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RATINGS: 935   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   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.


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4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IPAsavedMYlife (346) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2012
The build of this beer is definitely something to be enjoyed. Nice Copper hazy, with a dense creamy head. Nice amount of carbonation coming up from the middle. Smell is certainly the carastan malt, with some definite sweetness. Opposite of Cigar City’s Tocobaga Red. Mild hop aroma. Very nice mouthfeel, creamy. You can really taste the spicyness of the red malt in this one, which pairs nicely with the hop flavor. Not overly obnoxious, but well hopped. I could drink this all day. Not too forgiving. Enjoyability 4.5/5


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vanvenlo (1681) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 16, 2016
Slowbeer ontap(4-Jun-16)Berry aroma.Light red.Berry herbal flavour.Bitter berry finish&tangy herbal aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lunkie (1751) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2016
Hop herbal spice aroma. Clear amber colour great head and lacing. Malt herbal spice flavour. Smooth palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ngejo (874) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 3, 2016
Tap. Clear, amber, frothy, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & long finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fakebeersnob (308) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Large, thick, foamy beige head with a lighter amber/dark copper body. Darker than a usual pale ale. Citrus aroma - a bit of malt, grassiness, and floral elements. Taste is citrusy with a bitter feel mixed with a solid malt backing. Citrus upfront, followed by sweetness, and a bit of toasted malt feeling at the end. There is no lingering hop bitterness at the end. Low carbonation and a somewhat creamy smooth mouth feel. I think this is what they mean by a clean finish. I quite enjoy this one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andrus86 (326) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26, 2016
BOTTLE. (BO.08Jan16) Dark gold in colour with thick yet small off white head.. Sweet malt with some floral musky notes on the nose.. Nice sharp sweet malts roll into a medium hop bitterness, finishing with a good balance of the citrus hops & sappy malt.. Sourced Cellarbrations @ Capel

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RhetoricalAns (801) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 21, 2016
Howler fill. Amber pour, tall foamy and sticky head. Nice citrus hop aroma, stonefruit. Same through the taste. Lovely pale. lighter carbonation. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (5496) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 13, 2016
12oz bottle pours amber topped with a nice head. nose is pine citrus hops a bread malt. taste is more of the nice hop character along with a well balanced malt bill.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBeerFanatic (977) - Friona, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2016
Medium copper thick head good retention. Aromas pine, citrus, herb, pineapple. Flavors medium pine, citrus, herb. Medium sweet, bitter and lightly dry. Good balance.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2905) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2016
On tap at Tony Roma’s, Mall of America. Fruity and oniony hops aroma with stone fruit and faint strawberry. Almost clear copper under a thin, white cover and lace. Flavour is salty hops with onions, bitter resin, and apricot in front of sweet base malt. Very high bitterness lingers through the finish and is slightly astringent. Medium body, medium carbonation, smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
blueshockey24 (386) - Colorado, USA - APR 11, 2016
Bottle. Pours Amber. Taste is sweet and malty brown sugar with a hoppy finish. Pretty good.


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