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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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True to its North Carolina roots, this American IPA delivers on the floral, hoppy notes that made Cottonwood a Boone, NC favorite. 100% malted barley and copious amounts Cascade, Magnum, and Chinook hops.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19664) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle at Papsø. Cloudy amber coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops, celery and grass. Fruity flacour of hops and grapefruits with notes of citrus peel. Dry hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is peachy, greasy hops and grapefruity. Citrusy, peachy and grapefruity. Fat oily hops aroma from back of the nose. Peachy and light citrusy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (9651) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2013
Bottled. Golden coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma: Herbs, flowers, caramel, Flavour: Caramel, herbs, flowers, grass. Medium bodied. Ends herbal bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2013
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of SpringsLicker. Pours golden with a slight haze and a creamy and lacing white head. Spicy, citrusy nose with a hint of peaches. Medium body, biscuity sweet malts and a fairly solid dose of hops leading to a bitter finish. Quite nice. 250313

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HourGlass13 (20) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Easily the prettiest beer I have poured in a while. Very clear transparent light amber color. Small head sits on top. There is definitely a smell of some skunk weed in this one. It has a light airy citrus taste with just a hint of caramel. Not much. Just a hint. Hops are present, but Non offensive and easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TravHimself (38) - mebane, North Carolina, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Pours a nice clear amber with a two finger head that leaves some lacing behind,nose has a nice mix of citrus and earthy hops with some bready malts lingering in the background,taste is of citrus and pine and hints of apple very citrusy with a slight bitterness in the finish,kind of walks the line of an Ipa and an aggressive pale ale but non the less a solid beer ...cheers

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
freekyp (1462) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 8, 2013
A pretty pour with a solid one-finger white head. Clear as a bell, amber. Aroma really shines with a nice mix of caramel backbone, citrus and floral notes. That said, the bright nature of the hops in the aroma does not carry over into the flavor. The hop character is darker and more earthy. Slightly on the thin side, with an aggressive bitter whack at the end, Endo is well done, but not a top tier player.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Stopped by the pub for some Sexual Chocolate after work yesterday, after which I decided on this as my "cool down" beer. Came out a crystal clear orange, no haze at all. Nice finger-width foamy cap. Good lace sticks to the glass. Smells fresh with lemon-lime, orange zest, grassy hops. Not too sharp, but just a nice pleasant citrus aroma. The body is easy-drinking. Moderate-to-light body, good carbonation, clean finish. My buddy got the Hoppyum as his "closer," so I took some sips to compare this version to their standard IPA. I’ve also had that one many times, so I had a nice comparison. Where that beer is juicy and fresh-tasting, this beer comes across a little muted. This is more like an IPA-light. Definitive bittering hops, but there is no lasting flavor on the finish. Mild citrus, slight peppery flavor. Finish is a little dull. All in all, I much prefer their Hoppyum to this one, but it wasn’t too bad. I may have it again, but most likely will reach for better tasting IPAs when available.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (710) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2013
This is an excellent ipa. Very aromatic and has a nice balance of hops. Very smooth and easy to drink. Pours dark yellow ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (3432) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 17, 2013
12 oz. Clear amber-orange with a small lasting disc of cream. Big nose of crisp resin, citrus zest, and light honeycomb. Taste is the same big flavors, with the resin and citrus mostly overpowering the malt. Light body is smoothly carbonated and dry. The old version was a go-to IPA, this newer version is definitely a different and more overpowering West-Coast hop blend, but still could be a go-to.


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