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RATINGS: 539   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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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2013
UPDATED: APR 15, 2013 Draft. Smack my face this is an aggressive beer. The appearance is standard and the aroma has the citrus qualities you expect but the taste is upfront and very flavorful. High bitterness yet balanced. The greenness of the hops can seem like a gimmick in most beers but not this one as it blends in nicely with all the other ingredients. A memorable beer.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
neepsntatties (1245) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 27, 2014
On tap at Fat Heads in Portland. Colour...golden-Amber with a thin head. Nose...quite tropical with dried pineapple and mango as well as star fruit. Palate...very frothy up front and then wave after wave of resinous, dusty hops and crushed pineapple. The mid palate is lightly sweet and brimming with mango and maradarin. The finish is long and bitter.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
craigcochran (3) - - DEC 19, 2014 does not count
Iíve had this on draft and in the bottle, both are exceptional. Very well balanced earth/citrus blend. I must admit that this brew hides the ABV quite well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1445) - Oregon, USA - NOV 30, 2014
On draught at Fat Headís Portland. Golden color. Aroma is pine and bitter citrus. Hop bomb flavors, with the pine, grapefruit, and orange. Good balance of sweet malt for all the hoppiness.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
bigeagle12 (1) - - NOV 28, 2014 does not count
Tastes like Iím licking a tree. Got as a gift. Awful. Would rather get run over by a truck than consume one of these again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ScoWRee (392) - Perkiomen, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Pours a Merky golden color. Nice thick foamy head. Aroma of grapefruit. Tastes is hoppy, grapefruit, crisp. Not an IPAD guy but, this is pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deaconmike (399) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Found this at an ABC store in FL. Pours clear Amber with an offwhite head. Juicy hop aroma - tropical fruit. Intensely bitter with malt backing. Getting lots of that tropical fruit on the tongue. Medium body. Very nice ipa.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bammers54 (58) - Camberely, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
on tap, a very well balanced IPA, lovely fruit/hop combination, working well with the high ABV, very good american style strong pale ale

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drunkenemperor (8) - sincinnasti, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2014 does not count
pours pale golden, reminds me of anderson valley back in the day.... citrus/culumbus a bit middle of the road... living near jungle jims...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
raphael (919) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 4, 2014
On tap at Barrel House in Gibsonia PA. Full flowery woodsy aroma. Hops almost harsh, resiny with lemon peel. Dry on the palate. yellow with slight orange tinge, thin white head.

3.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tonypreto (128) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Hoppy for sure. Not a lot of head on it. Donít think my palate is developed enough for the citrus and pine.


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