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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This distinctive unfiltered pale ale is brewed especially for hop lovers. It is assertively hopped with Mt. Hood, Amarillo, and Ahtanum.

2007 and before - 7.3% ABV

2008 - 6% ABV


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5415) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle from Chevy Chase Wine and Liquors. Dark amber body with big, soapy head. Nose is hoppy but also caramel and plummy notes. Taste is of hops, spices, coriander, citrus. Nice prickly finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
raymow (1374) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2016
on tap at the brewpub in Richmond - nice hop aroma and flavor. Pale golden color. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (2443) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Backlog. Draft->4oz taster. Orange-gold with small white head. Loads of pine hops with some citrus and some caramel malt. Decent, one of the better Legend offerings.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (7230) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 27, 2015
Easy drinking and well balanced. Light bitterness. Light citrus. Pours clear orange. Good malt backbone. Touch of mint on finish. Stomach purifying hops. Tap at jackpot.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radio_nowhere (1378) - Maryland, USA - APR 12, 2015
Draft sample at Cherry Blossom Beer & Wine fest, clear darker golden color with off-white head. Aroma notes of strong pine/citrus hops, caramel and toasted malt. Taste adds resin, lemon zest, grain and light fruitiness. Medium body, low-moderate carbonation, dry with lingering strong citrus/pine hop finish. Strong bitter IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnwokedi89 (106) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Hop based aroma with a bitter after taste but very very smooth finish. Great beer for hop lovers!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (1275) - - JUN 18, 2014
on tap at the brewpub; dark amber color; piney hops and caramel malt aroma; piney, citrusy hops on a medium-bodied caramel malt base

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (5673) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2014
From notes, consumed on 5/28/13. Bottle poured into a tulip. Pours dark gold/amber with 2 fingers of off-white head. Head fades moderately, good head retention and lacing. Bits of floating sediment throughout. Aromas of toast, pine/resin, light lemon/lime, apple, caramel. Tasting notes of big hops, pine, grapefruit, citrus fruit and rind, toasty malt. Medium body with a bitter dry finish. Good carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Amber brown with minimal head poured from a tap. A little citrus taste but overall a little more hops. Decent ipa

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2767) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - SEP 14, 2013
On tap 4 oz. taste at DC Beer Fest at Nationals Park in SE Washington, DC. Clear, medium-dark amber with an off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of caramel, pine, citrus, floral hops and light fruit. Taste of caramel, pine, floral hops, citrus and light fruit. Medium body and medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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