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RATINGS: 796   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Elegantly traditional and rich in its’ hop character, this India Pale Ale is thirst-quenching and soul-satisfying. Each sip delivers a bounty of herbal and floral hop character, balanced by the fruity signature of our house yeast.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dacrza (571) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2015
DATE TASTED: December 26, 2014... GLASSWARE: Brew at the Zoo pint... OCCASION: unwinding after the Christmas visitors have left... APPEARANCE: hazy, opaque, almost blood-orange body; white coral sits atop an uneven head; uneven lacing... AROMA: brilliant, BIG mango and pomegranate mix with a floral bouquet to arrest the senses... PALATE: buzzing, vibrantly electric mouthfeel; warm, full finish; big, but drinkable; intense, teeth-clenching aftertaste...TASTE: a potpourri of citric cadences--orange, lemon, grapefruit, mango and sharp sugars--a hop bomb... OVERALL: a mesmerizing enticement of hops, much as the mix pack proclaims; more overpowering than the Cascazilla and the banner carrier in a hop offensive...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RRistow12 (365) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Pours a hazy gold with white head. Great fruity citrus aroma of lemon and grapefruit. Great clean bitterness of moderate intensity. Citrus and pine flavors. Good malt backbone to balance the bitterness. Definitely a solid IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pennsyltucky (2) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2015 does not count
A beautiful floral IPA. Notes of, grass, spruce, citrus and magic. I really enjoy this solid EC IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Trappist1 (620) - Diest, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2014
Fresh from the tap in the Blind Tiger (NYC). golden hazy color with an off-white head. nose: very fruity and complex, in depth, fresh american hops, mouth full of fruit. taste: oh so damn good hoppy. MF: great bitter, dry, long lasting. what a great IPA, in the details nothing new, but why do you need that when you have this kind of brew. for this kind of IPA I came to NYC. thanks!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brianhmayo (2) - - DEC 28, 2014 does not count
A very hoppy taste with good body. After taste is a bit raw of grain. Possibly the finish is composed of hop flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (2845) - Michigan, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle: Pale gradient from straw to golden-amber; murky, translucent, & topped with a quarter-inch of frothy white foam. Aroma loaded with citrus, pineapple, apricot, a hint of mango, all lathered with hop resin, pine, & mild alpha oils. Flavor starts off with more of a spicy, earthy hop vibe. White pepper & a heavier resinous profile. Oily, leafy, & plentiful on the bitterness up front. Lighter apricot & pineapple rind. A touch of sweetbread introduced from the malt with a back-end of fruity pith & ashy leaf bitterness. Dry bread malts & a touch of earthy white pepper to end things. A really tasty IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
reberiii (391) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Wow, this is really nice. Great cold, a bit odd as it warms, but still super tasty. Cloudy orange pour, decent lacing, sweet and citrus on the nose. Smells fresh. Taste is tart and tang, with a grapefruit finish. Orange juice tang with a strong lemon front.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3434) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Golden colour, white head, slightest haze. Aroma of honey, malts, light hops, straw, quite floral, elderflower, caramel. Bitter hoppy flavour, malts, quite hard bitter. Lingering bitter finish, honey, light butter notes. Feels a bit old. Best Before March, but what year??
(From 355mL bottle @ home)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2587) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2014
12/16/2014. From bottle. Amber with a white head. Floral aromas, caramel, tropical fruit, pine. Hop forward flavors with spicy pine notes. Ends with bitter hops. Very good.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mora (15) - West Milford, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Nice head. Good good color. Not to bitter on your mouth and very smooth going down. Ok beer.


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