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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Originally, this intensely hopped ale was brewed in the 18th century to survive the long sea journey from the cooler breweries in England, around the Cape of Africa to India where the temperatures were too warm to brew. This beer has a unique floral aroma from the generous addition of Cascade hops to the fermenter in a procedure known as dry hopping.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3251) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Brewgrass 2012 Pours dark gold with a white head. Floral hop aroma. The flavor is bitter start to finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubbleflubber (1980) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Brewgrass 2012 - pours orange with a white wispy head that reduces to a light cap. The nose is woody and spicy. The Flavors are quite spicy, dry atop bitters, with muddy citrus coming through. Medium bodied, but full of substance, this is complex and an easy quaff. Nice sessionista! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (4158) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 12, 2012
This is a really interesting brew. Pours golden with a very small amount of head. Fairly little aroma to it, thought I can detect a slight hoppiness to it. The taste is extremely hoppy and bitter, though it finishes very clean and smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2012
12 oz. Draft at Spouter Inn in Beaufort, NC. Decent IPA. Floral scent first followed by bitter near pine scent. Amber pour with a bubbly white head and little lacing. Medium bodied palate, silky texture with a crisp finish. Floral hop forward taste followed by intense bitter hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DalzAle (2009) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Can from barleypops! Dark amber pour, little carbonation and an aroma of malt and slight hops. Flavor is very caramel malt forward, bitters, toffee and finished dry/herbal. Decent IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Draft. Pours orangey amber with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavor are mild caramel malt, citrusy piney hops. Mildly bitter. Medium mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6231) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2012
On tap, clear orange color , husky with some corn and malt as I warms , finish is ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11000) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
A hazed amber IPA with a thin white head. In aroma, noce floral hops with orange pulp, caramel malt, quite nice. In mouth, a smooth floral and citrusy hops, with biscuitty malt, very nice and classy. On tap at Twin City Brewfest August 13 2011.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtd6628 (359) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 21, 2011
Below average beer. I have had this from brewery a lot but most recently at twin city taps.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (19098) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2011
Draft @ Hickory Hops 2011, Hickory, NC. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus floral aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

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