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RATINGS: 766   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Brewed only once a year with fresh hops hand-picked in Longmont, CO and Warrior hops straight off the vine from Yakima, WA.
Warrior is brewed using a unique style called “Wet Hopping,” which requires only hops that are no more than a day from the vine. “Wet Hopping” imparts only a mild aroma, but an exceptionally fresh unfiltered hop flavor.
2010 vintage 7.6% abv


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vikingbrew (193) - Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2010
I tried this from a 22 oz. bomber. A- orange color with a 3 finger thick head that left a nice lace patter. Highly carbonated S-Very fresh with a floral hop smell of citrus and grass T- fresh well balanced floral orange flavor with a moderate degree of fresh hops that did not leave a long lingering aftertaste. Very smooth. M-Smooth and slightly bitter carbonated brew D-Very smooth and enjoyable. This beer could be consumed in very large quantities in a short period of time if given the chance. Great floral IPA.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (177) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 5, 2014
Hazy brown body, tan head. Faint aroma, mostly hops and some citrus. Soft mouthfeel, carbonation is not very strong. Soft taste with some bitterness. Quite an easy IPA. Not that interesting but alright nevertheless.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (3191) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2014
650 ml bottle. Amber color with whiteish head. Aroma of fruit, caramel, tobacco, marmalade and slight resin. Taste is resin, marmalade, caramel, high bitterness and a resiny, piney finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (1966) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bomber (best by 01/04/14 - a little old but hopefully well worth the 99 cents I paid plus tax) into Le Listermann - nose is caramel and pine. Sip adds citrus and the minty raw hop smell from a freshly opened package of hops. Light body with grapefruit aftertaste. Well worth the 99 cents plus tax. Enjoyable bitterness that is mildly checked by the maltiness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nische (633) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2014
It poured a hazy orange color with an off-white head. The aroma was sweet, malty, caramel and somewhat hoppy with pine and citrus. The taste was quite sweet and a little bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FetMule (96) - - MAR 25, 2014
Bärnstensfärgad vacker öl. Mycket malt och humle, kraftig IPA som jag kommer dricka fler gånger. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jorn69 (761) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2014
@ Ölprovning på Havregatan 7 mars 2014. Knäckig och rejält maltig, en aning humle, grapefrukt, karamell, hög beska, torr.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2165) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle. Amber body with a thick off-white head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange rind, toasted grain, dough, caramel. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Average.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crille (80) - Varberg, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2014
Nice amber color with a large white head. Lots of fruity aromas here, grapefruit, pine and citrus. The taste is as it should be, the fresh hop notes is very good. Caramel, some spicy hop flavor and some biscuit in the background.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Senap (319) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2014
Kraftfull och fyllig ipa i mitten av den amerikanska craft beer traditionen. Helt ok, men kanske inget som utmärker.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamTheBarrel (376) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2014
650ml brown bottle 2013 years vintage, labelled 6.9% ABV, poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Appearance is amber with floaties, a medium sized beige head with good retention. Aroma of grapefruit, orange peels, pine, caramel and bread. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Palate is medium bodied, a slightly sticky texture, average carbonation. A good IPA overall, despite a relatively old bottle consumed just 1 week before the best before date.


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