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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerproject (129) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Aroma is strong american hops, citrus and pine. Taste is bitter up front, followed by citrus hop flavor with a fairly dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3893) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 19, 2012
Golden amber color. Earthy, pine and caramel in the nose. Well balanced, not too heavy, moderately bitter, well balanced. Easy drinking but enjoyable. Really nice lingering finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Deforestation (5) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 9, 2012 does not count
Walelelel. Too dark to see. Boobs. Walelel. Character minimum too high. Booooooooobs.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11615) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Draft. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate bittersweet flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of medium duration. My expectations where met.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (3692) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Pours dark orange from the bottle. A ton of head that stick all the way. Nutty and malty IPA. Decent hops android bitterness. Pretty good. Would have again

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (9118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2012
On draught at Puckett’s Grocery in Franklin. Cloudy orange-gold color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily to an outer ring. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of grassy hops, malt and citrusy. Medium body with a citrusy hops character and notes of earthy malt and pine. The finish is hoppy with a zesty citrus aftertaste. Above average overall.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
boydmarq (50) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - MAY 26, 2012
12 ounce bottle. grapefruit aroma. nice bite on the front end. reminds me quite a bit of sierra nevada pale ale.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2012
Cloudy light orange, pillowy white head. Good citrus aroma of orange and grapefruit with a little underbrush. More orange and lemon on the palate which is rich, round amd hoppy. Very bright and flavorful, I really like this ipa.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10720) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2012
Bottle poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, pine and citrus. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, pine and grapefruit with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trev (1985) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Bottle: Amber pour with a medium tight creamy off white head. aroma is caramel, citrus and herbal hop. Flavour is caramel maltiness, light burnt sugar, herbal/floral hop, medium malt backbone, lighter citrus coming through in the finish.


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