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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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This American style IPA is the pioneer beer for the Geneva Lake Brewing Co. As a long-time favorite of the co-owners; this IPA delivers on all the flavor and finish we’ve come to expect of a good IPA. Whether you are cruising the lake or docked at home; throw your gears into idle, slow down and enjoy!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3300) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2014
22oz bomber 7/31/14 (Woodmans-Waukesha)-Pours an orangish amber with a small off white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, and malt. Taste of the same with some bitterness coming in. This light to medium bodied brew was not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nsvorp (23) - Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Had on tap at a restaurant in Lake Geneva. Don’t know why all the negative ratings. Very refreshing with good hop character. I thought the hop was well balanced with earth and toffee flavors as well. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (1345) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Reviewed from notes, had at Christmas time: Pours a hazy golden color with white head, very light and foamy. Citrus, pine, and earth tones on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some hop resin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryanfolty (1838) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - APR 11, 2014
April 11, 2014 - bottle shared by Brian. Orangish yellow pour with limited head. Earthy and slight citrus hops in the aroma. Taste was an earthy / dirt hop and mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (6103) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bomber. Slightly hazy golden yellow pour with a small white head. Slight pine and herbal aroma. Thinner palate that is quite bitter. Not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (1045) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle pour hazy dark gold. Nose dank hop and caramel malt. Taste lots of bitter up font,nit much aromatic or flavoring hop. Minimal sweet. Astringent bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (1338) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Bomber pours a very clear copper with a thin khaki head. Aroma is malt forward, caramel and toffee, fruity borderline cider like. Taste like aroma is malt forward then drives into very bitter hops. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubelknv3 (979) - Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Citrus, floral, and caramel aroma. Golden amber with a thin white head mild lacing. Medium bodied, syrupy, like aroma, lemony, decent balance, and medium bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (2625) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Too carmely. Bitter and kinda hoppy. Tons of white sticky head on a golden orange pour. Underwhelming. Had this on draft in their taproom.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (5687) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Draft on tap at The Old Fashioned (Madison, WI). Figured I’d give this a try despite scores. Pours a dulled golden amber pour, frothy whitish head atop dies to a fimly layer, laces small. A deeper hazy middle shows some decent glow on the edges. Aromas present florals and earthy hops, bit of melon rind meets bready malts, straw, bit of biscuit. Firm earthy hopping isn’t complex but isn’t bad, fairlly fresh. Initial is lighter end of medium bodied preaching a decent to medium bitterness up front. A bit of citrus rind, lemon and a bit of orange meets decent florals, bready malts and some dough, a touch of toasty biscuit. Firm bitterness holds up through, it’s not complex but does the job. Bitter middle is floral, weedy, and grassy. Some tapering out elements show a bit of toastiness, decent bready malts and a bit of a dryness really starts to grow as we hit the backend and finish. A firm earthy hopping meets and finishes, some gentle body but this is pretty solid. Not complex, perhaps the kegs are just fresh here vs. bottle ratings. Solid. Nose a bit deadened.

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