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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Hopheads crusade on a heroic quest for the holy grail of India Pale Ales. The subconscious composes paradisiacal scenes of malty waves crashing on a ripe lupulin landscape cascading hop flavors and aromas in profuse abundance. With humble confidence we offer this brew as fantasy made reality. Balanced in every detail and gushing resinous, exceptional citrus flavors and aromas that collaborate with soft bready notes surrendered from premium English golden malted barley, this beer is a tropical dreamscape. Epic.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
commonmac (1024) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Bottle shared by wildcard and poured into a pint glass. Nice golden and orange color that has an unfiltered, cloudy quality. Off white head. Aroma has citrus notes primarily orange and tangerine. Taste follows the nose with a well balanced effort of bitter and sweetness leaning mostly citrus. Oily mouthfeel. Feels like a familiar IPA. Very accessible. Not quite a fantasy but good reality.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adrian910ss (2565) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2015
12 oz bottle courtesy of Todd. Pours a deep rusty orange with a small white top. Aroma of orange, red grapefruit, bread malt and barley. Taste of orange, bread malt, barley and hints of grapefruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Itzjerm (2218) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Good IPA with a malt back bone and light hop. Toasty light hop. But builds with bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
popery (1974) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Thanks, ineedbeer. The beer is a medium orangey amber color. Itís quite cloudy. I canít quite see through the middle of the glass. The head is small to medium in size and white. The layer of foam sticks around for a good amount of time and leaves some lacing. The aroma has a lot of light caramel malt flavor with a citrus forward hoppiness. Mild tropical flavor. Mostly orange with some grapefruit. A little bit of a peachy flavor to it. Just kinda mild and uninteresting. The taste keeps to that mildly hoppy theme with a fairly strong biscuity malt sweetness with some caramel. Moderate to mild bitterness. Some astringency. Mildly sweet. Thereís just not a lot going on. The hops are a bit blandly bitter, though the beer isnít very bitter overall. Medium body with a touch of booze.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2802) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle, thanks to Brian. The aroma is grapefruit, pine, caramel, light cardboard. The flavor is grapefruit rind, pine, light cardboard, slight oxidation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ineedbeer (1764) - Oakland, California, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle courtesy of the catman. Aroma has a light maltiness with a bit of caramel and moderate cracker and biscuit notes. Moderately strong tropical fruit hop notes with some melon and mango. Some medium light citrus and stone fruit skins. A hint of pineapple. Pours a hazy, brownish orange with a small, thick, slightly off white head that slowly recedes to the edges. Medium light lacing and small legs. Flavor is slightly sweet with moderate cracker notes and some lighter caramel and toasted bread. Flavor has moderately strong bitterness. Medium hop notes with tropical fruit and lighter stone fruit and citrus. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, but slightly watery with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a nice beer with decent sweetness. Good hop aroma, but could use a bit more in the flavor. Darker color than the malt profile lets on in the aroma and flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewHaMeister (417) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle pours hazy amber with a thin white head and lacing. Aromas of citrus, caramel, grapefruit, and hop resin. Flavor is mild bitter. Yum.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
That1Guy (2192) - Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2015
One of the best labels of all time. Love it. Hazy orange pour with a bit of a head. Lots of hoppy passion fruit on the nose, mango and yum. A bit low on the carb for my taste. Dry, bitter finish. Quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jahshuwuh (560) - USA - SEP 26, 2015
Medium dark golden, finger cream white head. Smells of pine, citrus, slight chemical, savory, rye. Taste is a candy sweet malt beneath a spicy rye/cocoa like hop, a tad savory, pine. The sweetness almost reminds of a candy shell of an m&m. Has some darker malt like tastes than most IPA's. Interesting flavors. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kambei70 (944) - - SEP 19, 2015
2015 bottle. Exactly as advertised. The subconscious composes paradisiacal scenes of malty waves crashing on a ripe lupulin landscape cascading hop flavors and aromas in profuse abundance. Balanced in every detail and gushing resinous, exceptional citrus flavors and aromas that collaborate with soft bready notes surrendered from premium English golden malted barley. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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