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RATINGS: 1972   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


KajII's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KajII (779) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAY 14, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a cloudy medium burnt orange with an average sized (1-2 finger) white rocky head that had good retention, reducing to a medium cap and having some good streaky lacing. The aroma was of a caramel malt, pine and floral hops and a mild moldy yeast with notes of caramel and citrus (orange peel). The taste was a nice bitter hoppy with a touch of citrus throughout, and had a light malty sweetness and a hint of caramel towards the end. The flavor lasted an average amount of time after the swallow with a hoppy slightly sweet malty taste settling nicely on the taste buds. Mouthfeel was a bit beyond light in body and dry in texture with a lively carbonation. Overall a nice refreshing twist on an IPA, the slight malty sweet finish was surprisingly enjoyable...


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
generallee08 (595) - New York, USA - JUL 19, 2014
It has a hazy and pale orange gold color with an off white head. The head has good retention and leaves lots of sticky lacing all over the glass. The aroma has a light mix of sweet malt and even lighter earthy hops. I thought this was a little odd for an IPA to have more maltiness then hop notes in the aroma. There is a good bit of fruity and bready maltiness up front here with just enough bitterness and earthy green plant like hop flavor to give it some balance towards an IPA. The body and carbonation are right on but I am finding myself trying to like this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3658) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Very citrusy IPA. Pours orange with great head and lacing. Some light malt background and a light sour/medium bitter finish. Soft carbonation. Tap at Black Squirrel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (2195) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks Excellent Little Brother for the bottle! Clear dark gold with white head. A little grainy, then hops, delicate citrus and floral aroma. Bitter, hoppy, ripe citrus and rather mild taste. Medium-bodied, bitter and rather dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (650) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 16, 2014
On tap @ Super Deli Mart. Pours light golden copper with thin white head. Aroma is sweet fruity malt and a hint of dry hops. Taste is thick chewy sweet malt with nicely floral earthy hops on the back. Surprisingly malt-driven for an IPA, but quite tasty nonetheless.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
klk343 (40) - - JUL 16, 2014
Very little scent. Orange in color. Definite chocolate flavors. A thin palate. No complexity

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1636) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Keg at the Vintage. Pours amber, nose is floral, citrus, taste is juicy citrus and pine.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyW68 (1031) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Clear orange pour with white head. Aroma of pine and Orange citrus rind. Taste is orange rind and malt. Good.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
seantaylorus (18) - - JUL 10, 2014
Amazing. This beer is so great. Tastes great with no lingering aftertaste. So good. I can't wait to have it again. Oh wait, I got 5 more!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (167) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2014
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3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZacM612 (89) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Amber color with white head that leaves a little lacing. Not a strong aroma. Nice hoppy flavor, some citrus. Pretty good.


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