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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gringo332 (559) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Bright hop profile with grapefruit pith, orange peel, and lemon zest accompanied by some tropical fruit, floral notes, and spicy pepper. Light and refreshing. Incredible beer for the intense summer heat. Touch of honey and simple syrup for balance.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (3977) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2015
Can. Pours a clear light gold color with a white head. Aroma is piney hops with leaves, sappy notes and resin. Flavor is fat hops, spice and hoppy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
keanex (1596) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2015
Can dated March 19, 2015.
Glass: Carton teku.
Appearance: Crystal clear orange/amber body with a foamy white head on top.
Aroma: Big hop aroma of apricot, mango, peach, spicy hops and some sweetness from the malt base. This smells like a double IPA.
Taste: The malt base is prominent and sturdy, bits of caramel and light sweetness make for a fantastic platform for the hops to jump from. The hops are orange, mango, grapefruit, peach and slightly spicy. Very nice!
Palate: Medium bodied, moderately carbonated.
Overall: One of the best sessions IPAs out there. Drinks like an IPA, actually having a body and a firm hop aroma and flavor. Well done.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wolfenkopf (177) - Villa Park, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2015
Citrusy and hoppy to the nose, one would expect a fruity sweet flavor here. Itís a very nice aroma. The head thins pretty quickly, never really foaming up even when vigorously poured. The body appears weak for an IPA. Itís closer to a pilsner in its yellowness. Itís a clean brew without floaties. The taste is crisp, though the citrus flavor takes a bow to the hops. For something 4.7% ABV, I would have hoped for something less bitter, but this works nicely. The palate is treated to some considerable carbonation, but whatís left after it settles is a silky, pleasant coating. Youíll be burping up hops quite a bit, but itís worth it. This is session-able for hopheads that have conditioned themselves to deal with the lingering bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bricks (686) - Delaware, USA - APR 18, 2015
Golden clear aroma. Smells of very floral hops. Tastes of bitter, earthy, thin hops. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
closey22 (1089) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2015
Gold with thin white head; aroma is sweaty armpit hoppy; Flava is same bitter and woody; feels thin with zingy fizz; finishes dry bitter slight oaky woody notes

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (3385) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2015
Dark golden body, medium sized white head, soapy lacing. Light florals, citrus, and some tropical notes. Medium to light bodied, soft carbonation, moderate bitterness, pleasant, sessionable finish.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
malrubius (1999) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - APR 15, 2015
Bottle from Brew Topia. Bright clear gold with lasting head and lace. Tangerine lemon pastry and floral aroma. very mild apricot sweetness with some grains and medium assertive citrus hop flavor and bitterness. Medium light body lively fine carbo. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (5186) - New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2015
Bottle. Nose is just lovely: lemon rind, grapefruit rind, tons of musk melon, honeydew melon, tangerine, and faint touches of cracker and sun-dried basil/tomato. Just humid, summery, dank, fresh! Hope we see a lot more IPAs with that kind of aromatic punch in the coming years. Pours clear orange with light carbonation and a large, dense, rocky cream head. Taste is strongly bitter but not brutal, does have a nice little bit of astringency before the light cracker outro; good pith and rind, itís a punchy first stroke that fades quickly rather than lasting (what we get is more earthy-bready malt). Not "stripped" like most of the newer smaller IPAs, but the middle is a little hollow, and I would still like a little more malt depth/complexity. Does really nail the hops, though, and thereís very faint earth, some pine, faint paper, and herbal-floral notes along with the great citrus. Fullish body but somehow seems more delicate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sremed60 (15) - Arizona, USA - APR 13, 2015
This does not drink like a session IPA. The color was a little on the light side - but that was the only thing I would describe as "light" for this beer. Big hoppy smell, and a nice hop forward BOLD hoppy taste. Itís not a heavy beer, but when I took a nice big gulp the word "light" just didnít come to mind either. Bold, crisp, dry, citrusy, piney... all things IPA. Very refreshing beer. This might just be my summer go-to brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pineypower (2660) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours out a nice clear copper color with a small white head. Aroma is of sweet fruits, citrus hops, light floral notes, orange blossom, light malt. Taste is smooth and clean, orange blossom, citrus peel, some light sweet fruits, mild floral notes, clean malt. Easy drinking with a really nice hop profile. This is good.


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