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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Lucky Bucket’s Original American IPA begins with a nice malt bill that lets the brew stand up to the mountain of hops added later. After the boil, the hot wort (the beer before it’s really beer) is fired through a hop back, a unique four-barrel stainless steel tank filled with a gratuitous amount of raw flower Amarillo, Centennial, and Cascade hops, extracting the aromatic oils and flavor of the hops. Followed with additional dry hopping in the fermenter, the end result is a big, well-balanced West Coast-style IPA with terrific hop flavor and aroma.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, peach. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sharp hops, fruit, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130406]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - MAY 23, 2013
A well weighted, if tad ubiqutious IPA. Moderate citrus hop flavours with a good balance of the toffee, bready malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (2640) - California, USA - MAY 20, 2013
20 May 2013, bottle. yellow, faintly hazy, steady bubbles, thick foamy head. nose is kind of orange-creamsicle. thin body and moderately fizzy. sweet malt with some grassy bitterness. decent, easy drinking, inoffensive.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 9, 2013
A - Pours a slightly hazy amber with a a white heads that melds into a thin white collar. S - Grapefruit, pineapple, orange bitter/sweet, centennial and cascade hops showing, sweet pale malt. Floral woody hop resin surrounding the sides of the glass. T - Tropical bitterness off the top, pineapple bitter, nice toasted pale malt with notes of caramel, a grapefruit sweetness takes over the the sides of tongue, finishes with a mouth swarming bittering fruit flavor. Finishes with a mix of caramel and strawberry type fruit. M - Moderate carbonation, medium bodied, a tad too much carbonation. Great IPA here. Great malt backbone with plenty of flavorfull and bittering hops to back it up. Very balanced with a great hop profile. Excellent! Serving type: bottle 05-10-2011

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2163) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 9, 2013
I picked this up at the Yokohama’s Brewers Cup from the AQ Bevolution stand. 6.3% A nice orange color with a decent head and a floral aroma. Mango and grapefruit, definitely tropical fruitish. The flavor is quite bitter but pleasant with fruit hoppiness first followed by a more piney finish. Pretty nice. It is a really solid IPA, give it a try!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is greasy grapefruity hops. Mild spiced to light herbal. Grapefruity and citrusy. Bitter and crisp fruity finish, persisting greasy oily hops.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of SpringsLicker. Pours golden with a slight haze and a white head. Perfumy nose - with a tang of puke. Medium body, sweet body and some perfumy hops - with a very unclean edge. Ends bitter. 060413

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11236) - DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle, 6.3%. Hazy golden with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, citrus and peach. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, hops, citrus, peach, little grapefruit and medium bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11342) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and rather bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 060413

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14089) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich bitter hops, pine, flowers, rich malt and grain.


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