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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Our year round ode to the Pacific Northwest hop. At DEBC, we like hops, but we like American hops most of all. Here we use some of our absolute favorites. However, they might not be used like you may expect, by using varieties with high alpha acid contents (which means more potential for bitterness) and using them in ways to emphasize the flavor and aroma we can render a rather bitter ale with over the top tropical fruit, citrus, pine, floral, and more hop derived aroma and flavor. Style: American-style India Pale Ale Hops: Citra, Amarillo, Chinook, Palisade, and Summit Malts: Pale Ale, Vienna, Honey, and White Wheat Yeast: English Ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dlihcsnatas (492) - Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Nasty looking light amber brew. Had what looked like bacteria strands but soon realized this was the sediment from the bottom of the can. It did even out to leave it just looking cloudy. Can conditioned??? Anyways the aroma is citrus with some pine hints. The taste is a pine with some citrus and floral notes, slightly metalic. Feels very dry going down and gritty on the tongue. Has all the makings for a great IPA but just didn’t make it there. Probably would have been better in a bottle. (side note: didn’t pour the whole can into second glass and beer did look better, just have to watch for the bottom sediment)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1561) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Draft at the Flying Saucer This was enjoyed at a local bar in Ft Worth. The bartender Homer recomended the Deep Ellum IPA. The ale poured a cloudy light amber with a medium off-white head that slowly dissipated. Some lacing down the glass. This is well brewed ale. Some hops and malt on the nose. This is a medium bodied ale with flavors of resiny hops, The carbonation was average. The finish was smooth with some bitterness on the tongue.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (2308) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2013
can from fiveacestx pours golden amber with a foam off white head. nose of citrus rinds, pine and light malt. taste follows with slightly mellowed bitterness. body is solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6600) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Dirty amber, large foamy white head, spotty lacing.   Sweet hoppy nose, citrusy, but also a little dusty.   I have my concerns that with this head this one may be bust.   Citrusy hops up front, lots of powdery sugar flavors on the backside.   Lots of pine, and perhaps even pineapple.   Its sweet, hoppy, and lots of citrus notes.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, albiet very airy/spritzy.   Finishes smooth, but with lots of that powdery fake sugary sweetness.   I need another to re-rate as perhaps I sat on this too long.   When I poured it the glass was overflowing with foam.   Thanks Bill!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3857) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Golden color out of the can, and it would have been clearer but I can see the sediment in a can. Fresh sweet citrus and tropical fruit hop nose. This is a really juicy IPA with lots of candied orange, red grapefruit, tropical fruit and some pine, with some honey sweetness and homemade bread. Nice IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammer (1096) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Can. Taste is grapefruit, lemon zest, hay, dough, wheat and grass. Complex and interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2013
12oz Can, from Secret Santa 2013 summer, Thanks. No date on the can, no idea how old it is, with the hops listed on the can I should have loved this but alas it tasted stale and malty with no punch.. Amarillo and Citra.. coulda been a contender.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (3584) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2013
On tap at Kung Fu in Dallas. Pour is clear orange with a big white head and great lacing. Sweet tropical fruity, grapefruity, orange peel, doughy, somewhat floral, vallina, and grassy aroma. Taste is sweet fruity, pineapple, mango, grapefruit, caramel, bread, and orange peel with a medium bitter finish. Medium mouthfeel with medium-to-soft carbonation. Super fruity and tropical. I dig it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cwsample (163) - Texas, USA - JUL 8, 2013
On tap at Flying Saucer Fort Worth. I have always lived this IPA, no idea how I haven't rated it yet. It's fairly mild, a little sweet. Still a fantastic beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (4271) - Georgia, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Pours a hazy honey amber with a fairly thick, pale golden tan, fine-bubbled head. Strong aroma is quite hoppy with a fruity undertone that is equal parts citrus and apple/pear and has more than a hint of hay. Flavor is muy hoppy, evergreen and woody, somewhat bitter,subtly citrus and pomme fruity. Firm texture is fairly fizzy and leaves a hoppy, fruity finish. Never mind oil - strike this!

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