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RATINGS: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rollinsr (335) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUN 20, 2013
Pours clear light golden color with a thin lace of off-white head. Aroma is faint but noticeably sweet and slightly tart. Flavor starts sweet with some prune notes and gradually becomes more tart across the palate but not overwhelmingly so. I actually really like this one, good balance without to much sweet fruity overkill.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chudwick (1790) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUN 17, 2013
12oz bottle (chambered in the local piggly wiggly of HH, SC) - pours gold with small white head. Nose is wet herbs. Flavor adds grapefruit, citrus and cereal. Moderately bitter finish with metallic aftertaste. Expected more after having the DIPA version last night.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbrana (352) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - JUN 8, 2013
This beer isn't quite hopped up enough. Has interesting flavors but is malt heavy and seems to have caramel malt flavors that fight against the hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (1987) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Pours a clear hidden orange on tap with thin off-white head that leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is slight citrus and floral hops, crappy pale lager like malt. Taste follows, slightly bitter finish and more of a pale ale malt. Decent, but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (1382) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 12, 2013
12 oz bottle in Highland Brewing pint glass. Pours a hazy orange-golden with a modest amount of white head. Head has moderate retention and good lacing. Good carbonation. Some nice citrusy hop notes paired with a solid malt background. But ... While not flawed or imbalanced, this is too much of an "IPA light" in terms of flavor and, a bit, in its lean mouthfeel. For some, this should make it a highly drinkable IPA, at least on a hot day, but I was hoping for something richer and bolder. 12 oz bottle in Highland Brewing pint glass. Pours a hazy orange-golden with a modest amount of white head. Head has moderate retention and good lacing. Good carbonation. Some nice citrusy hop notes paired with a solid malt background. But ... While not flawed or imbalanced, this is too much of an "IPA light" in terms of flavor and, a bit, in its lean mouthfeel. For some, this should make it a highly drinkable IPA, at least on a hot day, but I was hoping for something richer and bolder. - from notes

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emeister84 (753) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 4, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2013 Aromas of citrus fruit, flora, subtle nectarine, and some toast. Clear orange with gold highlights, and with a fairly lasting, small white head. Dry, bitter, well balanced. Light body, clean, crisp, refreshing, fluffy carbonation, with a quick, fresh, bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2013
A golden IPA with a thick mocha head. In aroma, light caramel malt with floral hops, OK. In mouth, a good caramel malt with grassy British floral hops, light grapefruit pulp, decent.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
liveby86rulz (5) - - FEB 25, 2013 does not count
Not terribly overwhelming for an ipa. This did not have the normal hoppy aroma or flavors characteristic of its name sake. Not bad, bit kinda soft.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Imaena (1703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle. Thin and bitter - but not in a good way. Pretty boring beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndyW68 (814) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Clear yellow gold with white head. Citrus and hops on the nose. Same for the taste. Creamy feel leads to mild bitter finish.


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