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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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All American malts Hops: Cascade, Citra, Jade


ellolovey's rating

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ellolovey (468) - Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2014
On tap at Thirsty Monk. Hazy light copper pour with thin white rig. Aroma of citrus and pine. Very bitter. No sweet malts to balance it. Very rough. A bit dry. One of the worst IPAs I have had.:


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LuckyDog (301) - - OCT 21, 2014
Floral aroma. Very hoppy, but with a little balance. Good lacing. Good IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3431) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Tap. Pours hazy golden small white head, nice lacing. Aroma is faint herbal, spruce. Flavor is light sweet, light plus bitter, a bit dank and harsh. Medium body.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerman6686 (4572) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2014
This poured a hazy light orange with a white head. Aroma was of lots of tropical fruit, light grapefruity too. Flavor similar, mild bitterness, popping fruit and very clean. Great stuff. Not sire what made os supposed to be like though?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3163) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Draft at Jack of the wood. Clear gold body with a generous white head. Aroma of citrus and pine resin. The flavor is all resiny hops with some dryness in the finish. Could use a bit more malt support for a better balance. A bit thin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10062) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Bomber poured a hazy gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of bread, mango, grapefruit and earthiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of bread, earthiness, light mango and light grapefruit with a smooth moderatly bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4805) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Hazy blonde and light copper coloured body with some honey tints and a thin off-white head. Resinous and piney scents of hops up front - pungent and strong with some malt and floral notes near the finish. Medium-bodied; Strong fresh hop flavour up front with a largely piney and floral flavour in the middle and also with a nice malt backbone and hints of alcohol on the finish. Aftertaste is very well balanced, but the fresh hop flavours of resin and flowers dominate, however some malt and sugars are still noticeable. Overall, a very nice IPA with some great fresh hop notes and a very nice balance of malt and alcohol. I sampled this twenty ounce pint on draught at Lilyís Pizza in Raleigh, North Carolina on 03-August-2014 for US$3,50 - a great price!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3380) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2014
On tap at Tylerís. Clear pale orange with white froth. Nose is mango, pine and toffee. Medium body with a tingle. Taste is mango, grass, toffee and citrus peel. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8831) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
Interesting hop aroma.thick Lacy on pale colour. Very nice bitter with sweetness behind it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3327) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Liz Gambleís gentleman suitor.


Pours a hazy gold with a decent enough head and some lacing on the glass.

The aroma is hop forward with a good little bit of melon like hops as well as some citrus and a good bit of that funkiness that I only ever get from citra hops. There is a touch of carmel & grass in there as well.

The flavor is a touch on the bitter/astringent side for what I prefer in an IPA, itís not bad though itís got a nice bunch of juicy hoppiness and keeps things very low on the sweetness. Some orange rind & tropical fruit notes are in there, I think the more I drink it the less Iím getting that astringency, not sure if itís my palate warming up to it or the beer "opening up" but I am enjoying it a lot more halfway through the glass than I was on the onset.





I am hoping Ajax searches for Lushawn again sometime soon.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (3999) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Orange peel and grapefruit peel nose, lily highlights. Shimmering amber, medium head. Lillies backed up by honey. Dandelions on the back Fruity aroma, floral flavor. Medium to light body, soft carbonation.


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