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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Copper in color with ruby highlights, this Texas IPA has a strong citrus aroma with hints of earthiness and spice from the added European hops. Light berry fruits are perceived before giving way to citrusy hop character. Dry and quenching, this IPA is dry-hopped for added aromatic intensity.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnybeers99 (9) - Texas, USA - APR 27, 2014 does not count
Tasty IPA with a nice malt backbone and great hop aroma. Hard to beat when its only 7.99 !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2149) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - APR 23, 2014
Aroma: Piney, Mildly Citrus, Mildly Bready Appearance: Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White head Ring, Mild Lacing Taste: Citrus, Piney, Mild Bitter Red Fruit? Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Bitter, Mildly Drying

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (4497) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 31, 2014
Draft - Skunky piney hops. Cloudy copper with a rich beige head. Tastes just like it smells, with a very well balanced bitterness and sweetness. A great IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2715) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Decent IPA, on tap at the airport in Houston, Texas. Hoppy and very drinkable

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wesyates (55) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Not a bad IPA. Very reminiscent of Red Hook ESB oddly enough. Good lace, nice head initially but lostbit half way. Very pleasing floral palette with a slight citrus and pine note. Nice balance of malt to dry mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (633) - Burlingame, California, USA - MAR 13, 2014
On tap. Pours a clear copper with a white head and lacing. It has a nice citrus and pine aroma with the same flavor profile that leads to a bitter, slightly malty finish over a medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkSanta410 (284) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Can to glass. Pours a hazy dark amber color. Aroma is light piney hops with grass notes. Taste is again piney hops, with moderate bitterness. Again grass presence with some resin. Some malts Reminds me of a west coast style IPA. Palate is thin, lightly carbonated. Ok offering overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RaginCajun (320) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 8, 2014
I mean, if you live in Houston and like IPAs....then you probably annihilate Hopadillos on a regular basis. This local beer is a Torpedo-eqsue Cali-style IPA that has the volume turned up a little bit. This is probably between an IPA and DIPA as the alcohol and taste are considerably more than your typical IPA. This beer has a mild malt nose that leads to an astringent hoppy finish and a slight alcohol note. Nothing about this beer is exceptional, but the total package in terms of aggressiveness and lack of defects leads to a pretty solid recommendation. The primary defect of this beer is the overly sugary mouthfeel and the somewhat narrow palate as the hop profile is fairly narrow. This is definitely in the running for one of the best Texas brewed IPAs.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3444) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Spec’s, Houston can: Pours amber with a whitish head. Aroma is grapefruit, some other citrus, resin, a bit of spice. Taste is bitter. Slight sweet fruitiness. Dry finish. Pretty tasty and well-balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (668) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Brownish orange pour, thick white head. Grapefruit in the nose. Bitter. Middle is caramel roasted malt and citrusy hops. Finish is bitter, long, and herbal.


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