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RATINGS: 472   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   IBU: 77   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlowOffTube (398) - Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Thank you Alexsdad. Pours golden orange with thin white head. Grapefruit and spruce aroma. Orange and grapefruit taste with light to medium malt body. Nice bittering finish and leaves you wanting more.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HonusWagner (1231) - Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2014
A great, great west coast IPA. Nose is bursting with citrus and resin and slight hints of tropical fruits. Flavors follow, bits of lime and grapefruit and hints of mango, nice solid bitterness to keep the beer from being sweet. Just amazing stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boisebeerguy (64) - boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 14, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a nice golden color with thin head. More buttering hops than aroma but very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerathon (960) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Pine, tropical fruit, slight spice from hops, burnt orange in color, lingering bitterness, decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hockeybeerguy (916) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Rcvd in trade. Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a transparent somewhat golden/orange and slightly yellow colored body with a spectacular looking one finger white foamy head that once it starts dieing. The lacing is just so thick and clingy, nice show. The smell has bitter hoppiness up front, primarily a nice combination of a citrus/pine-like substance of sorts, slightly spiciness of sorts plays nicely in the background. The taste has a nice combination of a bittersweetness that plays very nicely with the spicy flavoring coming from the aroma, dry piney aftertaste and finish. The palate has a nice light to medium body, and is fairly sessionable. Carbonation is great for an AIPA as a more than adequate sharpness invades my tongue and mouth. Overall, I can see why so many people really like this one and if I could get it on a daily basis, Iím pretty sure I would too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fritz123 (809) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle from my dad in NE Ohio. Thanks! Poured into snifter at home. Copper color with thick white head and great spiral lacing. Aroma of pine, resin, hay, grass and citrus. The taste was similar but very well balanced out with the malts. Fairly light but packed full of flavors. Well carbed, nice finish with bitter finale. Awesome IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1217) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Sampled at DLD 2013. Pour is light copper with a medium-sized white head. Aroma/flavor of peach, grapefruit, pine resin, and apricot. Finish is bitter and sweet, no alcohol present.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
peteinSD (1281) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Bottle from Sean - thanks! Copper pour with slight haze and a white slick of foam. Smells really good with resinous pine, floral hops, citrus, and complimentary bitterness over a smidge of malt sweetness. Malt backbone is somewhat bready and nicely shows of the pine and bitterness in the taste. Pretty clean mouthfeel. Definite lingering bitterness and some malt sweetness as it warms but the whole package is A-grade IPA. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
John25 (204) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours orange/gold with amber hues and tons of lacing. The aroma is grapefruit and pineapple. The taste adds some pine and lots of bitterness on the finish. Alcohol shows up to contribute to the perfect bite. Sticky resins linger on the palate. Medium carb. Awesome!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
budznsudz (473) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Golden orange pour, typical ipa appearance. Smells like citrus mixed with wild flowers and just a touch of pine resin. Taste is bitter floral notes, tart fruit, and dry malt. Finishes quite dry.

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