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RATINGS: 751   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smooch (238) - Sylvania, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2010
Very nice, fruity nose on this. A sweet fruity rather than the grapefruit that is typical. Real nice feathered light amber rich gold color with a nice big head that laced around nicely before leaving a thin film on the surface. Nothing much on the back end which I like although most may not.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElGaucho (2222) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle at the TriBeCa grand hotel bar. Nice floral hop aroma. Flavor doesn't quite live up to the promise of the nose. Not a bad IPA but it was more challenging to drink than I prefer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6391) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle from Bo Brooks’ Lighthouse Liquors, Baltimore. Hazy gold, with a decent, white, head. Hazy gold, with a decent, white, head. Slightly rasping IPA, with big green herbs and grapefruits, leading to a dry finish. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
outlawskies (964) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie thinks yucky. Bc. Nb. V. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (1365) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Aroma: tropical fruits, peaches. Appearance: hazy gold, small, white head. Taste: medium bitter. Palate: flowers and tropical fruits intensify, getting quite bitter. Overall: nice IPA, well-balanced. Pint at the Blind Tiger Ale House, Manhattan.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2828) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Draft pour at beechers in New York. Clear orange and bubbly. Like your mom. White head. Spicy and hoppy fruity happiness. Well done

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (1315) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 21, 2014
A nice floral sweet ipa. Nice hop aroma. Sweet with a citrus hop bite. Nice lasting head on a golden filtered beer. Very nice nose. Good IPA in general.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3332) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 20, 2014
12 oz. bottle. It pours a light gold color with a white head. The aroma has honey and tea with a little florals. The flavor has more herbal tea with some honey and florals. Lighter body and smooth. Mild herbal bitter finish. A pretty good English style IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ericdevin (827) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Botte via unknown from Justin D. Pours a slightly hazy orange, almost no head. Aroma very floral, some doughy yeast character, but with a resounding freshness. Body is light and well balanced, with a crisp, malt forward finish that evolves into a more astringent resinous bitterness. Not bad at all...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
orangesol (876) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Served on cask at Al’s of Hampden into a nonic pint. This one is 10 days old.

A - Pours sunkist amber orange with a gigantic two and a half finger head leaving thick, sticky, lacing down the glass.

S - Lots of strong citric hops blast you in the face right off the bat. Quite grassy with a bit of pine toward the end. Some caramel malt sweetness is faint but is present and helps balance this one a bit. Very nice floral hop nose.

T - Tons of strong, grassy, citric hops up front giving way quickly to a mix of sweetness from the malt and sticky pine resin that lingers long into the finish. Alcohol is hidden quite well but does come out a bit in the finish. Fairly well balanced until the finish when the sweetness begins to overpower it a bit. Very nice, but not the best I have had.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Very smooth feel that helps blend all the flavors together. A touch too resiny in the finish for my liking.

D - Pretty high. I knocked it back VERY quickly. How can you go wrong with a hoppy monster on cask? Oh right, you can’t. One of the best cask IPA’s I have ever had. Great stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
N3lson1 (221) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Drank from a twelve ounce bottle. Not a huge hops fan but this was alright,the watery feel levels out the overpowering hops very well!


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