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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 76   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This West Coast/Rocky Mountain-style India Pale Ale is back-hopped for a more intense hop bitterness, flavor and aroma without the balance of caramel malts like our Midwest-style Baldock IPA. It has medium-high alcohol content, high fruity, floral and citrus-like American-varietal hop character, deep golden color and medium maltiness.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6282) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Clear amber color with ivory foam. Pine, citrus, dust, light dank aromas. Medium bodied. Hoppy bitter pine, citrus flavors with a light malt sweetness----nicely drying bitter finish____good.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2144) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Coppery colored. Nice citrus and pine aroma. Bitterness is moderate. Caramel malt and fruity. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5668) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2015
Can. (thanks Wolff) Clear dark orange with a firm head. Aroma of hops, grass, grapefruit and some light caramel. Similar taste. Also notes of something that reminded of "brett". The finish was quite bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1800) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Pours a clear coppery golden color with off-white head. Pine, floral notes, and light citrus on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice hop bite.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1326) - sacramento, California, USA - APR 20, 2015
Can shared by bhensonb. Pours copper with white head. Taste is pine hops and bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12171) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 20, 2015
Can from Malt & Vine. Pours copper with a off-white head. Aroma is fruit forward with caramel. Med body. Flavor starts with sweet caramel, then fruity hop. It’s pleasant, but it it could be more bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (7323) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 20, 2015
Can shared by bhensonb. Pours amber with a rich beige head and a floral citrus aroma. There is a sweet malty start with a more bitter finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ernest (6603) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2015
Can. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white, mostly lasting. Body is medium amber. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (caramel), lightly to moderately hoppy (apricot), with a strong note of butter, other note of stewed prunes. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, unclean. Medium to full body, syrupy texture, lively/soft carbonation. Yuck...lots of diacetyl and hardly any hops, this is a syrupy sweet malt-and-diacetyl bomb for the most part. Goopy and unpleasant. Drain pour.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
johnbuck100 (248) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2015
Pours a dark brown orange. A very malty IPA. A little too cloying and heavy for my taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (6682) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 13, 2015
Pours out copper .. Mild head, great lacing .. . Piney and butt snoffed .. Pretty easy mouth .. Ok but falls between the cracks .. . . I gotta call a plumber, I think I feel like mexican tonight


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