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RATINGS: 1255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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It’s not as heavy bodied and malty as many IPA’s, in contrast the palate is more crisp and dry. If you consider yourself a "hop-head" you owe it to yourself to grab this beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Unique69crazy (120) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 24, 2008
WOW!! I really appreicate this brew! Never heard of the Dark Horse brewing company, but I appericate good IPA’s, so I decided to try one out. And they did a great job. Wonderful hoppy flavor throughout, pours great, with a distinct head. Has a darker tan colour to this, this is my first beer from this company and I think I’ll try the rest of their brews also. Recommended for hoppy fans! Great beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lb4lb (2563) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2008
Big thanks to tytoanderso for the bottle!
Pours a hazy dark orange color with a lasting whitish head and nice lacing. Smell is a unique musty and fruity smelling hop character. Taste is moderately bittered and similar musty fruit flavors with perhaps some mango. Not a very clean flavored IPA in my opinion with the citrusy character I get in lots of IPAs, but still nice. Body seems full but the low carbonation still makes it seem almost watery at the same time. Unique, and drinkable. Solid IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CheersBabe (62) - USA - FEB 18, 2008
A very nice IPA. The first thing you notice is that you cannot see through it, a darker color that is not filtered. The head is moderate, cream colored, and lasts a long time. Tastes of dry hops, a lot of it. There is nothing weak about this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DWestrick (459) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 15, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2008 Very hoppy IPA. Definite orange taste...very cloudy. i enjoyed this beer. Bottle. Need to try again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4203) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - FEB 11, 2008
Thanks tytoanderso. Pours a hazy rich amber. The aroma is very fresh and hoppy, citrusy, wet hops, spicy and piney. The flavor was nice and waxy, grapefruit peel hops, mandarin orange, spicy. Sweet. Nice waxy palate. Easy to drink and very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GMCC2181 (1526) - Newark, Delaware, USA - FEB 10, 2008
Bottle, nice amber yellow color. Big head (3 fingers). Nice lacing. Smelled hoppy with lots of malt. Taste of hops and malt. Good beer, typical IPA. Thanks stfun for the hookup!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CP (124) - USA - FEB 9, 2008
Cloudy orange coloration and typical IPA taste. It’ ok, but not as interesting as Hopslam. I would like to try the double IPA soon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
grimreeser (797) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 2, 2008
Pours and orange amber color with a decent sized head. Nice citrus and pine aroma. Nice bitter/sweet balance. Pretty good IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quake1028 (633) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 20, 2008
Courtesy of unclejedi. Pours out a gorgeous combination of peach, orange and caramel brown, topped by a 2 finger thick, sudsy off white head. Very good retention and some nice drip lacing. A thick layer of craggy foam sits atop the beer for quite some time. Nose of grapefruit juice, oranges, caramel/toffee malt, pine cones, grassy fields and hay. First sip is heavily astringent on the tongue, followed by a deliciously acidic and tongue curling bitterness from the hops; grapefruit, oranges, lemon zest, grass, hay and caramel candy are all present. Mostly though this is an unforgiving hop bomb. Medium bodied, very oily and slick on the palate. Dries out your mouth, leaving you parched after every sip and needing more. Finish is super lengthy, acidic hops, citrus, backing malts and fresh cut grass. Outstanding IPA.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rb (15) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2008
Golden in colour, translucent, smooth and tasty! I would like another for sure. Like others I got a real pine flavour.

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