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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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Wheat IPA.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1661) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 28, 2015
Bottle from Jim’s in Mundelein. Could not find a bottle date, and now looking at the "recent" ratings, question the age. Orange amber pour. Some lace. Tangy apricot, pine, slightly bitter. If there were dates on the bottle, I would guess old. Bummer ... 13.3

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8495) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, hazy golden pour with white head, aroma brought notes of earth, grass, some nice wheat and peppery notes, touch of white fruit with white grape, touch of clove. Taste was a mix of grass, earth, biscuit, some white fruit into a bit of wheat, esters, some pepper, finishing slightly sweet, slightly bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
miyauchi38 (669) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 16, 2014
個性的な香り &

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (1782) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Piney and hoppy start. Has a nice bitter hoppy finish. Pours copper in color with a thick tan head. Had a bottle pour at home ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (4604) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Cloudy amber. Caramel, grapefruit, bready scent. Leafy and herbal bitter....thick and sweet. Up in DIPA territory in body. OK.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBear11D (361) - Michigan, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Broken promises pours a hazy dark orange with a thick frothy beige head that sticks around for a good while. The aroma is floral, wheat and bread. The flavor is floral, citrus, and wheat bread. Overall this is a pretty nice brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (8772) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Draft. Bready orange malt and orange peel aroma. Hazy amber with moderate head. Sweet orange malt and strongly bitter metallic orange peel flavor. Rough.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
allhoppedup2 (1) - - AUG 5, 2014 does not count
Nice beer. Surprised me. I’m not a Wheat Beer fan. I would have not tasted it had I seen the bottle and description, a friend did a blind pour for me and asked me what I thought. Nice, full bodied IPA was my response, maybe a DIPA. Well worth the taste, this deserves a spot in the Beer Fridge.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (3227) - Michigan, USA - JUL 24, 2014
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 6/30/2014. Pours slightly hazy reddish copper color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice foamy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, light pine, caramel, toffee, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/tropical hops and moderate dark malt sweetness; with solid strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, pine, caramel, toffee, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, pine, caramel, toffee, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity and robustness of juicy citrus/tropical hop and moderate dark malt sweetness; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, sticky, and lightly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice wheat IPA. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of juicy citrus/tropical hops and moderate dark malt sweetness; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BigBeer45 (1308) - Michigan, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Sampled from a bottle, this IPA poured red-brown ‘copper’ with a touch of haze, and presented a two to three finger off-white head with bubbles that had a yellow tint, the cover receded to a layer and ring, the bottom of the bottle had a layer of medium brown sediment, the nose had fruit, citrus and resin hops with nice toasted malt, there may have been some caramel notes in this drink (it was sort of iffy caramel) but there was malt and brown sugar like sweetness, the flavors were pine and citrus hops with nice toasted malt (that have the darker toasted malt notes that border on caramel) and a little dark bread, grapefruit, it had some malt sweetness but not as sweet as the nose let on to, the finish had a good citrus and pine hop bitterness that lingered on the palate, the mouth feel was on the light side of medium, it was creamy and had light to average carbonation, an ipa that was darker than your typical India pale ale, dark toasted malt that have some caramel like notes, hops were citrus and light fruit, the wheat gave the drink a bit of a citrus kick, a nice drink.


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