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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The two-row pale malt body takes a back seat to the Citra, Centennial, and New Zealand hops for a bright, citrus forward, summertime drinking IPA. Part of the proceeds from this beer will be donated to our hardworking friends at Heal the Bay - an organization committed to restoring and protecting the Southern California coastal waters and watershed.


Braden99's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Braden99 (29) - Camarillo, California, USA - JUL 27, 2013
A really nice, refreshing IPA - lager look with a nice variety of citrus tasting hops - gives it a on the beach smooth taste and clean finish. Would recommend this over their Point the Way IPA


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (5116) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 1, 2015
473ml can. Pours yellowish orange with a small head. Aroma of grainy malts, citrus, lemon and grassy hops. Taste is citrusy, grainy malty and slightly hoppy with some lemon and grassy hops. Finish is citrusy, grainy and earthy with some hops. Okay.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
laiti (7642) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 1, 2015
47.3 cl bottle @ hotel room, San Diego. Aroma has pineapple juice and tropical fruits - feels sweet. Flavour has sweet fruits, resin, grapefruit and pineapple juice. Finishes with some tickling hops. Sweet but still rather nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7955) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 1, 2015
473 ml can @ hotel room, San Diego.
Pours hazy yellow color with a large white head. Herbal and lemony aroma, floral hops and grass. Pleasant lemon flavor, grassy hop notes with faint wheat notes also. Might have been crisper when fresh. Good still.
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (7492) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 1, 2015
473 ml can. Enjoyed at San Diego, CA. Pours a hazy pale yellow colour with a small head. Aroma of citrus, a bit of yeastiness and orange. Flavour of grassy hops, mild citrusy tartness, yeast, orange and grains. Medium bodied. Canned four months ago. Unfortunately not that fresh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9652) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Sample at the Tehachapi Beer & Wine Festival on 07/18/2015: Slightly cloudy yellow-gold color with a medium thick fluffy white head that diminishes gradually . Partial rings of lacing. Aroma of piney hops, fruit and malt. Medium body with flavors of resiny hops, tropical fruit and biscuit malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a piney hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (1280) - California, USA - JUL 31, 2015
16oz can from the can. Nice tropical fruit hop flavors. Easy going. The fruit lingers.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7511) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUL 25, 2015
16oz can pours with a crystal clear pure gold body that supports a dirty white head of foam. The aroma offers up soft cantaloupe and mango and then pulling into ripe clementine and faint spicy onion dankness. The taste starts with a pleasing modest rush of cantaloupe and tangerine and bits of mango where the flavor is split down the middle with bitter and juicy hoppiness. To midway it picks up faint citrus and spicy dank hop bitterness and some resiny almost pine hop like notes. Toward the finish just a murmur of sweet malts is noticed amid the tasty hoppiness. This has nice depth and balance and crisp hoppiness. Pretty solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1323) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Tap at Harry’s Hofbrau. Fresh meadow and citrus. Pours clear light yellow with full white head and nice patterning down the sides. Taste is tropical with stoneground wheat. Moderate bittering and a bright yet dry finish. Refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spills (6) - New Albany, Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2015 does not count
On tap la Serena grille. Great Sunday afternoon. Great beer. Perfect for the setting

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7674) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 20, 2015
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours Golden with a clinging white head and a citrus aroma. There is a hearty pale malt flavor with some pretty bitter earthy hoppiness from down under. A nice brew.


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