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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This mouthwateringly delicious IPA gets its flavor from a heavy helping of citra and mosaic hops. Don’t worry, no fruit was harmed in the making of this beer.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfratzke (51) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Nice malty backbone. Citrusy biscuity flavor. Not bitter. Combination of citra and mosaic hops is awesome. Very balanced. This is a winner.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Defreni (2509) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2014
Flaske: Ravfarvet klar øl med et fint skumhoved. Duft af strand, melon. Superlækker. Smagen er også god. Fin moderne bitterhed som ikke dominerer. Klart den bedste øl jeg fik i LA. Clean og crisp.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chadski4 (99) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Glad Deschutes decided to make this available year round. Copper color with piney aroma with subtle hints of toffee. Resin flavors dominate. Full bodied, almost creamy mouth.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Spence_Man (11) - - JUL 25, 2014
Cannot stop lauding this beer. Deschutes has brought us an excellent example of how an IPA should be. Fresh, vibrant, and easy to get into. I’ve lost count of the number of people who "hate" IPAs but still love this.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
6ROW (405) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Dark orange pour with a small off white head. Big malty aroma followed by several levels of hop flavor a .

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markpseg (10) - - JUL 24, 2014
Fantastically bright and smooth. Lots of floral and citrus notes. Medium to light body beguiles depth of flavor. Finishes well and leaves drinker wanting another.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
peterschreurs (14) - Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle poured in glass. Pours a copper color with creamy head. Aroma is a nice hop balance with citrus, pine notes and slight sweet malts balancing it out. Taste is great as well, with juicy citrus hops up front and a bit of earthiness. There is a light malt sweetness. Overall, this is a great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stine (1488) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Clear rust orange pour. Cotton candy, fruit cocktail in syrup, pixie dust candy aroma; the elements of bright hops are fully present and doused in sugar. When the veil of total chill is lifted, canned green beans and buttered bread are the prominent, ghastly features.

Gummy bear, tropical juice flavor with plain sugar and buttery caramel; there is so much sweetness, and so little desirable malt flavor. The slick, slightly acerbic or berry like sweetness of crystal malt is all there really is under the weirdly heavy sunshine of all the hops.

The body is effervescent and medium in texture, breaking down quickly at the finish. Unbalanced in unpredictable ways, this hop-candy beer is downright confusing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keith0718 (361) - Olathe, Kansas, USA - JUL 21, 2014
It’s OK. I just don’t like high ABV IPA’s, the malt backbone just seems too thick--too thick for something without roasted malt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnurda (1115) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
On tap at red rock in summerlin. Orange colour. Minimal head. Lots of citrus taste. Packed with hops. Fruit was harmed in the making of this beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (4299) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 20, 2014
12oz bottle. Filtered orange-gold body. Foamy, patchy off-white head. Clean, but thicker malt body than most beers that employ citra and mosaic. That said, the body is sort of neutuered and cleansed...a tad lifeless. Good in some basic respects, but a little bit mundane. Juicy hops are nice, but not as pronounced as you might hope. I wouldn’t get another sixpack of this.


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