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RATINGS: 2052   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This is our unique version of an ancient style. A style as old as the ocean trade routes of the last centuries Great Ships. Not as old as the equator they had to cross twice enroute, nor as old as the 10,000 or so miles of Di-Hydrogen Oxide and Sodium upon which they sailed, but older than the Circulithium-4 Lentloid that binds the Lupulin Quartnate onto your taste buds. Weird. Think about it. Now stop. OK, go again, now stop. Think again, and stop. But we digress. Made with 43 different hops and 65 various malts, this redolent ale will likely float your boat, whatever planet you’re on.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lovemyipas (544) - nw burbs, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2007 pours a dark copper with a one finger white head and small sediment. head does not last to long though but has some small lacing. strong hop smell with some orange and grapefruit. smooth hop taste with some orange peel. not to bad, very nice and smooth all around session ipa.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RagallachMC (631) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2006
12oz bottle. Aroma: Citrusy hops with a bit of lemon and orange, Medium malt sweetness with some light graininess and a bit of caramel. A light touch of green apple. Appearance: Light copper in color and clear. Off-white head was full and rocky with nice retention. Fair lacing. Flavor: Semi-sweet malt up front with a touch of caramel. Big grapefruit and some pine resin, followed by another hit of malt that leads into the finish. Medium-high bitterness is well balanced and refreshing. Palate: Medium bodied. Moderate carbonation. Overall: A great IPA that I wish I could find closer to home.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2350) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 17, 2006
Nice to see these brews make it Atlanta. Pours a nice copper color. Smells and tastes of big apple and grape. Well balanced with a slight and pleasant bitter bite.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2006
(07.23.06) 12 oz brown bottle from DiCarlo’s, Mundelein, IL. Hoppy aroma. Poured clear copper with small white head. Soft carbonation. Light-to-medium bodied ale that starts with light malt sweetness and hoppy flavor. Finished dry with light hop bitterness. Well-balanced with edge toward hoppiness. A refreshing drinkable hoppy beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Homerlikebeer (36) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 11, 2006
My hometown brewery, I work a 5minute walk from brewery where on Thursday afternoons at 4:20 they have parties open to the public w/$2 beers.One of my fav IPAs and beers overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11001) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2006
GABF-on tap-pours an offwhite head with orange/gold color. Taste is balanced hops with a bite and medium malt-sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (6521) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 5, 2006
12oz bottle. Clear golden color with light red hue. Thin white head. Nice malt and pine hop aroma. Nearly balanced mix of malts and hops. Some mild caramel malts give way to piney hop bitterness that run up the flavor. This beer isn’t too hoppy but just about right for a standard IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - NOV 5, 2006
Pour was amber gold, lots of foamy off white head. Nose was hops, lemon citrus pine grapefruit. Lots of floral and pine meddles into some grounding malts, finish is hops, grapefruit, very juicy, Very nice IPA. Thanks to my new friend Mark from liqouroutletwine cellars.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2006
Totally thought I had rated this....then went to check my ratings and shockingly saw I haden’t. One of my favorite IPAs. Wonderful flower and pine notes that folds into that great malty taste. End with grapefruit and other citrus. Very nice. I think I’ll have another sip.

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
datebeer (23) - brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2006
Light in color, and aroma. On the palate lemon zest and hops. slightly bitter finish, but classic brew. would drink again!


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