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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our Threadless/Finch collaboration IPA is a balanced experience of both perceived hoppiness and true bitterness. It pours a darker amber color and finishes with a citrus flavor, and when combined, will require this to be the last IPA you ever drink! Well, maybe, we realize you will probably drink more, but the result of this recipe clearly evolves into a very balanced IPA. The grain bill on this big pale includes melanoidin and Victory malts. We hop it up before the boil starts with some Columbus first wort hopping, then add a bunch more for bittering.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2012
(16oz can, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a small off-white head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, and grass. Flavor of grass, earth, pine, and citrus, with a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5039) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Sampled from a 16 oz can this beer poured a bright orange-amber color with a medium sized soapy orange-white head that faded and left minimal lacing. The aroma was strong floral hops - almost gritty and leafy. The flavor was bitter with a strong floral and fruity hop presence and a tangy caramel undertone. Long leafy floral and fruity hop finish. Medium body. Solid.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rudolf (2342) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Hazy orange, thin white head. Nose is orangey hops, some pine, caramel, pineapple. Flavor is orange, sought dank, pineapple, honey. Really nice but slightly cloying. Lighting bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3332) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Serving: 16 oz. can from State Line Liquors. It pours a muddy orange with a small, off white head. Lots of yeasties floating around in this brew. There are light notes of orange and grapefruit. The flavor seems to lack a nice hop punch. Some earthy malts with that orange and grapefruit making an encore. Medium bodied. Rather average in the IPA world.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
egajdzis (5384) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Amber with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of pine, floral hops, skunk, toast, and grass. Taste of citrus, pine, grass, and grapefruit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (2685) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - AUG 3, 2013
It poured a hazy amber color with a white head. The aroma was of citrus, toast and some florals. The taste was of medium bitters and a touch of sweetness while the citrus shined through. Very well done.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2306) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Draft. Pours clear copper with a thin white head and lots of lacing. Tastes very hoppy, dry, bitter, malty, with hints of grapefruit. Light body and medium carbonation. Mild aroma of hops, malts, and citrus.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wedgie9 (2029) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Tasted on 9/8/13 from a 16oz can. Pours cloudy burnt orange with a thick, fluffy white head that slowly recedes to thick, rocky lace. The nose is a balanced combination of floral citrus hops and some bread malt. The flavor is the same with the bread coming through a bit more toasted and the hops nicely bitter. The body is medium with lively carbonation and a long toasted bread and bitter floral and citrus peel finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (5922) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 19, 2013
Canette de 16 oz achetée chez Beverage Warehouse (Winooski, VT). Arôme: Odeur d’agrume avec une pointe de céréale. Apparence: La couleur est orangée-ambrée opaque avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle le verre. Saveur: Goût de pamplemousse avec une pointe de caramel et de pin. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’amertume d’houblon en arrière goût. (Rating #5097)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (3414) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Draft, Portsmouth Brewery’s guest tap. Has an orange / gold color with thin quickly vanishing head. Nose is floral with hints of citrus and caramel malt. Flavor is me is about average for a standard IPA. Flavor is caramel sweetness, light pine, plenty of floral hops. After the sip I get a lightly lingering grassy note to go with the floral hops. Maybe I have become jaded by huge Imperial brews because this just didn’t stand out to me at all. NOTHING wrong with it, very drinkable but it get lost in my memory of hundreds of IPA’s.


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