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RATINGS: 555   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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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SoLan (1550) - Florida, USA - APR 25, 2010
Courtesy miketd. Growler. Orange/gold/copper, white carbonation. Take 2 Hearted and add a touch of west coast juiciness and couple dank nugs and you get this. Medium body, balanced, dry, easy to drink. World class IPA.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (3332) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Tap at Fathead’s, Portland. Colour is clear light orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, citrus, some grape, some pine, hops and malts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5815) - Manhattan, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle courtesy of Paul. Pours a bright golden orange body with nice one finger soft white head. Aroma is fresh melon and light sweet fruit. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of bright fruit - mainly melon, but some pineapple as well, pine; soft sweet malt compliments the hop profile nicely. Also, reasonably drinkable as well.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6299) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle: mostly clean (some floaties) golden hue with a frothy head and okay lace. Juicy, tropical, lightly spicy and touch dank hop notes over a layer of biscuity and bready malts. While it leans towards the bitter side it is not over the top and quite drinkable. Lively and aggressive mouth feel. Pretty darn tasty I must say.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
desurfer (1242) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle. Amber body. Aggressively hopped is not an understatement; this is full of citrus and pine, biting hops throughout, with sweetness and bitterness lingering for a while after the swig. There’s no shortage of high-hopped beers these days but this one’s a keeper for the hopheads. It tastes good so who cares if IPAs are ’cliche’.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (995) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Pours golden with a thin white head. As soon as you pop the bottle a huge citrus, pineapple, grapefruit, and pine resin aroma explodes out. Flavor starts out citrus and sweet pineapple then is quickly over taken with a potent grapefruit rind and pine resin hop bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jared_Clifton (26) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Pours a dark golden color with a white head. Light body. Extremely hop forward with citrus flavors. Lots of pine flavors during and after tasting. Not my favorite type of IPA but done very well.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IPABevyGuy (52) - New York, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Smells like a lot of grapefruit and tropical citrus. Light hopyness with a citrus flavor, backed by a light malt body. Very easy drinking IPA

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
60minuteman (942) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Hoppy, fruity aroma. Cascade and Simcoe definitely recognizable (I think). Pineapple, grapefruit, citrus. So much fruit in an IPA. Bitter finish, medium carbonation, the perfect balance. So delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevencon (489) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Tap at shamrock. Bright yellow gold with lively carbonation that leads to a great white head that lasts. Big pine floral hop aroma. Flavor is well balanced between pine hops and sweet cracker malts. Not a beer for the hop adverse but a treasure for those who do.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mr_Abner (69) - Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear golden orange. Smells delicious! -- Tropical fruit, pine, pineapple; on the verge of dank. Taste to me is all about the hops, though there is a nice malt backbone that allows all of the flavor hops to shine. Medium bitterness. Medium bodied. Extremely solid IPA.


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