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Flying Dog Bloodline Blood Orange IPA

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Brewed exclusively for the 2013 Craft Brewers Conference (and a collaborative project with Reyes Beverage Group), Bloodline is an intensely-hopped IPA brewed with Blood Orange peel and juice.

According to our Brewmaster Matt Brophy, the result is a flavor profile that harnessed the best aspects of both the hops (Warrior, Citra, and Galaxy) and the citrus. He and his brewing team are very fond of hop-based citrus aromas, so experimenting with actual citrus was a natural extension of that.

2014 version is brewed with Northern Brewer, Citra and Galaxy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1676) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 29, 2016
BOTTLE 12 OZ. Clear bright copper, off-white head. Juicy orange in the nose, pith and some a hint of resin. No malts. The taste is dry and orangey (or pink grapefruit). Virtually not malt sweetness. The bitterness is pithy and a tad harsh, exhibiting some alcoholic notes in the finish. Still, an enjoyable IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
basaywhat (155) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2016
12 oz bottle. Pours a bright orange color with a white head and quite a bit of lacing. The aroma is orange peel and hops. The taste is hops and orange. The mouth feel is crisp and clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
g_georgiou (439) - CYPRUS - MAY 20, 2016
Clear orange body with a thin white head. Aroma is strong grapefruit, malty, light caramel. Taste is medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Soft carbonation, medium body, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ttheilen (528) - USA - MAY 19, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (791) - - MAY 18, 2016
pours golden color, clear, slightly haze, with tan on finger white head. Aroma: intense fruity aroma, which takes on citruses, red orange, grapefruit, with hint of pine and some spicy notes. Flavors are similar: intense fruity flavors, with notes mentioned above. Finish is fruity, bitter and lingers long in aftertaste. Body is medium, texture is soft, carbonation medium.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
janubio (620) - SPAIN - MAY 17, 2016
Pours an orange colour, with a small head that fades soon.Aroma of orange peel, tropical fruits, clove, coriander. Medium to full body, normal carbonation.Taste is similar to the aroma, with notes of fresh mint.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
atzasrev (3) - - MAY 12, 2016 does not count
A good IPA with a desent taste and aroma. A great choice for tasting something new in IPA’s

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SVD (1249) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle at home, golden amber beer, small head. Aroma is citrus, hops, malts. Taste is the same with quite some citrus like blood orange and grapefruit. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (5951) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 7, 2016
355ml bottle. Cloudy amber colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Sugary malty and papery hoppy aroma, cautious hints of citrusy. Taste is dry, minimally tart-ish, citrusy hoppy, notes of orange, tangerine, lemon. So-so.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2138) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle shared at home. Clear golden with thin white head. Citrus fruitiness up front. Lemon peel, sugar sweetened tea, honey. Earl grey. Medium sweet, light bitter. Medium body low carbonation. Very light chalky feel, otherwise light fattiness.

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