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RATINGS: 64   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11440) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Draft. Crystal clear amber body with medium off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit/orange, light bread. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, pineapple, light bread, orange. Medium body, light resin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2013
12oz bottle-white-hazy gold. A-citrus-orange zest, some lt/med malt. T-citrus-orange/tangerine/spice/floral hops, 2nd lt/med malt. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10544) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2011
GTMW 2011. Poured a clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bitter flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirADNielsen (8963) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Tap @ Northbound. Pours a bit hazy, golden orange appearance with an off white head. Kind of resiny, lightly piney, somewhat bitter hoppy aroma. A bit chewy, grapefruity, bitter piney hoppy, mild citrusy flavor. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7200) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (6275) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2014
12oz bottle, purchased from Brennanís 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 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6069) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 28, 2011
Tap. Man, Iím reading the ratings of my Minnesota brethren below and Iím wondering if Iím crazy, but Iím a pretty big fan of this beer. Awesome citrus and pine resin nose with caramel malt. Medium palate. Taste is sweet citrus hops, a touch of pine, and bready caramel malts. Delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skyview (5172) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - SEP 19, 2011
Sampled during the Minnesota Autumn Brew Review 2011. Pours a clear copper amber colored brew with an average sized off-white head that slowly dissipates. Aroma of orange zest and floral hops, a hint of caramel malt and light pineapple. Taste is medium bodied, mild bitterness with flavors of various citrus and floral hops that hides most of the caramel malt. Finish is mildly bitter that slowly disappears.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4400) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Hazy gold color. Aroma has dry hops. Flavor has lots of citrus and lightly sweet malt. Fairly bitter, with a mild hop burn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4391) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Dark orange color with a small head. Light citrus aroma. Candied orange flavor with light floral notes. Moderate bitterness.

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