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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This IPA pushes the boundaries (BJCP American IPA top-7.5% ABV/70 IBU) and delivers what you would expect. This aggressively hoped IPA awakens the senses with aromas of citrus, fruit, and pine but will bombard your taste buds (with hops, a subtle malt sweetness and notes of caramel) that will put a smile on your face. Available for a limited time on draft.

Formerly known as Hop Prop IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8973) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Sample at Great Taste of the Midwest on 08/09/2014: Slightly hazy copper color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily to a film. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of piney hops, fruit and malt. Medium body with a flavors of resiny hops, citrus and malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a citrusy hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (2509) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle from Zipp’s Liquors. Generous citrusy hopping in aroma, some caramel candy. Red/copper color. Citrus, caramel steps in, some pine, goes to balance, a bit more grapefruit in mid and final, and light bitter tracks. Medium body. Pretty standard IPA. Tasty and all, for sure, but not a lot of depth here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (7798) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2014
12oz bottle, purchased from Brennan’s in Madison during my stay for GTMW. Pours a mostly hazy darker orange color. Thin off-white head, leaving decent bits of lace. Good bigger piney hop, some orange citrus, resin. Light caramel malt. Moderate to bigger bitter taste. Lighter sweet. Medium plus body. Smooth, kind of crisp, lighter carbonation. Solid IPA. Day was dragging on a bit, this certainly woke my senses up a little, as advertised.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (8497) - Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Draft. Your standard west/midwest style. More malt but very high abu, citrus and pine. Very close to a dipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiveacestx (703) - Texas, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle - very earthy tasting IPA that has a dirty cloudy dark orange look that usually goes along with this type of IPA. Has a dank aroma, medium body and finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (730) - Iowa, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Draft. Pours clear golden with nice white head. Nose and taste is nice pineapple.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (723) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Pours a hazy orange. Overall it’s clean, crisp, with a slightly lingering grapefruit finish. Just a little too bitter in the finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wilnatp (630) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2014
One of or the best IPAs of the day. Tasted at Stanley’s Beer and Bacon Fest - May 17th, 2014 during Art-A-Whirl in Northeast. Notes were a bit light.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
matt4054 (35) - Cottage Grove, Minnesota, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Very hoppy Minnesota beer, great smell and bitter aftertaste. Heavy to drink. Good for hop drinkers, but a little too much for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scipio (743) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Pours a hazy caramel in color with a long lasting off white head. The aroma consists of caramel and pine on top, to go along with grapefruit, pineapple, orange and grassy hops. The taste is bitter yet with a citrus tartness. There is pineapple and grapefruit standing out. Lesser impressions are pine, caramel, and floral hops. Aftertaste has grapefruit and pine, which is mild yet lingering. Medium in body, with a sticky texture, and lots of lively carbonation. This is a very solid IPA overall. Its bery drinkable and it isn’t to strong either. Recommended.

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