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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   IBU: 86   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A very drinkable, high gravity, crisp and spicy rye IPA, hopped generously throughout the brew process and then dry-hopped with over a pound per barrel of Sterling and Chinook hops. Earthy and spicy notes from both the hops and the rye malt, complimented by the floral and piney aromatics.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3979) - Livermore, California, USA - MAY 25, 2015
On tap at the brewery. It pours a clear golden color with a white head. The aroma is fruity with some citrus and light tropical fruit. The flavor is the same. Caramel, florals and citrus. Not great, but clean and decently drinkable. A little too sweet and simple.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Berard (429) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Draft. Pours orange with thin white head that lingers. Mild grapefruit aroma. Not a particularly complex dipa..... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (3031) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 24, 2015
Draft at Padres stadium. Pours opaque amber with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like grapefruit, hop resin, nutty malt, earthy hops, and dry citrus hops. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like grapefruit, nutty malt, earthy and dry hops.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (7305) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 2, 2015
Draft. Amber beer with a big cream head. Light summer fruit aroma. Juicy summer fruit flavor with grapefruit. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Juicy summer fruit and grapefruit linger with light caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (8175) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/21/15] Draught at Mike Hess North Park in San Diego. Yellowish golden. Aroma of floral and citric hops and a bit of malt. Flavor has mild sweetish malt, nice citric hops and a bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12093) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
Keg at the North Park taproom, SD, 15/11/14. Clear golden with a well appointed off white head. Nose is light pine, citric peel, straw, bitter orange, toasted malt. Taste comprises light grapefruit, mineral notes, orange pith. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, hop bitterness in the close. So so for style, lacks depth and hops.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernesto987 (4418) - Arizona, USA - MAR 6, 2015
draft on nitro, maybe being on nitro ruined it for me. Pretty bad, creamy, lightly hoppy, light malt sweet but thick. Alcohol presense is there.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1529) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Solid IPA. I’m not getting much of the rye, however. That said, a good one, and definitely recommend.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (12498) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 10, 2015
On tap @ Hess North Park. Cloudy burnt orange color with a white head. Smells of grapefruit and a lot of orange. Slight sweetness and malt character, but there’s a lot of pine and grass as well. The flavor is pretty bitter and hoppy. Tons of pine and grapefruit peel. Slight orange juice sweetness. A touch of tropical fruit and peach as well. A little bit herbal on the finish. Pretty solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10607) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Tap at the brewery, Nitro. Pours clear copper with a medium, creamy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is toast and grain malt, heavy pine and resin hops, citrus notes and pear esters. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, light sweet malt and fruity esters with a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.


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