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Laurelwood Workhorse IPA
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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   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. 17ļ Plato O.G. 3ļ Plato T.G. 80 IBU


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ballz (1) - Oregon City, Oregon, USA - MAR 22, 2013 does not count
Very good IPA and thatís saying alot living in Oregon ,land of the IPAs. Love Lauelwood Beer!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Davhgbrew (889) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2014
Big citrusy, piney, resiny hop aroma. Cloudy light amber. White lacing, medium bodied. Very dry, resiny and grapefruity hop flavor. Has a bit of an earthy aspect in the finish. Big west coast dry hopped ipa. Prob one of the best bottled ipaís Iíve had in a while.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 30, 2008
On tap at Laurelwood on 52nd and Sandy (not the pizza place). Light golden-orange color with big off-white head that laces well. Intense fruity, almost tropical aroma. Grapefruit, pineapple, mandarin, tangerine and biscuits & honey. Some red apple. Soft creamy bubbles and low carbonation make this medium bodied brew smooth and very drinkable. Sweet lightly toasted biscuity malt is bursting with juicy hop flavors. Big pink grapefruit impression, orange, tangerine and piney resin on a lingering bitter finish without being offensively bitter. Hugely drinkable. Probably the best IPA I found in Portland.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 1, 2009
From a mason jar 1 day old from the brewery...big thanks to Jeff! Hazy dark golden amber with big head. Freaking wonderful nug & citrus aroma. Did someone just smoke a j, or is that just my beer? The hops are perfect; citrus, pine and nugs. Just enough lightly sweet caramel malts bring it all together and keeps the bitterness in check well. At 7.5%, itís got just enough of everything to really shine. Love it. Not sure what you could do to improve much on this...from a hop-heads perspective anyways.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ABaker (4) - Washougal, USA - JUN 10, 2010 does not count
Drank from a 22 oz. bottle. Poured really nice, with a nice head. Had a nice citrusy, hoppy smell. The ale was a a brown, copperish color. Began mild, but after a few drinks the hoppiness came in. A very smooth beer, that I enjoyed.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wchesser (1013) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 29, 2010
Yum....gorgeous amber color with a big head for an IPA, still very miniscule. Amazing aromatics, starts floral and rapidly moves on to honey with a bit of chimayo chile powder. Terrific balance...brings the hops but rounds it out with some malty sweetness AND body. Itís got the grapefruit but this isnít sucking on a yellow pith, itís the ripe pink flesh with a hit of rind as you scrape it out of a split one at the breakfast table. Very pleasantly suprised with this one and favorite against Diamond Knot IPA and Rogue Yellow Snow in a small tasting.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Have enjoyed multiple times in many formats. When fresh, this is one of the very best IPAís from the PNW. This shows dank, piney aromatics from the first pour. Medium bodied, this is quite easy to enjoy. Thick lacing coats the glass. A mix of resin & bright citrus fruit hit the palate & bring you right back to the glass for more. Lingering bitterness from the ample hops. Excellent.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
22415brewery (370) - redmond, Washington, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Hereís a good example where you can clearly taste the difference between a normal dry-hopped ipa and one that has been triple dry-hopped. Pours a hazy deep golden with a raucous head. Thereís a strong resinous background, with fruity and floral tropical notes. The bittering is very smooth and not catty at all. Thereís more citrus and tropical citrus here than anything else. Very nice beer. Very very very good.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - AUG 13, 2010
Love this IPA. Big citrus pineapple nose, juicy and tempting, standing just short of a resin monster. Sunny orange gold, thick white head. Maybe itís a 1.5 IPA. Big body, concentrated pineapple and apricot nectar base, scrubbed down from these aggressive and intense hop additions....though not in the sensory overloading way of a double, just a bright appreciation within the style and flirts with the edge. Beautifully made.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oakes (11874) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 22, 2007
Hazy light amber. The aroma is loaded with tropical fruits from clementines to mango to papaya. Rich bitterness, but with a kiss of sweet malt, and more incredible depths of tropical fruits, now including lychee. The best part is, after this stunning display it finishes with a more resiny, woody punch...I love a beer with a crescendo.


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