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RATINGS: 279   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


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeZasada (296) - Beaumont, Alberta, - JUN 17, 2011
Bomber bottle. Pours a clear reddish pale amber, with a thin white head, slight breenish tinge. Mild aroma of spruce, but not much head to push it. Tastes is a heavy bitterness with some citrus tones, with a medium slightly sweet malt body underneath. Full body, creamy texture, would be helped with livelier carbonation. Finishes with a grassy bitterness. Pretty good...


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
That1Guy (2005) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2015
16 oz can from a friend of mine. Packaged on 20 January 2015, so relatively fresh. Get some onion on the nose, plus some earthy grassy hops, but the onion dominates. Flavor is more pleasant with a pretty smooth hop presence, but the finish has a funny metallic tinge. Still very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (7488) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/26/15] Draught at Hopworks BikeBar in Portland. Clear golden. Pleasant fruity hops aroma, a bit “green” and piney. Lovely fresh hops flavor, fruity, “green” and a bit piney, with nice bitterness. Medium-bodied. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (1116) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Tap at the brewery. A: Copper color with a whispy white head. N: Grapefruit, pine, cracker, hint of toffee and pineapple. More earth and leaves. T: Quite bitter, light sweetness, a bit fruity. M: Medium body, dry, crisp carbonation, hidden alcohol. O: Fruity, quitessential IPA. I like RPM quite a bit more, but this will do in a pinch.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10449) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Tap at Kex. Pours clear orange with a medium, creamy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is fruity and citrus hops, pear and apple esters with biscuit and. Flavor is heavy citrus and fruity hops, light sweet malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TylerGreenDC (468) - - FEB 25, 2015
Draft. Little aroma. Flavors of sweet orange before fading to a bitter punch in the face. Solid but not terribly distinctive.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikedevilsfan (218) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Golden color with decent white head. Aroma is interesting, spicy, floral with some citrus. Taste is interesting as well, spice mixed with citrus with pine on the back end. The use of Ahtanum hops makes this Ipa stand out.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
badpuppy69 (285) - orange, California, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Pours a hazy copper nice creamy head. Aroma is citrucy slight tangerines and malt. Taste follows the aroma well. Pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattyhennessy (360) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - DEC 22, 2014
Pours a golden orange with a foamy white head. Orange an citrus on the nose with malt sweetness and some piney flavours. Initial sweet orange on the tongue, punch of hop bitterness balanced well with caramel malt sweetness. A little sweeter than I prefer in an IPA, but well balanced. Refreshing

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (992) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Growler filled at Special Brews. Pours a clear golden. Nice hops aroma. Lighter body and light flavor with a lot of hops. Has a bit of a sweet finish. Almost mango like. Juicy IPA with a good amount of hops. Tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8220) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
2013-10-11. Hazy dark pastel orange with a modest off white head 3+ sweetish orange citrus and resiny hops, mild fruit. Flavour is similar, nice fruity citrusy hops, resiny hops and moderate bitterness linger. Smooth average plus body low carbonation. Decent. Hops are starting to fade a touch. Bottle.


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