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RATINGS: 180   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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8344) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 30, 2003
Clear orange with lots of lacing. Sweet peach and wood hop aroma, which is very nice. Woody and musty flavor with a soapy finish. Thin.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - MAR 13, 2005
Very oily and resinous body. Some light two row malt hints with a big high alpha bitterness. Clean and floral nose with no defects. The chinook is very prominent. Smewhat oily on the finish with good lingering bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2005 Clear amber body with a frothy white head. The aroma was citrus peel, hops, grass. Light to medium bodied, gentle carbonation, smooth texture. The flavor was refreshing and rewarding. This was a good IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadey (1952) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 15, 2005
Clear dark orange/amber color. Some lacing with a thin white film for a head. Aroma is nice clear hops. Flavor begins with clean hops but finish is resiny and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2006 12 oz bottle via liquid Solutions. Pours a hazy copper with a good size white head. Nice orange/grapefruit/pine aroma. Very hoppy taste starts with orange, then pine and ends with grapefruit. The malts are barely discernable but they are there. Lingering bitter grapefruit rind aftertaste. BITTER...BITTER..BITTER GRAPEFRUIT RIND......A very good ipa IF YOU LIKE THE GRAPEFRUIT RIND.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (7052) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdp (59) - Texas, USA - JUL 16, 2007
On draft at Dicks Brewing Company. This is a good IPA. Decent amber color with ok off-white head. Has a good hop flavor and as it lingers you get a bit of the malt. Very drinkable and could be an everyday IPA. Unfortunately, it’s not distributed where I live.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2008 soft creamy malt backbone allows for the sharp piney bitterness to shine through. loads of hop flavor, balanced enough where you can enjoy the sustained bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7230) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 6, 2007
Pours a clear copper with bubbly effervescence that piles up a off white head. The aroma is grapefruit hops, orange rind and vague malty sweetness. The taste is a load of straight up bitter grapefruit hops that attack right from the get go. A tasty pale maltiness wells up about midway but quickly succumbs to the grapefruit hop bitterness. The malts are simply out numbered here. They did put up a worthy battle. But in the finish and into the after taste the hops hold strong with citrus bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scoutman (14) - USA - JAN 30, 2008
A nice session IPA if you will. Grapefruit and citrus zest dominate an orange/copper flavored brew. Good head retention. Well balanced with enough hop bite to satisfy, but not too much alcohol to enjoy repeatedly.


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