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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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CBCís overriding mission is to brew beers that are 100% true to our San Diego roots. Our spring seasonal, an unfiltered Belgian-style IPA, does so in spades thanks to aggressive West Coast hopping, while paying tasteful homage to Old World flavors and brewing traditions.

Previously listed at 9% abv


DuffMan's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6667) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Hazy light orange with a thick frothy head that leaves sheets of lace. Interesting aroma, very complex, with some brothy qualities competing with a bit of citrus fruit and lots of spice. The palate delivers more fruit than the nose (kumquat), and oddly, cauliflower (a first ever for me), with a heap of spicy yeast. Finish is soundly bitter. Unusual, but in a welcome way for me.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (570) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Outside of Belgian ipa needing its own style, isnít 9% an imperial? Anyway, rather unassuming filtered golden color. The aroma is citric and piney. Little Belgian, but itís there in the finish after a hoppy punch in the face. Lida chill for these days, but not bad

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ As Coronado Hoppy Daze IPA ].
ABV: 7.5%. Clear medium to dark orange yellow color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, citrus, tea. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, ld hops, sweet malt, grass, dusty, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140705]

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElCapitan22 (64) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Pours a typical gold color and has minimal lacing. Smells of hops and tastes decent. Was fairly disappointed with the outcome of this one.....Will pass next time around.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2679) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Just a hint of spice to let you know there is a bit of Belgium here. The aroma is malty sweet with a lot of citrus and pine. The flavor starts with a bit of sweetness and a bit of spice but gives way to the citrus and pine. Dry and refreshing, a very good brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4302) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2014
This poured an orange color with a white head. Aroma was of grapefruity hops, grass, and caramel. Flavor was lightly stale hops, grapefruit, and caramel maltyness

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scouser (236) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Pours a yellow golden colour with lots of bright white lacing, a nice looking beer. Not much aroma, smells malty, cardboard, with a hint a citrus., thatís about it. Tastes of.. Well...dare I say beer. It has some citrus lemon flavor to it. This is at best an average beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5647) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle. Bright golden color with just a bit of haze. Piled on top is a tower of bright white foam. What little aroma escapes is vaguely wild, but quite subtle. This drinks with a powerful fruity front, pineapple and a dusting of yeasty fuzz. Very light in character, bordering more on a saison than an American IPA. Good. (#5618, 8/12/2014)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smith4498 (3009) - Miami, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Pours hazy burnt orange color with off white head. Citrus and Belgian yeast aromas. Orange and grapefruit flavors with coriander and doughy Belgian yeast. Medium body with average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 8, 2014
22oz bottle. Large off-white head atop hazy apple cider body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coriander, some orange peel, light honey. Taste is moderately sweet, coriander, grapefruit peel, light honey, soapy. Soft medium body, light acidity.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2241) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle. Moderate bread and hay for the malt, moderate to heavy perfume and grapefruit peel for the hops, musty and soap for the yeast, and solvent in the background. Head is large, creamy turning rocky, white with good lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is sparkling clear golden yellow. Flavor starts lightly sweet and lightly to modrately acidic, then finishes lightly bittersweet but long lasting. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, oily, with a carbonation between soft and lively. A pretty good combination of Belgium and Strong American IPA.


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