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RATINGS: 2204   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.

Macegan75's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Macegan75 (703) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Draft at CAH. Pours pale gold with some head that leaves sticky lacing in the top of the glass. Nose is mild spicy hops and biscuity notes, nice citruus in the first sip but the dryer finish is slightly disappointing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Banksiz (33) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Pours a mid-to-light amber. Nose is a resinous-piney with some malt, very different form the usable cascade-accented west coast IPAs. Sweetness and maltiness nicely balance the hop bitterness. The hop flavor isn’t as complex as one of the very best IPAs, but this is quibbling. Pleasant bitter finish with no harshness in the aftertaste. This is a terrific IPA. And it’s available in 24-packs at CostCo.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ozckr (270) - Barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 26, 2014
citrus, amber, hazy, light sweetness, very bitter, medium sourness, light body, oily feel, lively,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (1883) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 24, 2014
33 cl bottle, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Clear gold, sweet honey-pine aroma. Sharp hop flavour, honey sweetness, then a long mellow pepper citrus finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martin243 (794) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
O.K. My on -off relationship with Wetherspoons takes another swing:. Having paid £4+ a pint for some fairly ordinary "craft " beer in Newcastle, we called into the Tilley Stone, Gateshead on the way home for a last one, and they sold me a 355ml bottle of this for £2.50p. Now this is not the greatest IPA ever brewed, but it’s certainly up there in the premier league, ticking all the boxes. Robust, a goodly dose of hops proper ABV: Unless ’Spoons have something I’m more curious about, my default drink there from now on. However, I HATE the commercial description and wish terrible things on the sun-kissed Californian bubble-heed what wrote that shite. And yes, I am a cheapskate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FestDecBeet (203) - - NOV 19, 2014
Look: pours a darker golden color. White head. Very clear. Smell: cat piss, citrus fruit. Taste: hop forward. Cat piss. Grapefruit, lemons. Feel: medium carbonation. Dry, leaves u wanting more on every sip. Overall: nice ipa. Well done. Makes you want more each time. First drank: 11/19/14 Sol Bistro Dexatur, IL

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
AtronSeige (676) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 17, 2014
Aroma: High hops.fruity, grapefruit pith, Medium-high spicy, Medium, floral, grassy. Appearance: Body: Clear, gold. Head: Medium, white, good retention. Lacing! Flavour: Medium-high hops, spicy, Medium floral, fruity. Medium malt, biscuit. Medium-high bitterness. Dry finish with lingering bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium body, Medium-low carbonation, creamy. light astringency. Overall: Wonderfully complex! Amazing beer. 355 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 14A. English IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9725) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle at the Crown Rivers, T5, pre US warm up and one I’ve had many times but never got round to rating 07/11/14. Clear golden orange with a decent off white head that collapses to a swirl and edgeing. Nose is floral, juicy hops, pine, bitter citrics, grapefruit, straw. Taste comprises orange pith, pine, floral hop, grapefruit linger, tangy citricana. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with semi aggressive hop bitterness. Solid IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (946) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
355ml bottle, pours clear light golden brown, small white head. Aroma of caramel malts and resiny hop with light citrus notes, floral and spice leading into a long dry bitter finish. Tasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
clincomedic (5) - - NOV 12, 2014 does not count
Good hoppy flavor but falls a little flat on aftertaste. Low carbonation . Good color.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3057) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 10, 2014
Sample, draught, 4 ounces, during the Bacon and Beer Fest in New York with Luc Bourbonnière, savoured on July 26 2014; eye: amber, tiny sheet of off-white head, no lacing; nose: resinous hops, light fruity, slight malt; mouth: resinous hops, light fruity, slight malt, finale in hops with slight presence of pine, medium-full body, average carbonation, mildly bitter, slightly sweet, barely harsh texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon, en fût, 4 onces, durant le Bacon and Beer Fest à New York avec Luc Bourbonnière, savourée le 26 juillet 2014; œil : ambrée, petite couverture de mousse blanc cassé, pas de dentelle; nez : houblon résineux, léger fruité, très léger malt; bouche : houblon résineux, léger fruité, très léger malt, finale en houblon avec très légère présence de pin, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement amère, très légèrement sucrée, texture à peine râpeuse; en résumé : bien

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