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RATINGS: 2008   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DragonsHead (140) - Morgantown, West Virginia, USA - JUN 2, 2008
Nice, smooth IPA. Very piney and citric. Love the hop finish on this one. always a favorite.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wxman (1459) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy orange with a so-so head. Hop aroma. taste is sweet caramel malt, sweet grapefruit, hop bitterness and a bit of toast.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vikingguy (833) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2014 Slightly hazy light amber color. Aromatic fresh fruity hop aroma. Taste - rich chewy caramel malt. Notes of tropical fruit, molasses and spicy resinous hops. Above avg IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rjwhite41 (48) - osceola, Iowa, USA - NOV 20, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Pours a crystal clear copper with a one finger bubbly off white head. Smells of tangerines, grapefruit, orange, light pine and caramel. Tastes of grapefruit up front, followed by pine, tropical fruit and caramel. Finishes with a nice moderate bitterness and medium dryness. Body is perfectly in the middle for an IPA. Very good, I will be drinking again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MSBrindbergs (410) - Solna, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2014
Fat på Oliver Twist. Klar rödbrun vätska. Doftar kraftigt av karamellmalt, svagt av humle. Söt maltig smak men med humlesting. Inte min favorittyp av IPA, men inget att klaga på egentligen. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (755) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 7, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Copper color with a small creamy beige head. Nice lacing. Fragrant tropical fruit malt nose. A note of pine hops as well. Sweet caramel malt backbone is balanced by complex citrus hops. Wonderfully spicy with a pleasant fruity character. A nice balance of malt and hops. Quite flavorful, with notes of brown sugar and vanilla.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (150) - Kansas, USA - NOV 4, 2014
clear light amber color with a thin off-white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is malt with only a hint of hops. Flavor is more hoppy with a distinct grapefruit up front and then more pine, fruit and caramel.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cbrchession (1) - Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014 does not count
No real aroma, too caramelly for my tastes, good color, definitely drinkable, but not going to be a frequent buy for me.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hopmaestro (174) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2014
The aroma is pineapple, citrus and a lurking bad-ass attitude underneath. The taste isn’t as striking at first, but after a few seconds when the rather sweet and almost oppressive malt base joins in, the flavors mix up in perfect balance, and gives you a performance similiar to a pair of figure skaters doing a near perfect number in your mouth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joshmcg000 (326) - Iowa, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Pours hazy copper with white head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt and citrus. Sweet up front with lots of citrus and a little piney bitterness. Medium body of sweet caramel malt. Finishes pretty clean and pretty easy to drink. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RRistow12 (269) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Tasted from bottle. Pours a clear orange amber with white head. Good lacing. Pine and floral hop aroma. Taste is a pretty well balanced IPA. Moderate sweet malt backbone with caramel and toffee flavors. Some pine and citrus hop flavors. Just a tad too much malt sweetness than I would like but still quite tasty. Definitely an above average IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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