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RATINGS: 248   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35735) - 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]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31628) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20827) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 3, 2014
Can@SBWF2014. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, earthy, floral, some nice bready malts along with mild caramel. Flavour is fruity, floral, some mild nectar, spices and mild grassiness. Also some mild maltiness to it. Somewhat balanced, but not really my thing this one.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19803) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2014
Can @ SBWF 2014. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity piney hoppy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty piney hoppy caramel finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15840) - , 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!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (15060) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14967) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2009
Bottle @ RBESG 09 Shefield ...Hazy amber ... huge pine hop ... again big hop ... quite dry and bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14020) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12964) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Can at SBWF2014. Hazy yellow color, small white head. Grassy, sticky even harsh nose. Medium-bodied. Flowery hoppy, a bit sweetish flavor. Taste is better than the nose.


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