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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Spiral Jetty India Pale Ale is the launching point in our series of hoppy IPA brews. Spiral Jetty IPA has an aggressive hop profile (five different hops used here with two in the dry hop) presenting citrus, floral, resinous or pine aromas and flavors typical of American hops and a nice pleasant, cleansing bitterness on the finish. The dominance of the hops helps to balance the complex malt flavors and the higher alcohol content. Spiral Jetty is our strongest Classic Series ale at 6.6% alcohol by volume, but certainly not our strongest beer.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxwelldeux (3696) - Everett, Washington, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Pours a dark gold with a fairly thick head. Super hoppy in both taste and smell, yet really easy to drink. Much lighter on the palate than I expected in an IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ThatWifeOfHis (25) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - MAY 8, 2010
Footbalm and timbo78 once again. Holla @ ya. Sits in the glass lacing so sweet itís like the super sexy lacy version of mormon underwear. Every element comes through in the sniffer...yeast, malt, hops...and obviously opium in the water because this juice is just too good. Very well made. Clean and refreshing. Iíve already written home to my mom.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - JUN 1, 2011
Pours golden with a one finger head that lingers. Good hop and sweet malt aroma. Full nectar with good carbonation. A malty specimen with ample hop bittering and only mildly sweet. The finish goes on and on. Overall this brew is on the thick and malty side of the IPA spectrum.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pottygok (479) - Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Aroma: Lots of floral and citrus hops, with hints of pine and resin. Appearance: Cloudy gold with a thick, white head that dissipates quickly but leaves lots of lacing. Taste: Light-medium bitterness with a light sweetness backing it up. Palate: Medium-full body, slick, creamy texture, average carbonation, mild finish. Overall: Quite smooth with only a mild kick of hops to let you know what youíre drinking. This is very well balanced, multi-layered, and not overly biased in one direction or the other.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beermompdx (1) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - FEB 17, 2012 does not count
One of the most balanced yet exciting straightforward IPAís Iíve tasted in a long time. Great green yet citrusy hop aromatic up front, with just enough bittering hop on the end. Great light toast on the malt character. Great all around IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4579) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 10, 2013
A very floral aroma. Somewhat cloudy orange. This is quite floral Nd not that bitte at all. A light finish. A nice session IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 9, 2011
Draft. dium beige head atop hazy amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine, catty, some grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, pine, some grapefruit, catty, light bread. Medium body, light acidity, resin.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2011
Pours a hazy dark golden orange color with golden yellowish hues when held to a light and a two finger frothy white head that has excellent retention, only slowly fading into a lasting cap. Large chunks of soapy lacing are left behind. Sweet citrus hop aroma with lots of floral notes and resinous oils. Earthy with hints of pine and sticky buds but the nose of this beer is full of sweet tropical and citrus fruit. Lots of grapefruit and pineapple along with some lemon and orange peel. Faint grainy, biscuit malt presence underneath. Medium bodied with a blast of bitter earthy hops up front but the dryness is quickly countered by sweet citrus notes, pale malt and alcohol heat. Floral and earthy up front with lots of dry, sticky pine flavor that lingers over the sweeter notes into the finish. Lots of sweet fruit notes mid-palate from the hops giving off hints of pineapple, grapefruit, mango and orange peel. Underneath there is a subtle grainy malt presence with biscuit and faint graham cracker notes. Some alcohol heat/boozy sweetness toward the end of the palate. Very well balanced and easy to drink. Iím happy that I found this one. Recommended!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nike (967) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2014
bomber, great dry hop flavor in this brew. Pours a clear golden with an off white head. Citrus and grassy hop aroma and taste. Well balanced. Medium body, good co2, bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (4923) - Utah, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Another bottle from Tim and Eric they picked up from the newest brewery in Utah, brewing only high gravity beers
Appearance: Hazy golden with a nice white head and good lacing
Aroma: Floral and citrus
Taste: Floral with some hop bitterness in the finish
This is a very nice IPA. Crisp, clean and well balanced.


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