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RATINGS: 726   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The continually hopped India Pale Ale brewed with Syrah grape must.


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1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
badwhale (391) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Bottle to shaker glass. Poured a cloudy pink color. Smelled like grapefruit. Big surprise. It just tasted like a weak sparkling cider, but bitter. I’m being generous here: It was a nasty drainpour for me.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scoth (588) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Pours clear scarlet with a medium white head, very good retention. Aromas of pine resin, grapefruit, grape, biscuit. Medium body, creamy, good carbonation. Lightly sweet, a little tartness, medium bitter with a light dry lingering finish. The grape must doesn’t add much in the way of venous notes, more like notes of grape juice. Very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkSanta410 (527) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours Amber with a distinct reddish tint. Lightly pink head, dissipates quickly. Aroma is red wine, grapes, a bit of faint hops. Taste is light pine, citrus, definite hints of red wine and grape juice. Decent bitter finish. Light body, medium carbonation. Very interesting, cool take in the IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Humlehode (278) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2015
Pours red with pinkish head. Fresh hoppy citrus, red wine, toffee aroma. Refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (589) - NORWAY - MAY 16, 2015
Pours a clear red, hint of pink in the head. Aroma has malts, hops and grapes. Taste is crisp, some grapes the is increasing.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frozer (187) - Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2015
Served in a snifter.red color nice grape and hop aroma. Upfront sweet grape and berry flavor. background hop bitterness and finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
svandyke (99) - USA - APR 25, 2015
12 oz- Lots of head, smell of hops and nice pinkish tint, Good hoppy taste with some grape at the end. Interesting...

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
plaugher (246) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 22, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2015 12oz bottle into an English pint. Pours a murky orange amber with some traces of pink highlights, no head. Emphasis on the musty (read: old socks) on the nose, with a bit of apple and grape. Tastes better than it smells, bitter, with some wine sweetness. Not a fan overall.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (1179) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - APR 15, 2015
12 oz bottle pour. This was actually one of the first beers from these guys I ever tried a few years back, and I enjoyed the hell out of it. Pours a pink tinted orange color with an apple grape like aroma. Flavor shadows a sweet wine, with some grape like flavor. Decent hop profile throughout as well, and makes for a very unique brew. Don’t think I’ve ever had another IPA like it. I like this beer overall. I’ll grab one here and there.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sunevdj (3440) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 15, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a clear pinkish amber with a small white head. Very bitter with resiny hops aromas. Also aromas of dry white wine and fresh cask wood. Spicy hints. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Quite bitter finish with more resin and cask wood.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (1093) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2015
Bottle. Clear amber beer with a large white head. Aroma is fruity with notes of caramel, bread, herbs, hay and vanilla. Flavor is fruity with notes of citrus, caramel, grain and herbs. Well balanced but not super fresh.


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