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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Collaboration between Drakes and Faction. Debuted San Francisco Beer Week 2013.

Takes you to both those moments of aromatic pine-exhultation as distinctly, tree-like notes of woodsy pine resin marry with orange-like aromas from Citra and Amarillo hops in the kettle and the dry-hop. A simple base of American 2-row and light crystal malt let the hops and the tree flavors blossom to intriguing and delicious levels.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - FEB 10, 2013
On tap at Best of the Bay at Anchor & Hope. Thefullpint article was right on. This shit is LITERALLY made with branches of Christmas trees. Aroma and flavor is pine, evergreen, pine needles, and whatever hops make that work. Despite the obviousness of the process, it's pretty damn good. One of the best there. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dodgrblu (604) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 10, 2013
On tap at Anchor and Hope; aptly named. I love resinous beers; this tastes like u think your tree water would. In a good way.


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