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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A wonderful golden straw-colored India Pale Ale we developed using five varieties of grain and five separate massive hops additions.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tommyp007 (33) - Kingsport, Tennessee, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Growler from Libation Station. Good, not too hoppy IPA shared with friends at a cookout. One of the better IPA’s I’ve had in a while.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Barrios (1243) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 15, 2009
Pours a golden amber body with a leggy, off-white head. Smells of citrus, floral, and pine hops. Flavor is citrus, spice hops and a little sweetness. Finish is bitter with a basmati rice and tea note. Nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DialSquare (2692) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2009
On tap at bier garden in Asheville. Gold pour with thin off-white head. Muted floral aroma. Mostly taste the malts up front with this. Finishes lightly bitter and citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 14, 2009
Tap at Barley’s in Asheville on 2/3/08: Pours a clear orange bronze with a well-lacing off-white head. Aroma of semi-sweet caramely toasty pale malt and some fresh grapefruity hops. Body starts fairly full and caramely sweet with some toasty notes and fresh piny resiny hop balance. A pretty good IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 10, 2009
Draft at Scubby’s Asheville, NC. Hazy bright orange pour fizzy white head and light lace. Thin bodied. Nice hop profile showcasing light citrus and grapefruit. Slightly grainy

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
agl108 (788) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2009
On draft at Mellow Mushroom, Asheville. Poured hazy gold with virtually no head at all. Watery. Nothing flashy but this one does have a nice hop profile of bitter citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chronictonic (473) - Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2009
Growler brought from Morganton to Philly (thanks Pat!) - Pours a rich golden color, slightly reddish with a generous white frothy head. Aroma is more malty and sweet than hoppy - some mild floralness, but not a lot. Flavor hits you with bitterness right away, and then trails off to a nice malty, nutty finish. IMHO, could use more hop aromas, and some more hop character at the finish. Quite drinkable though.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
emacgee (4030) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAR 16, 2009
Draft at Barleys Asheville. The pour reminds me of a pilsner. Light carbonated gold. Nose is grassy, corn, some sweet malt, hop character is very mild. Flavor shows some sour malt, grassy hop character, very mild bitterness. Barely any hop bite. Did not like.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8607) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2009
Served on draft at the Bier Garden in Asheville, NC. Pours a vibrant orange color with a thin head. Fair head retention and lacing. Faint aroma of citrus hops and sweet sugary malts. Wow. Very bitter taste, with citrus and resin notes, as well as some bread. Medium bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4223) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 6, 2009
The aroma is quite hoppy with citrus and grassy hops as well as malt. The appearance is golden with a nice head. The flavor is like the aroma but astringently bitter. The palate is average for the style. Overall not a great IPA but very drinkable.


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