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RATINGS: 823   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.


3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnstone (2134) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 3, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2013 Medium to strong hopiness with a black licorice-spice note. Gold in color. A nice moderate hopiness through the flavor with a very light body and slight spiced finish. Also on nitro (at the Aces and Ales Winter Beer Fest ’13).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5569) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2010
The beer pours and orange color with a white head. The aroma is bready malt with some orange citrus, grassy and earthy hops. The flavor is bready and toffee malt with some grassy and citrus hops to balance out the flavor. Low bitterness. The beer is very well balanced. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2010
Draft @ Mountain Brewers Beer Fest 2010, Idaho Falls, ID. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter pine flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter piney finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubelknv3 (971) - Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2010
Mild grass, mild caramel malt, spice, and citrus aroma. Red copper with off-white head...nice lacing. Citrus, grass, and spice flavours. Balanced with medium bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daleharshman (888) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 11, 2010
12 ounce bottle from Holiday Wine Cellar ($1.79). Pours a golden amber with one finger of off-white foam. Aroma is a bit weak but consists of some citrusy, grassy, and earthy/dank hops. Flavor also of citrusy hops well balanced with some nice honey sweet maltiness. As promised, this delivers a hop-forward flavor without much bitterness. Nice smooth finish. This is highly drinkable. (280, 336)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (1304) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2010
Pours amber with and off-white head. Flavor is caramel, malty with piney resin. Medium bodied and balanced with nice solid malty body. Very nice Ipa.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHulk (486) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 23, 2010
Smells strongly of balanced hops. It is very hop smelling, but not too strong, you can’t quite tell what kind of hops as it is very nicely citrusy in the beginning but doesn’t have the bitterness at the end of the smell. Pours a very hazy orangy amber, nice fine head on pour, great lacing. You get a nice even malt feel in your mouth as the hops flavour builds. There really isn’t any hop bittering in this at all, it is a bit peculiar. Very nicely balanced though, very smooth even taste at the end of the palate. The hops fade out very cleanly.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
koopa (338) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2010
22oz bomber purchased at liquid solutions Appearance: Fairly transparent body that is just a touch too orange to call full blown red. Lush 2 finger crown comprised of fine bubbles. Some retention and lacing. Smell: Very nice subtle yet complex nose. Lots of herbal, minty, floral, and citrus hops creating a nice bouquet. Taste: A bit less complex than the nose. Orange tangerine note that gives way to wet hopped goodness. Mouthfeel: A bit thin for my liking and for the style. Drinkability: Its thin, has a 6.40% abv, and doesn’t taste bitter so it gets high marks.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
scooterbub (815) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - MAY 17, 2010
12 ounce bottle. Pours a hazy bronze-amber with a large, foamy, clingy, beige head that fades a little. Taste is of caramel, hops, malt, pine and citrus. Similar aroma. The body is a little thin and slightly watery. Easy to drink and rather enjoyable, but not great.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - APR 29, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2010 Mostly clear orange, thick frothy beige head. Aroma of toffee, floral, fresh herby hops. Taste is mild bitterness, fruit sweetness, some pine on the finish. Medium body, creamy smooth carbonation.


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