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RATINGS: 633   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The continually hopped India Pale Ale brewed with Syrah grape must.

Hookemwahoo's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hookemwahoo (13) - Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2013
I really enjoyed how the sweetness of the Syrah grapes mellowed out the bite of the hops and created a totally unique experience. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
ipaj (1) - - SEP 19, 2014 does not count
this was the worst beer i ever tasted it made me sick i ordered this beer in a bar thinking i was getting a tasty ipa but it was red and left a bitter vinegar taste in my mouth that lasted for hours even when i drank normal ipa i could still taste the bitterness wine and beer do not mix boooooooooooo

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (14552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 18, 2014
Parallel with 60 Minutes and 90 Minutes
The amber color is cloudy and has a beautiful red hue; the head has a short retention. The aroma is hardly interesting (very light fruit and white sugar), a bit smelly (stale water). Off-dry although soft mouthfeel; there is some grape substance, and a light woody bitterness in the end, while the beer is missing: it seems a bit salty.
Not pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1784) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a reddish orange with light white head. Aromas of phenols, green grapes, and green apples. Flavors of a fruit health drink: grapes, gooseberries, and citrus with a little bit of vegetables. Astringent finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Darkmagus82 (1268) - - SEP 14, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 6-7-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a reddish hued orange color with a pink tinted head of about 1.5 fingers. The head has a decent level of retention fading to leave a moderate level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell- The aroma is of a red wine grapiness with some aromas of malt and a moderate amount of citrus hop. Along with the grape aroma so too comes a bit of mustiness as well as a more tannin like smell. Taste – The taste begins with a moderate showing of a red wine like flavor with this flavor growing stronger throughout the taste. Mixed with the wine upfront are some flavors of a bready malt and a bit of caramel. Hop flavors of a mainly citrus nature start coming to the tongue more toward the middle of the taste. They are joined by a light pine hop taste more toward the end. Although there is a presence of both citrus and pine hop, they remain rather light in comparison to the wine flavor which becomes more tannin in flavor at the end. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was on the average side in terms of thickness with a carbonation level that was rather average as well. A slightly thinner body may have been slightly more appropriate of the wine characteristics making it slightly easier to drink. Overall – Not really my thing. Too much red wine like, not quite enough hop for an IPA and a little confusing tasting. Worth a try, but not one I would go back to on any real occasion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DWestrick (434) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2014
bottle. I really liked this beer - unique and great flavor. Surprised how much I like this "fruit beer".

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
nuplastikk (4399) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 12, 2014
12oz bottle. Smells like butt with artificial wine mist. Tastes fake. This beer sucks. Really artificial gross feel to it. Highly unimpressive. Ouch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (1945) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
"Pours the oddest light purple I’ve ever seen in a beer. Quite the looker. Aroma definitely grape like. Flavor is less hoppy than I’d have thought, though I know 60 isn’t exactly a hop monster to start with. Doesn’t really resemble an iPa at all anymore, which is fine if I just don’t think of it as one. Unique sweetness with just a hint of funk and hops. Well balanced and easy drinking. Glad to have tried this one, and glad it wasn’t a $12 750 :)"

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle shared with esp0r september 5th 2014. Red / brown body with a disappearing whitish head. Aroma of artificial fruit candy, earthy hops, wine. Taste has the same artificial feel, with sweet red wine and malt. Towards the end it gets a bit better with grapes and faint piney hops, but overall this didn’t do it for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2104) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2014
On tap at Cork and Cask. Pours a amber color with white head. Caramel, resiny, hoppy, toast aromas. Caramel, citrus, passion fruit flavors. Not my favorite by Dogfish Head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NoDirection (13) - - SEP 6, 2014
A good IPAbut a bit too sour for my tastes. But, it was worth a go... I'm happy I tried it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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