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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Montana’s most award winning IPA -A GOLD MEDAL WINNER at the Great American Beer Festival (2001). Beating out 98 other IPA’s and chosen as the best IPA in the country. It was also voted Best IPA in Montana at the Montana Beer Festival and the best IPA and best overall at The Helena Cool Dog Ball and Microbrew Review. It’s amber color and incredible hoppy aroma (plenty of Cascade & Centennial hops) will keep you coming back for more.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16225) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2010
Draft @ the Brewpub. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish with hints of citrus in the aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11316) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 10, 2006
(draft) Cloudy amber body topped by a pillowy off-white head, nice lacing. Aroma is mild, medium sweet, floarl/orange. Taste is moderately sweet, floral/orabge, light caramel, peach. Medium-full body with light chewiness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11061) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2010
on tap-pours a thin rich light tan head and cloudy gold color. Aroma is lemon/pine, some light/medium malt. Taste is lemon/pine/resin hops bite, secondary light/medium malt-caramel. Dryish finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ratman197 (9440) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 18, 2012
Can poured a clear orange amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of skunk bud, pine resin, biscuit, earthiness and citrus. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, skunk bud, pine resin and grapefruit with a smooth dry bitter lingering grapefruit finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (7855) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2011
unfiltered cloudy amber with a white head. mild nose is hop focused: medium light citrus fruit with a pale biscuit / sourdough character supplied by yeast and malt. creamy texture with somewhat subdued hop flavors but pronounced hop bitterness - the caustic quality suggests high acid centennial. medium body, frothy middle thinning in the finish. decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6438) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2013
Can. Dark orange amber, golden head. Sweet and malty, with soft tropical fruit hop accents. A malty IPA, with nice hop flavours, quite sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6300) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 25, 2013
12 oz can shared by beerboxer. Pours amber with a rich beige head and a toffee aroma. There is a medium-bodied caramel malt flavor with a mildly bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (5787) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 15, 2012
On tap in Denver for GABF 2012. Pours a bright golden color with a thick white head. A sweet nose of fruity hops and butter (I think a light infection set into this at GABF). Sweet caramel, citrus, earthy at times. Very mellow. Easy to drink. Decent. Will re-rate if possible.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5276) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Sampled on 10/11/2012 at GABF. This India Pale Ale pours a medium gold color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is citrusy hops, fruity and sweet. A medium bodied India Pale Ale. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are citrusy and floral. Decent carbonation. Medium bitterness that lingers on for quite a while. Crisp and clean. Nice drinking IPA. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2013
Thanks, Ryan. Mild floral and earthy hops. Medium body with a moderate bitterness. Fairly dry. Nice floral, leafy finish.


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