Buckeye Amarillo IPA
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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kaospunk (8) - seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2004 does not count
Tried a sample of this and brought home a growler. This is simply an amazing beer. Beautiful complexion and wonderful nose. This beer is just sticky with amarillo hop. That really comes through in the citrus notes of this beer and busts with grapefruit and lemon. Get as much of this as you can. :)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beergodz (4) - Seven Hills, Ohio, USA - DEC 12, 2006 does not count
Though not always consistent, when they get this right, it’s the king of their fine line of pale ales

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ardrum (2) - Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2007 does not count
Wow. What can I say? I was surprised by this one. Amazing palate, long-lasting flavor, and great balance.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
krautdog (15) - Gimmelstümph, GERMANY - MAR 17, 2008
Tried this on tap at The Buckeye beerengine. It’s a very well done IPA. The Amarillo hops really stand out, it has an almost grapefruit aroma with a good balance between bitter/malty. It is a fairly light colored brew that’s smooth and refreshing, I had a couple of these to wash down the bottlecaps (fried Jalapeño slices) this is a very well balanced IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
deprogram (115) - Renton, Washington, USA - OCT 28, 2003
16 oz. draft Very impressive, simply the sweetest, most delicate IPA I have ever tasted. Scent is clover-sweet and floral, appearance rather unassuming but properly colored. Palate light, very gently hopped for an IPA, which allows the fantastic array of flavors to come through. Plenty of citrus tending toward oranges, of course, but notes of sweeter fruit as well, sun-ripened apples, lightly fermented...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2005
On tap at the brewery. Translucent copper with a thin, jiggling grey head. Aroma of caramel, cedar and cherry crisp join a continuously wafting dry hopped profile. Simply excellent, sweet and bitter. Citrusy pineapples and grapefruit are out of the gate first. Caramel sweetness, some pine needles and grass stains make this everything an IPA can be. Quite possibly the best balanced IPA I’ve had the pleasure of meeting. I simply loved it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tfcjenn (30) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2003
this is a subtle ipa. medium bodied amber with a creamy white head. hoppy nose followed by a very small bitter factor. it balances itself out beautifully. garin outdid himself on this one; i have a new favorite buckeye brew :>

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2007
Growler thanks to miketd - thanks!!! Golden color with a lighter white head. Aroma has a nice floral-citrus-pine essence that is unmistakably Amarillo. Flavor is a smooth, hoppy floral, piney mix with some citrus and lighter malt backing that makes it really good. Wow - I have to stop by the beer engine on one of my next trips through Ohio!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2003
Hoptoberfest '03, Buckeye Brewing, draft. Deliciously smooth, but mildly bitter for an IPA. Citrus notes with the bitterness makes for the perfect session ale, and the 7% abv! I could drink this all of the time.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NVBeer232 (467) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 27, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2005 Orange with reddish hints. Fuzzy white head that doesn’t stick around for too long. Sweet aromas with zippy hints of lemon just explode out of this stuff. A friend of mine blown awy by the fragrant presence of a fresh pint placed in front of me, and he was sitting two stools away from me! Full bodied. Sweet with medium lovibond crystal malt and simply bursting with intense lemon and grapefruit. Seriously like biting into a 8% ABV grapefruit! The finish creeps up on you. The sweetness sits on the front and center of you tounge then, slowly, the sides begn to burn as the alpha acids flex their muscles. I never thought Buckeye could top Hippie, but this may be the one to do it.

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