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RATINGS: 528   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.


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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rayy (38) - Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Great IPA! Very hoppy aroma. Body is fairly light, alcohol not noticeable, esp. for a 7.5% beer. Tropical fruit-like hop character, some medium crystal malt. Bitter, but not too. No discernible yeast character. Enjoyable--you will want another!


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ramboraffe (549) - SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2014
On tap at world of beer, pensacola, FL. Amber with white head. Smell is hoppy floral and pine. Taste is heavy floral and pine hops. Dry with high bitterness and low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (785) - California, USA - OCT 19, 2014
12oz bottle pours a yellow Amber color with very little head. Aroma of onions, but perhaps this is just very intense pininess. The hop bitterness is intense and overpowers the rest of the brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (4948) - Fort Wayne, USA - OCT 19, 2014
This draft brew from a restaurant poured a large sized head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were mostly lasting and left behind a very softly carbonated transparent light and an excellent lacing. The sharp aroma was citrus and hoppy. The sharp crisp mouth feel was tingly at the start and strongly tingly at the finish with a lingering hoppy aftertaste. The sharp flavor contained notes of bitter semi-sweet mild nut citrus burnt malt crisp and hops. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
outlawskies (962) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie says it taste like oven cleaner. B b. Julie gives a 1.0000 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
freeofthoughts (659) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Two month bottle pours a golden yellow with a little orange hue. Just a small amount of white fizz. Nice rich aroma, grainy bright but really, herbs hoppy. There is a sweet grainy front that is nice and smooth but quickly fades into the bitter citrus peel and lightly abrasive earthy hop kick. Fairly focused on the hop character it has a steady bitterness, a moderate lingering flavor and works great with the grains. I think the grains are actually my favorite part, makes this very easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1982) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle at tasting. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: hoppy, fruity, fresh. TASTE: hoppy, dry, fruity.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 22, 2014
"What a wonderful, fresh IPA this is! Huge and complex aroma and flavors...heavy pine, citrus, AND tropical candied fruit, like pineapple. Near perfect balance between sweet and bitter. Drinks like a double flavor-wise with a lighter drinkable palate. Among the elite. Thanks ggrumet for this masterpeice!"

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tommynh (39) - - SEP 21, 2014
Nice IPA scent, deep golden color, huge IPA taste, a bit of an IPA aftertaste, this is a great IPA and I had it after a Sam Adams Rebel IPA which is another good IPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (3816) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2014
12 oz bottle at Engine No. 9 in St Petersburg, FL. Golden orange with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of citrus, mango, pineapple, a hint of dank hops. Taste is slightly dank with notes of mango, grapefruit, light pine, caramel and grass.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (4135) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2014
355 ml. bottle sampled @ Pure Apricot Tasting. Thanks! Excited to try this one, I have heard a lot of great things about this one. Orange, little white bubbles for head. Huge cheese hops in the nose, bit odd mix malt, candy, caramel, touch dank,… Taste is dank, cheese, malt, apricot, caramel, grass, fruits,… Creamy body, low carb. Nice beer but not top (esp. due to a bit clashing malt & hop profile), prob. too high expectations here.


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