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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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IPA has a roasty amber color with a lacey, beige head to top it off. With citrus and floral aromas, a pronounced hop presense fills the nose. A slightly biscuity flavor with well balanced bitterness and a malty sweetness finishes with a dry mouthfeel and a lasting bitterness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (4755) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of caramel, peach, orange, and grapefruit. It pours a transparent amber with a small white head that quickly fades to a thin film. There’s some sporadic thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with citrus, peach, and a touch of caramel. The finish has mild grapefruit. It’s medium bodied with mild carbonation and somewhat soft mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5645) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Draft at the Milwaukee outlet. Same, pure amber color as their pale ale. But this delivers a nice, stingingly resiny hoppinesss. Big, slippery mouthfeel. Sturdy and earthy. (#5149, 7/5/2013)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ignatious (15) - Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Tap. Beige head with an orange color body. Smaller lacing with hoppy aromas. Malty medium bodied taste. Not phenomenal but not terrible either.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Patrickctenchi (3578) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Pours slightly cloudy, amber with a short tan head. Aroma is breadheel, orange-peel, malt. Taste is a dusty, soft bitter of peels..... Bread, herbal hops, resin, pepper. Slightly sticky.....dull.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (4706) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Hazy bronze and copper coloured body with a bit of an orange glow and a nice, one centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of fresh hops, apricots, oranges, pine, grapefruit and some solid malt notes, all with a hint of alcohol. Medium-bodied; Assertive grassy and nutty flavours with some good malt backbone, a tiny bit of the hops noticeable in the smell with only the herbal and grassy ones coming through in the flavour. Aftertaste shows some malt notes, a little caramel sugars and a tiny amount of hops. Overall, a bit subdued, especially for the style, but the dry hopping was present as evidenced by the nose, but the flavour and complexity simply weren’t there - this is more of an APA, if that. I sampled this 50cL bottle purchased from Ridgeview Liqour in Green Bay, Wisconsin on 29-July-2012 for US$2.25 sampled at home in Washington on 18-June-2013.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnmike (1031) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2013
On tap sampler at a beer festival. Remind me to never drink this while the Vikings are playing the Packers...

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwm1034 (634) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Poured...or drawn from a firkin / cask at cellar temp at Northtown Taproom in Chicago. Pale orange with thin head; some hops in initial nose...but pretty mild. More malty than ’your usual’ IPA....interesting but not the best. Worth the experiment...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (4854) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Cask at the Winking Lizard 5th Annual Real Ale Fest on 3/23/13. Pours a cloudy orange color with a thin white head. Malty and orangy nose with some pine. Malty dank flavor with a piney finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkover (1513) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Orange color with a beige head. Aroma of caramel and toffee. Taste of caramel and tangy hops,medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, sticky, good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1224) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 14, 2013
On tap in the Holiday Inn Stadium in Green Bay. Pours a pale orange with an offwhite head leaving some lacing and having a lot of carbonation. Aroma has of pine and heavy toffee malts with a bit of a strange off-kilter smell. Taste is of heavy malts and sweet caramel with some herbalness and some pine. Finishes a bit heavy with some alcohol presence.


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