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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our IPA has an Intense hop aroma and strong malt body, followed by a smooth clean finish. Pacific Northwest malted barley with hops from the fields of Yakima have come together to create this IPA that is very hoppy but very balanced with complex malt flavors. The IPA is best served cool, not ice cold so as not to subdue the hop aroma. The perfect beer for any day.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2008
Draught: Aroma of fruit, hops, strawberries, and pine. Poured amber in color with a big, dense, white head that lasted throughout. Sparkling. Hazy. Good lacing. Flavor is light to medium bitter and lightly sweet. Tastes of hops, pine, fruit, and grapefruit. Not all that bitter. Medium body. Slightly sticky, dry texture. Average to lively carbonation. Fruity, hoppy, lightly dry finish. Very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stchloe (793) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 1, 2008
This is just the regular IPA but it kicks hop behind, and is better than their DIPA. Super hoppy and carbonated, mmmm.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5004) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 3, 2008
12oz Bottle - 99 Bottles - Federal Way, WA
Aroma – Big hops nose with good malt backing.
Appearance – Dark golden in color, light head and clear.
Flavor – Big hops aroma with a great malt balance. This was a great IPA.
Palate – Great IPA Mouthfeel, Good texture with a nice dry IPA finish.
Overall – This is one of the better IPA’s I have had in the past few months.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 7, 2008
(22oz bottle, thanks acrdz). Peach juice colored ale with an off white head. Peachy floral aromas ride waves of brown sugar and caramel. Grapefruit and floral hop bitterness balances well on notes of caramel and toasted fuzzy fruits. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bittersweet finish. Session worthy in my book...

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2008
(Bottle) Pours a lightly hazy copper body with a small white head. Aroma of caramel, citrus, light cherry, and toffee. Flavor of sweet apricot, caramel malt, mild hops, toasted grain, and spoiled vegetable with a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11562) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 3, 2008
(22oz bottle, thanks acrdz) Hazy amber body with small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/orange, some earthiness. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, some orange. Medium body, some acidity, some duskiness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - MAY 2, 2008
22oz bottle, courtesy of acrdz. Thanks, Mike! Pours a ruby-orange color; white head with patchy lacing. Earthy and floral hops in the aroma; an earthy malt core underneath. Medium-to-full mouthfeel: earthy and floral, chewy hops (following the aroma); plenty of chewiness, a touch sticky; not overly interesting, and I found it hard to drink much of this. Lengthy, sticky hop finish: earthiness, sugar, and candy.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8100) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 2, 2008
A light haze on a red and copper colored body, far darker than any IPA should be, and far too red. Get ready for some caramel malt. But, first whiff, it’s actually nice – a lot of fruit and fruit sugars in the nose: maraschino cherries, fruity cocktail, pear syrup, etc. Has a medium bitterness that’s tempered somewhat by the fruit sugars, and the flavor shows off more of the crystal malt caramel flavors and chewiness, but it’s actually quite nice, and it goes well with the hoppy, fruity, crystalline hop cone sugariness. Better than expected.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4143) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 29, 2008
Bottle... Poured clear amber with a foamy beige head. Aroma of yeast and pine and hops. Silky palate with flavors of oaky alcohol, woodsy spices, hops and sweet malt characters. I nice mix-up from your run of the mill IPAs.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lothore (555) - California, USA - APR 26, 2008
A- Pours a deep orange with a 1 finger eggshell head which leaves quite a bit of lacing as it dissapates. S- Smell is supersweet and floral. Already I am starting to get a little apprehensive about this one. T- Taste is definitely hoppy but also has what I can only describe as a soapy sweetness. This one definitely did not hit me the right way. M- Semi viscous, a good amount of carbonation. D- I found this one very hard to drink. The soapiness in the taste really threw me off.


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