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RATINGS: 610   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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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4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LeftCoastRider (110) - , Washington, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Dark gold very light head that dissipated quickly. Very aromatic. Aroma of evergreen, but not spruce; more like redwood. Very different from other IPAs. Good fizz, but light body. Hoppy, taste is more like a standard IPA than the aroma is. Nice beer.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4123) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 13, 2014
12oz bottle. FIltered looking light orange-tan. Foamy white head. Fast rising carbonation bubbles. In your face Cascade assault. Solid grapefruit aroma. Clean body, with a bold, classic NW hop bite. As clean as a session IPA, but a lot more potent. Sweet, hop tinged finish. Solid product.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud (1596) - , Massachusetts, USA - APR 6, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a pale golden with a white head. Citrus aroma with big citrus fruit flavors. Lesser pine notes. Decent IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
halfonit (1129) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - APR 6, 2014
On tap at Battleship. Pours golden. Very nice citrus nose--clean and fresh with lots of grapefruit and tropical fruits. Medium bodied. Sweet flavor with hops, mango, passionfruit, grapefruit and malts. Only mildly bitter at first, then it kicks in a bit more later. Very drinkable with a nice hop to malt balance.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (2800) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 2, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting. Pours shiny yellow with a nice head, aroma of orange and malt, flavor is bitter with orange and tangerine, medium bodied

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2001) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 1, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond Shop. Thanks zvikar. Hazy gold, white film. Orangy aroma with a little banana and honey and then some mint. Juicy, citrusy and a little bitter taste. Medium body, juicy finish. Quite fun.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Firecape (22) - - MAR 29, 2014
Very fruity, hoppy and bitter beer. Extremely well balanced and crisp. Hops deliver great citrus notes - mango and apricot with different swigs giving some pine as well. No sweet malt finish to get in the way of this delicious hoppiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle - Bought Aug 2012; BBE undated; Drank Oct 2012 - Orangey Gold in colour. Very Hoppy; aggressively hopped; intensely bitter piney resinous oily hops. Very Fruity; grapefruit and tangerine citrus, apricot. Malty; malty backbone, caramel. Very intense hop bitterness. Hoppy citrus fruity bitterness throughout. Bone dry finish. Enjoyed this. Nice IPA!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KoNrRiI (388) - Århus, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
0.355 bottle. Light orange in color with a tad of yeasty clouds and a small, creamy, white head. Aroma is definitely hop; pines, grass, and a touch of leaves although not as strong as one could expect with this typical trio combination. Taste is characteristically bitter with a dash of fruity, sweet tones, not much to elaborate on. Medium body, creamy texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is seriously bitter, a little off-putting even though predictable. Overall the beer is a good example of its own style, classic and true to the kind.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (3563) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2014
Tap at Tre Sma Rum, Gothenburg. Poured a crystal clear medium amber with a thin white head and lots of broken lace. The aroma is grassy nettle hop leading to a medium bitter flavour with a grass hop minty citrus pine bitter palate and long bitter finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. It travelled well to Sweden. A good session IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jahe (12) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2014
Typical golden IPA. Nice aroma with apricos, strawberries, pine. Not very bitter. A very Good IPA


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