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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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RIPA approaches with a haunting red glare and monstrous Northwest Pacific hop profile. Chew through the rich toasted malts to encounter a bone dry hop bite and a sooth warm finish. Drink again soon or may you RIP.


Acknud's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Strong hop presence in this red wonder. Nose fills your head with hops followed by a sharp mix of malt and hops. Very well balanced.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
csaso (1444) - Missouri, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Bottle - good size foamy head, nice dark amber color, big pine and citrus hop aroma and flavor, fair malt backbone, very good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
5on1 (15) - Covington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Cool lable, nice ruby color in the glass. Toasted malt and light floral aroma. Slight banana, and bubble gum taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6840) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle from Binnyís. Rich deep orange pour with a small soapy head. This is fairly sweet - earthy malts, caramel sweetness, hint of orange. Thereís a pine resin note in here as well. Some spicy rye. Finishes a touch bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vyvvy (4080) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Pours brownish bronze with an off-white head. The aroma has mushy malt, rye spice, spicy hops and some doughiness. It has a medium lightly rough body with light carbonation. The flavor starts off with some sweet malt, earthy hops, rye spice, dirty hops and a harshness to it. The finish dries a lot and has rye spice, pine, grapefruit zest and harsh resin. Decent IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (4000) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Aroma is pine, fruit and a hint of vanilla/sweet bread. The flavor is grapefruit, hop resin, tropical fruit, more resin, malts and a sweetish/sourish finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3269) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Pour is a reddish brown with a average white head. Aroma is a decent helping of caramel malts follow by a decent oily hop. Flavor is pretty much the same. Heavy caramel sweet malt with a decent malty backbone. Finish is a bit sweet but this is a decent beer with lots of heavy malt but it also includes a decent hop. Reminds me of some Rogue beers.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1201) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Hazy amber pour with a frothy off-white head. It has a pine and spicy hop aroma with mild caramel. The medium body has an oily texture with average carbonation. The taste begins bittersweet, then finishes bitter and dry.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2167) - SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2014
Pours deep cloudy amber with low white head. Aroma of grapefruit, blood orange, citrus, pine. Taste is initial bitter, blood orange and grapefruit, and never really mellows or balances out, finish is still bitter, almost astringent. Body is light and smooth with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (2684) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Sampled at ESBLS. It poured a slightly hazy tan color with an off-white head. The aroma was sweet with hops and caramel. The taste was similar to the aroma with some toffee. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5042) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Sampled at esbls. Clearish gold. Fruity citrus and trical. Pale malts. Ok but too soft in flavor.


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