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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Swift and silent, full of flavor. This skilled, shadowy master of IPAs will take you by surprise yet honorably leave your palate intact. Aggressive late hop additions tempered with a stealthy, fleeting bitterness make Shadow Ninja IPA a formidable and respectable beer.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maddmatt639 (331) - Pacifica, California, USA - APR 5, 2014
Good retention and medium lacing. Smells of floral, citrus and oranges. Tastes of orange, grapefruit and sweet malt. Light bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (1893) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 29, 2016
Tap at the brewery. A: Clear orange in color, thin white head. N: Grapefruit, biscuit, orange syrup, pineapple, some light pine, and earth. T: Good amount of bitterness, and a moderating sweetness. M: Medium resinous body, light alcohol burn, soft carbonation. O: Good IPA. Hits all the marks, but it certainly won’t give you a new appreciation for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (1675) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - APR 19, 2016
gold pour with big creamy head. Aroma grassy, herbal medicinal hops. Tastes big pine, tangerines, nectarines. Wow lots of hop flavor. Tingly mild bitter. pils grain finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (2040) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 4, 2016
Rating #1649 - #CBC2015 Beer 34 - Day 3. Pours a golden amber, oderate white cap. Aroma is caramel malt, orange zest. Medium carbonation, medium bodied. Assertive bitterness up front.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4344) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear amber color with a smallish white head on there. Nose is subtle, but has some really nice floral and fruity elements to it. Taste is moderately bitter and fairly light, but doesn’t come off too crisp or fresh. Decent, though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (6107) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Cool beer. Fruity balanced nose pale malt some white sugar some dank and tropical notes. Gold Amber pour great head. Flavored are super balanced similar fruity danky soft sweet balanced pale malt. Good stuff. Drinkable flavorful nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
JMStickley (4) - - OCT 25, 2015 does not count
10/24/15 Lake Theater and Cafe with mom. 8pm showing of The Martian. Lake Oswego, Oregon.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mages64 (72) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Big bold malt backs up huge hop aroma and oils. Notes of tropical and pine plus what tastes like a very well made english malt base. I hope to see more and more of these guys in the future!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13112) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Bomber poured a clear golden amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of biscuit, pink grapefruit, cantaloupe and peach. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of biscuot, grapefruit and pine with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle:   Orange colored, faint haze, large frothy off-white head, nice lacing.   Muted hop nose, very faint earth, even fainter vegetal aspect.   Not too bright, a touch pungent.   Soft hop bitterness on the tongue, dull and a bit dingy, seems to be of a pithy citrus kind.   Nothing about this one is bright.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes with a muted hoppiness, light sweetness, faint citrus peel lingering.   Its like its crying out to be more citrusy, but its just too subdued and muted.   Not offensive, but just a bit boring.   Despite the slight vegetal big on the nose, it doesnt come across on the tongue.   Decent, but not one I would reach for again.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Craftbrewhaha (80) - - OCT 1, 2015
This is everything I want from an IPA! Great aroma, light bodied and a good bitterness but nothing too intense. I’m really happy to finally see this beer in the Seattle area!


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