonation, and a good floral/citrus bitter. very ok beer

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