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RATINGS: 2106   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4349) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2005
(From a trade with Dark Elf-thanks) A high quality ipa. The aroma starts with a powerful hint of brandy that faded in only a few seconds. Ordinary appearance; short lived head, gold in color. Different flavors all related to hops. There is dry grass and some citrus, with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10111) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2005
Bottled: Dark golden/amber coloured. Clear. Dark beige dense head. Lasting. Flowers, fruit, herbs and sweetness in the aroma. Flavour is malty and sweet with a herbal hoppyness. Is quite grassy. Well balanced and medium bodied. Is medium bitter in the end. Quite good one.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Padron4KM (531) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - SEP 29, 2005
12 oz bottle. Pours out clear amber, with a fluffy, two finger tan head that lasts and lasts. When it finaly does start to recede, it leaves rings of sticky lace.
Aroma is sweet malt up front, with some grapefruit and orange oil as it warms.
Flavor is lightly malty, around some citrusy hops.
Finish is mildly bitter.
Nicely balanced, will definately buy again.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
icarus (57) - The Colony, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2005
Hop aftertaste that tastes good at room temp, that’s what makes a good product. I highly recommend this brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 16, 2005
pours a beutiful orange colour, nice head i guess, good lacing though...has a awesome sweet hopped up smell, and a sweet taste, a good solid brew that has a good clean bitters

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - SEP 15, 2005
Poured a clear copper color with a small off-white head. Aroma of citrus grapefruity hops and fuity sweet malt underneath. Malt at front and back, before the moderate sized bitter finish, with grapefruit rind running down the center. Medium bodied. Didn’t expect this to be so good when I picked it up.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - SEP 2, 2005
Pours light brown with a nice white head. Aroma is fruity hops. Taste is full of hops with a great malty back to it. Full mouthfeel. Somewhat piney. A great IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmcguire1969 (161) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - AUG 26, 2005
This one is unique. It’s not like it’s west coast brothers...this IPA has a different malt profile and hop character than your typical west coast style IPA. Maybe this has more English IPA style to it...I need to try more of those. The aroma is malty with a bit of alcohol coming through. Taste is much the same...toasty malt and good hop flavor. These hops are all flavor and no bittering or aroma...to bad so sad. Still, this in an IPA that’s on my regular "BUY" rotation.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chilehead (186) - Laguna Niguel, California, USA - AUG 26, 2005
Deep copper color with a light head. Bit fizzy on the mouth. Nose has some prunes and lots and lots of hops. Mouth also very hoppy, bit bitter. Not very balanced, but as I’m a hop head, still quite good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
buddahmind (39) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 25, 2005
I do like this beer. I cannot say what makes it more appealing the more i drink it. Maybe they’re getting better all the time. Nice Hops... maybe just the right amount on some days. Wouldn’t do on a heavy flow day though. Viva le hop!


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