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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Workhorse is a true West Coast IPA, featuring over-the-top hop flavor and aroma. Three separate dry hop additions in the fermenter make this one of our hoppiest beers to date. 7.5% ALC by Volume. 17º Plato O.G. 3º Plato T.G. 80 IBU

ACHops' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACHops (839) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 24, 2012
On tap @ Beer Junction. Pours clear pale orange with thin head. Aroma is grapefruit hops. Taste is solid caramel malt base with a ton of hop flavor; grapefruit, pine, and floral. Nice alcohol to pull it all together. Truly one if the best balanced IPAs around. Glad to see this back. Gearhead is a weak sibling to this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (8154) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods Plymouth Meeting. Pours copper with off-white head Nose is floral, fruity, with notes of black pepper, pineapple, melon. Tastes hoppy, piney, with pineapple, tangerine, a bitter finish, and huge IBU level.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (2447) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 19, 2015
Bomber. Malty, herbal nose, with some grass. Amber/brown color, filmy head. Caramel, good hop mix of citrus/pine, mild finish, with decent light hop track. Medium body. Well-balanced, with an edge toward the sweet caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reggiedunlop (3328) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Pours a clear golden/orange with a medium white head...thin lacing rings. Aroma has a good bit of pineapple and orange...some tea notes...boozy heat. Flavor is more grapefruity with piney/resinous and earthy bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and a bit oily with a dry and bitter/resinous finish that lingers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vyvvy (4382) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - FEB 8, 2015
On tap at the brewpub - Pours golden copper with a white head. The aroma has caramel malt with fruity and citrusy hops. It has a medium rich body with lots of soft carbonation. The taste has fruity hops which tropical and stone fruit aspects. Its also pretty dank and has gentle caramel malt giving a nice balance. The finish has huge pineapple and mango flavors. Really good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Underdogs88 (204) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Citrus tropical hop aroma. Appearance is copper with a thick white head with good retention. Flavor is full of citrus and tropical hop flavor. Malt flavor consists of caramel, bready notes. Bitterness is clean. Mouthfeel is medium with medium carbonation. Overall, it's a good ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WABeerFiend (274) - - JAN 18, 2015
Copied from my BA review. Hops: Citra, Galaxy, El Dorado, Columbus. Malts: Great Western 2 Row, Crystal, Dextrin. 80 IBUs. 07.22.14 Bottle date. Poured from 12 oz bottle into a tumbler glass on 09.12.14. A: See through amber. 2 finger head. S: Loads of grapefruit, some pine. West Coast style for sure. T: Orange, apricot, and mango dominate. Pineapple, hop resin, flower, and some spiciness too. M: Crisp with enough carbonation. O: A solid West Coast style IPA. I picked this one up after hearing good things, it being on lists of top IPAs and whatnot, and it was not disappointing. It’s surprisingly refreshing and easy to drink, which seems weird with the 7.5% ABV. It’s very well balanced and complex. It also has a really nice lingering pineapple sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerdedDave (629) - - JAN 17, 2015
on tap somewhere in Philadelphia (it was pretty late and I have no idea where we were); bright amber color; great, citrusy hop aroma; great citrusy hop flavor on a medium bodied, bready malt base

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2604) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle from Fred Meyer. Medium copper in color. Huge hop nose. Some pine and a bit of tropical fruit as well. Solid hopiness with a good deal of tropical fruit. Good IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2482) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 23, 2014
This is what NW IPAs are all about, big and hoppy, beautiful pour with medium fluffy head, nice resiny aroma, more hoppy taste with an oily resin finish. Great looking and tasting, from start to finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
60minuteman (938) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2014
A predominately hoppy IPA built on undertones of hop, citrus, wheat, malt, spice and cinnamon I am thinking. Aroma is piney hop and yeast. Very bitter on the tongue but disappears quickly. Very sticky. Very nice.

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