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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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The descent from the top of the mountain to the bottom should be exhilarating. Whether it’s a gradual descent or a screaming race that gets you to the bottom, this beer is created to help you enjoy the experience.

Life is loaded with peaks and valleys, where we associate the valleys with the reward post ascending the peak. Like the flow of the stream slows in the valley, put the cell phone away, sit back and relax with this IPA, and enjoy the journey.

This beer is a hop lover’s dream that has balance you will appreciate. We created it for you so you can take time out from the rigors of life and descend to a valley full of hops – sounds good, no, great!

Malt: NW Two Row, Bonlander Munich, Melanoidin, Crystal 60, Carafoam
Hops: Centennial, Chinook, Cascade, Galaxy, Warrior

Brewed with a process called "Hop Bursting," resulting in a beer with a balance and quality that you will not forget!
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3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
2cruzy (3) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - OCT 17, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2012 Pretty tasty IPA that was on special at the restaurant . A great choice... would have it again.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (2517) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle at the Watford tasting 26/07/14. Thanks to Ed. Translucent bright orange with a Ricky white head and good sticky lace. Aroma is big nice big resinous, pine needles and some dank orange. Flavour is sticky resin, orange peel, pine hop. Decent base malts, light caramel. Palate is lovely sticky resin and mouth filling carbonation. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (1861) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Can thanks to my summer secret santa. Pours a mostly clear, golden orange color with a small foamy head that lingers nicely. Interesting aroma. Overripe oranges, pine, tropical fruit, and biscuits. Tastes more sweet than bitter. Fairly juicy. Orange juice and pineapple. Some pine in the finish. Pretty nice IPA but I can’t help but think there’s too much residual sugar here. I feel like this is close to being awesome.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (3058) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2014
Draft - Sweet citrus and grapefruit, with a sweet malt backbone. Cloudy orange with a good white head. Sweet grapefruit and an upfront bitterness that lingers like pith. Floral and a long finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oregontarheel (42) - - JUN 26, 2014
IBU 70. This is a fantastic IPA. Creamy. Hoppy. Incredible aftertaste. To be savored. DEFINITELY on my must buy list. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
One2remeber (145) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Can. Orange body. Copper hue. 12 srm. Delicious pine, herb/bud. Light pink bubblegum, perhaps the Chinook, similar taste/smell to Homefront. Strong body, solid bitterness. No alcohol but hint of leafy/resin taste lingers. Well put together. Refreshingly hoppy flavors. Bit too heavy to drink a couple.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4153) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
can. pours hazy light golden with a small creamy off-white head, some retention and lacing. spicy citrus, pine, doughy and biscuity peppery spicy maltiness, caramel, floral and earthy undertones, fruity - small yellow fruits. moderate carbonation, light body - oily, balanced spicy-citrusy finish. slightly above average ipa.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4299) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 16, 2014
22oz bomber c/o Elise. Slightly hazy orange-tan. Foamy white head. Pretty solid NW IPA. Lots of hop depth. There is some nice hop depth..pine,citrus, straw, and a hint of mellow tropical fruit. Great mouthfeel, just an all around enjoyable, well-crafted IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewGoblin (260) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 26, 2014
Like the Comatose but less intense flavour and minus the coma. Which is for better or for worse depending on what you’re going for. It’s still a hoppy lil’ ride with some caramel and bread malts and citrus juiciness. Mid mouth that’ll drink smoove.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (330) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Can. Pours a hazy amber with a floral hop filled aroma. Hop lover beer for sure. A little bit of sweet fruit in there too. Finishes really smooth and full of flavor. Easy drinking. Very well done.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle from Fred Meyer, Ballard, Seattle
Hazy amber color with medium head. The aroma is very nice, there are resiny hops, delicate biscuity malt and a touch of fruity hops. Lean body, with rather dry mouthfeel; the malt flavor has a very pleasant caramel and toffee accent; correct bitterness with a good amount of hop qualities, some citrusy resins included.
Very well balanced, yet with character, and easy to drink; excellent IPA.


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