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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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This beer is defined by its pronounced hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. It has a solid malt backbone that works with the citrusy American hops. The hop bouquet resonates like flavors of tangerine and ruby red grapefruit. The mouth feel is crisp and dry leaving a balance of bitterness and rich malt on the palate. It is golden honey in color.
Hops: Chinook, Columbus, Cascade, Summit, Eldorado, Amarillo


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17658) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2013
Draft @ GABF 2013. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11613) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 7, 2013
On tap @ Fate. Clear golden orange pour with a white head. Grapefruit, orange, and peach on the nose. Sweet malt, caramel, and a touch of pineapple. Flavors of grass, orange, and grapefruit. Pine bitterness, peach, pineapple, and sweet caramel. Nice citric finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 8, 2013
On tap at Fate poured a hazy gold with a small lasting white head. Aromas of biscuit, grapefruit, lemon zest, light pine and light kind bud. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, lemon zest, pine and light kind bud with a smooth dry bitter lingering grapefruit finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10143) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Tap at Colorado Plus. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is dank, earthy, and herbal hops, tropical fruity esters, honey and biscuit malt. Flavor is malt, fruity esters, medium hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (9479) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Tap @ Fate. Pours a bit hazy yellow orange appearance with a white head. Fairly snappy, spicy hoppy, mango tropical fruity hoppy aroma. Somewhat dank, grapefruit, tropical fruity, a bit piney hoppy flavor with a nice malty backbone. Solid stuff.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8238) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2013 hazed gold body with a fine white head. strong American hop nose ( lemon / citrus, dried grass, a lot of floral character, light dish soap foam). medium-full body with high bitterness, a lot of hop alpha acids. moderate sweetness does little to balance the aggressive bitterness, but I prefer this to higher sweetness as the same bitterness. still it’s a bit too brash for my tastes, and the yeast seems to mute it all and wash out the hop flavor especially, but it also provides a softness to the body that helps. overall and fairly nice IPA -pale, not too sweet, mostly clean, and thankfully there’s little pine resin or oil orange hop character.

first taste was 3.5-level. second try is 2.6 (watery, pasty and a bit sour)

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - MAR 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery
Clear golden with a small white head and some lacing. Aroma and flavor of burnt rubber
This was not good at all.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (5076) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Sampled at the brewery. Clear and copper hued. A thick off white head leaves a thick lacing layer. Complex hop aroma of citrus and cat. The cat is tasted first along with softer malts. Complex hop flavor. Citrus, tropical, maybe some grass. A hint of honey. A nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (5006) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Tap at Colorado Plus - listed as Moirai IPA, but same abv and ibu, plus described as "american ipa," so I am assuming it is the same beer - a very clean ipa, with a lean malt backbone that leaves plenty of room for the hops to shine - hops are floral, earthy, resinous - at time they are a little cheesy and garlicky as well, but these qualities are subdued - spicy, fairly bitter finish - it’s alright.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (4660) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2013
@ South Denver Beer Fest 2013. Slightly hazy golden with a small foamy white head. Aroma was lovely and full of floral hop resin and loads of caramel. Flavor starts with a nice bitter hoppiness mixed with floral and caramel tones like from the nose, with a resiny finish.


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