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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.


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

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
talk2kurt (3) - - AUG 10, 2013 does not count
Got to try it on draft at the brewery abd I definitely smelt and tasted the awesome citrus aroma. Much smoother than point the way.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6925) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
"I love Citra and Centennial hops, so not a surprise I loved this brew. A shot of citrus in the nose, with a soft easy drinking feel and wonderful spicy citrus flavor, with more complexity rhan expected. Solid enough to pack some home."

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rick_91709 (237) - USA - AUG 9, 2013
Pours a cloudy, pale orange with a short-lasting head. Lots of lacing. Big, citrusy aroma and taste. Golden Road's best so far. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Andrus86 (166) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2015
CAN. pours cloudy straw with big white fluffy head. Hop and pineapple most obvious on the nose. Sweet fruit up front, banana & pineapple, good hoppy finish...Solid mouthful with a nice lingering bitterness Sourced Cellarbrations Capel

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonMoore (2012) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2015
Can - hazy yellow gold colour with a slim white head. Nice juicy fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Initial taste is nice with big hoppy flavours, nice hoppy bitter finish. Nice smooth, medium mouthfeel, moderate carbonation. Really like this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7454) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skmikeg (1279) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Pours a light orange with a small off white head with nice lacing. Aroma is of citrus, pine, tropical fruits, and sweet malts. Taste is the same as the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi dry, moderately bitter finish. Overall, a pretty nice IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RedSox2004 (1426) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Clear golden yellow with a solid two-finger head that left a smooth film and very nice lace. Big grapefruit aromas up front, with biscuity malts and strong pine note coming later. Taste is mostly hop bitterness, with enough of a doughy malt presence to create a nice balance, though the hops certainly win the day. Medium to full body, generous carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and a crisp bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12308) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Can from Trader Joe’s in Davis, CA. Pours clear gold with a transient white head. Aroma is a lot of grapefruit rind. Med body or nearly. Flavor is a lot of grapefruit rind, but there’s not a lot of caramel. Malt, but rather pale. Very interesting and unusual. It’s quite hoppy and bitter in the finish. Working very well for me.


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