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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Rich, full-bodied and powerful... hmmmmm? Maybe I should've called this "Yuppy Shake!" Huge hoppy rates help balance the malty alcohol flavor of this high-octane brew – a flashback in a glass.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15545) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2010
Draft @ the Brewpub. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a malty hoppy earthy citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter piney flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2010
on tap-pours a light tan head that laces and copper color. Aroma is medium malt-caramel/peat, earthy. Taste is medium malt-caramel/peat, earthy. Soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (7799) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 12, 2005
Dark amber color with a big tan head. Moderate bitterness, with an oily film of hop flavor throughout... pine and bubble gum hop sting with a similar aroma... sweet hops all around, I’m digging this one. Semi-dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (5556) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 18, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear amber color with a small white head. The aroma is strong and fresh earthy hops, citrus. The flavor is a nice IPA; loads of rich hops, earthy and citrus, fresh and not very bitter, more juicy. Light caramel. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - SEP 6, 2003
Hazy dark red color, looks much like the imperial ipa I made. Lots of color, head and lacing. Aroma is very floral and sweet with a touch of strawberry, caramel and chocolate. Large hop profile in the flavor, clean and fresh. I really like this IPA, it devoured the spiciness of the soup I was having. Dry and bitter finish as expected. Medium-large body due to the large amount of specialty malts that went into this one. Overall this is one of the better offerings from this place.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4115) - Utah, USA - JAN 17, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2010 On tap at brewpub
Appearance: Dark amber with a small off white head
Aroma: Caramel, grapefruit, flowery
Taste: Citrus/flower/pine
A nice beer you could drink a few pints of.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (3225) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2010
On tap at the brewpub w/Gyruke. Pours a golden amber color. Aromas of floral hops, some sweetness, and a touch of fruit. Flavors of hops, pine and citrus. Light body with a bittersweet finish and long aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2003
Ah, finally the saving grace of this establishments beer. A very tasty, not overly hoppy and nicely balanced APA. The malts are very sweet and compliment the hops throughout. Not complex at all, just a straight ahead, APA, that is very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (2534) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - DEC 14, 2006
On Tap: Darker amber pour with a medium whitish head and tons of lacing. Lots of floral and citrus hops up front. Taste is hoppy with a blend of sweet from fruit and malts. Nice lingering hops finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (2455) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 7, 2007
On tap at Highlands Hollow Boise, Pours out a cloudy amber topped with a off white head. Nice light hop aroma on this one. Tast of malts, hops, and a little sweet. Just a little bitter at the end but not much.


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