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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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With a big grapefruit bouquet as intense but not quite as fickle as Lake Superior herself, this smooth and spicy brew will take you on a ride. Stoned Surf is a medium-bodied IPA with a frisky hop aroma to balance its complex malt backbone. Speaking of backbone, this ‘Merican Pale Ale is intended for those with just that. Think big, think bold, think about hopping in the lake and taming a fresh water wave, my friend.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (7613) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Sampled from the tap at Winterfest 2015. Pours a clear gold with an orange hue and a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has some earthy citrus, light grass, a grain backbone and a hint of onion. Flavor has lots of grass and a bit of bitter citrus with pine and light grains underlying.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vikingguy (885) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Growler from brewery. Amber color. Fragrant fresh hop aroma. Taste - resinous green hop flavors. Bready malt and pine. Nice fresh tasting IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5965) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Draft at the brewpub. A red-toned beer, this gives off a solid impression and is fun to drink. Malt, malt and more malt, with hops, hops and more hops. Piney and oily, I might label this a double IPA. Yummy. (#5682, 8/29/2014)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (829) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Draft. Medium copper with thin off white head. Aroma of resinous hops and citrus notes and light caramel. Medium body with resinous hop bitterness upfront, grassy notes, and a bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4843) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Tap at Canal Park. Dry and bitter. Herbal, with fresh plants. The hops are not very strong, which is ok, but this is a very dry beer. Light palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
csaso (1585) - Missouri, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Tap - good size foamy head, nice medium amber/copper color, very good big citrus/grapefruit hop aroma and flavor, decent malt backbone - pretty solid IPA overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (3761) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2014
I agreed that I liked the somewhat softer approach to the IPA. Amber/gold body. Lower bitterness in the finish. Nice balance. (on tap at Winter Beer Dabbler, January 2014).

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerKurve (512) - - OCT 29, 2013
Orange in color. The hop profile in here is citrus with a slight pineyness. There’s also a nice caramel maltiness to this as well. Nicely balanced, try it out oaked if you can!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
esoxangler (100) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 10, 2013
on tap at brewery while camping in duluth in june. Awesome beer for a new brewery. Normal color, head, beautiful aroma. Awesome taste that rivals most IPA that i’ve ever tried. Just wish i could get some more of it!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nulptr (114) - SCOTLAND - SEP 6, 2013
tap at brewery. deep copper/amber, thin lacing. nice caramel malt/pine hop balance - though I don’t get much grapefruit. a proper IPA.


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