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RATINGS: 660   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Named after Coronado Island, our original India Pale Ale is a liquid expression of hometown pride. Cascade, Chinook, and Columbus hops combine to provide an explosive burst of piney bitterness and lucioius notes of apricot, grapefruit, and mango that are sure to envoke imagery of swinging palms and sun-kissed shores.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - MAR 19, 2010
On tap at Coronado Brewing Company. Excellent fresh apricot citrus grassy sticky hop aroma. Wonderful aroma. Cloudy orange yellow color. Excellent lacing clinging to the glass. Leans dry, not too sweet... at a perfect level.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2010
Bottle from Smithís. Pours dark straw with 1F OWH. Nose is resiny hops, tropical, caramel malt. Tastes very resiny, hoppy, with a solid malt balance, a crisp finish, and a gigantic IBu value. Very, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4482) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAR 9, 2010
Tap at TJs. Pours a lightly hazy golden amber with a medium bubbly:creamy off white head that laced. Aroma of tropical fruits, mixed citrus and piney hops. Some caramel and bready malt in aroma and flavor. Hop bitterness is aggressive and flavor is lending to floral and piney hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigrond (1478) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2010
This was a very good IPA, it was a nice surprise. Strong bitter hops flavor yet very well balanced with a really good mouthfeel. My first offering from Coronado and I liked it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
italianjohn (2338) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2010
Dark golden pour clear .... off white head ... lacing and a hoppy floral aroma .... Taste of sweet malts and citrusy hopped balanced and medium bodied with a light bite of hops at the end .... an average ipa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JW32Hoops (70) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 15, 2010
22oz poured into a red solo cup. Brought this to Kate Sessions Park in Pacific Beach with one of my favorite Stone pint glasses......and then promptly broke that glass and was forced to drink this one from the plastic cup, so some of the apprearance part Iím inferring. Nose is floral, fruity, hoppy...can tell this one is going to be refreshing and delicious right from the start. Pours a golden amber with a thick (for an IPA) off-white head. Hits the palate with a subtle kick of hops and citrus. This one is summer through and through. Maybe Iím rating it a bit high because I drank it on a 75 degree day, outdoors on a mountain, overlooking all of Americaís Finest City (including Coronado) but it worked, the whole scene fit perfectly and this IPA played itís part like Denzel Washington.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10955) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 15, 2010
A: A golden yellow-orange color with a substantial white foam. S: Pleasant citrus aromas, pineapple, caramel malts. T: Primarily citrus hops, hop bitterness, and nice malt sweetness. Nothing really "wow" about it, but solid. M: Good level of carbonation, and medium bodied. D: Itís definitely drinkable, but as I said, itís not an amazing beer. There are a lot better IPAs from the area.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5900) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2010
Sample, GLBN IPA Challenge 2010. Medium golden pour, sweet malt presence, solid bitterness, not overly bitter, well balnced. good offering

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor (3465) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2010
Bottle thanks to daknole. Pours a clear light orange with a thick white head. Aroma of citrus, grassy hops, hop resins. Flavor of caramel malt, interesting hop resin notes, garlicky hops, citrus. A light sweetness in the flavor. Interesting IPA and definitely pretty tasty. 7/4/7/4/15 [3.7/5]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (3920) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 17, 2010
Location: On tap at the Brewbup, 1/6/10

Aroma: Fresh hops nose of peach, grapefruit, and citrus
Appearance: Clear golden-orange color with a thin off-white head
Flavor: Smooth fruity, hop flavor, juicy, with a nice hop bitterness
Palate: Light-medium body, dry finish, very smooth and drinkable
Overall Impression: This is a pretty solid IPA. Simple and solid, it just works. Juicy and smooth with a nice hop flavor.
Randomly, I just noticed that this is my 100th IPA rating on RB.

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