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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Brewmaster Matt Brynildson went to the mountain and returned with a vision for a different kind of Session IPA, one that would be brewed and dry hopped with a globetrotting selection of new hop varieties from Europe, New Zealand and North America. He foresaw a beer that would deliver massive hop aromas, a signature malt balance and an empty glass before you knew what hit you. And so the newest member of our Jack IPA family was born.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jyalpert (1) - - AUG 19, 2014 does not count
Bottle purchased from the brewery less than 3 weeks ago. I have pretty low alcohol tolerance, and this beer is by far the best lower-alcohol IPA out there. Tastes like a stronger IPA - balanced malt/hops, aroma of citrus and pine, good body and mouth feel. My new favorite after-work beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5240) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle: The aroma consists of tropical fruits, citrus, light lemon peel, and a hint of dank notes. It pours a transparent golden-orange with a one finger white head that eventually fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with a light-moderate citrus and a touch of tropical fruits. The finish has light-moderate grapefruit with a hint of dank notes. It’s light bodied with light-moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJester (1997) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
355 mL bottle. Pours with a huge fluffy head. One of the best session IPAs I’ve tried, in part because there is actually a malt presence. The hops are well balanced, as well. Of course, it is thin - no avoiding that, I suppose. Still, a nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (379) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
2014/08/11 - Pours a slightly hazy gold colour with a medium, soapy white head that quickly reduces to a lasting surface film. Moderate lacing. Aroma is big citrus (grapefruite, orange) pine, floral, herbal and slight biscuit malt. Taste is mainly pine, herbal hops and citrus, with mild biscuit and floral notes. Mouthfeel is light and slightly oily with smooth carbonation and slightly bitter, drying finish that is crisp and refreshing. A light summer beer with lots of flavour. Really enjoyed this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nickd717 (3592) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 10, 2014
12oz bottle. Brilliant clear golden color, looking lively. Big hop aroma of citrus, pine, and herb with a touch of malt. Awesome flavor, perfectly balanced with a grassy, herbal, citrus punch. Smooth, crisp, and as drinkable as Bud Light without sucking as much as Bud Light does. Great beer for an outdoor summer brew day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Amber pour with an off white head. Nice citrus/floral aromas. Nice light body with a slightly bitter finish. Easy drinker, went down smooth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
monkeychugg55 (928) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Slightly hazy golden with a small head. The aroma is loaded with orange zest, tangerine, resinous pine, and a bit of floral notes. The flavor is similar but more on the resinous side. Nice body and malt character. Slightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4671) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 8, 2014
On draft. Crystal clear golden pour, with a white head. Citrusy, tropical fruit, mango, dry crackery malt, and some bitterness. Nice and clean, but too watery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mnmike (1052) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 7, 2014
On tap at Oskar Blues Restaurant. Very good SIPA (my 2nd favorite behind Founders). Actually more balanced than some others. Zesty aromas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oOJUXEOo (302) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2014
On draft at Beer Camp. Bright yellow with bright white dissipating head. Clean and clear. Aroma is citrus and floral hops. Malt is light and well balanced with the European hops. Nicely done and highly sessionable.

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