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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9156) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Sample at the brewpub. Pours a slightly murky orange-amber color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily to a film. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of tropical fruit, hops and malt. Medium body with flavors of citrusy hops, toasted malt and pine. The finish is fruity with a pineapple and hops aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (8803) - Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Sounds like they were having a wet dream when coming up with this description. ITs a solid tropical ipa on all fornts.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (7597) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Tap at Karben4. One of my new favorite IPAs. Citrusy and tropical fruit juiciness. Nice malt backing. Easy drinking and tons of flavor. Just an excellent brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5975) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Hazy golden beer. Sends off a dirty citrus aroma and drinks with a sticky, orange/tropical fruit flavor profile. Quite nice and very drinkable. (#5107, 7/2/2013)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5283) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - DEC 1, 2013
On draught at the Karben4 brewpub in Madison, Wisconsin. Pours a semi-clear golden amber colored brew with a fast dissipating off-white head that leaves behind some spotty lacing. Aroma of solid three c’s hops with a touch more on the Cascade side, light caramel and a touch of grapefruit. Taste is medium bodied, flavors of citrus zest, a touch of tart apple and some caramel malt. Finish is semi-dry with a long lingering hop bitterness aftertaste. Tongue shocker scale: six to seven minutes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4935) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Tap at Mickeys. Hazy orange tan body, steady creamy off-white head. Quite an excellent beer, bolder and deeper than most WI IPAs by a long shot. Big citra flavor, challenging and enjoyable. Very modern IPA, well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4860) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle, gift from Skyview. Orange color and a quickly fading head. Lots of sediment near the bottom of the glass. Pine in the aroma, some citrus as well. Lightly sweet malts and fairly dry, bitter hops. Some fruit here. Good palate. Better than most in its style.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (4557) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Sampled at the STL Hops 7th Anniversary Party - Pours hazy orange with an off-white head. The aroma has funk, pineapple, mango and lightly toasted malt. It has a medium grainy body with soft carbonation. The flavor starts really dry with citrus, pineapple and crackers. The finish has dry crackers and grapefruit. Really good IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4088) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 22, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Comes golden orange with a decent white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, and malt. Taste is grapefruit, lemon, other tropical fruit, pine, and malt. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 4, 2013
On tap at Karben4 Brewery. Ruby copper with a thin off-white head. Aroma of citrus and mango with caramel and grapefruit. Taste of citrus, grapefruit juice, caramel and a mild bitter finish. Another nice seasonal IPA, wish they’d put out more…


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