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RATINGS: 1206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Itís not as heavy bodied and malty as many IPAís, 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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2009
Dark amber pour with a thick beige head that leaves nice lacing. Very inviting aroma consisting of sweet citrus, apricots, and pine. Smooth and very drinkable! Sweet entry with sugared grapefruit and apricots leading to a somewhat mild bitter pine finish. One of my favorite IPAs thus far.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
geeklimit (185) - USA - SEP 22, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange amber. Strongly carbonated with a lumpy cream head. Solid traditional hops aroma. Thick mouthfeel with an approachable traditional hops taste. Fades off into citrus hops aftertaste on a moderately sticky mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Advocate_Ames (431) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Pours a hazy amber orange with a mild foam head that laces my glass. The aroma is malty with a noticeable sweetness. The hops are of resin, pine, and citrus scents with pleasant boozy notes. As for flavor I picked up on defined malt character with a soft sugary additive taste. The sweet malty blend combats the booze intensity with the help of a medium bitterness that lingers in the after taste. I also enjoyed the yeast selection, I feel it brought out a citrus character in tasting. Overall I ebjoyed this brew. Iíve been drinking this for a few years, it was about time the crooked tree got rated. Cheers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SVD (578) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle at home, dark orange beer with a small head, aroma is fruit, bitter, pine. OK beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ragnampiza (429) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - SEP 11, 2014
330 ml bottle from Domus Birrae. Sunrise orange, pretty clear, with a small, creamy and persistent white head. On the nose citrus and soapy hops, a hint of caramel and nuts, some bubblegum and mint. Taste pretty much follow suite. Pleasently fruity and moderately bitter, really balanced caramel malts backbone. Slightly warming and dry aftertaste. Average carbonation, medium body, creamy texture. Decent but probably past its prime IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 6, 2014
355ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear amber, thin off-white head. Aromas of resin and pine, US hoppy max. Taste is sweet at first, crystal malt, caramel, then a big wallop of hop bitterness. Oily texture. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremyh70 (714) - Missouri, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Pours a hazy dark copper with a meringue like off white head that has great retention and good lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, pine and wood with some marmalade sweetness. Taste is very similar to the aroma with citrus and a woody and piney flavor. Has a moderate earthy bitterness and a fair amount of malt backbone and sweetness that pegs this as a Midwest IPA. Still finishes mostly dry with a smooth piney bitterness. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A really good and balanced IPA that is drinkable and flavorful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (679) - Hammel, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle from Desverger. Pours amber with a good white head. Taste is citrus, orange, pine, notes of floral, grape. Soft carbonation. Nice hoppy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hlax028 (2) - Madison, USA - AUG 30, 2014 does not count
Intense orange-citrus aroma. Piny notes show through. One of the best aromas I have smelled in a while. Hazy pour, but golden orange color is excellent. Fantastic balance. intense bitterness that does not linger too long in the throat. I can also taste the citrus notes. Mouthfeel is light to medium and makes me want to drink more. Excellent IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
pottygok (472) - Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Aroma: Lots of pine and citrus hops aroma with hints of tropical fruits. Appearance: Cloudy amber with a rich white head. Taste: Light sweetness with a medium sourness to balance. Palate: Medium body, average carbonation, dry texture, dry finish. Overall: I'm not blown away, but I see what the brewers are going for here. It feels incomplete, to me, and unbalanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (406) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2014
On tap, poured into a tulip. The aromas are very mild and mostly grapefruit and honey with a touch of waxy resin and dampness. It pours a slightly hazy amber with a dense white micro bubble head that leaves behind a webby lace. A medium ring is retained with an oily surface. The taste is a medium-high / high bitter with a medium sweet undertone. The slick, medium body has a moderate amount of prickly carbonation to it. The finish is grapefruit, caramel, and honey, but ultimately gives way to an abundant resin. The aftertaste is burnt and mostly waxy

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