Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 2256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomciccateri (1027) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JAN 9, 2007
In their 22-ounce bottle. Pours a very dense dark gold color with a foamy white head. Hoppy aroma and big hop bitterness. Medium-bodied, with a dominating hoppy flavor and underlying clean malty flavor. Slight, lasting citrusy char. Visible sediment. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2007
Slight malt in the aroma.Pours ligh copper with a slight offwhite head.Get some slight hops in the flavor.Medium mouthfeel with a slight hop bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nephilium (1445) - Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2007
This beer starts with an aroma of grass clippings and pine. It pours a clear amber, with a thick white head and good lacing. The taste is of a strong malt beginning, with a pine and bitter finish. It does have a fairly heavy palate for an IPA, but it fits well with the style. One that just recently became available in my area, and a good recommendation for a session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattShizzle (545) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2006
Bottle. Medium amber color. Quite good. Nice and hoppy - but not very flavorful hops. Fairly strong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - DEC 22, 2006
Hoppy aroma. Clear copper colour with sweetish smell of hops. Nicely bittered with full mouth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chef201atc (261) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2006
Clear copper color with a thin white bubbly head. Sweet smell of dried fruit and a slight hop nose. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. A lot of hop bitterness, but not much hop flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 20, 2006
Bottle. Copper body, off-white head, PNW hop nose. Medium sweetness, hoppy, typical example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18184) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2006
Bottle. Pours a clear amber colour with an off-white head. Malty hoppy aroma with hints of pine needles. Sweet malty hoppy bitter flavor. Dry hoppy bitter finish with a long bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - DEC 12, 2006
Bottle. Pour is a clear light copper color with a full and rocky off-white head, some lacing. Aroma is orange, citrus, some malt. Flavor is sweet hops, floral, malt, grapefruit. Palate is light to medium, with medium cabonation and a bitter finish. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
orville (160) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 12, 2006
On tap all over san francisco. I don’t mean to be biased but we midwesterners and eastcoasters do much better with the ipa style. This isn’t bad by any means, but its so forgettable. I actually enjoyed the Freak Out more. From what i remember it had a nice smooth bitter and was definetly true to the style, but i can name about fifty better IPA’s.

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