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RATINGS: 521   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. 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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nephilium (1359) - Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2011
(12 oz bottle) Nice big strong hop aroma starts this beer out. The beer pours a clear light amber, with a thin white head. Nice powerful hop blast with a strong pine note. Thereís just enough malts here to balance out the hops. Glad this one is in a bottle, because it can be a bit too dangerous to go to the bar and drink it by the pint there. One difference from the tap, the bottle is listed as 87 IBU, and 7.5% ABV.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexanderj (3318) - Branson, Missouri, USA - DEC 18, 2010
On tap; poured a orange caramel type color with not much head. Aroma of Bo, wood, earth, caramel and fruit. Flavor had alot of earthy and woody hops. Hop forward. Some caramel and fruit. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
doubleo (1433) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 7, 2010
Pours lightly hazy, pale orange with a medium white head, good lace. Smells citrusy and grassy with a bit of must. Tastes citrusy and hoppy with some grass and earth notes and a bit of malt presence in the back. Medium body, good carbonation. Bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KornDogg (529) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2010
Draft. Subtle hop aroma. Golden body with thin head, nice lacing. Citrus and hop flavor is dominate but well balanced. Hints of grapefruit. Lingering bitter aftertaste... excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pantanap (3357) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 8, 2010
sampled at GTMW 2010...pours a mostly clear apple cider brown with a fluffy off-white head... assertive citrus and floral hop nose... flavors of citrus and biscuity malt. clean hop flavors and went down easy. adequate body and carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeMcPhee (8410) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2010
Many pints at Fat Headís, Pittsburgh. Pale amber pour. The nose is incredibly fresh and fruity. Lots of bright orange peel, soft and fruity with a nice citrusy aroma and a bright blast of hoppy resinousness. Intensely piny with some lean sweet malts. Lean pale malt and a bright chewiness. Fresh and chewy and damn delicious. This is a great example of why freshness matters with IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4918) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2011 Sampled on draft at Fat Headís in Pittsburgh this beer poured a vibrant golden color with a medium sized beige head that lingered and produced some lacing. The aroma was a strong and lovely mix of pine, pineapple and grapefruit with light notes of catbox and perfume. The flavor was tangy and sweet with strong notes of pineapple and pine, moderate grapefruit, and light perfume and catbox. Nicely malty for all the hops. The finish was long, sweet and hoppy. Moderately full bodied. Excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeerdesign (2176) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2010
sample from the pitcher @ GABF on 9/18/10. golden pour with a small white head. subtle hop nose - perhaps due to the glass.... Iíll bump it to an 8. big aggressive bitter mouthfeel. medium body with tons of floral hop notes. bitter finish. great IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rudolf (2341) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2010
Nose is a minty & dank explosion, lemon, berries. Flavor is bubblegum hop, mint & dank. Some caramel backing it up. I really dig these minty IPAs

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gormanb (173) - Bowling Green, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2010
aroma- very sweet caramel, spruce, orange citrus. pours golden with head. taste is dry citrus hop, pine, tangy on front of tongue with sweet caramel in the middle and dry hop to finish.


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