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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Hop aroma and flavor dominate this IPA. However, the malt character of this deep amber colored ale nicely balances the hop component thus avoiding a harsh bitterness. A truly quaffable beverage!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reggiedunlop (3290) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Pours a hazy orange with a medium white head...nice light lacing and retention. Aroma has some citrusy hops, a bit of tea, and a hint of cereal...nice orange and grapefruit. Flavor follows suit but is more rindy/bitter than citrusy...tasty. Mouthfeel is light / medium and the finish is dry and rindy / grapefruity/piney. Nice and crushable.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Narnad (1476) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Pours an orange color with a low, off white head and has a very low amount carbonation. Aroma has a floral and light orange citrus hoppy nose with a touch of caramel and toasted malt. Flavor starts off with quick hit of orange citrus but quickly transitions to a hay and caramel maltiness that lends a smooth dryness to the beer. Body is light with almost zero carbonation. The beer’s combo of hoppiness and light toasty malt lends a touch of dryness at the finish that matches the flavor profile well. Overall a good IPA. The hops and malt combine to form a non-unique flavor profile but definitely drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1382) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Well balanced, malt-forward, and quite enjoyable. Slight sweetness in the malt bill. Hops just enough to remind you it’s an IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4195) - Frisco, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Can. The look is bight in the light, golden in the color, and white lacing in the head. The smell is bubblegum, florals, light fruity hops, caramel, and lavender. The taste is biting bitterness, hops, caramel, and ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwalking05 (3971) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2014
12 oz can. Amber in color with an average sized off-white head. Aroma is of pine, wet grass, salt water, and florals. Taste is of caramel, pine, sand, bitter florals, and lots of grass.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HIGHB4LL (713) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 17, 2014
On tap at Crow Peak Brewing. Appearance: 1 finger white head that does not last, golden color, clear, good lacing. Aroma: pine, grapefruit, caramel. Palate: thin-medium, sticky texture, average carbonation, bitter finish; starts almost watery, but caramel fullness comes in and bolsters body. Taste: light fruit sweet into a more solid caramel sweetness, the into a piney bitterness that lasts. Overall, very nice beer, balance is good, and palate is unique and interesting. Not the best, but unique.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2550) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Medium sized off white head with fair retention and nice lacing. Clear, gold hued ale. Nose of pine and citrus, touch of peach. Medium bodied, good carbonation, lightly chewy. Dry malts, touch toasty, slight tea bag/iced tea flavors, caramel malts. little leafy and grassy. Dry finish, tame bite. Better than expected. Can from my friend eaglefan. Thanks for nettin me S.D. B!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ineedbeer (930) - Oakland, California, USA - SEP 10, 2014
From notes at Great Nebraska Beer Festival. Aroma has a moderate amount of malt character with quite a bit of caramel and some cracker notes. Medium light pine resin and grapefruit hop notes with some grass present as well. Pours a clear, dark golden orange with a thick white head that shows quite a bit of retention. Flavor is similar to the aroma with quite a bit of malt character. Lots of cracker and biscuit with moderate caramel notes. Medium grapefruit and pine resin with some grass notes. Moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium to medium full bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, I found this IPA to be too malty with a rather boring and somewhat grassy hop flavor. Oh well, I ticked South Dakota.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eaglefan538 (2911) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Pour was golden with an ok head and lots of lacing. Aroma of citrus and pine. Flavor followed and included toffee and tea bags and pine. Mouthfeel average. Bitter finish. Decent but average.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DW78715816 (76) - Kansas, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Pretty standard IPA. In the Black Hills this goes for $12 a 6 pack of cans. Was hoping for more. Much better IPA's out there at a better price. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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