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RATINGS: 894   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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The citrus punch of a big IPA, minus the one-dimensional hop sledgehammer. Seven select European and domestic malts round out the edges for a complex, copper-colored brew. Like its namesake ski lift, itís an insiderís ride to fresh thrills.


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4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IPAsavedMYlife (346) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2012
The build of this beer is definitely something to be enjoyed. Nice Copper hazy, with a dense creamy head. Nice amount of carbonation coming up from the middle. Smell is certainly the carastan malt, with some definite sweetness. Opposite of Cigar Cityís Tocobaga Red. Mild hop aroma. Very nice mouthfeel, creamy. You can really taste the spicyness of the red malt in this one, which pairs nicely with the hop flavor. Not overly obnoxious, but well hopped. I could drink this all day. Not too forgiving. Enjoyability 4.5/5


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2905) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
2nd annual midland bottle tasting group. Bottle from stirchley wines. Amber beer with small head. Aroma of orchard fruits and malts. Taste is dry leaf, malts, some grapefruit and caramel. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4348) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle during 2nd Annual Midlands tasting group; clear amber pour with a soapy white head, aroma has orange and pine, taste has grapefruit, some orange, quite nice.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jennajlover (135) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Seems like marries otter malts preface this. The hop punch in aroma is exactly that a citrus hop punch. The malts add such a nice dimension. Enjoyable predicable hop bomb.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (3740) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2015
12oz bottle from Hippo Beers. Deep orange brown, big foamy head, lot of sediment. Resin, grain, boiled sweet & hop aroma. Soapy dry barley and hop flavour. Sharp with bitter aftrertaste. More an amber ale to me.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (1309) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Nice citrus hop aroma. Pretty copper color. Normal mouthfeel. Tropical bitterness up front but not to harsh. Treads a fine line between pale ale and IPA.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Art (2207) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Old bottle from carnivores. Everyone should bottle date. Aroma of oxidized hops. Wet leaves. Taste is a gross malt bomb. Nothing good left.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dbhenry (139) - El Paso, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2015
This IPA may be lower in hops than their regular IPA but it lacks some of the malt depth as a down side. A good beer but not great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
purpledotdays (2) - Arizona, USA - MAY 23, 2015 does not count
An IPA without going overboard on the hops. Very tasty, but not a good choice for the Budweiser drinker. Another hreat beer from Oregon, cannot wait to move back.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bartzluke (261) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 21, 2015
12 oz pour from chilled bottle into shaker pint. Pours amber, clear as day, and well carbonated with an ephemeral fizzy head. Nose is weak. A little woody and kind an oil scent. Medium body leaning towards dry. Kind of a sticky finish. Taste is herby, bitter, and woody in the middle with a strange finish. Aftertaste recalls beets or turnips. Not a big fan. Might be a bad bottle. Tastes a little skunky.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1041) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 17, 2015
Aroma is citrus, grapefruit, passionfruit, crystal malts and caramel. Taste is sweet hops with a pleasant full bodied profile balanced fabulously. The hoppy aromas clone the taste. Finishes surprisingly smooth. Appearance is a clear amber with a medium frothy nitrogen head that looks fabulous.


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