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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   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

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gururyan (706) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - APR 24, 2014
Pours a dark urine with a lively head, and I mean that in a good way. I would paint my walls this color. The aroma is so aromatic, I think my wife would actually be fine with me smelling "like a brewery." Very citrus/grapefruit taste but I hate saying that because I hate grapefruit…which you can blame on the late 70’s/early 80’s grapefruit diet fad. Anyway, I say it in a GOOD way…smells and tastes super fresh. I really like this, and disappointed that I missed the release of their IIPA, Dream Crusher, by 2 days. I did get a coozie at least! Anyway, this is a good beer. I am adding it to my list of "must get" when in the neighboring state of Texas (along with St. Arnold).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5437) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Hazy and very crisp copper body with an amber glow and a thick three centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of grass, citrus, resin and some light pine - notes of hop pellets as well. Medium to Full-bodied; Nice sweet citrus and grassy hoppiness with some grapefruit, hay and a large herbal element, all with some smooth malt that shows well. Aftertaste shows a little grass, a lot of sweetness, some hay, light cereal malt and a smooth fruit sweetness - noticeable pear and apple flavours - nice! Overall, a good IPA with a nice balance of malt and some smooth fruity and grassy flavours. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Spec’s Liqour in Dallas, Texas on 11-November-2015 for US$2,62 sampled at home in Washington on 30-April-2016 when it was pretty noticeable that the can was about to explode!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1573) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - APR 28, 2016
Can. Biscuit, bready malt aroma with some pine aroma. Flavor is very smooth but full bodied. Heavy malts with big dose of pine and citrus hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GJF (1465) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - APR 16, 2016
On tap in the Dallas airport on the way home from NY. Pretty good, straightahead IPA. Made for a good layover.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrownPaperBags (16) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2016
Can poured into stemmed beer glass Deep golden bordering on orange with an off white/yellow head that is quite dense. The pine scent is heavy with some spice. The taste is creamy with the huge head that has solid retention. Loads of bittering hops in this. Pine mostly. Solid IPA. True NW style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
triple_belgian (11) - Rodange, LUXEMBOURG - MAR 29, 2016
Pours clear amber with average white head, that disappears quickly. Aroma: swwet, fruity and a hint of hops. Taste is good bitter backbone with fruity undertones, especially orange peel. Bitterness is long lasting but not aggressive. Overall: ome of my IPA favorites, buy it regularly whenever it is available.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (982) - New York, USA - MAR 24, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2016 Tap at the source. Pours clear golden, minimal soapy head. Aroma is citrus, orange, lemon, grapefruit, pine. Flavor is lots of citrus, pine little bit of honey sugar sweetness going on. A classic ipa. Nice, refreshing, balanced. I like this. A good flagship.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darbeer75 (263) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Aroma: sweet and hoppy; quite good; Appearance: light amber with creamy head that dissipates slowly; Taste: strong, bitter backbone with light fruity undertones; Palate: medium body with long, bitter finish; Overall: pretty good; would buy again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (14073) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2016
Leicht trübes orange goldenes Bier mit einer mittelgroßen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig hopfig, grasig frisch. Geschmack mild hopfig, grasig bitter, blumig, okay!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (334) - Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Draft at Foxhole Culinary Tavern, Austin. Orange-amber color and clear with a white head. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruit, floral notes and pine. Taste is malt, citrus, grapefruit, and pine with a bitter finish. Good balance between malt and hops. A nice surprise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3425) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Pours cloudy deep copper with medium off-white head. Aroma of resin, citrus, grapefruit. Taste is fairly rich pine bitter with subtle balancing sweetness. Light, smooth body with soft carbonation.

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