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RATINGS: 693   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 27, 2009
On tap at Papago. Pours a nice straw color with a trim whte head and steady carbonation. Smells and tastes primarily of dried apricot and bitter hops. Sweet and crisp with a note of flour on the mid-palate. Highly drinkable.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Andrus86 (59) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - DEC 8, 2014
BOTTLE. Cloudy orange with thin white head, Sweet caramel on the nose. Malt up front which turns into a mix of caramel & sticky toffee. Pretty light on the body side but still excellent. Sourced Fire Station Busselton

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bulk_Carrier (2247) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - DEC 5, 2014
No date, but this was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice looking hazy to slight transparent yellow color. There was a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about less than a minute. A film of sticky lacing clings nicely to the glass. The smell calls upon a nice sweet to bitter spice but yet allows a decent sweet malt to balance. Light citrus intertwines. The taste was sweet but bitter and balanced between the two. Light sweet citrus aftertaste with a sticky finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a good sessionable quality about it. Overall, I dig it, though no date, I could definitely have again, Iím assuming this is somewhat fresh.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6494) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 29, 2014
355 ml bottle @ Olutravintola Konttori.
Pours clear golden color with a large head. Crisp and fruity aroma, some pine, resin and sweet hops too. Mandarin on the flavor, resinous hops, gooseberries and caramel. Oily slick palate, bitter finish. Refreshing and tasty.
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5759) - ITALY - NOV 28, 2014
tap oro nota agrumata resinosa discreta secchezza buon amaro media lunghezza Discreta beva

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kayres (515) - , Georgia, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Hazy orange with a thin white head. Dull fresh hop aroma. Clean. Medium bodied and smooth crisp west coast hop flavor ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (608) - Ohio, USA - NOV 26, 2014
22oz bottle. US 190. Death Valley. More earthy taste and good IPA, no good notes.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
uhclem (375) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle from a friend. A nice, bright IPA. Deducted points from appearance because it looks the same as any mega-beer.Good aroma of pine and citrus. Taste was refreshing but a little muddy.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (6342) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), moderately hoppy (resin, grass, grapefruit, lemon), moderately yeasty (dough). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, velvety/watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Kind of Sierra Nevada styled insomuch as the strong raw yeast aroma goes...very weird that large, professional breweries canít fix this problem (seriously the vitamin B stink is as strong as the hops). Very resinous, grassy, raw hops too. Not much fun to sniff. Good flavor balance, though...neither too sweet nor too bitter or citric. Overall mediocre.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2488) - Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Clear yellow pour with a white head. Mild citrus aromas. The taste follows suit. More mild than the Idiot. Good body and mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Storm_Shadow (115) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
little disappointed with this one, had all my favourite hops, cascade, chinook and columbus but didnít quite do it for me, still good though


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