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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Golden in color this pale ale features true English hop character, flavor and bitterness. Medium bodied with a slight malt character that compliments the fruity esters and intense hop aroma.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (999) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Draft - pours a medium / dark gold with sudsy white head , lots of lacing . Lemony grassy aromas . Big herbal hop flavor . Resiny mouthfeel . Really well done , I think I shall have another . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ineedbeer (1221) - Oakland, California, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Poured from a can. Aroma is fairly hoppy with some nice citrus notes and stone fruit with lighter tropical fruit and resin. Some light cracker malt notes. Pours a slightly hazy gold with a medium sized, moderateky thick, white head that slowly recedes to the edges where it lingers. Medium lacing and small legs. Flavor is slightly sweet with some nice cracker malt notes. Medium high bitterness. Some nice hop notes of citrus with some pine resin and lighter stone and tropical fruits. A hint of alcohol. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a nice IPA with quite a bit of hop flavors and aroma. Light malt notes. Hop profile could be fruitier but its pretty nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1672) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Pint poured yellowish orange color with nice white head and lots of sticky lacing. Nice medium to heavy malt aroma with plenty of grassy and citrus hops. The flavor is strong bitter upfront and on the end just a bit off balanced nice malt flavor with plenty of hops. Overall pretty good ipa.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (666) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2015
On tap at Bagger Daveís. Pours an orange/gold with an off white head. Fruity and citrus hops and malt in the aroma and flavor. A nice balance of orange sweetness and hop bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sailmon (2) - USA - JUN 14, 2015 does not count
Very tasty, light in color but makes up for it with a bold flavor. Good malt backbone with plenty of hop bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4266) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Shared can. Pours a mostly clear gold with a nice white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, and malt. Taste is pine, grapefruit, lemon, tropical, and malt. Pretty good.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
dsmith4 (43) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Draft pint at Detroit airport (max and ermas) this didnít have the hoppiness Iíd expect of an IPA and lacked a depth of flavour to the extent it seemed almost watered down.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (5333) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2015
This poured a darker golden color with a white head. Aroma was of citrusy and grassy hops. Flavor similar, refreshing but a bit plebeian

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6841) - Georgia, USA - FEB 7, 2015
10/4/14. Sampled at Billís Oktoberfest party, I believe. Orange amber pour with a small khaki head, mild lacing. Earthy and floral hop aroma, minerals, honey, pale, biscuity malts. Mild bitterness, pale biscuity malts, honey, earthy and floral hops, black tea. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seank301 (1) - Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2015 does not count
Wonderful aroma. Perfect head, tall. Complex taste. Little rough on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10082) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Can... Pours clear and light-amber with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The aroma reveals spicy, citrusy hops uplifted by honey and cookie malts. Full-bodied and chewy with tingly carbonation. Flavor-wise, the malt is the star of the show. Honey malt sweetness enhances citrusy, rindy bitterness. Finishes bittersweet. Can courtesy of biggsbowler!


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