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Mad Fox Orange Whip IPA
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big and hoppy, Orange Whip IPA feature Hop Union’s Citra Hops which provide intense citrus, pineapple and mango aromas and flavors. 75 IBUs of kettle hops along with 22 pounds dry hopped in the fermenter. Big, as in 17.5 degrees plato and 7.2% ABV.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (20242) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Draft. Hazy orange amber color, white edge head. Aroma of orange peel, bitter grass. Taste is bitter citrus. Like a hopped Grand Marnier. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (12921) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 11, 2010
Draft. Medium beige head atop hazy amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, juicy orange/grapefruit. Medium body, light resin.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11825) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 23, 2010
Tap. Pours hazy amber with an average, creamy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is average malt (cookie, caramel, toasted), heavy hops (floral, grassy, citrus), and average esters (fruity) with notes of pineapple. Flavor is average malt (cookie, caramel, toasted), heavy hops (floral, grassy, citrus), and average esters (fruity) with notes of pineapple. Nicely hopped. Medium-full body, medium warmth and carbonation, low creaminess with a dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (11500) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2011
Served on draft at the brewpub. Pours a hazy reddish amber color with a large offwhite head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of strong citrus hops, caramel and toasted malts. The taste is big citrus hops including orange, pineapple, grapefruit and candied citrus, as well as caramel malts. Medium bodied. Strong lingering bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT (9918) - Oceanside, California, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Tap at the brewpub. Cloudy deep tea amber pour. Wispy head. Chewy, hoppy nose. Walnut and toffee. Taste is nutty, very oily. Palate quite aggressively bitter and nutty. Don’t get the ’orange whip’ aspect. Not as soft as the Two Hemispheres. Reminds me more of SN Celebration. Fiancé said she got some orange creamsickle out of it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (7895) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Draft. Pours orange with a white head. Big fruity citra hoppy aroma with some light sweetness. The flavor has lemony citric hops, with fresh floral notes and a light sweetness. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7088) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 4, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2011 Growler pour. Looks horrendous, like iced tea. Zero head, muddy looking body. Big citrus nose, oranges, tropical fruits, lime zest. Flavor is kinda blah, some orange zest, lemon juice, dough, tropical fruits, pineapple. The malt backbone is missing. Tastes like fruity iced tea.7-2-5-2-10******************Re-rate from a 4oz pour at the Lupulin Reunuless at RFD DC. Pours a hazy copper amber with a creamy white head. Nice, hoppy aroma, C hops, orange zest, pine, light malt, lightly metallic. A little maple in the flavor, zesty hops, sweet caramel, oranges, grapefruit, pine. Finish is a little creamy, zesty and refreshing. 7-4-8-4-14

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (6999) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Impressive and unexpected IPA. Orange whip is exactly what’s going on here with some zesty tangerine, a little booze and some light pine. Pours deep orange with OK head and lacing. Very bitter finish. Tap at Right Proper.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (6943) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2012 On tap at the brewpub. Poured an amber color with a medium-small white head. Aroma was heavy on the orange, sweet notes, touch of bitter citrus. Flavor was orange, creamy notes of oranges, floral notes of the bitter hops helped seal the deal on this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (5787) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2012
On draft at the brewery. Pours a cloudy amber with a white head. Tropical fruit aroma. Pineapple, grapefruit and orange zest. Bitter finish.


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