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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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The 2008 Surf’s Up Symposium IPA was brewed San Diego Style: highly quaffable,pale in color with a lighter body and profound emphasis on hop extravaganza.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hapjydeuce (958) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 11, 2013
On tap at Obriens during Green Flash Night 2013, all anniversary ales rebrewed on tap. This is delicious and easy drinking. Floral aroma with light citrus zest. Straightforward peppery hops flavor with a light malt base. Well balanced throughout with a fairly quick flavor fade. Sessionable!


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidWoodruff (410) - Windsor, California, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Deep gold with a white head. Pungent pine aroma followed by resiny hop flavors with a medium malt body. Finish is long, bitter and quite satisfying. Great West Coast style IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4779) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2015
This poured a lighter golden color with a white head. Aroma was of.floral and soapy hops. Flavor similar, overly sweet and bitter and a bit messy.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (2524) - Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Draft at Tap 42. Nice Mellon hop aromas. Clear light golden pour with a white head. Melon and fruit hop notes dominate. Good balance with a nice malty backbone. Good body and mouthfeel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SSSteve (3862) - - JAN 18, 2015
bottle. mostly clear pale orange beer with a small head. peach, mango, strawberry hop aroma. high bitterness level with pine and berry hop flavors. used all the big ’uns. light colored crystal malt with some characterful base malt

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
badpuppy69 (278) - orange, California, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Pours a crystal clear gold light copper color with huge creamy head. Aroma is citrucy piney floral hops grapefruit and some lemon drops very Amazing aromas! Taste follows the aroma with a surprisingly strong floral grapefruit lemon hop presents upfront and on the back end. Very hoppy!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slipstream (2096) - USA - JAN 18, 2015
Very sweet, pleasant aroma - sunkissed flowers and a spritz of lemon. Pretty standard label (it was not the one in the RB photo). Orange pour with sheet lacing. The taste is well bittered with a fairly standard line-up of hops, but they are just a bit too dominant imo. There is some warmth and tingle in the finish, plus a little sea salt. Another fine one from GF - I’m starting to keep an eye out for their new releases.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (842) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 17, 2015
22oz bottle - pours a dark golden color with fluffy white head , beautiful lacing . Soft citrus aromas with an assertive pine note . Taste is similar to aroma , soft citrus and dominate pine and citrus pith . Nice lingering bitterness . Overall a very tasty IPA . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3459) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2015
bottle. golden with one finger head. medium body with earthy, piney hops. moderate bitterness. the hops are fairly one dimensional, and i wish there was a broader flavor. only averageish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (7139) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 14, 2015
On tap @ the Pine Box, Seattle. Deep orange, slightly hazy, lasting white crown. Awesome West Coast hop character, more pine than citrus perhaps, very fresh, ending with long bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (956) - California, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pours a golden amber color with a creamy white head. Citrus, hop, pine, resin and malt aroma. Citrus, resinous hop, pine, floral, honey and biscuit flavors. Medium light body and average carbonation. Prominent bitterness and a bitter citrus finish.


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