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RATINGS: 827   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14978) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 10, 2009
Hazy amber color; generous head. Very nice aroma of green hop cones, lightly fruity. Good toffee flavor, quite chewy, some sweetness too; strong bitterness, quite resiny. Solid.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer4000 (4518) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2009
650 ml bottle. Dark golden body with a big, creamy off-white head. Nice citric/peaches aroma. Flavor is sweet, caramel malt, rather bitter, citric fruity and some mild grapefruit. Medium body, refreshing even being a bit sweet, nice fruity/bitter balance.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 24, 2009
The Dan Journal #304. Tasted 9/27/09. 22oz bomber. Filtered with a reddish golden hue. Off-white ring of head. Aromas of bready malts and citrus. Grapefruit and orange notes. Full bodied with a bright palate and overt bitterness. Nice astringent effervescence, Grassy and hop dominant palate. Very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2009
Bottle 22fl.oz.
Clear medium orange color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090913]

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (2647) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Nice orange pour with a thick head. Spicy citrus, pine hop aroma with a nice malt base. Smooth malt balanced nicely with grapefruit bitterness. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2009
Bomber. Hazy orange with white thin head. Aroma is sweet hoppy and melon fruit with some citrus, maybe a little piney. Flavor is sweet and malty (little too sweet) and caramel also from malts. Easy throughout for relatively bigger booze. Hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersearcher (2334) - Glendale, California, USA - NOV 5, 2009
great label. mild ipa. almost a session IPA. flavor is hoppy without being muddled.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ericsondr (48) - Camano Island, Alabama, USA - OCT 31, 2009
A little light for my taste but in all fairness I must rate it well. Great balance of hops and citrus notes. The citrus lingers on my palete. Good experience.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9602) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 28, 2009
courtesy of fiulijn - clear amber-orange colour with a little persistent beige foam; very perfumy hoppy aroma with notes of quince marmalade, cream and flowers; low carbonation, medium-bodied, solidly bitter, long bitter fruity and flowery finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aaronbr (127) - Palo Alto, California, USA - OCT 19, 2009
Poured from a 20oz bottle, reddish-orange and opaque. Great balance of hops and malt. Floral and a little nutty. Pretty darn good.


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