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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
The Brother is a beast. Weighing in at 8.5% ABV, featuring Pale Roast Malt, White Wheat, Vienna Malt with Chinook, Centennial, Columbus and Cascade Hops. Won’t You Hook A Brother Up!.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Prufrockstar (1861) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Goblet at the brewery. Aroma is citrus, pine, caramel. Light amber color clear with white head. Taste: A lot of caramel malty sweetness, floral hop bitterness that isn’t too big but not too small. Pretty well-balanced. Lingering bitter finish on the tongue. Med/full body. Lively carbonation; smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Overall: Surprisingly smooth, easy-drinking considering the style/ABV.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blueshockey24 (386) - Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2016
Bomber. Pours hazy golden / orange with white head. Aroma is citrus Grapefruit and Tangerine. Taste is sweet and malty up front with a little bitterness with a grapefruit zest bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1787) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2016
22 oz bottle obtained through Tavour. Fremont The Brother is a hazy apple juice beer. Head of tiny white bubbles leaves a nice lace. Aroma is of slight pine and herbal hops. Taste is a restrained hop bite with a decent malt body behind. Texture is lively and a little satiny. A really decent IIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (8924) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 30, 2015
Can. Lovely nose: tons of citrus and stone fruits, orange, grapefruit, apricot, tropical stuff too like mango and pineapple. Pretty, cloudy, bright golden orange. Low head. Very fruity, juicy even, not too sweet or cloying, wiht a grapefruit zest finish. Good bitterness, good balance, great fruit. One of the best d-ipas for me in a while.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbrana (640) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - DEC 9, 2015
Tons of citrus, particularly candied orange peel and tangerine. Slightly sweet, but not overbearing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidm (2057) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Long lasting flavour, bitter but with enough balance. Very enjoyable, it would be full marks if it had more intensity in the nose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2572) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Pale golden orange with a white head. Citrus, light malt sweetness, lemon, and a bit of sugar. Thinner body than I expected aide it’s drinkability- very surprising at 8.5%. Finish is lasting citrus bitterness. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13742) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Can from Malt & Vine. Pours clear gold with a creamy white head. Earthy citrus aroma. Med body at least. Very hop forward. Quick hop burn. Caramel support is smooth. A hoppy and tasty ale. Finishes a bit fruity; hoppy and bitter. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (5392) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 24, 2015
Draught at the brewery, 11/8/15.
Bright orange-golden body is clear and very carbonated, leading to a large white head with moderate retention.
Big fruity nose shows a moderate tropical side that quickly gives way to more ruby red grapefruit, oranges and moderate pine. The citrus/pine character seems to stick, though light touches of mango and melon are still notable even with warming. Hint of caramel, but not too heavy on the specialty malts, thankfully, leaving the hops mostly untouched. Alcohol well-concealed and no flaw in the nose.
Big, bold citrus notes in the flavor are lightly supplemented by pineapple and mango, with just a touch of sourdough from the malt. Quite bitter, but with a lot of hop flavor, as well, somewhat making up for it. Well-carbonated, pretty well-attenuated and with a nearly sticky texture dotted with light graininess. Nothing awe-inspiring or particularly innovative here, but fine and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (4838) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2015
12 oz single can from Molly’s Spirits. Orange and slight hazy appearance with a white head and thick lacing. Aroma of tropical fruits, citrus zest, fresh leafy hops, grass, light floral notes and light herbs. The flavor is medium to heavy hop bitterness and minimal to light malt sweetness. Fairly clean, but almost a little harsh. Medium plus body with a lingering, light dry finish. Solid IIPA overall. Pairing: Phish - Wolfman’s Brother -> Sand, from 09/11/1999, Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (6116) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Tis poured a lighter orange with a white head. Aroma was resinous and citrusy. Flavor similar, a bit too sweet for my liking, but still a big fresh hop presence and some booze on the finish.

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