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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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To call C-Note very hoppy would be an understatement. Itís brewed with the seven "C" hops (Crystal, Cluster, Cascade, Chinook, Centennial, Columbus and Challenger) and pushes the bitterness limit to 100 International Bitterness Units.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
killjoy966 (677) - Washington, USA - DEC 24, 2011
Bomber @ Chuckís. Smells a little funky. Probably not as good as LSD, but OK in its own right. Does not taste like the advertised 100 IBUs, but that doesnít bother me much.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikebeertaster (114) - washougal, Washington, USA - DEC 20, 2011
Not as bitter as I was expecting from 100 IBU. Seemed to have a little too much of a alcohol taste to the beer. A cloudy caramel color.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nikiel (870) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 10, 2011
On tap at 5-quad with Carla and Michael. Pours deep gold with off-white foam. Smells hoppy with hints of caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BK7 (695) - Turner, Oregon, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Bomber. Big hoppy flavor and bitterness balanced with malty caramel. Good citrus and pine flavors in the background. A smooth drinker with a bitter finish that lingers. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CampesinoTino (726) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Bomber. Reddish copper colored with foamy tan head. The aroma is mostly floral hops, grapefruit and caramel. The flavor goes back and forth between earthy, bready malts and herbal hops with the addition of some orange, grapefruit and apricot notes in the background. The body is creamy for an IPA with moderate carbonation and a bitter finish with a slight citrus aftertaste. For 100 IBUs, itís surprisingly smooth and easy drinking.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drink4Satan (670) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 22, 2011
Pours a nearly opaque amber colour with a sudsy off-white head that leaves dense spotty lacing. The aroma is a righteous bouquet of pine, resin, orange zest, flowery hops and vinous, caramel-like malts. Iím detecting slight oxidation, as there is a sherry component here, but this is certainly due to the cross-country shipping in the summer heat. Iíve had it fresh at the brewpub and that certainly was not detectable there. It kinda feels like a mild barley wine, but Iím not complaining, I dig it. The flavour is extremely bitter, citric and resinous with just the right amount of chewy, caramel-like malt character to back it up. The finish is a bit boozier that the abv might suggest, but itís still incredibly drinkable for a 100 IBU destroyer of senses. The mouthfeel is full and slick with prickly carbonation piercing through the chewiness. For the price, this is a good everyday bomber, for sure.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 22, 2011
Draft at Fifth Quadrant. This one was very malty for an IPA. Tasty, but very malty.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mtjoseph (244) - Murderapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Pours a dark copper with not very much head. Aroma consisting of big caramel, with some slight floral and orange notes hiding behind the caramel. The aroma made me question the freshness a little bit, but upon tasting, I believe its just suppose to be a malt forward IPA (which it definitely is). Toast, caramel, tiny bit of pine make up the flavor. Slightly thin(almost flabby even) on the body, this beer finishes slightly bitter without being very overbearing. Sure doesnít drink like 100 IBUs.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
mattyb83 (736) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Bottle shared by mtjoseph. Pour is a slightly hazy reddish orange color. There is a small ring around the neck of foam. The aroma leaves me wondering if this is just a malt forward ipa or if it is past its prime. Alot of caramel, slight chocolate milk, with just a hint of citrus. Taste has a hint of orange and grapefruit, then mostly caramel towards the mid-palate and on into the finish. Finish is slightly bitter, but not anywhere near what Iíd think of for something that is 100 ibus. Medium bodied with a sticky mouthfeel. This beer lacks the hop punch that I expected from something that is listed at 100 ibus. There is little, to no, bitterness and there isnít a whole lot of citrus or pine present.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeTheYounger (1127) - Claremont, California, USA - JUN 11, 2011
Amber pour thin bubbly white head. Caramel and pine aroma. Taste is burnt toast and lots of bitterness.


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