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RATINGS: 740   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Hi.P.A. is a medium-bodied groove with a fresh and fruitful nose of tympanic temptation. It begins and ends with a big hop bite that is itself forever balanced on the brink by a steady rhythm of malt. Dry-hopped for extra quenching in the face of heat and beat, itís an ideal accompaniment to chilling out, turning inward or sailing onward through the music of the night toward the dawn of the mind. Itís the liquid way to say be here now lest you never come this way again.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2007
Golden color. Both aroma and taste have a nice hopping, with some resins, but the malt is very low. Enjoyable, easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (13932) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2009
Bottle at DLD 09 ... hazy amber ... sweet bright hop ... loads of hops ... dry hop ... very bright ... slightly bitter hop .

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13478) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2011
Bottle, 6.7%. Good hoppy aroma. Clear golden colour. Small white head. The flavour is quite bitter with a good grapefruit note. Slightly rough bitterness, but not bad. A little sweetness to balance.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2008
Golden-bronze. Spicy hops with a hint of florals and bready malts. On the palate, these malts provide firm backing and have a noticeable toastiness. The hops are more subdued, with a moderate bitterness. The character is spicy, with light wood and orange peel. The finish is balanced and off-dry. Burps with a spicy hop character.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2003
(Bottle) This IPA makes your tongue go wild! Every taste will bring out new interesting flavors. One of the more unique tasting IPAs I have tried. Will have to try again!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 21, 2003
Clear golden with white head. Aroma is medium grapefruit and light peach. Taste is peach and grapefruit. Medium/light body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 5, 2007
12oz bottle-pours a thick foamy light tan head and gold color. Aroma is hops-some cascade-tropical fruit. Taste is hops-some cascade-tropical fruit/earthy, resin, secondary medium malt. OK effervescence up front, some bitter at finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: H.I.P.A.
Date: 06/04/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Roadtrip

clear orange, fine white head, lots of streaky and drippy lace, sweet citrus orange and apricot aroma, sweet fruity flavor with lots of orange and apricot, nice balancing hops and lasting bitterness,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10696) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 5, 2011
Bottle from Oak Tree. Pours a light orange/amber/gold with a slight creamy white head. Huge citrus/floral aroma backed by a soupÁon of light caramel. Med + body. Crispy carbonation. Flavor is fruity/floral hop over some mild caramel. Damn near perfumey. Hoppy as heck. Mellow floral bitter ending. Brilliant.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10431) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2008
I can remember a time when I didnít like IPAs. Oh, that was many moons ago! Iíve finally come around. This brew is damn tasty. Definitely worth a try. Deep orange hue with a nice head. Good taste, nice alcohol content - what more could you want? Plus, the artwork is pretty trippy...man. It is fun to admire and those who see you holding it are likely to remark, "Whoa, cool artwork on that one!"


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