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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Part of the MEPS series. A single hop, west coast stlye american Pale Ale with intense hop flavor and aroma’s. This is a citrus bomb that has grapefruit and passion fruit aroma’s with citrus lime flavors.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigtaster (758) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 8, 2015
From bottle. Pours cloudy orange yellow color with big white frothy head. Nose is citrus, grass, mango, tangerine, earthy. Light body, medium going to low sweetness, medium bitterness, medium carbonation. Finish has lemon flavors also. Solid ipa.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1886) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Draft at Moriartys. Hazy orange pour with a small soft white head. Lingering thick ring. Tangerine peels. Somewhat unusual milky eggy aroma. Bitter orange citrus. Warms to dandelions, sunflowers and autumn leaves. Medium-full bitter hops. Interesting, but feels incomplete.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3901) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2015
650 ml bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma with soft malt notes, citrus, marmalade, pine, fruits and lemon. Taste mellow, malty, surprisingly thin, hoppy, fruit, citrus, apricot and pine

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (3517) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Tap at Blind Tiger, New York. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, citrus, hops and malts.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (1979) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Draft at Barrelhouse 101 in Ventura, CA. Massive citrus nose on this one - could smell it from across the table! Amber pour with a white head. Taste was good, but not the same kind of sensation that the nose had.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (2824) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Le corps d’une Kolsh avec l’arôme d’un citra en pleine forme mais enveloppé d’un drap minéral et un brin ferreux. Immensément croustillant et facile à boire.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer-yum (751) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 23, 2015
Alluring exotic aroma followed by a superbly balanced flavour is a brilliant showcase of the excellent Citra hop. Hard to think how they could improve on this to be honest.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
WABeerFiend (301) - - JAN 17, 2015
Poured from a bomber into a tumbler on 08.01.14. A: Grapefruit, hop resin, and malt. Sweet. A: 1 finger fluffy head. See through orange/yellow body. T: Hop resin and orange dominate. Pine is subtle. P: Crisp and creamy. Great mouthfeel. O: This was hop resin heavy. It was not great, but good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11611) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle. Poured hazy light copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy earthy citrus hop aroma. Moderate to heavy citrus bittersweet flavor with a moderate to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Very good brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (2453) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 15, 2014
12oz bottle shared by Pizz5116 after work (Christmas Squad beers round 2). Poured a clear orange color with a small foamy white head. Aroma of light caramel malt, lots of dank citrus, and arm pits. Taste is much the same with lots of orange and lemon citrus coming through.


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