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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Vallejo, an India Pale Ale we brewed with coastal spirit. This 6.7% hop crasher sharply dives into the very deep waters of bitter beers.


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3404) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Draft pour in their taproom. Bright orange and cloudy. Sticky head. Aroma is intense - grapefruit I think. Bitter taste, smooth, mild hops, fruity. Delicious IPA. Liked this better than the double daisy cutter and a tie with Space ale


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (6980) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of big pine, resin, hints of orange and grapefruit into some nice passionfruit, tropical fruit notes, slight biscuit. Taste is a mix of orange, grapefruit, passionfruit, pineapple into a bit of of pine, slight yeast into biscuit, finishing bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2012) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Pours a pale yellow with white head. Very fresh and clean aromas and flavors. Fresh citrus rind hops all over the please. A great drinking IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olr1984 (1178) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 6, 2015
growler from the brewpub pours a hazy straw yellow with a white head. grapefruit pine and bitter hop taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (7225) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Tap at Local Option in Chicago. Hazy light gold pour with a small soapy white head. Aroma is dank and fruity. Similar taste. Bitter but not overly so. Tasty brew.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (4174) - Arizona, USA - OCT 23, 2014
on draft at brewery, awesome ipa, huge hop flavors, vvery bitter and moderate sweetness. Not highly drinkable but refreshing none the less

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonnyguns (1093) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2014
Draft at Half Acre Brewery, Chicago IL. Pours a straw golden with a white head that fades slowly. Nose has passionfruit, grapefruit and citrus. Taste is more passionfruit and toffee malts. Not much of a kick. Hoes down so fucking easy. Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1393) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2014
On tap at Kumas Corner. Poured hazy yellow with white head. Aroma of light resin fruit. Light carb med bod. Taste pretty bitter strong resin for what it is

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barnoloid (277) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Half Acre brings a lot of consistency to the table with their Pale Ales, and this IPA is no different. If you came for bitterness and dank tropical notes then you get them here. Bracing and bold.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2410) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Pale golden pour hazy with lots of striped sticky lacing and white creamy head .... Aroma of citrusy grapefruit, resiny and light piney hops .... Taste is bitter and of grapefruity citrusy orange hops, piney hops and resinous with a nice malty backbone .... up there in the ibus. Dry and bitter finish is dry with a lingering bitter citrusy bite

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3424) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle, shared in a location remote to my dining room.
Pours a hazy yellow with a good head and good white lacing on the glass.

The aroma is huge & hoppy. It’s a totally inviting bouquet of citrus fruit, melon, grass and some very light onion.

The flavor is peachy, bright, & clean. It’s moderately bitter with a nice fruity hop character all around. The beer is fairly dry.

Pretty darn good.


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