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RATINGS: 116   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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4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hanuta06 (319) - Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Serving: from bottle--purchased at The Beer Junction. Aroma: heavily piney hoppy. Appearance: large, rocky, off-white, initial head with excellent lacing and mostly lasting longevity. Cloudy, amber body. Taste: moderately bitter initial flavor and finish with long duration. Palate: medium to full body with watery texture and soft carbonation. Overall: very hoppy aroma without excessively bitter flavor. An outstanding IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (311) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhilJackson80 (294) - Oklahoma, USA - NOV 29, 2013
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 22 Oz Bomber. The beer pours to a hazy orange/ amber color with a medium head. The aroma has a piney, slight caramel, biscuits & some mild citrus. The taste has a slightly sweet start followed by a nice medium bitter finish. Overall I think this is a good IPA

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Earthy citrus aromas, hazey orange, medium bitterness, rounding out to be a sweet and satisfying little IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chuckstout (243) - Washington, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Pine, citrus, fruit and resin. Pours a cloudy yellow/orange with n off white head and good lacing. Nice bitterness and malt profile with a lot of citrus and bitterfruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewGoblin (242) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chris2431 (241) - Oregon, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Draft. Dang....another solid IPA out of eastern Oregon. What’s the deal with good beer in eastern Oregon? .....must be science.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dashimus (218) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle from shop in Portland, Oregon. Pours cloudy, golden orange with a thick, bubbly white that is long lasting and leaves thick lacing. Aroma is dominantly hops, grapefruit, orange, orange zest, Lemon zest, herb, Citrus, pine with a background of maltiness. Flavour Is very dry that is long lasting. Moderate bitterness. Moderate Sweetness, smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Handypaul (186) - - DEC 24, 2013
Can. Pours clear amber with a small white head that leaves no lacing. Aroma is heavy sweet floral, grass and citrus. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Light body, thin texture, average carbonation, and a brief dry, hoppy, bitter finish. Great nose but kinda thin.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shink (177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 18, 2012
Tried this beer at the Oregon Beer and Wine Festival 2012. Excellent aroma and flavor without the usual bitterness of an IPA. Very smooth taste and an exteme amount of flavor. Met the brewer at the festival and he told me that most of the hops were added in the later stages to get the flavor without the bite of an IPA. Definitely try this if you get a chance!


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