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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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. Weíd give our left foot for another pint!


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobbypaulson (217) - Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2011
Finally reviewing this one after having this one many times. Reviewing this one from JL beers in fargo,ND. on tap into a tall boy a nice light brown gold color with a thick white head that leaves about a quarter inch of head. No bubbles as you stare throw it. Smell is of floral hops and some citrus. The taste is of great bitter hops and then mellows, but the bitterness lingers and there is some carbination once it enters. Itís not really balanced it for a person who likes hops this is just right with the hop linger. Over all a well brewed beer keep it coming Fargo!!!!


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (2498) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Canít 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 isnít 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 Iíve had

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (4096) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Art (2058) - 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 itís prime.

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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5337) - 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 (61) - 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. Itís not overly hoppy, I just feel the flavors don?t play nice together.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (2986) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5477) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5025) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 31, 2014
Can: Poured a pale amber color ale with a medium size foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of fresh hoppy citrus notes is quite pleasant. Taste is also dominated by fresh citrus notes with lightly sweet malt backbone. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. Noting to write home about but quite enjoyable for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10678) - 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.


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