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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 103   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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We hit this full bodied IPA with “nookie” four times during the brewing process to give this ale its trademark Chinook hop character. We then “dry nookied” this flavorful ale to further enhance its grapefruit and pine aroma.
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5022) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Slightly hazy copper coloured body with an orange glow and absolutely no head at all. Aroma of very strong biscuity malt with a piney, resinous and grapefruity hop hick and some sweet notes of honey and apricots. Medium-bodied; Assertive grassy and piney kick at first with not much malt behind it, but the aftertaste shows even more of a hop kick and some lighter sweetness at the finish. Aftertaste is blindly showing the hops but fading to a grassy, herbal kick with a nice smooth bitterness - this is more of a hop-forward IPA with missing malt, but this is good for folks who like session IPAs that weren’t intentional. Overall, a hop-centred IPA with less malt than you’d expect, but for me, that’s a good thing, just know that going into it that it’s off in balance and enjoy the hop kicks! I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Total Wine in Tampa, Florida on 03-January-2014 for US$1.99 sampled at home in Washington on 17-May-2014. Best by Date on Bottle of February 2014, Lot #379.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ttroha (412) - Americus, Georgia, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle. Shared by the good folks at Blue Hills. Hazy amber with white head. Very hoppy aroma. Super hoppy taste with a hint of citrus and pine. Very good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcartamdg (2358) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Pours an amber orange with no head. Aroma of malt, citrus and honey. Taste is sweet and malty with a bitter piney finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
smith4498 (3224) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Pours dark golden color with off white head. Aromas of citrus with a hint of pine. Grapefruit and pine flavors with some sweet caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bmacuc (10) - - MAR 13, 2014
Pours a hazy copper golden with minimal head. Nice fruity aroma, maybe a bit of a grapefruit scent. Light body, nice mouthfeel. Nice hop flavor, pick up some grapefruit and slight pine on the back of the tongue. Finishes very dry but nice ipa nonetheless. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (4442) - Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Poured a light golden orange color with aromas of floral hops, pine and a touch of pineapple. Flavors are light soapy floral notes up front with some pineapple mixed in and had a pine malt backbone. Decent beer overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leafs93 (1840) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Pours burnt orange with a small offwhite head. Aroma is citrus, floral and caramel. Taste is bitter with some sweetness. Medium bodied with some stickiness.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
iclimbandski (2) - Alabama, USA - FEB 2, 2014 does not count
Very strong bittering and aroma hops. Strong enough back end to support the hoppiness, but I would like a little more malt personally. Great beer overall from my favorite Pennsylvania brewery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5450) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle: The aroma consists of light-moderate grapefruit, light caramel, and a touch of fruit. It pours a cloudy burnt orange with a one finger off-white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a soapy ring. There is a decent amount of dotted lacing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with very quick dose of caramel and faint fruit. The finish is very bitter with heavy pine and slightly less grapefruit. It’s medium bodied with moderate-heavy carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6770) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2014
sample at Food Bank bottle share, orange copper pour, medium bodied, piney hops, grpefruit pith & zest.


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