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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Hoppiest Brew Works beer ever? The smell of grapefruit, a sweet malt flavor, and oh by the way, lots of hop bitterness. Brewed in the tradition of West Coast ales, we have put loads of malt and hops in our kettle to come up with this sensational ale. Brewed with pale, and crystal malts, hopped with Tomahawks for Yakima Valley, WA. This beer styled has made many a microbrewery famous and this one is sure to please all those who love hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROGUE (2086) - Newark, Delaware, USA - APR 17, 2013
On tap at Varga in Philly. Pours a dark amber color with a one finger beige head that slowly dissolves, leaving some spotty lacing. Slightly bitter in the nose with some citrus notes and a slight sweet breadiness. Taste has a smooth bitterness with oily resinous and piney hops. Thick malt backbone with toasted bread and caramel sweetness and a slight warmth in the drying finish. Medium body, medium carbonation, sticky and dry on the tongue.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
abcfan (676) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Pretty good. Pours a hazy orange yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet malts, honey, and citrus. Medium bodied and smooth. Finishes sweet and sticky.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
callmemickey (2253) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Hazy golden-orange body, medium white head, decent lacing. Nose is orange zest, some Brady pale malts. Flavor displays a ore muted hop presence. Medium to light bodied, mild carbonation, soft finish. This ain’t no ’hop explosion.’

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsmerig (1143) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow orange with a thick soapy head. Aroma is sour and a bit medicinal. Highly carbonated. Sweet and spicy. Unique. Finishes with a syrup honey type sweetness. I could do a sixer due to the aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1140) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Golden honey color with medium head. Aroma of citrus hop and hay. Medium heavy bitter. Above average carbonation. Biscuit notes with citrus hop taste. Close to a hop bomb.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (2927) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 11, 2013
12 ounce can. Pours a cloudy light gold with a decent white head. Aroma of citrus, malt, and caramel. Taste is grapefruit, lemons, malt, caramel, and pine. Moderate bitterness. Pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chalsk (1017) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - DEC 30, 2012
On the (my) Eleventh Day of Christmas the beer gods gave me... An earthy IPA. Pours an amber orange color with thick white foam head. Aroma of muted caramel and grapefruit with heavy earthiness. Sweet citrus taste with a thin but direct hop hit. Lots of earthiness and leathery texture. Perhaps a bit more malt would round it out better. Solid. Hop lovers will enjoy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
GNeeson88 (19) - Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Carmel color with a nice white head. Hints of grapefruit with a nice balance malt taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (6986) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle at home, thanks to an IP trade with Kurt, 20/12/12. Opaque mid amber/orange with a thin off white head that retains at the edge and as a film. Nose is caramel malt, floral hops, light pine, touch of grass and sugars. Taste comprises caramel malt, orange, touch of grpaefruit, citrus notes, hops, pine. Medium bodied, soft carb, good feel, hop bitterness in the finish. A decent well balanced IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ausomeawestin (151) - Maryland, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Pours a beautiful murky caramel with average size white foamy head.  Aroma of floral hops.  Tastes of citrus and grassy hops with a nice bitterness. 


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