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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A medium-bodied, golden IPA that gets in your face from first sweet sip to crisp, dry finish with the exotic tropical fruit flavors and aromas of New Zealand Motueka hops. With just enough malt character to keep the aggressive hop presence in check, and an unruly 7.5% abv, this brew was seemingly born to kick ass. And RAZE HELL!


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KUEric (886) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2012
Copper in color. That’s a boring statement but really is the best description you can give it. Along with a small sudsy lingering head that you see through. The aroma, like the flavor is sweeter and maltier than I though it would be. It’s too sweet though almost cloyingly so.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NoDirection (13) - - SEP 16, 2014
A very nice, easy to drink, yet potent IPA. I'd definitely have it again if given the opportunity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hfmejias (722) - Dover, Delaware, USA - SEP 1, 2014
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured hazy, orange with a nice white head and nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus fruit, resin from hops and malts. Taste, starts bitter and hoppy and then the fruit and malty notes start to come through. Decent IPA, enjoyable and drinkable; quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Matt_Foran (28) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with a nice foamy head. The aroma you pick up the malt right away with some dark fruit, on the first taste as well. Finishes nicely for a high ABV.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joejames (128) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle to English pint. Pours hazy, amber/orange, quick head, very little lacing. Aroma of apricot, light grapefruit. Taste is bready, caramel sweet. Not really that bitter, which tends to let the alcohol come through. Odd for a IPA at 7.5%. Medium body, medium carbonation, creamy mouth feel. Finishes with notes of caramel, grass, mango and apricot. Average but interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1718) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Pours copper, thin off white head. Flowery nose. Taste has large bitterness, some pine and resin. Booze burn finish, light carbonation, medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reberiii (329) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Not exactly worthy of the name. Has some soda like carb, but after drinking a DIPA from Green Flash and one from 21st Amendment, it?s hard to give this one equal footing. Solid, and I would drink it again, but I?d rename it first.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cybercat (3307) - Georgia, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Pours a clear, bubbly amber with a thick eggshell head. Aroma has a firm note of resiny hops and a flowery hint. Flavor is hoppy, a little bitter, and - um, that’s it. Not great, but palatable. Texture is about average in both fizz and viscosity. Fair to middlin’, but worth a fair shake.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ndfreak77 (94) - USA - JUL 26, 2014
Pretty Good IPA poured from a bottle a hazy orange color. Floral and citrus notes are distinct in the aroma. Flavor starts sweet and finishes bitter, but not too bitter. I would like to try this from a tap.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
artmcd8 (1610) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Pour at PGH Beer Fest. Hazy orange pour. Aroma is floral and herbal. Not too much citrus. Malty taste. Not great.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jrwhitney6 (308) - - JUL 23, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange color. Decent floral nose. Taste has some citrus up front (not much), but goes straight to a bitter finish. Not all that well structured. Alcohol not well hidden. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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