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RATINGS: 474   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A brilliant, dry pale ale with an aggressive hop character balanced with a smooth finish. A bold beer best consumed with a stiff upper lip.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAY 16, 2006
via trade with decaturstevo - Pours a clear bright golden color with no head. Has a grassy, bready aroma. Flavor is mostly hops. Not sure what type. Not one of the big Cís that for sure. Smooth bitterness. Medium mouthfeel. Thanks Steve.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 15, 2006
I enjoyed this fine brew at the flying saucer. Excellent bitter hop aroma to it, wet cut grass aroma. The body was also very crisp and bitter and bit. Great IPA, the rest of the south should take notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ATOmemphis (200) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - MAY 14, 2006
Normal color with a smooth body. Nice hop aroma but an incredibly mild taste. Others that sipped it noted a soapy taste. I liked it, but its not a <!-- i -->great<!-- /i --> IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5519) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 13, 2006
Pours a clear golden glass. An aroma of fruit and hops. A tad sweet and what I first thought was caramel but iím not sure. A good strong hoppy finish that is pleasant and lasting. The palate is a little fizzy to me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (9274) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 30, 2006
Bottle. Flowery apple/apricot aroma - slightly musty. Medium yellow with small head. Very unique hops flavor - initially just a dry sensation with the bitterness building to a crescendo then very slowly fading away. Slight pine flavor - never seems to get too bitter. Impressive - the hops characteristics of this beer are a work of art - incredibly well-balanced without going over the edge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Delirium (636) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 22, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2006 Bottle. Pours golden with a moderate head. Aroma is floral and piney, rather maltier and sweet than expected but pretty nice. Flavor mostly nondeScript IPA: generic bitterness with a hint of floral hops and a bit more maltiness than usual. Iíd prefer more flavorful rather than just bitter hops, and a bit more complexity. Not bad, but certainly the weakest of Highlandís usually strong offerings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 18, 2006
A very nice IPA. More sweet than hoppy, but both are present in the flavor. The aroma was consistant of orange blossoms, yeast, and pine. The flavor had some decent hops, some orange, some lemon zest, some pine, and a solid but thin palate with a dry finish. Theirís only a hint of bitterness, and itís a very good session beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nolankowal (937) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2006
Bottle courtesy of alaskaiscold. Pours a clear gold color with a off white head with little retention. The aroma is light, a bit moldy, a bit yeasty with barley any hop pressence. The flavor has a light sweet malt with a super light pine and some more yeast. The mouthfeel is a about right, oily and light over the tounge with a crisp bitterness... though it doesnít finish so clean. This wasnít too bad, but it certainly doesnít taste or smell like the style too much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (5124) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - APR 7, 2006
Hazy amber color with a small taupe head. A hopsack, herbs and horsesweat aromas. Mild orange peels, sweet honey and malt flavors start the parade. Hops flavors sneak out mid quaff with a touch of licorice. Quite strong in herbal in the hops. A quenching IPA that has a mild watermelon rind hint.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - APR 4, 2006
Clear golden yellow with a smallish white head. Aroma is like that of a green bottled lager that has spent a few days in the sun. Flavor has a bit of malt with no detectible hops. If this were a blind tasting I would have guessed this as a BMC product.

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