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RATINGS: 2282   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.


3.9
   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.

3.2
   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.

3.3
   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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18725) - 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.

3.2
   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.

3
   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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pintbypint (2801) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2006
12oz. brown bottle. Pours medium clear orange, lasting white cap, two fingers in height, leaves good lace. Grapefuit hops are present in the aroma, though light. Flavour starts with fruity malt, some sweetness, grapefruit and orange hop notes mid way through then finishes with medium grapefruit bitterness. Good session ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2006
Metallic golden-orange body with faint pale suspended particles and a scattering white head. Very bright, fresh green hop aroma with notes of candied citrus, apricot, and a lightly sweet pale malt backing. Sweet fruity hop flavor melds with fresh pale malts and a light toasty edge. Medium-high tongue-numbing bitterness. Overall impression is a little too sweet, but still very solid.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ty5592 (1018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2006
Very good IPA. Golden with no head. Fresh citrus aroma. The taste was of piney and fresh citrus hops. Clean bitter hop finish. I thought this was gonna be weak and tired, but it proved me wrong. Solid brew.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
XCKC (13) - Tigard, Oregon, USA - NOV 24, 2006
Taken from the website: "Made with 43 different hops and 65 various malts" There is nothing significant about this beer. And I am confused becuase Ive heard more impressive work from this brewer. The color is an umimpressive weak copper with yellow hue. It doesnt stand a chance among any other IPA, nor any other brew. The hops are apparent, gave it a slight pine citrus taste. I actually suggest going to the website to read what the brewer says about the beer. Its just as confusing to me as the people who continue to buy it are.


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