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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A straightforward malt body supports the distinctive bouquet of Columbus and Falconers Flight hops that impart citrus, grapefruit and pine notes characteristic of the West Coast style. F5 is a belligerent hop reckoning.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2010
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy copper body with a medium white head. Aroma of pine, grass, earth, and raw grain. Flavor of caramel malt, pine, resin, and grapefruit with a sfot, full mouthfeel and a dry, bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11553) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2011
on tap-pours an offwhite head and gold/amber color. Aroma is pineapple, some sweet medium malt. Taste is pineapple/floral hops, some sweet medium malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (11222) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 3, 2013
16 oz can courtesy of Doodler (thanks Scott!) poured a cloudy golden amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of crackers, pine, earthiness, grapefruit zest and light lemon zest. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of crackers, grapefruit zest, pine and lemon zest with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10279) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 20, 2014
Pours a nice gold color with a fluffy white head. Nice lacing. This is very good. Quite bitter with grapefruit peel, pine trees, very light malt sweetness in the middle and finishes bitter. Clean and tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10068) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Tap @ the Inaugural Boulder IPA Fest. Pours a slightly hazy, light orange appearance with an off white head. Spicy, lightly dank, light piney, citrusy aroma. Tangy, grapefruity, earthy, bitter/piney hoppy flavor. Pretty tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8606) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Pour on tap at Avery IPA fest, hazy orange with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, slight grain and grassy, piney notes, hints of sweet orange peel, slight tropical fruit. Taste is sweet orange, pineapple, pine and grass, some slight biscuit and toffee, finishing fairly bitter, slightly sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (8527) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 13, 2013
Draught at the Tapwerks Bricktown, Oklahoma City, OK. Shared with deyholla.
Hazy amber colour with a small to average sized white head. Balanced aroma of exotic fruitiness, hops and mild bitterness. Resin, mild grapefruit, moderate bitterness and some maltiness in the balanced flavour. Very nice!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (8423) - Tel Aviv, - JUN 29, 2015
Can sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks David Cohen. Golden. Nice hoppy aroma, "green" and citric. Flavor is quite dry, with citric and "green" hops. Medium-bodied. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (8114) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 16, 2013
On tap at Tapwerks. Pours a near clear apricot amber with a white head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has a musty pine note with a hint of grape fruit and a backing note of grain and resin. Flavor has a strong pine note with backing notes of resin, grapefruit and just a hint of onion.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7657) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 15, 2014
Draft - Skunky pine hops. Cloudy gold with a thin white head. Bitter grapefruit and a sweet caramel backbone. Lots of hops but a nice balance of sweetness to reduce the bitterness. Nice west coast style, a bit of booze in the bitter finish.


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