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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Finally an American-style IPA from us... This beautiful red-orange ale has a full malty body balanced by a fruity apricot/grapefruit nose. Mounds of dank Summit hops in the whirlpool and dry-hop additions provide a deliciously quenching finish to this East meets West-coast ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2009
Bottle @ RBESG 09 Grand Tasting @ [ The Harlequin, Sheffield, England. ]
Unclear hazy medium amber orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, heavy hoppy, flowers, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is light heavy sweet, moderate citrus acidic and light heavy bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090719]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at Lord Hobo. Pours clear and golden with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, slight peachy and mild mango. Bitter, citrusy and crisp hops fruity. Bitter and dry finish, yet fruity mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2012
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Hazy amber, small head. Aroma of lychee and grapefruit. Medium bodied with clean mouthfeel. Crystal hidden in a relatively thick blanket of citric hops. Salty bitter finoish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2013
14th September 2013
Lightly hazy amber beer, good white head. Palate is light and dry. Fine minerally carbonation. Odd flavour of hazlenuts! The hops are mellow pine and citrus. Light caramel. Different!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 13, 2008
Bottle from Chevy Chase Liquors, Washington
The bottle was leaking a few drops during the flight, anyway the original carbonation was preserved, and in the end it doesn’t seem to have suffered it; but I let it settle only for one day.
It pours a hazy (later cloudy) amber color, with a big stiff head. It has some caramel flavor, medium body, some hop aroma, more hop flavor, little hop resins, in all a correct bitterness. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2009
Bottle @ RBESG 09 Shefield ...Hazy amber ... huge pine hop ... again big hop ... quite dry and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13704) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2009
Bottle at RBESG 09 Sheffield. Cloudy gold, thick rocky beige head. Just too yeasty, metallic and gushing. Jesus, tha’s hoppy. Hop juice. Even for me that was just too hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 6, 2008
(Draught) Pours a hazy orange body with a tall foamy off-white head. Aroma of orange, mustiness, nectarine, and caramel malt. Flavor of hops (herbal, pine, grapefruit) and caramel malt with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11530) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 13, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2008 (2/25/08, 750ml bottle) Enormous off-white head that takes a great while to dissipate, eventually taking the appearance of an ice cream float, atop murky copper body. Aroma is medium sweet, juicy grapefruit, some pineapple, orange, light melon. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit with moderate sharpness, floral/orange, light caramel. Medium body, some creaminess, chewiness, light acidity. (8/3/7/4/15)

(12/8/07, 750ml bottle, thanks Stine) Enormous off-white head that fades to a nice lacing, atop cloudy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, juicy grapefruit, some orange, cantaloupe. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, some orange. Medium body, some effervescence, light acidity, chewy. (8/3/7/4/15)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
[RBESG, Sheffield]
Grand Tasting @ The Harlequin, Sheffield.
Pours muddy orange with a giant, frothy, white head. Big gusher. Aroma has powerful hops, yeast, piney, grapefruit. High carbonation, rather dry mouthfeel. Flavour has sweetish resiny hops, light maltiness and quite harsh bitterness. Fine beer, though.

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