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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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Brewed to drink long winter sessions of our favorite card game. Extensive dry hopping combined with a formidable malt bill creates the hoppiest beer in Redwood County!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 26, 2013
Bottled. A pale golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw and malt, leading to a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 26, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild peachy and light grapefruity. Mild citric and light peachy. Bitter and herbal. Citrusy and peachy dry finish.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
adnielsen (9478) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Bottle @ home, courtesy of hasselHOFF. Thanks Kyle! Pours quite hazy reddish orange appearance with no head. Caramel, dark bread, somewhat citrusy, a bit spicy aroma. Goopy, sweet caramel malty, orange candy, boozy flavor. Honestly, makes me gag. Not good.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
baumanj (9) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - MAR 5, 2013 does not count
BITTER - too much so. Not very enjoyable on it's own - needs a formidable pairing to match this bitter hop-filled ale. Not any sweetness to speak of - tart with a bitter beginning and finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnmike (1047) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle pour. Decent beer here that doesn’t quite have as much hop profile as the marketing would have you believe.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
StouterRick (32) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Rate beer calls this an American APA, Beer Advocate calls this as an American IPA: I think it’s more of a Belgian IPA. There has to be Belgian yeast in this, even though no one has mentioned that in the reviews that I have read. I think this is a well brewed beer, and fairly well balanced but I’m not that big on Belgian IPA’s,, especially when the wild yeast and hop bitterness dominate the after taste!. I certainly won’t buy this beer again, even if I find it for $5.99, for a six pack, again

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (1960) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours unclear dark amber with a tight foamy off white head that fades to a film and slight lacing. Aroma is sweet caramel malt and earthy light hops. Taste has subtle bitter earthy hops and slight herbal qualities along with caramel malt and light spice. Palate is medium gritty and chalky. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kjohns (131) - North Dakota, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Clear amber pour with a very small off-white head. Piney hop aroma with some very light licorice notes. Taste is a blend of citrus hops and sweet malt with a faint smoky taste. Hides the ABV quite well. Pretty decent APA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Light to no head. No lacing. Hoppy and bitter but somewhat balanced. Like this brewery but this is not one of their best

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wilnatp (622) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Tap. Dark orange pour. Aroma of citrus hops and caramel. Taste overwhelming malts.


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