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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Named after the coulter big cone pine tree is a well balanced I.P.A. It brings the style of I.P.A. back to its roots. Brewed with a hint of rye for head retention and a deeper malt character, this brew has the best of all worlds, great hop aroma, a strong body and deceiving strength.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (10001) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Sample at Pint House. Pours a cloudy pale amber color with a medium off-white head that dissipates steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops, citrus and malt. Medium body with flavors of mildly spicy hops, roast malt and fruit. The finish is moderately bitter with a fruity hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JonMoore (2033) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle from Bottledog, King’s Cross, London. Hazy dark gold colour with large frothy white head. Aroma of citrus orange, pine, marmalade. Flavours are nicely balanced malts, citrus hops, pine, resin. Nice medium, foamy and smooth mouthfeel. Some alcohol. Long light hoppy bitter finish. Impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (6501) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle shared at Leightons house. From bottledog. Golden orange coloured pour with a thin white head. Aroma is hockey ball plastic, hop resin, spicy orange. Flavour is light caramel, tangy orange peel, tropical fruit, light metal. Assertive smooth bitterness, touch of resin. Palate is medium bodied, highish carbonation. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (10026) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle thanks to Fergus. It pours clear orange-amber with a small white head. The nose is soft orangey citrus, marmalade, piney resin and sweet plastic. The taste is crisp, bitter, pine, light resin, lemon peel, some alcohol, plastic and metallic notes with a dry finish. Medium body and average carbonation. No real depth. A bit plasticy...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (15306) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Fergus. Pours clear amber-gold with a frothy white head. The nose has ripe citrus, melon, orange. Medium sweet flavor with piney bitterness, dry pale malts, mango, grapefruit, orange rind, medium bodied with average carbonation. Finishes with further piney bitterness, some toasted grass and grain, light dry caramel, bread. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chimpgibbon (436) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Bottledog. Cloudy pale gold with 1/ 2 inch head. Funky grass, tangerine. Mild rye burn followed by bitterness well balanced. Dry lemon, mineral bitter. Little oily then great dry end. Very tasty and elegant all round.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (3437) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014
Bottled. Pours pale aamber with an average, off-white head. Aroma of tropical fruit notes, resin and caramel. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and nice bitter. Medium bodied,oily texture and soft carbonation. A nice IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ragnampiza (751) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - AUG 3, 2014
500 ml bottle from Les Vignerons. Dark sunrise orange/light amber, pretty hazy, with a big, fluffy and persistent off white head. Perfumy and soapy nose, lots of hops, but not sure about freshness. Still relavitvely fresh and pleasent though. Citrus, light pine, a hint of caramel. Much more malty than a typical IPA, but certainly balanced. Medium to high bitterness, lingering fruity and resinous taste. Little spicy kick (perhaps from the rye addition). Hoppy, again slightly soapy aftertaste. Average carbonation, medium body, cream texture. Good for what it is, but quite different from what I love and seek in an IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2014
27th July 2014
Lightly hazy amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Very light airy palate, light as a feather! Light malt base, mildly sweet. Lovely hops - minty pine, whispers of skunk and lime. Mild hop spice. Finishes airy and light. Lovely balance of hop flavours and so light and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (5194) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle on 13th July 2014. Looks good in a pint sleeve, full on amber body with bubbles rising through the clear body to a deep off white head. Plenty of piney hops in the aroma and taste, fairly bitter but with a healthy malt content in the mix as well. I found it easy to drink and really enjoyed it, the alcohol content is well hidden and although it is a hop brew first and foremost it was not one dimensional like some American IPAs I have had.

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