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RATINGS: 1202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Enter, if you will, all the glorious aromatic complexity of the hop. This big, bold IPAís intense multi-hop kick gets a subtle dose of restraint from select Crystal and Carastan malts. For discriminating hop heads.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9156) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 10, 2010
Sample at the brewpub. The beer is a clear reddish-amber color with a medium thin and creamy off-white head that burns away steadily. Thick sheet of lacing on the glass. Citrusy hops and malt in the nose. Medium body with a moderately bitter hops character. Flavors of grapefruit, earthy malt and herbs as well. The finish is crisp and hoppy with a touch of malt sweetness lingering. Above average overall.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirstybob (36) - Isle Of Wight, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2010
Nice strong head, good red tint. Not a lot going on in the aroma department, maybe a trace of resin. Thin palate with a slow building hop on the tongue. Fresh and piney.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmillward (497) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 24, 2010
12oz bottle. Pours a ruddy golden with an off-white creamy head. Nose of citrus hops, some grassy and pine to and caramel. Flavor is a touch of citrus hops, caramel, a tad grainy and then some hop astringency and bitterness. Medium mouthfeel, finishes dry.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2010
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Dark red-orange in color, almost brown. The taste was really fruity but not citrus-like at all. The smell was crisp and fruity as well. I drank this very quickly. This is a really well built beer and at $6.50 a sixer it canít be beat. Easily my favorite from Deschutes. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 04-16-2007 17:42:48

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (8462) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2010
Pours orange with white head, aroma is piny and citrusy from the hops. Taste up front is piny with a bit of grapefruit and orange, moves into the heavy caramel sweetness and ends quickly with a decent bitter. Not quite the ending I assumed, but a good IPA nonetheless.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TLNash886 (228) - Idaho, USA - JAN 7, 2010
12 oz bottle pours red amber into a tulip with plenty off white head. Aroma of pineapple, lemon grass, hops, floral. Bitter upfront with dry, piney hops; bit of detectable malty sweetness, lemon peel. Fizzy/soft on the palate with medium carbonation and body. Refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcbeyond (104) - Newport Beach, California, USA - JAN 6, 2010
Opaque, medium amber. Furniture polish, bread and herbs. Bracing citrus with an intense but short finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic (1880) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Hints of butterscotch amid thick tangerine and apricot aromas. Heavy on the pine needles in the mouth. Oily thick with resinous, nettle-flavoured hops and orange peel bitterness. A dry woody finish. Thick and heavy going but I love it.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajm (1066) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Tap at Fatherís Office CC. Nose explodes all in my face like Andy Stone - orange juice, grapefruit, light pine, that clean NW ester. Color is a solid orange brown. Then the flavor happens and itís really underwhelming: itís like an orange-flavored tea. No sharpness or bitter hoppiness, just a round, slightly oxidized tea flavor. Now this could be the FOís insistence on serving old-ass beer, or it could be Deschuttesí fault. I am unsure.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jujubeast6000 (854) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2009
Reviewed 11/10/2009 (bottle): Pours a clear light reddish color body, with a good sized off-white color head, very lasting. Smells very hoppy and citrusy. Has a light taste, pale and a little dusty, light hops, and some citrus. Very tasty, refreshing and light.


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