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Drafting Room 14th Anniversary Ale

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Released as both Drafting Room 14th Anniversary Ale and Troegs Scratch 12

This bold IPA is brewed with Pils and Vienna malt and Amarillo, Warrior, and Mount Hood hops. It has fresh citrus and pine aromas followed by bold dry hop flavors, a faint nutty malt backing and a tantalizing hop finish that lingers on the tongue.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40836) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2008
12 fl oz bottle as Troegs Scratch 12. Pours hazy yellow with a diminished white head. Spiced and wheaty aroma, light citric note. Light yeasty and solid hoppy flavoured. Mild spiced and light citric to apple fruity. Ends yeasty and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34666) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2008
Bottled. A hazy orange beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with fruity notes of peaches and oranges. The flavor is sweet malty with fruity notes primarily of orange, leading to a dry bitter finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2008
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of Storm. Comes as ’’Tröegs Scratch 12’’. Hazy yellow beer with loads of floating impurities and a dense, off-white head leaving laces. Fat hop aroma. Medium body with fairly fruity notes, citrus and a distinct bitter finish. 201008

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 16, 2011
Labeled as Scratch 12. A: The beer pours a cloudy orange color with a small white head. S: A surprisingly citrusy aroma to this beer. Some nice tangerine and orange notes. Sweet fruits and a bit of oxidation, brown sugar, and sweet pale malts round out the aroma. T: Good citrus peel flavor and a surprising bitterness. Some tangerine and peaches give a nice sweetness, which is not overrunning the beer. I find that surprising given the fact this is three year old IPA. M: Medium in body with a low to medium carbonation. O: Certainly not ideal, but this is still pretty good. Nice fruit and pine flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (13316) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 3, 2008
(12oz bottle, thanks kmweaver) Cloudy golden body with small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, yeast, pineapple, some orange, light lemon. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, some pineapple, yeast, light pepper. Medium body, resinous/chewy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2008
on tap-pours a rich off white head that laces slightly and hazy yellow color. Aroma is citrus/pine/some pungent hops, medium malt. Taste is pungent/resin/pine/some citrus-hops, secondary medium malt/bready. Finishes with some tannins/metallic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11622) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2008
On tap at TDR SH location. Poured a medium and cloudy golden color with a smaller sized head. Aromas of floral hops, citrus, and pine. Tastes of floral hops, earthy, pine, and citrus. Lightly sweet with a medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11242) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2008
An above average IPA with grapefruit colour and some white head, and citrus aroma and taste. Good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10423) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2008
Cloudy golden with yellow with tiny white short lasting head. Hoppy aroma with citric and piney notes. Dry flavour with hoppy and piney notes. Dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9999) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2008
Bottle. Pours turbid deep golden with 1-finger white head. Nose is floral, dry, hoppy, slightly funky. The flavor is dry, very flowery, with a big hop bill and some late citrus, funk, and perfumy notes. Smooth, dry palate that comes across like a very hoppy dry floral pils with a little saisony flavor.

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