Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20883) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2013
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (15008) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2014
Keg at Hamilton’s Tavern, SD, 12/11/14. Golden amber with a decent off white covering. Nose is juicy citric peel, light pine, bitter orange, grapefruit. Taste comprises pine, orange pith, grapefruit, straw. Medium body, fine carbonation, semi aggressive hop bitterness in the close. Decent IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (14558) - San Leandro, California, USA - AUG 30, 2013
On tap @ Beachwood BBQ. Clear golden pour with a white head. Big grapefruit and pine aromas. Light dough, grass, orange, and maybe a hint of pineapple. Bitter flavor of grapefruit rind, pine, and grass. Light pineapple, some orange, and a touch of dough and bread.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (14076) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2008
Golden, slightly hazy. Really spicy hop nose - beauty. Light wood and a rounded hop character, with more spices and a pomegranate hop note. I revisited this a couple of times over the CBC cause it was damn fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13224) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Tap at The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours light amber with a creamy beige head. Strong citrus/resin aroma. Med body. Sweet caramel with enough resin and perhaps citrus to start a slow hop burn. Gets a little earthy with time. Finishes dryish and hoppy - tho not bitingly bitter. Nice IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12742) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Draft. Poured clear dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid smooth resin and citrus hop aroma. Medium to abundant body with soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bitter finish of moderate to long duration. Solid drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12640) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2015
22oz bottle. Large white head atop crystal clear light amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some spicy, pineapple. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pine, light pineapple. Soft medium body, some acidity, lots of resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12405) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2010
( 12oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59 and ericandersnavy ) Pours a hazy golden body with a small white head. Aroma of pineapple, apricot, tangerine, and grass. Flavor of caramel malt and hops (apricot, pineapple, citrus, grass) with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11932) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2013
A hazed golden amber ipa with a thin lacing and creamy off white head. In aroma, classic San Diego hopped IPA with nice biscuit malt, nice floral and resinous hops, classic c-hop. In mouth, a nice biscuit malt with smooth floral hops, grapefruit pulp, nice and smooth. On tap at Aces and Ales tenaya.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11752) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 5, 2008
12oz bottle @Joe’s NYC Gathering-thanks eyedrinkable–pours a white ring with gold color. Aroma is resin/pine. who cares but there is secondary medium malt-caramel. Taste is resin/pine, equal medium malt-caramel. Mild/minimal carbonation.

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