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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Bitter and bold. This single hop american style IPA features 100 percent Columbus Hops for an intense citrus, floral and spicy aroma and flavor. Five different malts form the rich backbone that balances the hops’ 77 IBUs. The resinous mouthfeel is followed by a clean, dry hopped finish that refreshes and satisfies. Additional Information: Delve into this beer and you are going to see the complexities that this highly hopped beer has to offer. Grapefruit, orange, lemon, and flower essences are just a few flavors/aromas you are sure to find.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (17910) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2014
Bottle from Whole Foods, San Diego. Hazy golden/orange beer with a beautiful ladting offwhite/ yellowish head. Hoppy fruity aroma, grapes, pine apples, caramel, cream, floral notes. Hoppy fruity flavor, grassy, pine apples, citrus, caramel, biscuits, some peach. Hoppy fruity caramel finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (15728) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 9, 2011
A: The pour is a vibrant orange color with a big head that is just slightly off-white. S: An incredibly dank hop aroma to this beer. Big citrus and pine notes with a slight herbal quality to it. A mild malt sweetness consisting primarily of bread. T: The flavor is somewhat sweet and does not have quite as big of a hop punch as the nose. Some citrus and fruit hop notes and a solid pine character which gives the beer a strong bitterness. M: Medium in body body and carbonation. O: Good but not great, unfortunately. With some fine tuning, though, I think this one has potential.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14700) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2011
Bottle thanks to Victor at Paul’s. Pours orange. White head. Nose/taste of Columbus hops, pine and caramel malt. Dryish pine finish. Medium body. Average.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13970) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 7, 2011
Bomber from Beverages4Less in Santee, CA. Pours hazy light amber with a foamy 3 finger off-white head. Aromas of roast caramel and resin. Med body. Flavor is harsh roast malt with some resin, and arguably a bit of citrus. It’s hard to decide: resin or citrus. Seems like both. Definitely bitter, and with time it seems a bit floral. This is an incredibly delicious beer. Just excellent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (13858) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 15, 2013
On tap at Mohawk Bend, pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of floral hops, flower fields, and some light malt notes. Flavour of floral hops, not much else. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13330) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a clear dark copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus and earthy aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where exceeded.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 16, 2010
Growler, RBWG. Medium off-white head atop murky amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some pine, light bread. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, light bread, pine. Medium body, light resin.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12679) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2010
(Growler) Pours a hazy golden orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of grass, pineapple, and herbs. Flavor of grass, herbs, caramel malt, and citrus with a dry as a bone finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcwattsrugger (12136) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2010
RBWG@RLRL-thanks to CaptainCougar-growler-pours a big off white head and hazy gold color. Aroma is citrus/pine hops, some light/medium malt. Taste is pine/resin hops bite, secondary light/medium malt. Drying. Good effervescence.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (11274) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Growler acquired in trade with Hophead22 (thanks!). Poured a medium orangish/amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of foral hops, pine, and citrus. Tastes of floral hops, citrus, pine, and caramel. Another nicely balanced IPA for sure!


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