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RATINGS: 1414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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The beer you’ve been waiting for. Keeps your taste satisfied while keeping your senses sharp. An all-day IPA naturally brewed with a complex array of malts, grains and hops. Balanced for optimal aromatic and a clean finish. The perfect reward for an honest day’s work and the ultimate companion to celebrate life’s simple pleasures.



3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4803) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Bottle @ Tap East Festival. Light gold with a small head. The nose is countryside meadow. Light grassy hops. A bit of lemon cake and bread. The taste is light floral hops, grass. Fairly soft and approachable. Some brioche. Light bitter finish. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, a pretty easy-drinking beer. Not taxing on the palate. The kind of thing you’d bring to a BBQ on a warm day, I guess.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TATE (304) - Lubec, Maine, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours amber with a thin off white head. Not much for aroma, a bit of fruity hop. Flavor is nice, a pretty mellow IPA which is more my speed. The big thing about this beer is the amount of flavor they got in it for a low ABV, very impressive and lives up to the name. I could have had a few more of these.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5063) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear light copper body with a small fizzy white head that faded to a thin film. The nose is pretty nice, lots of fresh floral and fruity hops with minimal intrusion from the malt. I suppose that’s the point. The flavor is quite full of hoppy flavors of flowers and fruitiness, but while the point of this is to be sessionable, it comes across as a bit thin and watery. Very dry and thin with soft fizzy carbonation. Short lightly bitter finish. Not really a fan of this one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Malaclemys (387) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle. Citrus/floral hop aroma slight malt hints. Hop flavor not as prominent very light body. Very little malt backbone. Good bitterness. Good session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (7879) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Orange malt and orange peel aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet orange light malt and moderately bitter orange peel flavor. Body on the light side. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6646) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 29, 2013
Nice fragrant nose or orange, peach, a bit of resin. Deep orange color with lace. Super hoppy flavor, grapefruit rind, very bitter, rather thin and unbalanced. The malt can’t keep up with the hops. Too bitter, like hop tea. Not very drinkable, really.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrianBorngesser (9) - USA - SEP 4, 2013 does not count
This beer is definitely sessionable. I did feel that the hop to malt ratio was a like unbalanced...even for a session ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 3, 2013
A very clean and fruity nose. Some citrusy bitterness initiallywhich then gives way to soft malts. There is a lingering, hollow bitterness, which I frequently find in session ales, and is really my least favorite aspect of them. Good flavours but the mouthfeel is lacking.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vandint (26) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2013
It is nice having an IPA that’s also a session - this could be nice on a hot day. But I found the hops a tad soapy and overall not super impressed - but then, I’m not too big a fan of IPAs, and the person I offered a sip to enjoyed it more. Not bad, but not one I need to have again.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rgf001 (153) - München, GERMANY - OCT 6, 2013
On tap at ACLfestival. Citrus, tropical fruit aroma. Mineral taste overpowering other aspects, no caramel, light citrus taste. Light mouthfeel and dry finish.


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