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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (8821) - Illinois, USA - FEB 12, 2015
650ml bottle. Light golden pour. Tropical hops, light and sweet malt but then a blast of bitter hops. Typical west-coast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
desurfer (1246) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Draft at The Mansion. Light orange/gold, bright, hoppy aroma with a good deal of citrusy hops in the flavor. Alcohol well hidden. Very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1755) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bomber to SA. Bright copper-gold with huge frothy white head. A: citrus and pine hops, herbs. T: bittersweet pine and floral hops, biscuit. Ok.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhilJackson80 (489) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 7, 2015
22 oz Bottle. Tasted on 2/6/15. Bottle from Moore Liquor. Aroma has pine & citrus. Taste was light in body & very easy to drink. Overall a good IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonkeyBra (3673) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - FEB 6, 2015
22 oz. bottle. Copper color pour with medium off white head. Decent lacing, nice head retention. Aroma of citrus, pine, mild caramel notes. Flavor is bitter with mild sweetness. Medium bodied, finishes hoppy. Nice, crisp mouthfeel. Finishes bitter and dry. Overall. Pretty nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryecatcher (954) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Bomber. Pours a relatively clear, orangey-gold, medium creamy white head with outstanding retention and decent lacing. Nose is resinous pine, citrus, pineapple, biscuit malt. Mouth is medium bodied, refreshingly dry with pleasantly fruity bitterness cutting through a chewy malt backbone, melon, tropical fruit, some mild tannin notes precede a long bitter finish. Timecard time again, Green Flash shows they know how to do IPAs.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2849) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Growler from taps. Good malt body with a decent caramel sweetness. Light orange hop profile. Candy slice orange sweetness and flavors. Cream sickle sort of texture and flavor. Nice balance and not overpowering in any one dimension.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5316) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Sampled on draft at 3R6P this beer poured a dark golden color with a huge fluffy white head that left incredible lacing. The aroma was sweet and tangy with tropical fruits, a bit of pine and grapefruit. The flavor was bitter, tangy yet sweetish with notes of pine, grapefruit and undertones of earthiness and malt. Medium length pine finish. Moderately full bodied. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidWoodruff (433) - 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 (5158) - 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.


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