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RATINGS: 2051   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Great Divide brews Titan IPA for hop disciples -- independent beer drinkers seeking out robust, flavorful beers characterized by their abundance of hops, flavor, aroma and bitterness. As a big aggressively-hopped India Pale Ale, Titan IPA fills this bill -- beginning with piney hop aromas and citrus hop flavors, and finishing with a rich, malty sweetness that is carefully balanced with crisp hop bitterness. 65 International Bittering Units (IBUs).
2003-2009 vintages 6.8% abv
2010 vintage 7.1% abv


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - FEB 7, 2006
I wonder if I got a bad batch of this, because according to the other reviewers this should have been great. Alas, that was not to be. In fact, there were two bottles at the tasting and no one even bothered to open it! While it wasn’t bad, it definitely wasn’t above average so there is some dissappointment. Pours a reddish-brown-broze color with a small head. Aroma is the usual hops but there’s some pineapple in it that makes it a bit funky. A bit to grassy, too sweet and not very well balanced. Great for hopheads.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NachlamSie (2942) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2006
bottle. Titan is a cloudy copper hue with a dense white head and leaves pretty lacing as I sip. The aroma is floral indeed with pine and orange peel. Very bright flavor with tasty, spicy hops, just a bit of chalk, and this is balanced fairly well with a caramel sweetness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreenDragon (219) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2010 Pours a deep golden orange with a small white head. Strong hoppy aroma with citric, melon and pine notes. Citric hop taste on a bittersweet malty body with a very bitter and dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2006
I can’t believe i haven’t rated this beer yet, I’ve been drinking it for so long! Great hop aroma, spicy citrus. Pours a golden blond. Well balanced flavor, with great hop character. Some hop citrus, pine, and some spice. A great session IPA!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sobchak (131) - Skagen, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2006
Bottle. - Reddish golden colour. Spicy, hoppy nose. The taste pretty wellbalanced, with some piney, spicy hops there, and some malty stickyness in the background.- Pretty short aftertaste though...., but ok general impression.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Likeburning (149) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - JAN 30, 2006
Clear medium light red color with no head. Sweet hoppy and a little piney aroma. Tart sweet and hoppy taste with a medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
WISEGUY572 (1374) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2006
Orange and pine. Intense bittermess with adequate malt to back it up. Reminds me somewhat of the Sierra Nevada winter celebration IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
demitriustown (1127) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JAN 27, 2006
Thanks to BierBauch for this one 12 oz bottle Pours a reddish golden color medium white head. Scent is hoppy, citrus, and pine needles. Taste is piney and quite hoppy with some malt backing. Palate is clean with some bitterness to it. Very nice IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BitchesBrew (715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2006
[bottle] Sweet hop aroma, awesome color. Red/copper with a small head.Citrus flavors dominate immediately.. then malts. Finishing with with a nice bitterness. Overall a fine IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (7382) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 24, 2006
Bottle. Rich copper amber color with a nice off-white head. Grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and pine flavor with some sweet malt backing. Nice bitterness, but fades too quickly making it easier to drink.


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