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RATINGS: 1545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Way smooth and silky with a nice wheaty-esque-ish-ness. Just the little sumpiní sumpiní we all need to kick Summer into full swing! Ingredients: Hops, Malt, Hops, Hops, Yeast, Hops, Water, and Hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patagucci (27) - Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA - DEC 2, 2011
A run of the mill aroma with floral, and earthy, tones to it. I guess it could be a more go to IPA if you have some sentimental attachment to it...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reid (2078) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 24, 2011
6 pack from "Habits" cig and beer store, S.Salem. $7.99 Clear pale orange beer with a nice thick cream colured head. Good resiny,citric style hop aromas..seems fresh Very nice citric/lemon grass hops with a good biscuity /caramel hop presence.Get a bit of the wheat but not much. Liked the mouthfeel on this smooth and well carbobnated. Good light drinkable IPA..

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
seymour (1659) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - NOV 23, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2012 Tasted from bottle into standard pint glass. Poured a light amber color with moderate off-white foam, somewhat lasting with a little lace. Aromas of whole wheat bread and a huge hopbill: flowery, earthy, some pine and citrus. Pronounced malt-sweetness balanced by bittering and flavoring hops, complimented by subtle tang of wheat, which combine with the yeast phenols to suggest apricots and golden raisins. Medium body, lively mouthfeel, lasting bittersweet finish. The high alcohol percentage is warming, but otherwise well-hidden. A unique, masterfully crafted IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Bottle. Pours golden amber with a medium-sized white head. Aroma is intensely hoppy: very earthy and dank, a bit resinous. Flavor is like the aroma. Not overly bitter, but way hoppy. Good malty backbone. Mouthfeel is slick and thick. Alcohol is well integrated. One of my favorite IPAs.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
keanex (1629) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a tulip glass. A: Pours a hazy pale golden color with slight carbonation showing with a thin slightly off-white head that clings to the side of the glass as poured. S: A nice blend of a piney/florally hops with a slight tropical smell. I wish it were a bit stronger, it has me wanting more. T: Slightly sweet and slightly bitter. A nice blend of sweet malts and a clean wheat taste with an overlying varying hops flavor from florally into tropical flavors. M: A nice creamy body to it with soft yet fizzy carbonation. O: I really like how this tastes, it has a nice complex flavor that makes you want to sip more and more.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2011
From an admittedly old bottle, pours a clear yellow-orange, white cover. Aroma is a floral bouquet, lighty fruity, crisp malt. Taste is nice, a bit of bitter finish, toast, bready malt, fruity hops. Good stuff that withstood my neglect in the fridge for several months, I will definitely look for a fresher example.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BucannonXC5 (1082) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Color was yellow golden. Probably an inch of head or so. Nice bit of lacing on the top that lasted throughout. There was also sporadic film on the sides. Absolutely loved this smell. I got floral hops first, followed by citrus hops, mainly grapefruit and tangerine. Really, really good mix. Tasted very similar to the smell, which I was hoping for. Once again, the floral hops came in first, while the citrus hops came in after. Left a bitter finish, but left me wanting to come back for more. Medium body. Lively carbonation. Long, bitter finish that stayed good throughout. I liked this beer a lot, definitely the best Iíve had in awhile. There really wasnít a weakness in the beer. Liked it a lot.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joebudzjoe (667) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Draft @ Coalhouse Pizza. Served in a mason jar, this beer is mostly a standard IPA with a wheaty/barley texture that pairs well with the hops. Not too heavy, but nothing too distinguishing. Solid beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarkSachon (746) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Poured from the bottle to the glass, immediate greetings of heavy hops and effervescence. Rich amber colors and smooth through the mouth all the way down. Pleasing in all ways.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmohno (1256) - Iowa, USA - NOV 14, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2011 Medium/light yellow.Nice frothy creamy head with decending lacing. Aroma in this is so nice, fruity floral some spice/sweet grain. Some dankness/resineyBut mainly a solid pronounced fresh clean sweet fresh tropical fruity hop. Its in the taste as well and compliments this malt,its smooth almost oily medium-full bodied but has some tart bite and a crisp finish.Great drinkability but you dont want to drink it too fast to enjoy these hop flavors. For an ipa(which i didnt realize it was) i would say its mildly bittered but its perfect for this beer.the bittering is a clean rifined citrus/spice like bittering,kind of grapefruit i guess but more smooth and subtle like.Finishes well with a nice soft smooth subtle sweetness also. Another great beer from Lagunitas-of course.Of the 3-5 i tried everythhing they have is impressive.


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