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Cisco Island Reserve Madaquet IPA

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Serving: Bottle. Hazy light amber pour with a lasting white head. Solid hop nose with notes of citrus and tropical fruit. Medium bodied with a zesty hop profile. Easy going bitterness that wasn’t too aggressive, but lasting. Loads of tropical fruit and citrus. Dry finish. Good stuff. Seems to be holding up well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BLADT (657) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2014
From tap @ Cisco. Cloudy orange with active head. Lacing all the way down. Nose of grapefruit, some wheat and pineapple. Medium to full bodied. Tropical and bitter throughout. Solid hops at every stage. Slightly rough flavors limit this beers palatability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (7642) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Taste from a 750ml bottle. Hazy golden orange color. Good thin white head. Decent splotches of lace. Was skeptical at first as to how this would hold up, being a "2013 reserve" IPA... But the first sniff is reassuring. Tons of good Nelson Sauvin aromas in the nose. Tons of good floral, tropical fruit, citrus aromas. Light spicy hop. Fantastic, complex hop aroma to this. Light caramel malt. Moderate bitter taste, light to moderate sweet. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, lighter, kind of creamy carbonation. Lightly dry finish. Great single hop IPA! Not as assertive and bitter as a lot of American IPAs, very different... But has an awesome, complex aroma to it and a very nice long finish. I bet this stuff is ridiculously good on tap fresh at the source... As I continue with it, though, the sweetness a bit more prominent. Still love that big aroma, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6524) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 25, 2013
bottle from Warren Store in Warren VT. Corked & caged. blonde orange pour, lots of floaties. higher carbonation. Good flavor, tropical hops, passion fruit. Decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hivemind (716) - New York, New York, USA - APR 22, 2013
Draft at Blind Tiger on 02/13/2013 with Andy and James. Earthy IPA; smooth caramel malt character. I enjoyed, but unfortunately wasn’t taking great notes on this occassion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bookman10 (688) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Pours a rather hazy, light gold, with big, foamy head. Citrus aroma. Flavor has a strong citrusy note (very grapefruitlike), with lots of pine-hop bitterness to boot. Very resiny and bitter finish (almost too bitter for my tastes). Not a bad IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8154) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Draft at Capone’s. Pours turbid dull gold with white head. Nose is piney hops,, big ruby red grapefruit. Tastes somewhat dry, with a big grapefruit and black pepper flavor, and some finishing resiny and floral notes. This one is rock solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zdk (1816) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 24, 2013
tap at the Pony - hazy, cloudy light amber pour - I may have gotten the bottom of the cask. Tons of fruit in the nose - peaches and apples, and cirtus fruits. Finishes piney with plenty of hop resins.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (3569) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Draft at a mobbed barcade with Pat, Sean. Pours hazy golden yellow color with small to medium head. Aromas and taste of tangy hops, lemon bitters, dry fruits, and lots of creamy pineapple. Body was light to medium, dry hoppy finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Draught at George Keely’s NYC. Pours golden orange with a foamy white head. Hughe aroma of grapefruit and pine. Taste is citrus: grapefruit and orange. Slightly bitter, slightly sweet with some pine notes. Lovely balance and finish.

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