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RATINGS: 432   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Our “East Coast” version of a West Coast-style IPA. Intense hop flavors and aromas of tropical and citrus fruits and pine dominate. A subtle malt sweetness brings the beer into balance.


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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jjg226 (71) - Staten Island, New York, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Drink within 90 days of May 23, 2013. Served in Spiegelau IPA glass. Pours a hazy amber with a white, creamy two-finger head that settles into a nice frothy cap. Nice lacing and legs. Rich smell of grapefruit rind and pine. Citrus pith strikes the palate first and finishes with a heaping dose of pine. Sweet malt backbone balances the bitterness nicely. Medium body with lively carbonation. A superbly crafted IPA that gives the west coast IPAs a run for their money! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfroms (262) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle dated 9/9. Pours a hazy tangerine with small white head. Aroma is lovely orange, mango, fresh dough, grassy and piney hops. Taste is super fruity lychee and mango with notes of ripe peach, orange peel, and lightly piney hops. Medium bitterness. Silky mouthfeel. Delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zizzybalubba (1428) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - SEP 21, 2014
On tap at Y-not, Chesapeake, VA. Hazy yellowish-orange pour with a frothy off-white head. Aroma of wet grass and fresh pine. Bitter hop presence of grapefruit and pine resins. Bitter but balanced finish. Very well done.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (100) - New York, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Huge tropical hops in this big boy. I could smell is right when we cracked this. The flavor has a nice malt backbone with all the ctrus pine and tropical hop flavors punching through. This is a fantastic brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5493) - Indiana, USA - SEP 10, 2014
500 ml bottle to half-pint glass. Bottled on 07/29/14. Looks good; a hazy apricot with foamy off-white head. Smells solid; rich pine and citrus with a medium-bodied bittersweet backbone. Tastes like it smells with a nice, smooth mouthfeel. On the dryer side (which is nice). A good IPA that I’d love to try within the first two weeks of the bottling date.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire (3479) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Deep golden color out of the bottle with a foamy white head that left sheets of lace on the side of the glass. Fresh citrus and tropical fruit hop nose. This has a very smooth mouth feel and hides the claimed 7% abv very well. Bright orange zest and red grapefruit peel citrus hops with a bit of tropical fruit sweetness and a sharp pine that comes out in the finish. Very nicely integrated beer with an aggressive hop dominance. Really nice IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JAXSON (528) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2014
From many bottles over the years. Pours orange copper with a small head. Nose is of citrus, orange skin and pulp, with a straightforward and long hop. Not explosively bright, and without the integration of Dinner. Mouth is herbal, citrus, specifically mint and orange. Long bitterness throughout, long leafy hops on the finish. Good stuff for sure, but not as integrated as some of their other IPAs.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
salvaticas (439) - - AUG 16, 2014
On tap at Maine Beer Company. Pours a bright solid amber. Hops and grass on the nose. Incredibly bright flavor with an extremely light palate. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
berntholer (939) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 16, 2014
ivorywhite head fades fast leaves lacing. slight orange colour. aroma grapefruit, citrus, resin, bit grassy. taste like aroma with a long bitter aftertaste. very nicely balanced, not too malty nor too much caramel malts. medium body and carbonation. bottle / bd may-2014

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chalumeaux (57) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Nice bright color with an awesome bouquet of citrus and floral aromas very smooth with a perfectly balanced finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daleharshman (914) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 10, 2014
500 ml bottle purchased at Brothers Provisions whose beer buyer had brought a bunch of stuff back from the Chicago area, including this Maine beer ($12.00). Pours a hazy light amber / orange color with two fingers of white-ish foam with good lacing. AROMA of tangerine, tropical fruit (passion fruit, guava), sweet grains, peach, and brewed tea with honey. FLAVOR of prickly citrus, semi-sweet malts, light pine, nectarine, and notes of spicy and herbal hops. Finishes with moderate bitterness. I think this is 2-3 months old, so not quite the freshness level that it should be. But still very happy to try this "whale" here in San Diego...this is now the #9 IPA in the world right now according to RateBeer, having no doubt supplanted some of our wonderful local California IPA’s. Always nice to see excellent hoppy beers from other parts of the country. (423, 892)


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