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RATINGS: 2149   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.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2009
Golden amber body with a thick lasting tan head. Nice aroma of pine and citrus, very fitting for an IPA. The palate is a bit light, but pretty smooth. The flavor is not quite a good as the aroma would lead me to believe. Biscuit malt sweetness up front is quickly pushed aside in favor of bitter grapefruit and a hint of pine. Not much aftertaste, just a bit of bitterness. A decent IPA.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZacM612 (137) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Pale amber with white lacing head. Aroma of pine and citrus. Complex flavor, a little sweetness, more citrus, and a mildly bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mr_Hops (61) - Michigan, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Aside from having dozens of different hops and dozens of different malts, it’s a good drinking IPA. Clean aroma of grapefruit and citrus. Some mild sweetness. Flavor follows with grapefruit on top and citrus. There’s some sweet finish but not a ton. It’s pretty nice drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (769) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2014
Keg at Euston Tap, Euston. Clear gold with some head & lacing. Massive carbonation. Complex aroma of lemon peel, pine, caramelised vanilla, spruce. Intense bittersweet taste tempered by an herby/umami note. Sweetness in the finish, with a slightly medicinal bittersweet finish. The carbonation supports the medium body. A lovely classic IPA. Aromatic rather than bitter-as-hell, this is a proper US beer!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (217) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - SEP 15, 2014
355 ml bottle shared. Golden yellow color, clear, white head on top. Aromas of pine, lemon, some honey notes. Taste is pretty nice, bitter, with citrus and pine at first, some lemon, some orange, honey and caramel backing up. Light to medium body with medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oldmanriver (51) - Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
Crystal clear deep golden color. Aroma tropical flowers, pine, resin. Classic west coast IPA. On top of a slight cracker bread crust. Med mouth feel. Bright C hops orange peel, dank resinous tropical grapefruit overtop a thin sweet malt base. Finishes dry with slight furry tongue.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1069) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Aroma: resin, flowers. Appearance: dark gold, small creamy white head. Taste: medium bitter. Palate: quite bitter, resin, flowers. Overall: nice IPA, great hops in aroma and palate. Pint at 28 West, Canary Wharf.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Digzis (77) - Nancy, FRANCE - SEP 8, 2014
Goûtée un soir au coin du feu dans Yosemite. Bref, une bonne manière de la déguster. Couleur ambrée, belle mousse. Une IPA assez bien équilibrée, pas trop houblonnée et assez rafraîchissante.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (1234) - - SEP 6, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 4-2-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a hazy golden amber color with a one finger white head. The head has a moderate level of retention, fading over time to give a good level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is big and bold of the citrus hop smells. A large grapefruit hop smell is the heaviest and is mixed with some orange and lemon smells. Mixed with these are some smells of tropical fruits of mango and pineapple as well as smells of a bready and malty nature. Taste – The taste begins with a moderately malty and bready flavor mixed with a good dose of grapefruit hop. Upfront there is a decent caramel sweetness mixed with the hop and malt. As the taste advances the grapefruit hop bitters more in nature as some of the caramel gets lighter and the grapefruit gets a bit more intense. Toward the end some piney hop flavors bring another hop dimension to the beer and mix with a lighter tropical fruit flavor of mango and pineapple as well as the stronger grapefruit and bready flavors to leave a nice bitter but not overly bitter flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average to just above average side in terms of its creaminess and thickness with a carbonation level that is a bit on the lower to average side. Both the slightly thicker body and slightly lower carbonation suit the hop flavors well, but still allow the sweeter flavors to be detected and help balance out the malty and hoppy flavors. Overall – A tasty IPA that is fairly easy drinking without any one aspect being too overpowering producing a fairly well balanced brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy00 (105) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Pours a nice golden color with 2 finger white head. Aroma of citrus and pine. Flavor matches aroma with a bit of a semi-sweet finish. Big bold citrus and pine notes

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (293) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
On tap at the Marquis of Granby, Epsom. Pours golden with a white head. Pine aroma. Malty taste. Bitter sweet finish. Distinctly average IPA.


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