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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Our flagship IPA is a classic Northwest IPA that is generously hopped with Amarillo, Centennial, and Ahtanum hops in the kettle, hop-back, and dry-hop. This judicious use of hops is balanced by hte finest organic malts available, namely Canadian organic Pilsner malt and German organic Munich and Caramunich. 15 degrees Plato Original Gravity 2.7 degrees Plato Terminal Gravity 6.6% Alcohol by Volume 75 International Bitterness Units


BEENJAMIN's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 1, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2013 Deep golden in color. Beautiful hop bouquet for aroma. Sweet caramel malts up front and a perfect bitterness to balance. Classic Nortwest IPA!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresyourball (510) - El Cajon, California, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Can from Elephant’s Deli in Portland. Pours dark golden with a thin white head. Nose is hops, grapefruit, pine. Flavor follows with good balance and a bitter finish. Really liked this one.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2097) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 20, 2014
Tap at Hopworks BikeBar. Heavy citrusy nose, sweet pale malts, some caramel. Medium golden straw color. More or less balanced opening, with sweet peachy notes and lots of citrus. Moves along to solid bittering and ends good, gentle hop tracks. Medium body. Clean, with light fruit, and good bittering. Refreshing stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6357) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 4, 2014
Tap at Marciero. Deep blond color. Lots head, slightly cloudy, orange tints. Nose of peach, mango, melon, bread. Interesting nose with lots of stone and tropical fruit but not much citrus notes. Bready, fruity flavor that got nicer and nicer as it opened up and warmed. Original and tastety.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (3964) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 26, 2014
On tap at the brewpub - Pours golden with an off-white head. The aroma has light pale-ish malt and some grapefruit. It has a medium body that is lightly rough and fairly mild carbonation. The flavor starts off modestly sweet with the malt and shows light caramel and nice amount of grapefruit hoppiness. The finish has more grapefruit, pine and spice. Nice IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4847) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2014
16oz can pours a clear, dark gold with some cloudy, white head. Nose is solid, orange, grapefruit, some soap, mild malt. Flavor is lightly sweet, a little waxy, orange, honey, pine, soap. Clean finish. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2219) - Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2014
On tap at the BikeBar. Clear yellow pour with a white head. Nice grapefruit hop notes. Same bouquet. Good body and mouthfeel. Good balance with minerally undertones.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Masterkush7 (504) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014
Deep golden color. Aroma is sweet tropical citrus, such as guava and passionfruit, with some caramel. Taste is guava, pine, grapefruit, orange, and some caramel malting. Well-balanced with lingering tropical fruit notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3733) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Draught @ Hopworks, Portland, OR

Smooth, fresh and grassy IPA with loads of resinous notes and pine. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (3611) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Can. Pours a slightly hazy orange-amber color with a moderate white head on it. Nose is nicely hoppy with some sweet floral notes to it and just a hint of earthiness. Taste is light a moderately bitter, but is quite smooth and descends slightly sweet bready finish. Decent brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4671) - Utah, USA - JUN 3, 2014
16oz can from the Beer Bar in SLC
Clear golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing. Aroma is floral and grassy. Flavor is floral, grassy and pine
Nice and easy drinking


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