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Cedar Creek Dankosaurus IPA

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Who doesnít love a great IPA? The secret of this brew is that we used actual dinosaur bones.

Okay, that was a lie. But we did throw in enough hops to bury a Brontosaurus. Inspired by some of our favorite West Coast IPAs, the bold pine, citrus, peach, and tangerine hop flavors, along with a clean bitterness are balanced by a velvety malt backbone. This beautiful blend of flavor and drinkability showcases the truly unique experimental hop 05256 which we find to be delightfully juicy and dank. You donít need tiny arms and a huge head to enjoy this mammoth IPA!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jzzbassman (1567) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Tap at WoB Arlington. While I think this is not so much dank as tropical, I found it a really tasty IPA. Aroma is pine and tropical fruit, and the flavor is juicy tropical hops with a clean finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (17763) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2016
Keg at Brew & Brew - Austin. Pours soupy orange with a frothy, white head. Nice and juicy in the nose, lots of pulpy citrus, pale bread, papaya, peach. Medium sweet flavor with moderate pale bread, dense citrus character, very low bitterness, some tangerine, peach, melon. Medium to full bodied with average carbonation. Sweet and juicy on the finish? With more pulp, pale bread, mango, orange. Perhaps just a touch too sweet, but definitely rich and juicy.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (3825) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Sampled at Classic City Brewfest 2016. Pours a clear golden orange from the can with fluffy off-white head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma and taste of big dank hops, piney citrus, like a super simcoe, with hints of caramel malt underneath. Really solid IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3607) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2016
GOlden orange, off-white lacing foam head. Hoppy aroma with fruity flavors. Bitter taste, some peach notes. Nice. (Houston 201605)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (3910) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 3, 2016
Draught at El Barrio, Birmingham, Alabama. Cloudy orange-yellow. Aroma of citrus, a little mustard, then mango. tastes very fruity: nango, a little bitterness, some white grapefruit. full body, fairly carbonated, bitter and fruity hoppy finish. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deaconmike (458) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - APR 20, 2016
On draft at Taco Mac. Pours hazy light gold with thin white head. Aroma is juicy tropical fruit - mango and peach mostly. A bit of pepper and pine in there as well. Taste is also massive tropical fruit, moderate bitterness and malts are only in the background. Body is silky smooth, low carbo. Very nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (9392) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 4, 2016
Also not getting much in the way of dank hops, but itís an explosion of bitter bright citrus - pineapple grapefruit and peach. Very nice if missdvertised.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1652) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - APR 3, 2016
Can. Poured hazy gold with little head. Nose is a bit citrus and floral. Taste is refreshing floral and juicy. No dank here. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3766) - Kansas, USA - MAR 31, 2016
12 oz can purchased as a single at Specís Liquor in Dallas, Texas. The pour is a hazed orange golden with a smallish white head. The aroma is resin, dank, sweaty very hop focused. The taste is the resin dank hop of the nose, along with some cereal grain malt and a dry soft bitter finish. The palate is medium bodied with soft carbonation and a mineral resin dank finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3386) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 24, 2016
Hazy gold with a tall fluffy white head. Fresh citrus and pineapple aroma. The flavor is bitter tropical fruits. A bit different.


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