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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
You can only drink so many beers in a lifetime, so you better make each one count. Thatís where we can help. Because at Epic weíre obsessed with creating big hop-fuelled beers. This takes a shed-load of skill. It also takes a shed-load of hops. In fact there are 15 crammed into this bottle. Many brewers would call that insane. We call it flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2881) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2015
On tap at OíRiley & Conways, pours a clear dark amber orange with a thick white head, the aroma has a pretty good amount of citrus and fruit with a nice malt touch as well, the flavor has a nice citrus front end with some hops and fruit in the finish as well, balanced, good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (1234) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JAN 10, 2015
330ml bottle at Shawtyís Cafe, Twizel. Pours clear brownish amber with a large head that quickly dies and leaves a beautiful residual foam. Underwhelming nose compared to the great taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1762) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - NOV 29, 2014
Pours an orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, citrus and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a big hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Keg at craft beer calling.. Soft sweet floral fruit.... Soft sweet fruits.. Soft hop.... Juicy fruits as American pale ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pdubyah (641) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 14, 2014
Iíd been avoiding this beer, until of course it won a medal in a recent beer awards thing, at which point I thought I was being contrary and picky. Turns out not so much. Although this has a lovely hop aroma and a great colour it is a bit thin and really needs some food to bolster and prop it up. In its favour it is easy drinking and the aroma and bite are always welcome. Finishes towards dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nezzapunk (28) - - OCT 22, 2014
bottle new world cromwell. muted nose but dirty rusty orange. good colour. decent full bodied palate with refreshing hops and a little bit of citric acid twang and nice and dry on the finish, has good weight and flavour for 5.4% which i think we ALL like . only 6 bucks a bottle so a good regular of mine

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pictish (10) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 3, 2014
A Ponsy New Age Pale Ale type that kiwi brewers have mastered better than most. Complex aroma with fruity ,grassy, citrus notes and more. Well balanced sweet/sour taste that makes me want more. A superb ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (8003) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle from Brothers Beer, Auckland, August 2014. Clear amber with a white head. Fairly relaxed with hops, grass, some light malt. The finish was on the dry side with a hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leonardus (58) - Rolleston, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 6, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2014 Iím drinking this with fresh bluff oysters accompaniment. Yum. I like this Pale Ale, itís smooth, tasty and has a creamy finish, with little bitterness. Enjoying immensely with the last batch of fresh oysters for this season, compliments them well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arondee (601) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Pours a see-through copper color with a nice white head. The aroma is sweet malt, caramel candies, and grassy hops. The taste has good hop flavor but itís not all that bitter. Sweet grass, copper, caramel malts, very refreshing and light. The mouthfeel is a little creamy, just the right amount of carbonation. The Pale Ale from NZ is really good. Iím impressed.

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