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RATINGS: 744   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
21iceman40 (1731) - vienna, West Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2009
This was probably my favorite beer of the evening at the Blue Tusk in Syracuse. Very floral, very. I usually like my hops a little more on the citrus west coast side, but this was damn impressive. Big and bold without being overpowering in any way. Solid beer Ithica, solid beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmm635 (860) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2009
Pours clear and copper with a small white head. Strong citrus aroma. I almost expected to see some orange slices floating in my beer. Decent amount of hops in the nose and on the tongue, with some malty sweetness to round things out. I found this beer refreshing and smooth, although not your typical IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joebudzjoe (668) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 17, 2009
Draft. Pretty standard IPA. Floral sweet flavors with a amber body. Nice hop character with a strongly wet palate. Good beer, but nothing to hunt for.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 16, 2009
Pours copper with a big white head. Smells of wildflowers, citrus, earthy. Tastes of perfume, some sweet malt, resin, spicy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rugbydude05 (478) - Bridgewater, NJ, New Jersey, USA - JUL 14, 2009
Pint on tap at a local bar. Nice dark golden appearance, little head. Aroma is strongly floral with strong spicyness and a little malt and yeast noticeable. Flavor is very sweet and very spicy but not bitter at all as the high floral aroma would suggest. Maltiness present, goes down pretty smooth, but dosent really fill the palate with flavor very well. Decent beer, kind of different from the typical IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mgoy (344) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 1, 2009
On tap at Beer Distributors of America in New York. Orange color with a pronounced off white head. The aroma was full of citrus and less pure bitter hops. The taste is the same.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 28, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear crimson ruby color with a medium sized beige head that falls off fairly quickly. Big pine and pineapple on the nose, with some caramel, vanilla, and malt, and a touch of booze. Sweet, good hop presence, malty, and a bit boozy. Finishes with a good grapefruit and quinine bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bobbypaulson (217) - Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA - JUN 26, 2009
bottle at the eli at a meet the brewer event in state college pa. pours gold in color with a white head. smell is flowery and sour. Taste is exactly how it smells. A nice clean taste very easy to drink and very refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arventresca (564) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 26, 2009
Sample at brewery. Smell is sweet with hoppy notes. Taste is much the same. Very smooth IPA. Goes down easy without that hop your head off aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oakbluff (414) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 26, 2009
12 ounce bottle- pours golden with good clarity and head. Strong west coast hop presence- pine, citrus some aspirin character (amarillo hops?)- medium caramel malt background. But mostly a hop delivery IPA. Finishes nice and bitter. Very refreshing IPA.


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