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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
India Pale Ale: Old school version of an IPA. Still balanced; not a ‘one trick pony’ pale. Named after the country song “It’s hard to kiss the lips at night that chew your ass out all day long”.


3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3575) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 23, 2009
Pours a blonde color with a nice head and good head retention. The aroma is melony hops and cat pee, I love the hops and I hate the urine. The flavor is better with some nice biscuit malt and citrusy hops, overall pretty bitter and dry. I’d like to try it again; the whole cat pee thing really threw this one off for me though.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (30682) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2009
Bottled. An unclear amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of sweet malt and lots of hops as well as lighter notes of citrus. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and citrus, leading to a dry, strawy, and hoppy finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 7, 2009
Buggy, cidery, almost sour ale-y nose. Some earthy hop notes, lemon and caramel are there as well. Golden orange pour with some chill haze, nice lace and a decent fizzy head. Odd, buggy, tart, with flavors of lemon and cider. Some earthy bitterness as well. Very carbonated. I wish I could have tried the version that averages 3.4 instead of the version that is an infected mess.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5090) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Draft at The Old Fashioned. Hazy orange-tan color. Thin head. Earthy hop aromas and flavor tones. Pleasant citrus hoppy character. Easy drinking, with lots of English IPA touches. Lemony sour biscuit malt. A very nice, sessionable IPA, somewhat creamy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 11, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2012 Beer number one of my IPA re-rate project. Particulate laden amber with an extra large meringue taupe head that fades slowly. Aroma is grainy with citrus, caramel and bready notes. Taste of floral and citrus hops, orange, mild grains and moderate bitterness.

07-11-09 7-2-7-2-14
One gusher of a bottle, this thing could stand next to old faithful at Yellowstone and fit right in. Explosion of head in every minuscule pour, it took a long time to fill up the glass. Golden orange-red with suspended thingamajiggies hanging out underneath the sixty-two finger off-white head that just sort of sat there looking like a beer float…. I’d kiss your lips but you won’t let me… Citrus, orange and floral hops mix it up with caramel malt to make a decent aroma. Caramel, citrus hops and milt fruit make up the tastes. Over carbonated for sure and bit abrasive, this one finishes up moderately bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sebletitje (7879) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 3, 2009
courtesy of abends. pours golden with thick gouging white head. To the point where it was over carbonated and could not even drop beer without everything foaming up. Aroma of grassy/herbal hops, fresh flavor of hops, some fruit notes apple/citrus. Taste, hoppy, citrusy, light yeast, herbal.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JUN 2, 2009
Bottle. Decent floral aroma with some citrus. Orange body with white head. Good citrus flavor with some sweet sugars in the mix. Good IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msante79 (2216) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2009
12oz bottle from Woodman’s in Madison. Pours clear golden orange with white head. Tons of sediment. Aroma is orange, hops, and caramel malts. Flavor is hops, orange and other citrus flavors, and some caramel malt. Finishes bitter with decent mouthfeel. Average IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DietPepsican (1531) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - MAR 1, 2009
Yellow pour with a small white head. Citrus and grain aroma. Flavor has orange, cream, plastic hops, dirt, and goofy caramel malt. Some flowers come through as well. Finishes ehhhh, no thanks.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scubatrip (605) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2009
From the bottle, pours a translucent orange-yellow with a very thin white bubbly head. Aroma is light and of citrus and floral hops. Taste is the same, pretty light, while floral flavor hops dominate the palate. Thin and watery, this has some flavor, and I could drink a few of these, but there are other IPAs I would choose above this one.


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