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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.91/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Did someone say there is a hop shortage? This beer might be to blame! Lucky Day has a firm upfront bitterness, a soft mid-palate, and a resinous lingering bitterness that is sure to appease any hop lover. This beer is loaded with tropical fruit, citrusy and pungent hop flavor and then heavily dry-hopped to achieve its intoxicating aroma.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
topher_78 (28) - California, USA - JUL 3, 2012
The beer poured a wonderful copper color with a fingers worth of an off-white head, that left decent lacing. The aroma was pleasant, showcasing notes of orange rind and pine. The taste followed the aroma with pine, pineapple and tart citrus. The mouth feel was slightly sticky at first but finished dry.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14469) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
22nd July 2014
Can. Very light haze on this orange - gold beer. Good pale cream colour head. Palate is light and crispy. Mild malts with a little mild malt cream, touch of sweetness. Good orangey hops with both fresh orange and bitter orange peel. Hop spice. Little tangerine. Light bitter finish with bitterness lingering on. Nicely done, very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6043) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2014
473 ml can. Pours a golden colour with a white head. Aroma of fresh floral hops, herbs and some grapefruit. Rich flavour of strong floral bitterness, some caramel, grapefruit, weed and pungent herbal notes. Medium bodied. Strong lingering bitter finish. Quite dry as well. Good drinkability. Great.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (5947) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2014
473 ml can. BBE 24.08.2014.
Pours golden color with a large head. Resinous hops and caramel on the nose, sweetish orange, grapefruits and some malty notes too. Caramel malts and sweet fruits on the flavor, resinous hops. Fair amount of hops here. Bitter palate which lingers quite a while. Somewhat heavy feel to it but still refreshing and tasty.
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (705) - California, USA - JUN 10, 2014
16 oz can pours a slightly hazy yellow amber color with a lot of frothy head. Mild hop flavors and they linger on afterwards at about the same intensity. A great IPA. Most mildly hopped beers at some point give way to either alcohol harshness or watery blandness. But this keeps it's balance the whole way through.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dhunter151 (519) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUN 3, 2014
16oz can. Pours copper amber with a white head. Citrus, tropical notes, pine, grapefruit. A tasty hop forward IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3400) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Burnished gold color out of the can with a foamy white head. Nice tangerine and orange citrus hop nose. Caramel and tropical fruit sweetness with strong orange zest, red grapefruit juice and some lemon citrus notes. Nice hoppy IPA, and the abv did not get in the way.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joet (2137) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Nice white head of fine foam, golden, orangey in color. Slightly hazy, citrusy, simcoe pine, lightly resinous, bit of honey melon sweetness. Seems fairly strong. medium body, slightly tacky. Deductions for haze, sweetness. No bonus for abundant aroma. Solid but not outstanding.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerFunGuy (614) - California, USA - MAY 13, 2014
This gold beer has an amazing aroma of passion fruit. Citrusy but more exotic. Strong hop bite up front which mellows a bit and leaves you with a strong reminder of what you just drank. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thome50 (996) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Wow. Can from a non-descriptive liquor store in Morro Bay. The same store had bombers, out of the cooler, of Stone Enjoy by from September. Thus I wasn’t expecting that much from a canned DIPA with no bottled on date. Wow, I was wrong. Pours a light orange to yellow with pillowy white head. Aroma of grapefruit, mango and sweet pineapple. Taste is more tropical fruit forward. Slight bitterness and dryness but enough sweetness and tropical fruit that made this balanced beyond belief. 7.2% is probably a nice number and one that a lot of others are calling just an IPA. I’m glad they didn’t ramp this up anymore. This is the best beer I’ve ever had from this brewery that was routinely putting out horrible beer since I was in college 10 years ago.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2540) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Had this on draft at central coast taproom in San Luis obispo. Grapefruit and tropical taste. Sweet and fruity. Perfect hops and my wheelhouse IPA. Yum!


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