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RATINGS: 151   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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MattShizzle's rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MattShizzle (562) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle - from sampler pack. Copper-golden color, a bit cloudy. Aroma is strongly of hops. Taste is REALLY hoppy - one of the hoppiest beers I ever had in my life.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (5019) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2015
355ml bottle [Thanx again to David for the generous Penn-import!]. Milky amber colour with average, frothy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Intense, room-filling, piney hoppy aroma, notes of grapefruit and orange, caramel malty background, strawberry overtones. Taste is crisp bitter hoppy, dry, piney, minimally sweet, caramel malty background, increasing hop bitterness, almost completely disguised fruitiness. Classy IPA with bitterness at the upper limit.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
katrinaez (618) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Decent ipa. Slightly sweet. Citrus is nice and hops were balanced. Nothing to stand out but good. Bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheHopster (937) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2015
On draft at the Cloverleaf in Caldwell. Grapefruit IPA. My first from this brewer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (1248) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Hazy dark Amber with rimming beige head; slight hoppy aroma; Flava is mild hops slight spice; feels medium decent slight fizz; finishes dry spicy hoppy bitter

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1343) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2015
pours with a slight haze and deep amber colour.Aroma of hops, citrus and pineapple. It does show a bit of funk. On the palate it is fairly hoppy with a bit bitterness, resin and some pineapple. Decent legnth but a water mid palate. Meh, i’ve had worse. glad i tried it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hfmejias (1061) - Dover, Delaware, USA - APR 4, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured hazy, amber in color with a nice off white head and lots of spotty lacing. aroma citrus fruit and pine. Taste of citrus fruit, malts; hoppy and bitter. Nice and enjoyable surprisingly good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerathon (1592) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2015
Burnt orange with off-white head and some lacing. Pine is predominate, but do get some citrus notes as well. Very dry at the end and extremely bitter, a bit too much so. Still decent IPA though.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1967) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pours a medium golden color with white head. Some citrus, grapefruit definitely, and a little pine and grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little resinous hop flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubbleflubber (2053) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Pours a light amber into the glass, with a wispy head that leaves spotty lacing. The nose is of pure spruce-pine trees. Flavors, piney bitter and resinous all the way through, have plenty of orange and grapefruit citrus with a light caramel malt backbone that finish with strong Chinook hopping. Hopheads may rejoice here, absolutely! The mouthfeel, juicy with lingering "wet hop" bitterness, provides a nice quaff that is hop-forward and assertive to the palate. With a tad more malt substance, this could really take the traditional "West Coast IPA" to the next level, because 90% of it is already in place. Can’t wait to see more from this brewer. A super great start for me, for sure!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (904) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2014
The chinookie is good. Tasty dry hopped and great character this beer had. It’s my style. Pours a nice golden amber color and has nice lacing as you enjoy the glass.


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