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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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This British-style IPA features citrus-filled aromas and a very malty foundation that marries nicely with the bold hop notes that emerge on the palate and ultimately dominate its lingering finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2007
Spicy piney hops. Pours pale amber. Good hop flavor, citrus and pine, very resiny. Sold IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jimbowood (1036) - Freeport, Georgia, USA - OCT 16, 2007
Tap @ Falling Rock. A nice, mellow, highly drinkable IPA. Citrusy w/ a long finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - SEP 10, 2007
Draft at The Falling Rock in Denver. Poured a clear dark orange color. Head was tenacious and off white with good retention and lacing. Aroma was of grapefruity hops, distinct pear, and apricot. Slightly sweet up front with moderate hop bitterness that decreases in intensity, but lingers a bit even as it fades. Tasted of caramel, citrusty hops, burnt toffee, and especially pear. I imagine that a pear liqueur might taste a bit like this. The ever present pear put me off a bit, but this was a decent beer nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kevin (2129) - New Mexico, USA - MAR 10, 2007
tap. a bit hazy tan pour . strong citrus nose. sticky sweet candy and orange flavor with some lemon zest. a nice enjoyable hop flavor that does not go to far over the top. a strong sweet malt side helps this out.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2006
GABF 2006: Clear light amber color with an off-white head. Big diacetyl aroma almost completely hides the hops. Sweet and hoppy flavor had a good balance. Mild bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mumpu (46) - USA - AUG 21, 2006
On tap at the brewpub. Very dark for an IPA with a deep walnut color and an off-white head with plenty of lacing. Complex fruity aroma, smooth medium body, and superbly balanced fruity and floral hop bouquet at the end. A really excellent IPA that I wish I could get in a bottle -- Bull & Bush is worth visiting for their beers but not the food.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5965) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 26, 2006
On tap at Falling Rock Taphouse, 4/15/06: Orange-red with a sticky sided head. Almost spicey and heavy-handed. If an orange was sour, it would taste like this. Wonderful brew with little aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9162) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2006
1. On Tap at the Falling Rock Tap House, Denver 02/10/2005 Amber coloured and hoppy with some alcohol present. Fruit flavour. Crisp finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Falling Rock Tap House, Denver 02/10/2005 Amber coloured smooth on the palate and hoppy. Crisp on the palate with a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SunSkates (47) - Arkansas, USA - FEB 26, 2006
Thanks to doppelganger for sharing this one, and for alaskawarren for the bottling skills. This IPA has a nice soft and sweet hop aroma: flowers, watermelon, candy, some mint too. A smooth sweetness with well-balanced bitterness. Sufficiently carbonated. A nice IPA. I’d like to try it closer to the source.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - FEB 20, 2006
Hand bottled from a growler by Alaskanwarren. Thanks! Slightly hazy pale amber with a skim of light tan head. Given the circumstances, a fine looking beer. Clean, perfumey hop aromas reach me before I put the glass to my nose to sniff. Flower garden in the morning, lemon zest, a bit of fresh sliced grapefruit. Clean, bracing bitterness, a bit of alcohol, but both nicely blended. Lightly fruity character that complements the hops. Soft palate. A classy, bright IPA. This seems really underrated to me, but I am noticing some of the low ratings seem to feel like it was a bit over-carbonated. In which case, maybe hand bottling actually improved this one!

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