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RATINGS: 3446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


cooplander's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2012
golden color, nice lacing, aroma is citrus, pine, hops, taste is citrus, pine, slight malty sweetness, with a dry finish


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (1008) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Poured from bottle dated 4/5/16 thanks Steve nice golden color with a nice white head. Aromas of pine candied orange citrus and caramel malt. Taste is citrus caramel dank pine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmmbeer (1382) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2016
My 100th IPA- I canít believe I havenít had this one! 12 oz. bottle served in a shaker- poured a transparent light copper with brown shading color, head consists of several frog eyes surrounded by a wafer thin white head and solid ring about the vessel that laced extremely well upon the vessel. Aroma of light hops (pine mostly) and caramel. Hits the mouth with an even medium body, malt is only lightly coated with caramel, middle has and even hop crescent, finish is only lightly acidic and pleasant. Nice to get this one in finally- can only imagine what it tastes like on tap!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrjez (407) - Osaka, JAPAN - JUL 14, 2016
Bottle from World Beer Market, bottled in June? Pours a nice orange-gold, clear with tiny bubbles, low white head. Pine resin and candy-orange aroma, light honey and malt. Flavour is quite sweet, pine and floral hop notes sit back and let malt sweetness come through. Reasonably light body for an IPA, light chewy middle and a moderate bitterness with lingering pine and caramel. Good refreshing IPA, balanced in that east coast way. I could drink many in a session and not get bored in the slightest.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jclarke55 (2) - - JUL 12, 2016 does not count
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (1119) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 10, 2016
0.355l bottle. Slightly hazy orange body, thick and lasting white head. Aroma of toast, caramel, pine, grapefruit, orange zest and some grapes. Taste of caramel, toast, grapefruit, pine, grass and lemon zest. The bitterness is not aggressive at all. Quite balanced brew. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PanMarek (164) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2016
Pleasant hoppy nose, citrus-forward, especially orange with touches of pine at the end. Cloud golden pour with moderate foam. Medium body. Tasty combination of hop bitterness that favors the citrus but does not neglect the resiney notes. Definitely a go-to IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (3538) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2016
from bottle, poured a deep dark golden colour with a nice white head on top. nose is hit with a truckload of resinous pine notes, bread malts, grapefruit, zest, cooked hops, and citrus. iím not a fan

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vinivini (1185) - BELARUS - JUN 29, 2016
Deep golden, clear, good white head. Lasting film on head. Nose of tropical fruit, fruity acids, salt. Light to medium body. Oily. Dry taste. Light to medium bitterness. Below expectations.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
axl (512) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2016
355ml bottle. Clear golden with one finger white head. Aroma is intense pine, grapefruit, citrus, orange, floral notes and cookie malts. Taste is quite bitter with pine, orange, citrus, floral notes, light grapefruit and crisp bread and dry cracker malts. Light to medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation and lasting pine aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jc1762 (611) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle into a shaker showing well filtered, honey wooden hues and sparse white foam. The nose shows toasted and nutty notes with light hints of apple and honey. But the nose is completely dry. The palate is well carbonated and medium bodied. Flavors of dry caramel malts show through out the beer. Perfect maltiness if there ever was any. Light IPA bitterness on the finish. Great modern American IPA.


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