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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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"You can be my wingman anytime." -Iceman

In a veritable sea of India Pale Ales, what does it take to leap out from the rest? To us, the answer is Hop Gun IPA. Lift a pint – from first sniff to last sip, our flagship IPA drinks like an ode to hoppy goodness. Galena, Cascade, and Nelson Sauvin hops burst forth with an unmistakably heady aroma. Flavors of grapefruit, honey, melon, and pineapple mingle with a malt body that balances caramel and biscuit character with a pronounced dry finish.

Pairing Suggestions: Washed rind cheeses, chipotle chicken wings, Thai red curry, hoisin-glazed roast duck, Moroccan-spiced lamb chops, fresh-baked cherry pie.

Previously listed at 7.7% abv


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (949) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 25, 2016
Pine and citrus. On tap in a sketchy neighborhood. Smooth with a nice finish. Mild overall.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1592) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2016
Hazy, copper pour with a white head. The aroma has pine and citrus notes. It has medium texture with average carbonation. The taste is bittersweet with an easy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RRistow12 (674) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUN 23, 2016
Tasted from bottle. Pours a hazy copper with white head. Great strong aroma of melon, grapefruit, pineapple, caramel and toffee. Flavor is moderately sweet with a mild to moderate bitterness. A little too malt forward on the taste. Flavors of caramel, toffee, earth, and melon. Overall an average to above average IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holdwine (1159) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Good IPA, not too west-coast, thankfully (of course it is brewed on the east coast). Fun bitter snap. Very fruitful, nice balance. Thanks Bernie.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (6449) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear orange, small beige head, good lacing. Aroma is pine, perfume, melon, caramel. Flavor is medium sweet, light plus bitter. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Awktoberfest (379) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JUN 2, 2016
This beer lacked what I look for in an American IPA. No beautiful aroma and way too much malty taste. Not flavor in the middle. Pretty much on the wrong side of mediocre. Caramel. Not smooth. Kind of cloying on the palate. Old perhaps as no date was visible which I hate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ataraxia (481) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Clear, deep golden color, off-white lacing. Hints of grapefruit and melon, but more caramel malt than anything else. Bitter and resinous, lasting through the finish. Well carbed, medium bodied, and astringent.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5642) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 7, 2016
12oz bottle thanks to rich pours out clear crisp golden topped with a sand head. Nose is pine and some toffee sweetness. Taste is more of the rich malts some citrus hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WVHouseofBeer (1023) - Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Pours a copper color with a frothy white head that leaves a lot of lacing. Excellent aromas of pineapple, grapefruit, mango and other fruit. Tastes of citrus upfront with a nice malty balance at the end. Good amount of bitterness; not overdone. A very good and refreshing IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OrthoDoc (147) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Solid IPA had while in Orlando. Nice grapefruit nose. Taste was great bitterness but the hops didn't overwhelm me. Smooth mouthfeel and easy drinking. A little grassiness in the taste as well. A good IPA worth another try, just not outstanding. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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