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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This crisp, hoppy Northwest IPA features Centennial, Cascade and Columbus hops that impart strong citrus hop flavors and aromas. Our Northwest IPA is balanced nicely with the use of crystal and victory malt. We finished this fine IPA with a heavy dose of dry hopping to lock in the all the intense flavors and aromas. This IPA is sure to satisfy the hop heads of the Northwest, so sit back and enjoy.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (6974) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 23, 2010
Bottle. Orange amber, creamy compact head. Aroma of citrus fruit, light pine, and a little plastic. Sweet toffee malts, citrus rind, resin, and a little band-aid plastic note. Finishes with astringent green-stick bitterness. I think this is on the verge of being past its prime, with the plasticcy phenols lurking in here.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (6880) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 4, 2010
12 oz. bottle, pours a hazy dark golden with a small white head. Fairly mild grassy hops aroma and flavour. Refreshing IPA, but nothing special here.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (6861) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 29, 2006
Bottle. Rich amber beer with a nice off-white head. Low grapefruit aroma. Big grapefruit and pine flavor with some backing malt. Long lasting grapefruit bitterness. Medium bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 24, 2009
Pours amber with a thin white head. Smells of caramel, peppery, citrussy. Tastes of ininspired citrus and astringent with a caramelly cloying finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6237) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 12, 2008
22. Pours crystal clear coppery medium amber. Thick, sudsy white head with streaky sedimentary lace. Bready, yeasty nose, with some dark, woody, piney hop notes. Medium body, a bit of lively carb. Woody, resiny mid-palate over a bit of biscuit. Longish resiny finish. This is a solid effort--certainly not amazing, and not the first flavor profile I would reach for (so much wood). But it’s tasty and refreshing, and offers a nice dark bitter option amonst all the bright fruit and pine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6217) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2008
Bottle shared with HogTownHarry, tupalev, jerc & mabel -- courtesy of mabel. Pours a hazy orange-amber with a large frothy white head. Nice lacing. Hoppy aroma along with caramel malt and biscuit. Flavour of resiny hops along with caramel malt, fruit and a decent bitter finish. Average bodied. Nothing great, just a good IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6127) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2008
Bottle (22oz). Shared with blankboy, jerc, mabel and tupalev - bottle courtesy of J&K. Cloudy orange with a huge creamy white head. Earthy, funky hop aroma, decent malt backbone. Taste - same, again leafy - quite dry and bitter, and still that mild peat or earthy mineral tang. Decent body, astringent and decently bitter in the long finish, alcohol emerging a bit at the very tail end - good!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2008
[1310-20080418] 1pt6floz bottle. Malty hopped up citrus and tangerine juice aroma. Hazy, medium orange brown body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Super bitter citrus hops and heavy malt flavour. Bitter bitter medium body. Wow that’s bitter!
(w/ blankboy, HogTownHarry, jerc, tupalev)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2007
UPDATED: APR 4, 2008 A rather standard IPA. Very easy drinking. Medium body. Good citrus/caramel malt aroma. Unlike the raters before me, I did not see this as being all that bitter. There were more hops in the nose than on the palate. This would be a nice intorductory IPA, as it is not over the top with alcohol, hops, or malts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cornfield (5521) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2005
This is a good hophead’s IPA. Deep orange in color with a frothy white head, it begins quietly with an aroma of sweet flowers and oranges. When it hits the mouth, the first thing you taste is the pleasant caramel malt. Briefly. The hops explode in the mouth in a riotous profusion of hop bitterness that soon causes the lips to tingle as well. It’s got a nice long bitter finish that leaves the mouth watering for more. I’ve got to try this brewery’s IIPA, too.


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