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Four Winds IPA
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Brewed by Four Winds Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Delta, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This bitter beer hits major-key notes of citrus and flowers, but finishes with a mellowing, hoppy flourish. Smooth and spirited at the same time?

Hopped with Centennial, Cascade and Falconer’s Fight


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (9306) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 31, 2015
Flasche( Vielen Dank, Jonas!!!) Cloudy, orangey coloured, big yellowish stable and loose head; moderate to solid grapefruity-hoppy nose with a delicate bready-malty background; solid bitter-sweet flavour, light to medium bodied, harsh; lingering hoppy and grapefruity finish with a phenolic touch. Even though pretty tart, all in all a good one…

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Blairgus (3335) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2015
23 July 2015, bottle. orange and a bit hazy. nose is mildly sweet grapefruit citrus and some grassy notes. med body, mildly fizzy, a tad creamy. sweet, rock candy, grapefruit, citrus rind, sweet alcohol, mild bitter finish. perfect IPA!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kevinsenn (1468) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle from toffsbury. Terrific fruity aroma. Very bitter taste, with grainy malt and plenty of citrus. A pretty darn tasty ipa.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (2699) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 25, 2015
Thanks to Erik for this. Pours foggy golden yellow with a moderate white top. Aroma is fruity and tropical fruit with some cereal malt. Taste is slightly subdued tropical hop bitterness but a dry palate and some cereal malt. Well made just hoping for more.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1805) - ESTONIA - JAN 28, 2015
Hazy golden orange, medium white head. Nose is citric, tropical fruit, bicuity malts, slight caramel sweetness. Flavor is pine and grapefruit, a firm bitterness with slight caramel and malt, tropical fruit. Slightly dry finish with grapefruit. Lively carbonation. Very drinkable, but not remarkable, a decent middle-of-the-road IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (6103) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 14, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy orange, off-white creamy lace. Lemongrass, lime, and tropical fruit aroma. Medium light dry body, somewhat metallic bitterness, a hint bandaid. Bit light on the malt, lovely hops though.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vladivostok (325) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2014
Mid-amber and slightly hazy (depending on how you pour it) with a thin white lacing. Big aroma reminiscent of a brewery’s hop store! Huge flavours of caramel and citrus, although thankfully not as overpoweringly citrusy as some. The pay-off for all this flavour is a long and rather thin bitter finish but a all in all a really likeable robust IPA, albeit one you might like to reserve for special occasions.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
lbcgreg (54) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
A medium bodied beer. Very strong hop and floral aroma. A strong hop bitterness with a sweet finish. Not as hoppy as you expect.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RumRunner101 (881) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
Light copper pour with a slight haze and white head. Aroma is bright with citrus, sweet bread, fresh malt. Bitter throughout with grapefruit, nectarine and decent malt sweetness. Tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (7691) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 8, 2014
Draft - Grapefruit and a nice caramel backbone. Hazy gold with a decent white head. Slightly pithy and resinous with a bit of fruity sweetness. Ok, but nothing special.


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