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RATINGS: 819   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This English style IPA is a full-flavored, full-bodied brew that has a big bold malt character and intense aromatics. It’s a well-balanced, golden-colored brew that has a crisp hop finish that doesn’t bite. With its palate cleansing finish, IPA is a perfect for highly spiced dishes with curry, ginger, garlic or cumin. This classic English style IPA is brewed with: 2-row Pale malt and is hopped with Challenger and East Kent Goldings hops

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
xsketchyx (184) - Oregon, USA - MAR 27, 2004
Thin, not hoppy at all. West coast IPA? No character, nothing stands out, I only tasted sudsy water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - MAR 6, 2004
A nice crisp and clean ipa, with a bit of zing as it first hits you in the mouth. Nice acidic grapefruit hoppiness, with not enough of a malt backbone, but otherwise verry tasty and easy to drink. Lots of bite!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8554) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 12, 2004
Not made anymore is what I hear. Too bad because I really like this stuff. True, it is just another NW IPA, not too different from the rest, but but still it was good stuff. Golden orange appearance. The aroma was of fresh hopped peach and pine. The flavor was biting bitter and a grapefruit sourness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (2906) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 5, 2003
Draft @ McCormick&Schmicks:Fruity nose. Clear golden orange color.Little head. Carmel/toffee malt with some citrus hop flavor. Finishes with a lite linguring bitterness, pretty clean otherwise. Not bad, but didn't wow me either

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 6, 2003
Pours a very nice red with little head. Nose is fruity with some hops. Floral, fruity flavor with hops that build up as you drink. A pretty mellow IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - AUG 18, 2003
Creamy hop profile, subtle and sweet, clean and fresh. A smooth ipa with a pleasant feeling body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (5067) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2003
Orange tint to a golden body with a fairly small off-white head. Subtle hoppy aroma, which is almost barren of malt or any other characteristics. The taste is mostly piney from the hops, while some citrus hoppiness is noticeable. The hop bitterness lingers for quite a while after you have the last sip. The beer's taste was very balanced with hops and malt throughout the taste and palate. Not as hoppy as I had expected for a West Coast brewery, but it was pretty good anyways. I thought this was more of an APA more than an IPA, but maybe it was just this keg!? I had this on tap at the Falling Rock Tap House on 11-August-2003 in Denver, Colorado.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drismyhero (815) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - AUG 8, 2003
A very solid IPA, in the same category as Stone and LaConner where the flavor of the hops is just as strong or stronger than the IBUs. Nice initial citrus flavor and a fairly palatable floweriness provides this beer with a very solid flavor and body. Nicely done.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - MAY 25, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2004 Where's the hops? I understand this brewery is employee owned. Well, kick down and add a few my friends.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jskendzel (602) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 23, 2003
Cloudy/hazy in appearance. Light orange in color. Sweet, slightly thin with a cough syrup, medicinal note to it. Bitterness underlying.

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