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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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This American style IPA is agressively hopped at a rate of over 2lbs. per barrel. Big notes of citrus and pine compliment a reserved but firm malt backbone.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italianjohn (2338) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Hazy deep golden pour with a thin soapy off white head and lots of thick lacing .... Aroma is lightly piney and grapefruity with a nice citrusy and malt presence ... Taste is lightly piney and a bit resiny with a citrusy/grapefruityness, little earthy and a light chewy caramel malt and a mild bitter bite ... Finishes malty with a light bitter bite .... abv hidden well ... nice little ipa


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (781) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Poured from bottle. Copper color with white head. Grassy citrus aroma with resiny pine. Flavor starts grassy malt followed by big grapefruit and bitter resiny pine. This local brewery I have really overlooked but after trying this brew I will definitely be trying more.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shaggy4 (10) - Maryland, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle pour, creamy ivory head, Citrus (grapefruit) aroma, nice lacing in glass, cloudy orange appearance. Strong hop and pine finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiddleBrau (938) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle. Amber with decent head. Big pine nose. Malty but resinous pine flavor. Palate is full. Pine profile not my style but decent full body IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15095) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2014
14th August 2014
GBBF Day 3. Cask. Lightly hazy amber beer, small bubbly pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Good fine carbonation. Nice condition. Smooth malt base, whisper of caramel toffee. Great juicy hops - orange, orange marmalade, tangerine, hop spice, light floralness. Semi dry finish with more juicy hop. Spicy linger. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (1784) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Gravity at GBBF 2014. Poured a hazy amber colour, with a rocky white head. Aroma of citrus and grassy hops, with some aniseed. Grainy flavours, with yeasty notes and some hay. Finish was caramel, chewy malt and some bitter, lingering hop.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brigg (512) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 30, 2014
(Bottle) Murky copper body with a large, dense beige head. Aroma of grass, resin, grapefruit, lemon, pepper. Medium body, oily, soft. Flavor is bright, acidic and bitter hops; lemon grass, fairly robust malty flavor, caramel; grain.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1625) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Draft at Eulogy. Slightly hazy orange amber pour. Soft foamy head. Strong resins balanced by juicy citrus dark amber fruit.Orange pith and zest. Peach pits. Red plums. Peppermint. Nice earthy undertones. Autumn leaves and pine needles. Lingering pepper finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ilovedarkbeer (2289) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Pours a light orange amber color with a bubbly white head. Notes of pine, orange citrus, sunflower seeds, and dry malt. Sweet mouthfeel and a long finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benzai (8233) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 3. Lightly hazy orange color, small off-white head. Smell and taste moderate to heavy malty, lovely hoppyness, plenty of tropical fruit influence, eosin, pine and a lovely bitterness. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (2013) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at Great British Beer Festival 2014, Olympia, London. An orange/amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, citrus, pine, tropical fruit aroma. Tastes similar, hoppy, citrus, pine, tropical fruit, slight sweetness. Delicious IPA.


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