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RATINGS: 1982   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


3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VA Homebrewer (525) - Portsmouth, Virginia, USA - NOV 29, 2004
Hazy orange/copper color with a nice, tan head. Amazing pine-resin hoppy aromas that really pops out and dominates the beer and the room. Toffee, maybe slightly bready malt plays in the background, but hops is the main player here. Surprisingly low IBUs for such a hoppy beer. Quite enjoyable. Now one of my father’s favorite IPAs.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5144) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 27, 2004
Orange with a decent tan head. Citric aroma, with notes of grapefruit and lemon. Very citrusy flavor, with notes of toffee. peppery flavors towards the end. Finishes dry. Dangerously quaffable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3468) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 25, 2004
Orangy color out of the bottle with a thin lasting yellowish head. Fresh hop nose of pine and orange. Raw hop bitterness with lots of orange peel and pine. Body seems a little thin for an IPA. Okay beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2004
Hazy yellowish brown. Sweet grapefruit hops. Hops mainly come out in the finish. A solid IPA, but not at the top of the list.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (2471) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 24, 2004
Bottle Pours a nice deep gold/amber with a large creamy white head and lots of blocky lacing. Aroma is strongly grapefruit pith and other citrus. Lots of hops up front, a bit flowery. Flavors a re a strong hops presence but good malts to balance. Quite rich and heavy, with a very smooth finish. An excelent example of the the style. Thanks to Buck Dich for sharing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 24, 2004
Dark gold with a creamy white head and good lacing. Rich complex hop aromas. Bitter and citrus, grapefruit mostly. Amarillo. I love it. Good backing of malts with caramel showing up nicely. Oh, this is good. Flavors bring the hops out nicely. Plentiful citrus and bitterness blend together to give a grapefruit essence. Flowery. Damn this is good. The malts back it up and blend in seemlessly. Finishes bitter and malty with a boquet of hops. Great IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - NOV 24, 2004
Copper color, clear, creamy sticky head, black widow type cobweb lacing. Nose of tasty rich malts, amarillo, cascade or centenial hops with a sweet floral candy note, only lightly cat-pissy. Taste is very rich & malty with sweetness & balanced bitterness. Well rounded and tasty finish.Thanks TTB!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivo (2566) - GERMANY - NOV 22, 2004
Fresh hop nose, hazy orange color, huge sticky head. Soft, creamy grainy malt front with some cookie dough sweetness. Bitting hop end that is rather like chewing on a dandelion. Thinish. Overall a decent IPA true to style, but not outstanding.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sloth (2488) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 14, 2004
Medium size tan head, good retention and plenty of sticky lace. Lightly hazy copper color. Big C-hop nose, you know? Med/full bodied. Full flavored, big malts and hops. Lots of citrus, grapefruit and pine. Resiny mouthfeel with a solid malt backbone, toasty. An almost dry finish, nice bite. A well balanced IPA, freakin yummy! Thanks to kawa for a shot at this bad boy!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2146) - Linda Vista, California, USA - NOV 12, 2004
Deep copper brown with a opaque appearance that is barely visible through. Head is gone immediately after poured which isn’t much fun for a IPA. For some reason the flavor is flat and very hard to detect what ingredints make up the flavor. There is no denying the taste is bitter but the pine and citrus ddin’t come across well. Big shout to Kaggie97 for the beer, thanx bro!!


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