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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   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.
O.G. 15.1


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2559) - Michigan, USA - JAN 7, 2014
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, best before 1/2014. Slight gusher upon opening. Pours hazy deep orange copper color with a 2-3 finger dense and rocky light khaki head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, orange peel, lemon zest, tangerine, floral, grass, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with bright citrus/pine hops and light-moderate malt presence; with good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, pine resin, floral, grass, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Sizable pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, pine resin, floral, grass, light caramel, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice bright citrus/pine hop flavors with a light malt presence; with a fairly dry finish with no cloying bitterness. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very crisp and sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice IPA. Good complexity of bright citrus/pine hop flavors with light malt presence; and very crisp to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2173) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Amber/caramel colored pour. Small white head. Little lacing. Big piney, resiny hop aroma. Malt tucked in as well. Malt flavor with a nice pine hop. Bready. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
osu97gp (647) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Pours a clear amber color with an off-white head. Aroma of earthy and grapefruit hops and light malt. Flavor of citrus hops and sweet malt with quite a bit of hops at the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OPIE788 (331) - Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Draft.Copper color with a white head. Nice citrus nose. Bitter orange rind flavor messed this one up. I love Full Pint but this one fell short for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanscourt (740) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Taste is a strong profile of hops. Nice initial citrus that gives was to pine and eventually dryness. Lingering bitterness. Not much malt flavor to balance. Enjoyable hop experience, average overall beer though..

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6397) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2013
12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass at Incline Public House. Pours a very hazy orange color with a small white head. Notes of citrus fruits (orange, tangerine mostly), caramel malts, some pine and florals, and a little bit of toast and sugar. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a mellow bitter, fruity mouthfeel that gets dry and toasty late. Good IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jstonerock24 (117) - Englewood, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Pours a nice golden color with a very smoky citrusy aroma. Chinook hops add a nice piney smoky flavor to compliment the malt nicely.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2619) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Fresh 12oz bottle from Total Wine in tampa. Copper-orange pour with a thinnish white head and loose lacing. Aroma is pleasant fresh citrus hop. Tastes are also fresh - grapefruit, pine, caramel, little bready. Crisp bitter finish. Pretty nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigrond (1475) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2013
A very good IPA. Well balanced and hops from start to finish. Easy to drink and delicious.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LetsGoState (581) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Appearance is a smaller white head with hazy amber. Aroma is a little sweeter. Taste is a bitter and earthy hop with a very dry aftertaste. Overall pretty decent IPA.


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