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RATINGS: 588   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. 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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (1486) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle pour copper. Nose with good pine hop with some tropical fruit. Taste of evergreen hop with nice bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (13454) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 30, 2015
Draft @ Funky Buddha Boca. Hazy amber, medium head. Fairly assertive, somewhat woody hop nose. Veers on dank. Lots of bitterness, but itís not super bright. Has a bit chewy character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
craven5000 (104) - Westville, Indiana, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Heavy citrus/grapefruit aroma. Transparent bubbling golden body under a tall white head. Thin feel. Hits hard with grapefruit zest and that is about all there is to this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cousin_Larry (592) - - JUN 23, 2015
Had this one near the end of World of Beer Fest, and it still wasnít very good. Too much hops and not enough pine or citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (3543) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 22, 2015
On tap at fat head Portland pub. Pours out copper topped with a sand head. Nose is citrus pine hops caramel sweetness and lots of tropical fruit. Taste is amazing tropical fruit citrus pineapple mango caramel sweetness wow I love me some awsome ipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Prufrockstar (1468) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Draft at Fat Head PDX. RBSG. Wtf am I doing order a whole glass? This is RBSG, gotta step up my game. Next stop, man, next stop. Clear amber pour, small ring of white head. Aroma: fresh and hoppy. Pine and citrus, caramel backing is fully featured, balanced, still finishes dry. I see why this has such a following -- itís full flavored, with medium+ body, smooth creamy texture. Assertively bitter but not at all harsh, framed against a lovely malt backdrop. Pretty darned tasty beer. Iím no longer disappointed that I ordered a full glass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukasmh (499) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours a beautiful clear golden with white head. Aroma is so hoppy and resinous! Underneath there is a great malty body. Grapefruit, citrus, sligt grass and mandarin tang. Taste hits you as a APA with great malt profile and smote mouthfeel, then it turns super bitter and hoppy! Loads of citrus and long really bitter resinous finish. Smooth yet dry body. Some orange in there as well as grapefruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cobaink2 (174) - seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Copper color. Tastes of hoppy goodness with grapefruit, orange and som every dank hops. Itís leans towards the double IPA style with the complex hops in this. Really drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4384) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle from the T-Bois cheers Colin; hazy amber pour with a frothy off white head, aroma has tangerine and a hint of pine, taste has zesty orange, mango, some nice pine, hint of caramel, some spice, spot on IBUs in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
FITIPA (1) - Deerfield Beach, Alabama, USA - MAY 29, 2015 does not count
Tap at whole foods, Pours a crisp bright citrus color. Nice white finger of head. The nose pops with Grate fruit, orange, pine, plenty of hope. The taste is classic IPA bold, bright, crisp, very west coast feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mora2000 (5930) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Been wanting to try this one for years. Glad it finally found its way my way. Orange pour with a white head. The aroma has some very nice tropical fruit notes as well as some biscuit malt. The flavor is similar. There is a great bit of pineapple and resin, as well as some biscuit. Medium bitterness. Everything about this IPA goes perfectly, making it an exceptional drinker. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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