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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Did someone ask for hops? Tired of beers that promise a full lupulin experience, but never deliver more than richly malted bitterness? It’s no secret that this is what we excel at. We’ve been brewing world class IPAs for years. Our flagship is the culmination of a decades worth of studying and brewing. Take a step above and acclimate to what an IPA should be.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gururyan (636) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Hits you right in the sinus cavity and isn't ashamed of its forwardness. Is only 7.2 but you'd think it was 10+ as it packs a wallop. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChiGuy68 (431) - Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Tasted from a pint can. It poured a dark Amber hue with a frothy head that left streaky lacing. Hop, pineapple, and citrus aroma. A well hopped taste with a slightly bitter back. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zeswaft (1422) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Can. Copper color. Aroma of orange peel and citrus. Flavor is heavy citrus hops and a medium amount of caramel sweetness. Hop flavors shine and are well balanced although i think the 7.2 starts to show up as it warms.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
hopwine (427) - Bend, Oregon, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Juicy, tropical aroma. Flavor is floral/nectar/honey, grass, pungent mango and passion fruit, citrus rind bitterness. Damn this is truly amazing and I really appreciate them caring enough to list when it was canned on the four pack carrier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (5927) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Solid American IPA. All the expected attributes from the average beer geek ... sturdy amber colors, nice head retention, enticing earthy aroma of pine forest. Quite drinkable, full of well balanced flavors you’d expect. Delish. (#5908, 10/28/2014)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (2481) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 31, 2014
L’aromatique est désertique mais la gomme de pin pointe. En bouche ya un aspect aqueux qui se mêle à la résine et décuple la buvabilté. Des notes de thé noir, de sapinage et d’agrumes amères s’agglutinent délicatement pour une signature propre à La Cumbre. Une pliny poivrée.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ctplt777 (222) - - DEC 23, 2014
This is not for anyone who doesn’t appreciate hops or IPA. This is NOT your run of the mill, basic whatever IPA. This one is perfect. It’s a hop monster first and foremost. For those who want a malty, more sweet ipa don’t even bother. The hops are highlighted beautifully here. Massive amounts of grapefruit, tropical fruit and pine. It’s like walking into a pine forest. As soon as you pop the top it’s in your face with pervasive pine. Taste is nothing short of a miracle. Citrus and pine just dominate it. Some tropical notes in there as well. Just awesome stuff. Every once in a while a beer really surprises me and this one is that beer. I’m an ipa fanatic and have had some really world class ones, but Elevated is probably the best I’ve had. For me this is what I think of when I think of a perfect ipa. Definitely try it. I had it only 6 days old. Killer stuff right here. Cheers!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (3848) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Shared can. Pours clear gold with creamy white head. Aroma is biscuit and cereal malts, pineapple, lemon zest, floral notes, and faint toast and caramel. Flavor is good citrus and grassy hop presence, dry malt base, grapefruit esters, and some toast; dry and smooth. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (2515) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Can brought back by David and shared tonight at the Christmas Party. Huge dank resinous hop aroma. light sweet bready maltiness. Smooth hop flavor and bitterness. That’s a damn fine IPA right there, if I lived closer I’d drink these often.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
That1Guy (1988) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2014
My very first stop at the Boulder IPA Fest. Went back several more times. So excited to try this beer, and it did not disappoint. Clear golden pour with a frothy white head. Very hop forward with tons of citrus notes. Clean bitter finish. Lived up to the hype.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2842) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - DEC 3, 2014
It poured an orange color with a white head. The aroma was of pine, resin, citrus and grapefruit. The taste was bitter, hop forward, with pine and grapefruit notes. Very nice.

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