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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
riversideAK (5626) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Great fruity nose witg underlyinv dank. Orange citrus grapefruit tropival notes light malt back bone pale sweetness. Pours golden nice clarity decent head. Flavors of tropical fruit citrua dank palr malt. Great fruity ipa solid resinous bitterness to finish. Really good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
agl108 (796) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2012
On draft at Sharp Edge Brasserie. Poured hazy orange. Nose of juicy orange and tangerine. Flavor also of fresh cut citrus with subtle piney notes. A winning hop profile. Dangerously drinkable.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kassner (1377) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2012
This is a great dipa. ihope they can keep this up. Had this on tap at Dive Bar and at Fuel and fuddle. Light cloudy lemon color, huge hops and frabgrance with a clean crisp bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerman6686 (4704) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2012
This poured a very hazy darker yellow to orange color with a small white head. Aroma was lots and lots of fruit and pine and not much else. pretty inviting. Flavor was much the same, medium to strong bitterness, with tons of fruity and piney hop flavor to back it up. Great DIPA.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
cheap (4208) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2012
Had this at the bcktown monaca, a really nice place, especially in the afternoon. Cloudy hazy bubbly looking thing that is the color of vanilla yellah. Very attractive fer sure. Initially the buds tell me it is fruity and hoppy and the olfactory is perfumy aroma, very overwhelming. Hoppy bitter experince is awaiting the taster let me tell you, wew. Lubricating oily palate. This brew is evolving; nice fruity flavor then big green hoppy chewing on grapefruit rinds: enjoy! Impressive example of the style, rrrrrrrrr. Like IPA? Ignore these numbers.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2012
On cask. Light hazy yellow with an off white cover. Aroma is earthy, citrusy, lightly tropical fruity hops above the light toast. Taste is the same hop profile, good toasty malt, it is a very solid beer. The hop profile just isn’t quite built to my liking, it comes off just a touch too dirty/earthy for my tastes but is a very nice DIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LinusStick (2887) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2012
An nice IIPA from a local brewer. On tap at Bocktown Robinson. Aroma was nice and hoppy. Dank, resinous hops with grapefruit and lemon with a little grass. Pour was a nice medium gold with a 2 finger off white head. Taste was very subdued for the style. It was all hops; the citrus, pine and sweet malt are all full but not overbearing. Hides alcohol perfectly. Nice carbonation. Mouth is left bitter and dry. The sweet malt backbone keeps the beer balanced. Nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5095) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2014 Sampled on draft at 3R6P this beer poured a murky orange-apricot color with a huge fluffy orange-beige head that lingered forever and left great lacing. The aroma was tangy and sweet grapefruit, orange and pine. The flavor was tangy and sweet grapefruit, orange, pine, sugar and a malty undertone. Long tangy and bitterish hoppy finish. Moderately full bodied. Alcohol well contained. Solid.


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