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RATINGS: 3220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our flagship beer. A session India Pale Ale brewed with Warrior, Amarillo & íMystery Hop X.í A powerful East Coast I.P.A. with a lot of citrusy hop character. THE session beer for beer geeks like us!

Tasting Notes: Citrus, cedar, pine & candied-orange flavors, floral.
Food Pairing recommendations: Spicy foods, pesto, grilled salmon, soy-based dishes, pizza.
Glassware recommendation: Pint
Wine comparable: Busty Chardonnay
In case you care... the average 12 oz. serving has 209 calories.


factus' rating

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
factus (13) - - FEB 10, 2012
Has a thick and lasting head. More grassy tasting than other IPAs, and more complex. One of the best beers I know.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
floydslip (192) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Bright copper beer with a medium fizzy white head. Musky nose of grapefruit, pine resin, and new mown grass. Flavor is bright with citrus hops that coats the tongue in flavors of resin and orange pith, but is not overpowering in its bitterness. A subtle sweetness shines through from the malt, which balances the flavor profile. A good IPA for those new to IPAs (if there are any left).

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
coachd (130) - Missouri, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Wanted the 90 minute DIPA but this will have to do. Smells great - sweet malt,hops and earthiness suggest how sessionable this beer will be. Pours a golden color; looks like many commercial mass-produced beers except for a white pillowy head of foam. Tastes amazing, with citrus hops that are not overpowering, just refreshing. Overall a great and unique IPA. I could drink a 6 pack of this on a hot summer day. Oh how I wish I could get this in St. Louis.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aumentm (100) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Tremendous IPA. One of the purest IPAs Iíve ever had. Its crisp and fresh with a golden appereance and decent aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Westchesterco (1059) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2014
On draft at dogfish head alehouse in falls church it is a clear golden color with a white head the aroma is white grapefruit and the taste is strong bitter white grapefruit that resonates on the palate

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1176) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 22, 2014
Slightly cloudy orange colour, medium sized off-white head; aroma of pine, tropical fruits and biscuity notes; taste is dominated by piney hops with some tropical fruity notes and malty sweetness - excellent IPA!

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ColaKid (62) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 21, 2014
A very good session IPA, is a little bit old world and more similar to a pale ale but a decent beer. I have to say one thing as a pretentious Melbournian, the American beers have been way ahead of the game in regards to craft beers, however their label designs appallingly outdated, lacking imagination, like a pamphlet from the early 2000ís. Doghead Fish brewery - you have great beers but please update your labels and be more imaginative, youíll get more attention that your amazing beer demands!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (503) - - NOV 21, 2014
amber color; fruity, citrusy hop aroma; nice citrusy, floral hop flavor with a fairly light, crisp malt base; lots of bitter hops, but still well balanced; an excellent IPA

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LuckyDog (304) - - NOV 19, 2014
By craft beer IPA standards this is pretty bland. Fairly strong bitterness from the hops, but not much flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vikingguy (833) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Dark honey gold with foamy head. Aroma is fruity and spicy. Taste - light and crisp resinous hops with notes of spice and tropical fruit. Ample bready malt backbone. Nice IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oly (43) - Crawfordsville, Indiana, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Pours clear golden with thin white head. The aroma has resin and floral hops, but they arenít strong and after a few sips I donít get any aroma. The taste is also light, with refreshing lemon citrus hops balanced with the malt. This strikes me as a great summer session pale ale, but not a great IPA.


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