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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (7015) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear orange gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a nice grassy and pine note with a bit of earthy grain. Flavor is similar with a grassy and a growing pine note and a bit of resin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (1237) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Draft at brew pub dark golden. Nose floral and slight soapy. Bitter up front. Early mid palate mild sweet. Nose doesn’t carry through the flavor. Bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9478) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2014
On tap @ French Broad. Pours a clear golden orange appearance with a white head. Orange pledge, pine, sweet nose. A bit goopy. Fairly high sweetness and bitterness. Wrong, sticky mouth feel. Citrus. OK.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Thanks Andy for the pour at the source. Pre RateBeet WG hand shaking. Pours transparent with a nice head. Lacing. Smells of floral hops. Light citrus smell. Nice dank taste. Pine and citrus. Tasty beverage. Will enjoy again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5853) - Indiana, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Draft to taster at French Broad. Looks good; a transparent orange with off-white lacing. Smells and tastes solid; hoppy with a fairly sweet pale malt backbone. Solid on the palate. Enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3652) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2013
From a 22 oz bottle shared in Avon NC. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Floral hop nose. Flavors of grass and citrus. Medium bodied, high carbonation, bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3124) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Poured from 22oz bottle at home. Orange hazy with white fluffy head. Good grapefruit orange bitter taste. Decent hops. Pretty tasty

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6169) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - DEC 5, 2013
11/26/13. On tap at Barley’s, downtown Asheville. Amber orange pour with a nice khaki head. Was digging the aroma on this. Citurs, dank, pine, some resin, hints of caramel. The flavor was a bit disappointing. More towards the malty side of balance, caramel, bready, some hop bitterness and lingering citrus. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (399) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Bomber. Clear copper with white head; minimal lacing. Aroma is resin, citrus and bready malts. Taste is slightly sweet giving way to a lasting bitterness - grapefruit. Medium body with moderate carbonation. A good IPA, but not a standout for me.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
One2remeber (150) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Draft. DMS, medicinal caramel malts. Not tasty. Hops mute. Average beer. Would not have again.


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