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RATINGS: 504   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Uncivilized and aggressive this west coast styled IPA packs wicked hop flavors and aroma. Savage amounts of Simcoe, Columbus, and Cascade hops define this brews signature pine and citrus notes. Try with our smoked wings in the Killer sauce and run the risk of a shrunken head!

Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal Winner 2010 & Bronze Medal Winner 2011! Brewing News National IPA Challenge Champion 2010 & 2012. Bistro’s West Coast IPA Gold Medal 2009 & Honorable Mention 2010. Draft Magazine’s Top 25 Beers in the World 2009, Silver Medal at the 2012 World Beer Cup in the American IPA Category. 2014 World Beer Cup Silver Medal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wittales (624) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Thx for Local trade@Jbruner Appearance was clear orange gold with creamy diminishing white 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are soft pale, crystal sweet malts with citrus, pine and musk, no alcohol. Taste are grapefruit, orange and lemon blast upfront with slight malt sweet middle. Tangy resin and pine backend with no alcohol. Palate was soft smooth CO2 with medium body, then a citrus and piney balanced lasting finish. A wonderful IPA, a touch to much pine though for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhilJackson80 (300) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 17, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2014 12 oz bottle. Beer from Total Wine @ Naples, FL. Tasted on 6/17/14. The beer has a strong pine, citrus & some resin scents. The taste is more bitter than some IPA’s & still has a good balance. Overall I would buy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EBROVIAK (10) - - JUN 16, 2014
Nice, crisp hoppy nose and doesn’t disappoint on flavor. A big hit of what seem like cascade hops with maybe some Simcoe. Long finish that does turn a bit musty, not its best attribute. Light medium body leaves a slick, almost oily feel, but that’s not bad. Flavor doesn’t fade halfway through a glass like many do. Good stuff and a bit of a surprise since I couldn’t find it on Rate originally.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (4379) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle via trade. Medium gold pour with some burnt orange highlights. Pillowy white head. Gorgeous looking. Big wallop of pacific northwest hops on the nose. Loads of simcoe character. Dirty flower bed, some shaved lemon peel and notes of tropical passionfruit. The taste is similar. Earthy hops. Pine cone, bright and resinous bitterness. Dirt and grass cuttings. Medium body, active carbonation. Really dialed-in. An excellent IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
haukur (1270) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - JUN 13, 2014
Piney aroma with some grapes. Dark gold with huge lacing. This one is all about the bitterness. Massive massive amount of bitterness. Might be one of the most bitter IPA´s I´ve had. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RussianDragon (331) - - JUN 11, 2014
12 oz bottle bought at Capone’s. Pours a clear orange in color with a finger of white head that leaves a small amount of lacing. Aroma has a pleasant citrus scent, along with some floral and tropical fruit notes. Flavor is fresh hop presence throughout. Finishes with a tangy bitterness and lingers on the palate. Alcohol is very well masked. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
falco242 (244) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Nice overall - just a good example of a really well done west coast style. Resin on the finish, a bit fruity in the mouthfeel, and definitely some pine in there too.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pulfson (1) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JUN 2, 2014 does not count
Super resin aroma of what I’m guessing is Simcoe and Cascade. About as much hop aroma as you could ever squeeze in to a beer. Slight woody and earthy smell. Slight off-white head that lingers for a few minutes and dissipates to a slight white film over the beer. The taste of the beer is surprisingly balanced considering the hop-heavy aroma. Although the beer is very much hop forward. A sticky hop flavor that lingers on your tongue for quite a while.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane1632 (312) - Louisiana, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Received from Local Swap with awlcordell -- Poured into my brand new Prairie Dino glass. Pours a clear golden with quickly dissipating two finger head. Great aroma, bitter forward beer. Pretty solid malt base, definitely a bitter hop IPA not a flavor first IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1009) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2014
On tap at Mad Mex. Poured light orange with ok white head. Nice aroma of citrus but not overpowering. Light carb med bod. Light bitter resin taste. Balanced and easy to drink.

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