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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kettle Series. When hopportunity knocks, answer it. This ale is Caldera’s rendition of answering the Pacific Northwest call for a @*! pile of Centennial hops with a big beer to back it up. Don’t get left out in the cold, open up and fill the void within you . . .


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MadDogMD (213) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Bomber. Lots of classic NW hop flavors- peach, bitter citrus pith, some grass. Resiny mouthfeel, good lacing. Fun beer, esp to share w/ friends. Thanks Drew & Micah!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2880) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Can from HomeBrewStuff. NW IPA through and through, big resinous piney hops in both aroma and taste. Beautiful pour with thick fluffy head and lots of clumpy lacing. Bitter, soapy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Acid303 (470) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - JUL 30, 2015
35.5cl can, served in tulip glass. Pours dark orange, almost amber, with medium beige frothy head. Nice lacing, looks very good. Sweet malts/caramel and earthy hops on the nose. Very similar taste: the hops are there but it would be better if they had more protagonism, since it is a little bit too sweet for an IPA. The palate, fortunately, is dry with substantial toasty notes. Full mouthfeel, perfect carbonation. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2767) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 29, 2015
Coppery color with an off-white head with medium duration and nice lacework. Aroma has notes of resin hops with orange peel and peach. Flavor has a decent bitterness, red orange, grapefruit and resins. Final is bittery with good duration and light citrus hints.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (10518) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2015
12 ounce can from Beer Run. Clear copper, 4 finger foamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of grainy malt, piney and lemony hops. The taste is lemony fruits, candied citrus, caramel malt. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimplySike (1143) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
355ml. Can.
Pours clear amber with off-white head.
Aroma pine, citrus, grapefruit, resin, sweet fruits, caramel.
Taste caramel fruity sweets, nice piney citrus bitter.
Mouthfeel oily, dry.
Great IPA!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (5414) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
At Camping Ratebeers. Hazy orange colour, white head. Aroma of sweet fruits, citrus, resin, caramel, toffee. Flavour is sweet, resin, citrus, grapefruit, firm bitter finish. Medium bodied, oily mouthfeel. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3712) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Clear amber colour, white head. Hoppy aroma, caramel, tropical fruits. Hoppy flavour, light bitter, tropical fruits, caramel. Finish hops, caramel.
(from 355mL can shared @ Camping Ratebeers ’15, Nat en Vochtig)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansjelaah (1736) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle @campingratebeer’15. Orange color with a white head. Smells and tastes hoppy, sweet, fruity, grapefruit, bit floral.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1893) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Mooie oranje kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt fruitig, hop, honing. Smaakt fruitig, citrus honing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Abijen (1875) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Oranje ondoorzichtig bier met een goede witte schuim kraag. Ruikt fruitig, beetje honing. Smaakt zoet fruit, honing.


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