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RATINGS: 564   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   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. 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4871) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Tap at Fat Heads. Top notch IPA. Modern feel thanks to the Simcoe, and the Cascade and Columbus round it out. Filtered golden orange body. Foamy off-white head. Fresh, big hop tones. Great balance. Excellent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cbfobes (2606) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2015
On tap at 2014 GTMW, been waiting awhile to try this one, pours a hazy amber orange with a thick white head and lots of lacing, the aroma has a ton of citrus and tropical fruit on the nose, mango and pineapple over flow from the glass, the flavor has a bright hop and fruit front end with a crisp finish of citrus and fruit, mouthfeel was pretty awesome, wow.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RRistow12 (365) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Pours a clear Amber with white head. Nice strong citrus aroma with a little pine. Even some tropical fruits. Taste is a nice clean consistent bitterness with a malt backbone. Moderately heavy bitterness with a mild to moderate sweetness. Flavors of grapefruit, orange, tropical fruits, pine, caramel. Definitely a top tier IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (1106) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 29, 2014
On tap at PDX location. A: Semi - clear orange color, whispy white head, some lacing. N: Pineapple, biscuit, pine, toffee, some grapefruit and mango. Balanced between citrus and earth. T: Drying bitterness, good sweetness underneath. M: Resinous, medium body. Prickly carbonation. Alcohol is well hidden. O: A mighty fine IPA. Great balancing act though itís not any thing you havenít had before. Prefer Hop Venom, but would drink this anytime.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beersammich (63) - Morgantown, West Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Pours pretty golden clear, low amounts of head. Some hops and citrus in taste. An enjoyable beer. Had on tap and from a bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
neepsntatties (1276) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 27, 2014
On tap at Fat Heads in Portland. Colour...golden-Amber with a thin head. Nose...quite tropical with dried pineapple and mango as well as star fruit. Palate...very frothy up front and then wave after wave of resinous, dusty hops and crushed pineapple. The mid palate is lightly sweet and brimming with mango and maradarin. The finish is long and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
craigcochran (6) - - DEC 19, 2014 does not count
Iíve had this on draft and in the bottle, both are exceptional. Very well balanced earth/citrus blend. I must admit that this brew hides the ABV quite well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1465) - Oregon, USA - NOV 30, 2014
On draught at Fat Headís Portland. Golden color. Aroma is pine and bitter citrus. Hop bomb flavors, with the pine, grapefruit, and orange. Good balance of sweet malt for all the hoppiness.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
bigeagle12 (1) - - NOV 28, 2014 does not count
Tastes like Iím licking a tree. Got as a gift. Awful. Would rather get run over by a truck than consume one of these again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ScoWRee (394) - Perkiomen, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Pours a Merky golden color. Nice thick foamy head. Aroma of grapefruit. Tastes is hoppy, grapefruit, crisp. Not an IPAD guy but, this is pretty good.

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