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RATINGS: 599   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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. Bistroís West Coast IPA Gold Medal 2009 & Honorable Mention 2010. Draft Magazineís 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
auerbrau (3182) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 23, 2013
12oz Bottle. Thanks for sharing, Kevin. Plastic, bubblegum, and cat pee aroma are distinctly Simcoe oriented. Sure, it gets a little tropical and piney, but itís too much. Flavors are more subdued and integrated and I really like the mix of pale malt and juicy hop flavor. Itís clean and smooth with the hoppiness, lacking any of the roughness, but Iím just not digging the hop flavor profile. A bit boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DuffMan (8064) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 21, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2013 Bottle, courtesy of b3shine and another bottle by Sammy via a separate trade. Thanks guys! Bright orange body, tight lightly gold-tinted head. Very aromatic nose, perfumey ruby grapefruit, lush tropical fruits, hint of eucalyptus. Gorgeous aroma! The palate is awash in fresh flavourful hop character, with sweet grapefruit standing out among a veritable fruitbowl of tropical fruits. There is a hint of mint in there too. The malts are just a hair sweeter than biscuit/cracker character, so the hops really are the star here. The body and the bitterness are austere enough that drinkability reaches dangerous proportions. Fantastic! So glad I have another bottle of this!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (1038) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Pours a dark Gd with a thick rocky off white head. Heavy grapefruit, pine and resin. Bitter with minimal sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LadyIpa (13) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2013
Fruity, peach, mango, pineapple, grapefruity, spicy hoppy, light craker/bready flavor with a slightly chalky, bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SilverHaze (14) - SPAIN - AUG 20, 2013
good brew, lots oí hops, youíve gotta be in the mood for this one, but a good choice. bells rules.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eelbasher (285) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 19, 2013
12oz thanks Jim! Pours a lighter golden with a nice pillow of a white head. Aromas of tropical fruits, light pine, and light caramel. The flavor is out of this world! Tons of melon, guava, and citrus fruit. Grassy/piney hops and so damn drinkable itís silly. What a world class brew

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Jjg226 (71) - Staten Island, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Pours a clear orange with a white, three-fingered head. Retention is very good with good lacing. This is what an American IPA should look like! Aroma dominated by grapefruit and pineapple, followed by resinous pine. Little malt sweetness to speak of, the nose is all about hops! Classic west coast IPA. Bitterness dominates the palate, pine resin up front, grapefruit rind right behind. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation, Head Hunter finishes dry, with strong astringency. Overall, a supremely crafted IPA in the West Coast style! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
iceman15658 (135) - Acme, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Pours an coppery amber color with a thin white foamy head. Citrus zest is noticeable in the aroma. Taste is like a mix between traditional IPA and Amber

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
iuindy2l (1) - Indiana, USA - AUG 12, 2013 does not count
Outstanding! My go to beer. Big citrus, fruity taste. Not to be missed.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Evilhorseeggs (2) - Beecher, Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2013 does not count
I really love this beer and seek it out when I can. Beautiful citrusy hop nose. Bitterness is well balanced with a long hoppy finish.

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