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RATINGS: 527   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. 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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2004) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Tasted on 7/3/14 from a capped 12oz bottle, thanks to Alex for this one. Pours slightly hazy orange amber with a thick , rocky white head that slowly recedes to thick, messy lace. The nose is fairly malt forward with plenty of hop forward resin, herbal notes, grass, and citrus. The flavor is very hop forward with tons of citrus peel, resin, and grass, with a bit more malt than some IPA’s, but just enough to balance at the same time. The body is medium with a somewhat sticky texture, average carbonation and a long balanced hoppy bitter citrus peel hops finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricyclist (790) - Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2014
There’s a reason thus IPA is rated the way it is. It’s got a super hop forward aroma with citrus and tropical fruit nose and a great flavor of light mango and plenty of bitterness but not overdone. I dig it and could drink it very regularly with a smile. Well done guys, all around.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BazookaJoe (245) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours light orange with a huge citrus hop aroma. Lots of grapefruit, citrus and pine in the body that finishes clean and dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wittales (637) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhilJackson80 (325) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EBROVIAK (15) - - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (4671) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
haukur (1309) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RussianDragon (490) - - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
falco242 (277) - 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.


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