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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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This mythological beer emerges from the depths of our brewery every winter. Made with Cascade, Centennial and Simcoe hops and six organic malts, “A-Bomb” has a complex floral, spicy and citrus hoppiness backed up by just the right amount of malt sweetness. 7.3% ABV, 17 deg. Plato, 70 IBU.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2293) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Had on draft at the brewery. There are big American hops that are balanced against the big caramel/sugar/malt sweetness. The alcohol well is hidden, I can feel its warming effect.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Bottled: unk A: Amber with under a finger of off-white foam which is centralized with a cap. Excellent clarity. Spotty lace. S: Semi-sweet caramel and toffee malts with an English tone and some citric and herbal hops. Nice nose T: Sweet, malty, hoppy and woody. The oxidation on the beer is a bit off putting, but oddly seems to match the beer. A little too bitter. m: Medium bodied with moderate mouthfeel. Semi slick finish. O: Not bad for a winter beer. Appreciate the reservation to use a bunch of herbs or spices. Nice beer. Serving type: bottle 11-26-2011

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnGalt1 (562) - , Idaho, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Pounder can picked up tonight at Brewer’s Haven Nampa. Descent off-white head... good drapes of lacing atop a nice hop hazed orange brew. Nose is juicy citrus with hints of caramel to provide just enough malty interest. This is my type of winter ale... tons of hops with not that much bitterness... the bitterness actually shows late toward the finish as a pithy citrus bite... the lite caramel malt is a good counterpoint to the resinous hops... finish is measured in minutes. Pretty solid medium body accentuated by the oily hoppiness... smooth lite/medium carbonation... very very yummy... I wish I hadn’t shared. This kind of "winter" brew can only happen in the NW.... and pretty much perfected.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mackRIS (31) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Poured from can. Clear burgundy orange. Aroma is caramel, citrus, floral, and earthy. Taste is spicy, citrus, and floral with a solid bitterness. Balanced with a medium body and malt sweetness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brentv (383) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Poured from a growler fill. Dark copper. Citrus aroma. Taste is caramel and citrus, a little sweet maltiness, nicely bitter. Good carbonation, medium mouthfeel. This is a very nice beer with an almost IPA-like hoppiness.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cudashots (1) - - NOV 14, 2013 does not count
amazing. first organic beer. sorry for jumping. had to pull the tab on #2 twenty minutes later. I’m smiling. seriously I just said that. this is good

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BEERJACK33 (1) - Bonney Lake, Washington, USA - NOV 1, 2013 does not count
Excellent beer. Great malt hop balance. Hits my soft spot for Centennial and Simcoe. Also redeems my experiences with organic beers.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chuckstout (263) - Washington, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Can-Carmaly, malty and some citrus aromas. Pours a burgandy with a yellowish head and great lacing. Great balance between hops and caramel malts. Good body and finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1311) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Not a bad beer at all. Reminds me of an IPA, with less bitterness but more malt-forward and a hint of spice. B. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2437) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 29, 2013
12/3/2012. 22 oz. bottle. Amber color with a white head. Caramel aromas with malt, spice, fruit and hops. Good balance and complexity. Plenty of hops on the finish. Good one!


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