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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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This classic American IPA showcases an aromatic, bold hop flavor. Horizon hops and oats provide a sleek, velvety body and balanced bitterness while two pounds per barrel of dry hopping offer initial waves of citrus and pine. We’d give our left foot for another pint!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (2875) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 30, 2015
12 oz can poured into a tulip, my first North Dakota tick! Courtesy of DCLawyer, thanks Jason! Mostly clear golden orange with a slight haze and two fingers of off-white head. Aromas of floral, citrus, bitter notes, biscuit, sweet malt. Tastes of floral, citrus, big bitter notes, somewhat soapy. Medium body with a dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (1755) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2015
Can->SA. Copper-gold with small offwhite head. A: juicy citrus and floral hops, grains, lite grass. T: bitter; wet hay, citrus and pine hops, grass. Eh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10882) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 14, 2015
Can poured a hazy golden amber with a small lasting off white head. Aroma of bread, tangerine, orange zest, pink grapefrut and light tropical fruit. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, apricot, grapefruit and light earthiness with a crisp dry lingeing bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5568) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 28, 2015
12oz can via trade pours a murky, deep orange with some lacing, creamy white head. Nose has a ton of orange, both juice and rind, some mild herbs, celery salt, pine, soap. Flavor follows, big orange component but quite a bit of celery too, mild malt and honey, pine. Crisp finish. Decent local

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Art (2128) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Can from willfrunforbeer. New state tick. Thanks! Pours a cloudy copper orange with a white head. Aroma is candied orange rind and light pine. Old hops. Taste is bitter. Maybe past it’s prime.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (4254) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Can with thanks to TheHoff43. Pour hazy orange, medium off-white head, dissipates slowly , nice lacing. Aroma is passionfruit, spruce, dank onions. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter, fruity sprucy dank. Medium body, not harsh. Better than its rating.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (2550) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Can’t hanks TheHoff. Been looking for this state tick for a while. Nose is light orange to lemon with some fruitiness. Can is red. Taste is initially mostly bitterness then shows a light lemon citrus flavor. Finished with a drying pithy, almost tannin like bitterness. Second swig isn’t nearly as harsh on the finish but does reveal some alcohol notes. A little burp reminds me of that harsh finish. Not great but not to worst I’ve had

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (3050) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Sampled at an ESBLS tasting. It poured a golden/orange color with a white head. The aroma was of pine and florals. The taste was bitter with citrus and some malt notes. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5386) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Sampled at esbls. very hazy golden and dingy. A citrus aroma. Flavor is big tart citrus. Grapefruit flavor with pleasant malts. Decent stuff.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
tfratzke (63) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2014
From a flavor standpoint, this beer is a mess. They use 5 hop varieties, and for me that causes an identity crisis. It?s a spicy floral piney muddled mess. Nice malt backbone hidden by the hops. It’s not overly hoppy, I just feel the flavors don?t play nice together.


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