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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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American IPA brewed with our favorite hops.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4416) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 19, 2012
750 flip top growler thanks to Scott. Big tropical fruit nose. Amazing aroma. Bitterness met with more tropical flavors. Pineapple. Grapefruit. Lots of citrus. Another fantastic beer from HF.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (378) - New York, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Growler fill at the brewery 03/27/15. Pours hazy yellow golden grapefruit color small white head. Aroma is strong pineapple, mango, tropical fruits, light malt backbone, resin . Flavor is piney, resinous, hop bitterness, tropical fruits. Very good. Exceptional IPA, but not as balanced as I expected.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Franckg (251) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2015
Robe orange foncée, très trouble. Un généreux col de mousse se forme et se dissipe tranquillement pour ne laisser qu’un mince voile. Très fines bulles, effervescence moyenne et généreuse dentelle. Les arômes sont envoutantes. Très frais, orange, mandarine, pamplemousse gorgé de sucre. Un petit côté résineux tente de faire sa place aux milieu de ce cocktail tropical. En bouche, tout aussi sublime. Les saveurs fruitées des arômes prennent le dessus rapidement pour envelopper le palais de leur amertume et exotisme. La finale, plus amère, ouvre la porte à des effluves rappelant les grains de céréales. Le liquide est frais, léger, goûteux et on a encore une fois ce sentiment de regret de ne pas en avoir acheté d’autres, comme c’est souvent le cas avec les produits de HF.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
michcam8 (333) - Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2015
From the growler. Beautiful looking beer. Aroma is a citrus hop explosion....all the orange and yellow fruits, with some bready yeast. Taste is lemon zest, orange peel, berries, little grass, and pine. Somewhat bitter finish, not overpowering, light mouthful, sticky, and dry. World class. Yum!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tderoeck (5642) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 23, 2015
5/III/15 - 75cl growler @ Drunken Driver’s tasting (home) - BB: n/a, filled: 3/III/15 (2015-264) Thanks to AdamJackson for sharing the bottle!

Clear orange beer, small creamy yellowish head, little stable, non adhesive. Aroma: lots of citrus, piny, resinous, bit fruity, passion fruit and grapefruit. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: citrus, lots of it, piny, bit resinous, lots of fruity notes. Aftertaste: pretty bitter, grapefruit, bit piny, nice bitterness, pineapple, fruity in general. Lovely beer this one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1959) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - MAR 18, 2015
On tap at three penny. Pours hazy golden orange, hazy, thin white head that leaves a pinch of retention. Very pine forward, some citrus, light bitterness begins the sip but grows quite large through finish. Body is light to medium with a long drying finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
devman171 (1142) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Growler, pours is cloudy pale orange, aroma is citrus, melon, and grassy pine. Taste is perfectly balanced and a dry bitter finish, probably my favorite HF IPA so far.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1730) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 14, 2015
Pours a really cloudy yellow, almost murky, with a small white head that leaves nice lacing. Nose is of oranges, pine and slight alcohol. Taste is of soft wheat, oranges and moderately bitter. Nice cereal profile, makes it really smooth and easy drinking. Body is medium, carbonation as well and it is lightly sticky. Bitterness lingers for a good duration. Sunshine in a glass!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ElManana (797) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2015
Can at Drunken Driver’s Tasting @ tderoeck’s place. Thanks guys. Thanks alot to Adam for driving all the way over to let us taste some fresh IPA. CLoudy yellow, dark yellow. Piney, hopey, bitter. Everything an IPA should be. And as Tim said it, this is what you crave for when dreaming about a really good IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dfroms (442) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Growler filled about a week and a half ago. Pours hazy orange, almost marigold, with one finger of large-bubbled off-white head that settles into a nice layer of lacing. Aroma is aromatic and spicy tropical fruit with dank Nelson-like notes of weed, mountain herbs, papaya, mango, durian, starfruit, peach, and riesling. Just out of control how good this smells – more or less perfect for those who like the Southern Hemisphere profile. Taste is silky mango and orange juice with some prominent white grape notes and somewhat more hard to pin down lychee-like notes, but less syrupy than most IPAs that are this fruity. Instead the second impression, after the initial tastes, is one of crispness and the pale malt base showing through with remarkable balance. Texture is impressive: silky but gulpable. I recall this beer being a favorite when I first had it, in my pre-RB days, at Blackback, and now I’ll say it again: maybe my favorite Shaun Hill IPA for its tremendous balance of aromatics, boldness of flavor, crispness, and "drinkability." Love it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cargo150 (891) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2015
Belle couleur dorée avec un col blanc mousseux. Aromes d’agrumes, surtout de pamplemousse, un peu de résine, bien équilibré avec une amertume controlé. Une bonne IPA!

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