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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The next beer in our summer “sun” series that began with Sunspot IPA. This beer is brewed in the aggressive IPA style with Columbus hops accentuating a malt blend featuring Munich and Honey malts for a full malt flavor.

Available in 22oz Bottles and Draught

ABV 6% IBUs: 80


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2009
bottle thanks to bhensonb. poured hazy orange with a white head that laced the glass. aroma was citrus, orange, pine, and fruity. flavor was pine, orange, bitter, and grass??. medium-low body. thanks again bill for one of many beers!! cheers my friend.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (2134) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 7, 2009
Dry, hoppy aroma. Clearish golden/amber color. Light IPA with a solid finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34343) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
Bottle 22fl.oz.
Light unclear medium to dark orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, caramel, fruity, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange - citrus, peach. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy peel bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090922]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nalu (216) - Washington, USA - NOV 23, 2009
NEarly transparent brown-orange pour, short off-white head. Aroma is good but not exceptional, hops tend to resin/spruce with a hint of grapefruit. Medium body with a honey maltiness in the background. Not too complex, good mouth feel - a session IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6594) - Enghien, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2009
Received as an extra BA trade. Pours orange, thick off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, nice fresh hop nose, citrus/grapefruit, some pine, just beautiful aroma. Flavor, not a hop bomb, but plenty to be noticed, nice grapefruit palate, pine, with thin malty presence. Easy to drink, medium bitterness with a nice cirsp malty finish. Just love the whole fresh hop aspect.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fratto (2590) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2009
Bottle from ericandersnavy. Pours a hazy orange brown. Aroma is damn fruity. Tastes of musty fruit and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cavie (3754) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle courtesy of ericandersnavy. Bright orange pour. Smell is dark aroma with heavy malts. Taste is hoppy hoppy upfront that turns piney sweet. Not flavorful, turns rough. Dry dry dry.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alagnak (467) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2009
Bomber. Nose is fairly weak - just not a lot going on - I get some pine and a little fruitiness, but just a light aroma. Falvor is all about pine, spruce needles and woodiness. Starts light and the pine is approachable - like spruce needle tea - finish is assaultive bitter wood. Good, drinkable beer (particularly with spicy food) but needs some balance.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9458) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 6, 2009
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a large, creamy off-white head, mostly lasting with good lacing. Aroma is average malt (bread, grain, straw), heavy hop (perfume, pine, spruce, resin, citrus), average yeast (sweat) with notes of apple, pear, peach pineapple, and apricot. Medium bodied, gritty texture, lively carbonation, and a bitter finish. Average duration, light sweetness, heavy acidity, and harsh bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - NOV 4, 2009
22 oz. bottle from Plaza Liquors - Pours a hazy amber color with a 3/4 finger thick off white head. Light, tiny spotted lacing. Aroma is pine and herbal hops. Flavor is quite bitter and somewhat astringent. Lots of pine hops in this one. Doesn’t linger too long in the finish. Medium body. If I were to lay back an IPA for a few months, this would be the one. At the moment there is very little malt presence. Still, a decent IPA.


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