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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Hoppy and malty, Chinook and Cascade hops.


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NWHopHead99 (58) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - FEB 28, 2002
Another fine IPA to add to the list of favorites! I still think I favored Rogue’s Brutal Bitter, (not nessasarily an IPA), but this was a very smooth beer with great upfront hoppiness, and a thich aftertaste that was neither too bitter or sweet.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Date: September 08, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brouwer’s Cafe, Seattle
Appearance: clear dark copper, cremy beige head, lots of lace
Aroma: sweet crystal malt aroma, lots of citrus hops
Flavor: sweet caramel and crystal malt flavor, lots of citrus, bitter rind, light breadyness, touch of butterscotch, balancing bitter finish
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackson220 (136) - new lenox, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2007
amber...citus aroma..smooth finish and nice aftertaste...had it before they said bye bye to it... cya hardly knew yah

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2006
Draft at Brouwer’s Cafe Hopfest ’06. Clear amber with a scant head that quickly becomes a ring of foam. Minimal aroma, but some oranges, grass and tea can be found. Tastes of fruit and leather. A bit watery in places, with a dry finish. Not sure what went wrong here, but this is not my favorite IPA by a long shot. Hope I’re rating the right beer here. Looks like it has been retired for several years, which would explain the taste.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
after4ever (6129) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2006
Draft at Brouwer’s Cafe Hopfest ’06. **NOTE**: This review applies to the "Liberty" DH version. Not sure if I have the right parent beer, honestly. Gold, maybe a little bit of ruby, with a tiny little head and less lace. Bready yeasty nose. Palate’s all sweet malt and raspberries. Poor palate. Gonna get blamed for all kinds of wrongs. To be avoided.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crit (3350) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2003
Bronze with good head.Light green hop nose and flavor throughout

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillKismet (3335) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 27, 2002
Beautiful bronze/brass beer with a perfect head. Slight chinook/cascade hop aroma and flavor with a small, but constant and unrefined bitterness. This is a rather light bodied IPA. While easy drinking, it is unexceptional and does not distinguish itself among northwest IPA’s.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HoppedHead (106) - seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 20, 2002
Very Good Ipa, reddish in color, grapefruit/cirus aroma with floral hints, citrus flavor really comes through, great example of chinook and cascade working together! Great bitterness, flavor and aroma, perfectly hopped ale!


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