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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Continuing our summer sun series, Spotless is named to honor our sun that has been spotless for over a year. This aggressive IPA has a rich golden color with a fruity finish. The beer is well hopped to 70 with Willamette and Zeus hops, lending the beer a bright bitterness and a rich hop flavor. Available in 22oz. bottles and draught. ABV 6.5% IBU 70


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dwyerpg (4579) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 10, 2010
A bit of hops in the aroma. Looks nice. This isn’t too balanced at all. The hops are bitter but also metallic. Disappointed with this one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boFNjackson (4140) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 15, 2010
Bottle... Poured orange with a white head. The nose consisted of herbs, reefer, floral, hops, and vegetables. A very earthy, vegetable-like IPA. The hops weren’t resinous or alpha-ish bitter. Just earthy, spicy and floral. Some biscuit grains and malts to create a subtle sweetness. With a dry, earthy, grassy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4017) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 26, 2010
Draught at Pilsner Room Portland. Malty English IPA. Medium Body. Taste is nothing exceptional. Average.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2011
Bomber from Hop City, Atlanta. I’ve never been the biggest fan of Full Sail’s IPAs. They’ve always struck me as competent but slightly deficient in character and complexity. This one, however, I kind of dug. Modest hazy gold pour, with a medium, creamy head. Nose was far less "aggressive" than the commerical description suggested. Clean, fruity, and dry, almost like a nice pils. Medium dry mouthfeel enhanced that impression. Flavor was more conventionally IPA-ish in its hop profile, but it still had something of the earthy bitterness in the finish that faintly recalled Stone 14.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Hazed orange-amber with a medium tan head. Aroma of orange, citrus, grains, orange rind, pale malt and mild sulfur. Taste is tropical with orange, citrus, grapefruit, caramel and mild floral hops. Moderate lasting bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (3859) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 22, 2010
Grapefruit and lemon peel bouquet. Clear golden, medium yellow head. Tastes as it smells, but with the hops less prevalent and with a light maltiness to balance it out. Not bitter and barely an IPA, but pretty nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3778) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 23, 2010
Bomber pours hazy light orange, kinda like the label actually! fair white head. Nose is sweet fruity hops, kinda like fruit cocktail. Flavor is assertive hop bitterness, cantalope, and grass, and some rubbing alcohol notes. Medium chewy body. Linger earthy bitter finish. Decent, especially for a fair price.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (3774) - - AUG 15, 2010
22oz bottle. clear orange under a small white head. peach, mandarin orange and apricot scents. a light bodied beer light to moderate carbonation. bitter and dry with only a light touch of the malt in flavor. apricot flavor comes to mind.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nearbeer (3745) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 19, 2010
22 oz. Clear burnt orange with a lasting quarter inch of foam. Nose is dirty butterscotch, lemon, resin, wood, and fresh apple. Flavor is soapy butterscotch, cabbage, dirty lemon and pine sawdust. Near medium body is a bit too fizzy, but well-balanced and lightly tingly. OK traditional, British-tasting IPA

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor (3497) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear orange with a small white head. Aroma of toasted malt, floral hops. Flavor of sweet caramel malt, bitter hops, spicy hops, and less toastiness. Good IPA, but I think I prefer some of their other IPAs (Elevation and Hop Pursuit). 7/4/7/4/15 [3.7/5]


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