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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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This is a true West Coast IPA–it is pale in color, with with bracing bitterness, high alcohol content (about 7.3% abv) and a fruity/floral/citrus hop aroma. It is made from a simple malt bill: North American base and pale caramel malt. We use copious amounts of Northwest hops all throughout the boil, with most of it going in within the last 15 minutes. After fermentation is complete, we dry hop it with approximately 1 boatload of each of the same hop varieties. 16.5°


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (3897) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 8, 2016
(En fût au Ermanos): Une concoction collantes et sapinée, laissant sur la langue un bonbon houblon amer, floral et vert en plus des agrumes pales. Moins bon que ce à quoi on m’avait préparé mais quand même agréable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reggiedunlop (3582) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Pours a very clear and bright golden/orange with a medium white head...nice lacing and retention. Aroma is dank, herbal and scalliony. Flavor follows suit and adds some earthy, resinous bitterness...some mild caramely malt backing. Mouthfeel is medium / full and a bit oily with a dry earthy/resinous finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (18676) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Draft at OHSO. Clear golden amber color. Aroma of summer fruit. Taste is nicely balanced bittersweet summer fruit. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (10327) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2016 Solid ipa. On tap at ohso. Very fresh and very drinkable. Orange colour. Medium mouthfeel. On cask dry hopped with dr rudy and 721 at the source is even better.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ibrubeer (237) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Draft @ TUS Radisson. Nice hoppy aroma. Clear, light amber color. No head, or really any bubbles at all, and pretty flat carbonation. Flavor has a nice malt/hop balance. A pretty good citrusy bitterness. Medium bodied. Overall, a good tasting IPA, that would’ve undoubtedly been better if properly carbonated. Did not taste as strong as it was.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Padron4KM (763) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - SEP 28, 2015
32 oz growler. Clear, dark golden/light amber, fluffy off white head, sticky lace. Aroma is light caramel, sweet orange, grapefruit, pine.
Flavor is sweet caramel malt, then grapefruit, orange, pine. nicely balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PartyFowle (791) - - JUN 19, 2015
Draft. A stunning brew, brilliantly clear and shiny copper in color with a sticky head of pure white. The aroma is equally powerful, with a pungent blend of strawberry, grapefruit, grass and orange blossom honey. All these are present in the flavor as well, though grassy bitterness is most prominent and toasty crackers are added at the finish. Silky medium-light body; fairly high pinching CO2. Finishes sparkling clean with moderate bitterness. Maybe the best IPA in the state.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7915) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 22, 2015
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Light grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and caramel flavor. Medium bodied. Decent bitterness. Light grapefruit and light caramel linger with light pine.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glucose (4) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 18, 2015 does not count
On tap at the Dragoon taproom on Grant Rd in Tucson, Arizona As excellent as our first taste 2 years ago at the Tanque Verde Guest Ranch. Lovely no-nonsense IPA with citrusy/pine aroma, taste to match. Nice light golden color. Perfect balance of hop aspect: not excessively bitter or overly dry-hopped. Mouth feel is nice and light. Head a quickly disappating white .

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (1005) - Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2015
On tap. Gold color with almost no head. Big tropical fruit aroma. Flavor had some pine and tropical fruit. Less than the aroma though.


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