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From the brewers who gave you E-Z IPA and SuperHero IPA, the much-anticipated, long-awaited, first-in-history year-round India Pale Ale from the French Broad Brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9830) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2015
Sample at Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria. Clear amber color with a medium white head that recedes steadily. Stringy lacing. Aroma of citrus, hops and malt. Medium body with flavors of citrusy hops, pine and malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a short citrusy hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Tap, orange pour, tan head, nose and taste are citrus, grapefruit, hoppy, pretty good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiveacestx (826) - Texas, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Bomber - The aroma as well as the flavor are very floral. One of the sweetest IPAs I’ve had. Has a honey taste and a medium body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
razzanof (71) - Leavenworth, Kansas, USA - JAN 31, 2015
A malty mess! Aroma is...malty. Taste is...medicinal malty flavor (with a very minimal hop presence up front.) Palate is...malty. Can't figure out the good reviews...I'm not a fan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiercepanda (615) - Missouri, USA - DEC 9, 2014
A hazy orange beer with a medium off-white head. The aroma is floral, orange, and apricot. The flavor is grassy, pine, and fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (3925) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Courtesy of Strykzone. Poured color of hammered copper. Foamed from the bottle and left a fizzy head. Big citrus and flowers. Medium in body with a lively carbonated mouthfeel. Flavor is tropical fruit.and citrus bitterness. Bitter and dry finish. Darn good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (6095) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Orange pour with a white head. The aroma is a mix of biscuit malt with some big juicy orange citrus notes. The flavor is more of the same. I get some orange and hint of pine, as well as some biscuit malt and iced tea notes. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ronaldtheriot (1577) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - OCT 2, 2014
French Broad IPA makes a loud hiss, when the cap is popped, and the appearance is of bright, brilliant, somewhat opaque, deep orange, bubble streams, and some splotchy, thin lacing left on the glass. The head is medium and off white. The aroma is of a sharp, very citrusy, juice. Maybe, like tangerine? Taste is of the same thing, and the beer evokes Lemon Head or Sweet-Tarts. Bitterness is present, but relatively low. Mouthfeel is medium, and French Broad IPA finishes mostly dry and odd. Overall, this is a strange one, but it does improve with the drinking. RJT

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pinnacleimp (1) - Bessemer, Alabama, USA - AUG 4, 2014 does not count
A well Balanaced IPA. Nice malty backbone that offsets the hop bitterness. 7% abv is well integrated into the beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhp40219 (409) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Bomber. Pours a clear amber with a small white head that leaves spotty lacing. Dank hoppy aroma of pine, grass, bread and caramel. Taste is earthy hops up front with a solid malty base of caramel and bread. No citrus here, which isn’t always a bad thing. Long, dry finish of caramel and bready malts. Light to medium body, sticky texture, lively carbonation. A pretty solid IPA here.

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