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Twisted Manzanita Iron Mountain IPA

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Lightly kilned caramel malts round out the pungent, piney Chinook dry-hopping. As its smooth mouthfeel dissipates into a pleasantly bitter finish, we hope you’ll find our IPA an elegant outlier from its hometown crowd.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skmikeg (1000) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Pours copper-orange with a one finger off white head with pretty nice lacing. Aroma is of citrus, pine, caramel, sweet malt,s and light herbal hops. Taste i about the same as the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a moderately bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty nice IPA that is named after a mountain in my hometown that I have ran/hiked so many times.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boxofrane (2258) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Draft. Pours clear copper with a small off white head. The aroma has grapefruit and orange. The taste has a medium bitterness, citrus balance.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (5210) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 6, 2014
12oz can pours a clear, copper amber with some thin, ringing white head. Nose has a lot of orange peel, pine, soap, some cracker, a little lurking bread dough. Flavor is a bit thinner, orange, lemon tea, mild malt, soap, pine needles. Watery finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaKeAFC (603) - ITALY - OCT 28, 2014
Twisted Manzanita IPA (USA) - IPA - 6.6% 90 IBU - 4.50€ - 3.4/5

65 cl bottle. Dark copper color, lots of particle in suspension, thick white head. Hoppy nose of american hops. Aroma: dark bread, cereals, grains, nuts, wanlut. Strangely a strong presence of dark cocoa powder. Taste is definitely bitter in its 90 IBU, a bit tart, finish is dry, dusty, with alcoholic fuel notes. Medium bodied, carbonated. Punchy IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (1554) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Can->SA. Bright dark copper with thin white head. A. faint citrus and pine hops, very lite caramel. T: bittersweet hops and sweet malt, pretty subdued. Quite plain and uninspired. Forgettable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GG (2326) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 13, 2014
22oz bottle - Aroma - spicy hop, orange juice, wet leaves with a good dose of plain sugar sweet smell Appearance - hazy pale amber body, 2-finger off-white head, average retention/no lacing Mouthfeel - medium carbonation, medium mouthfeel Flavor - well balanced with a nice citrusy/piney hop profile. Sweet malts and in abundant here too, and the high 7% abv is well hidden. Pretty nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6781) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 29, 2014
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours Light copper with a rich off-white head and a strong pine aroma. There is a hearty caramel malt flavor with lots of hoppy bitterness. This one is for hopheads.
Earlier Rating: 9/25/2013 Total Score: 3.4
Bottle from Capitol Beer, Sacramento. Pours copper with a thick beige head and a floral citrus aroma. There is a medium-bodied caramel malt flavor with a dry bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdb288 (581) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Draft at Mac’s Tavern. Pours clear gold with white frothy head. Muddled aroma - earthy/grassy, some faint tangerine. Taste is similar to smell. Ultimately it was forgettable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2191) - Lakeside, California, USA - SEP 15, 2014
650 ml bottle. Pours a hazy dark copper color with a small off-white head that has fair retention. The aroma is mild with roasted barley and pine. The taste showcases hops that are piney without being harshly bitter. The malts base is light caramel and roasted grains. The palate is full and smooth with soft carbonation. Finishes long and just a tad sweet. Overall: I haven’t had a Manzanita brew in a few years and i gotta say that they have improved remarkably. They have gone from ambitious homebrewers to real professional brewers with a viable product. cheers guys.
Earlier Rating: 11/12/2010 Total Score: 3.7
Bottle at bev4less. Pours a cloudy copper color with a. Small white head. Aroma of grapefruit and other citrus. Flavor follows the nose with strong citrus, pine and caramel. Palate is full and smooth with lively carbonation. Finish medium and dry. Overall: respectable ipa.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brenhophead (595) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 22, 2014
Small can into a sam adams glass. Pours a golden honey colour with a small off white head. Nice aroma of orange citrus fruits. Blood orange and tangelo in the flavour, from memory very similar to the double ipa.


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