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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2200) - Michigan, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Got in a trade with Cyde. 12 ounce can into tulip glass, no canning date. Pours very hazy and cloudy orange amber color with a 2 finger fairly dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of huge grapefruit, tangerine, orange rind, lemon zest, orange zest, pineapple, floral, grass, honey, bread, light pine, and floral earthiness. Outstanding aromas with big citrus hop complexity with a moderate malt balance; and nice strength. Taste of big grapefruit, orange zest, tangerine, orange rind, lemon zest, pineapple, floral, pine, grass, honey, bread, and floral earthiness. Good amount of pine resin bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes citrus, citrus zest, citrus rind, floral, pine, grass, honey, bread, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity and balance of citrus/floral/pine hop flavors; with a fair amount of malt balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent IPA! Great hop flavor complexity and moderate malt balance; and very easy to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansermadide (1450) - Kyle, Texas, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Bright cloudy orange color with a bright white head... Itís a bright beer! Sweet, bready aroma with citrusy hops decorating. Itís awesome in the mouth, meaty, but soft and slick, with a soft but distinctive hop flavor. Yeast helps soften, I think. Love it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bbcd (214) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 15, 2013
can. cloudy/opaque amber, white head. mango, pineapple, citrus, floral, caramel, bread. medium bitter, medium sweet. medium body, creamy feel. annoyed that i havenít bothered checking it out before now.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (1571) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Can from trade with Crajun. Pours a cloudy golden orange color with a small fizzy head that quickly fades, grabs the edges nicely when swirled, looks oily. Very nice aroma of tropical fruit, oranges, pine, and grapefruit. Taste is packed with pineapple, oranges, pine, honey, and grapefruit. Good stuff here. Slight sweetness up front with a strong bitter finish. Smooth juicy finish. Thin to medium body, slightly oily and fizzy mouthfeel. Very nice IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ozarkspops (311) - - APR 20, 2013
Orange copper pour. Mild haziness. Medium whit head and lots of lacing. Piney floral hop aroma. Flavor is very similar. Lots of citra and chinook hop presence. A little spice. Bitter and dry finish. ---Rated via iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
moonbug (66) - Bryan, - APR 17, 2013
Deep amber ipa with a smell reminiscent of a hop draped pineapple in the piney woods. Very bitter yet sweet taste that lingers...The aroma overpowers the taste. Overall though this is a good ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BobFrapples (48) - Texas, USA - APR 17, 2013
This is a great IPA in a can! Partly cloudy with a chance of cat piss! Bitterness is just right and well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (550) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2013
Copper/medium amber, thick but thin head. Nose is malt & copious hops with a floral hint. Bitter. Middle is solid hops backed by deep malt. The finish is bitter, but balanced. Solid beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angrypirate06 (1374) - Texas, USA - APR 6, 2013
Consumed dozens of pints of this, shocked i havent rated it. Golden pour with white head and nice retention. Nose is hugely floral and perfumey. Nice grain backbone. Fl is pine, floral, perfume, lightly grassy, straw, some cereal and a hint of cereal. Palate is lively carbonation, nice bitter finish.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mcesooner (2) - Frisco, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2013 does not count
I enjoyed this for the first time on draft at Twisted Root in The Shops at Legacy last weekend. This brew is a West Coast styled IPA and has quickly become one of my favorite IPAs. It has a really nice balance between the hops, which are definitely present...for those hopheads, and the malt backbone. My recommendation to all is: when you see this at your favorite Watering Hole don't hesitate to give it a try; you won't be disappointed! ---Rated by mcesooner via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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