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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
If being in one of the coldest places in the US isn’t extreme enough, the contents of this beer may very well redefine your commitment to the pursuit of hops. Rockslide IPA is brewed in the ’West Coast’ style with aggressive amounts of American hops such as Amarillo, Centennial and Summit hops. You are greeted with a full frontal assault of citrus/grapefruit/pine hop character, followed up with malt to balance the mouthfeel. This beer is all about hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (6193) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2011
Draft pour at Craft Day Afternoon (Chicago, IL). Pours a well hazed amber hue, some glowing sunny lemons on the side with a moderate bright white head that dies to a film and laces ok. Aromas are a rich melange of citrusy lemons, florals, and grass mix with touches of gumball, oranges. Some grapefruit moving into bready and biscuity malts, touches of toast and bread dough. A lively hop forward nose preaching fruity hops. Initial is a strong bitter green hop presence up front, weeds and grass moving into bigger lemon and grapefruit bitterness. Dry grass, earthy, moving into a strong piney bitterness, florals. Touches of biscuity malts poke in and out, but it remains a raging fresh green hop appeal. Finish is dry and bitter preaching citrusy and dank green weedy hops, dandelions. Dry pine, with just a touch of gumball and biscuits. Good god this is fresh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HighWine (955) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2011
Tap at the brewery. Hazy brass color with a clingy white head that lasts. Bouquet of fresh hops...very Earthy. Taste is a fresh hop elixir. There is malt there but you don’t notice it much. Very fragrant and flavorful. Yum.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2011
[Tap] Pours a clear copper color with a thin white head. Strong hop aroma features grapefruit, heavy orange and other citrus notes. These tropical fruits are a bit more restrained in the flavor, with pineapple and floral notes becoming more evident. Caramel malts keep the bitterness in check. Noticable alcohol warming in the finish. Decent mouthfeel/palate. A pretty nice IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentSteve (1647) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - MAR 23, 2011
Pours golden amber with a fine bubbled eggshell head. Nice full nose of tropical fruit and caramel. Same in the flavor. Dry clean finish and a bit creamy on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sailracer (439) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2011
On tap. Pours a murky amber with little head. Has an initial grapefruit and passion fruit taste that mellows and lingers. A nice hop aftertaste but not overly bitter. Overall, I really liked this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (4219) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 18, 2010
Sampled at the Bistro IPA fest. Nice citrus, mango, grapefruit aroma. The flavor is balanced with caramel/toffee maltiness and a big earthy finish. Very satisfying.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
6ROW (438) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2010
Copper to amber pour with a small off white head. standard american IPA full of C hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Really a top notch IPA and one of my favorites from this weekend. A huge, dense, citrusy/grapefuity aroma with a balanced sweet apple-like sweetness. Bitter hops flavor really shines thru on the flavor with a length and intensity that seemed quite fresh. Sweet malts helps keep things in check and doesn’t really add much other than balance but the hops do really shine thru.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - NOV 8, 2009
This is an uber-hoppy IPA. It does not mess around. Alot of hop aroma and bitterness. A sipping IPA but still balanced

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (12455) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 20, 2009
Tap at Sacramento Brewing Co. Pours a copper/amber with a rather frothy beige head that laces. Pine aroma. Maybe some citrus. Medium body with almost creamy carbonation. Flavor is pine and/or grapefruit rind, and the malt is hardly noticeable at first. This is a good bitter beer, that shows a bit of florality and maltiness as the main bitter drains away. The florality comes forth with time. Bottom line: it’s bitter. Really good.

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