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RATINGS: 824   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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The citrus punch of a big IPA, minus the one-dimensional hop sledgehammer. Seven select European and domestic malts round out the edges for a complex, copper-colored brew. Like its namesake ski lift, it’s an insider’s ride to fresh thrills.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Masterkush7 (507) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
Nice hoppy aroma. Great hops taste but not overwhelming and has a strong malty backbone. A great northwest style pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (497) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle. A- Citrus, piney. A- Copper color, clear liquid, off white head. T- Citrus, piney, spruce, bitter. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter citrusy finish. O- As someone who does not like APA’s this wasn’t too bad. Still not something I would seek out, but the citrus helped a lot. Not crazy bitter but still just missing something. Good, but not quite great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6447) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle from Yamaichi. Orange-brown color, clear. Orange hops, malty, some caramel and chocolate, pine. Resiny flavor of citrus, caramel, minerals. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2045) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 2, 2014
Shared by KyotoLefty. Happy to give this a try, thanks! A nice clear golden amber color, with a thick foamy head. The hoppy nose has a zesty biscuity malt vibe. The taste is citrusy light pine & caramel. It doesn’t really scream red ale but yeah as an APA I can see it. Pretty good but I was expecting more from Deschutes though I am not sure how old this is...

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thorongil2 (1237) - , Ontario, CANADA - APR 30, 2014
(tap) clear orange amber colour with a small tan head; wonderful aroma of citrus, stewed fruit, sweet notes; flavour not as great as aroma but still nice - balanced with long medium bitter finish

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vadie (704) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
Couleur de cuivre avec une grande mousse beige. L’arôme du caramel, malt et ananas. Le goût est très similair mais aussi très fraîche, bien équilibré, et facile à boire. Très bonne!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrChopin (3276) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 25, 2014
filmy white top on a hazy red amber body. Soapy nose, light toast, some caramel. Soapy up front with dank pine, metallic mid palate thin through the full caramel and pine finish, more dankness in the incredibly slick end where a stale oat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (433) - Ohio, USA - APR 25, 2014
On draft. Cooper color with little head. Hoppy aroma. Tastes of grapefruit and ends bitter. Another solid offering from them.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stxoil (21) - Texas, USA - APR 22, 2014
Pours a clear copper. Nice hoppy aroma. Great hops taste but not overwhelming and has a strong malty backbone. One of my faves. Pity it’s so hard to find around Houston.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerathon (1159) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2014
Copper color with nice frothy head. Rather bland hop profile and a sweet bubblegum like aftertaste that isn’t good. Disappointing.


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