Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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!

ekarmst's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekarmst (44) - Ames, Iowa, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Not a bad IPA. This beer is dominated by the pine tar astringency that I really don’t care for, but otherwise it is well made. On the smaller side, its still has flavor, body, alcohol and is well attenuated. This beer is worth trying if you happen to find it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
youdictategood (413) - Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2015
On tap in Sioux Falls. No detailed notes - average IPA, maybe a little more malty than some might like for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnymusky (563) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Can from brads trip...again thx man...purchased on black hills trip....nice dark golden pour....solid head....decent lacing....maltier than i expected...very drinkable..hops more prevalent in finish....(#531)...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Art (2233) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Can thanks to Marc. Pours a clear yellow orange with a white head. Aromas of grassy hops and wet leaves with a mild hint of citrus. Taste is medium bitterness. Body is medium to light. Pretty unremarkable but nothing wrong with it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Awktoberfest (334) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Can. No date. Bland. Super light thin body. Very stale/ muted hop flavor and taste. Not super enjoyable first South Dakota beer. I'll chalk it up to being old and try em again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8618) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Pour on tap at Independence Ale House, slightly hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of orange, pine, grass, herbal notes into a bit of bread, biscuit, some spice. Taste was a mix of orange, more pine, resin, grass into lots of spice, some bread and malty dough, finishing fairly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (1865) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2015
Can->SA. Clear bright lite copper with small white head. A: strong floral hops, with some citrus, herbs, grass. T: bitter pine hops, grass, citrus peel. Lingering bitter aftertaste. Thin, dry. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (2771) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 29, 2015
A touch of bitterness but that quickly fades into a wateriness. Perfumy, floral, but overall not a very interesting IPA. On tap at Blue Moose, East Grand Forks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reggiedunlop (3449) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Narnad (1503) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1562) - 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.

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