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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Pale golden color with soft lemon and melon esters and a bready malt body. Dry hopped with Centennial and experimental hops from the Yakima Valley. If you like a hoppy IPA, but don’t always care for the higher alcohol, try an El Conquistador XPA.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2444) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a fizzy, creamy white head. Tastes like very dry pine hops, dry grapefruit, and toasted cracker malt. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like light citrus, light pine hops, and pale cracker malts.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9930) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Keg at the taproom in SD, 12/11/14. Clear golden with a moderate off white covering that was shaped like a penis! Nose is citric sherbets, orange pith, floral notes. Taste comprises light pine, floral hops, grapefruit, orange pith, tangerine. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with light hop bitterness. So so, lacks hop presence, probably a session IPA in this day and age?

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (6512) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
946 ml can.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Some hops on the nose, otherwise mostly cardboard. Cardboard flavor, faint fruits, some malts and hay. Not liking this that much.
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (6530) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
946 ml can. A decent size for a can. Pours a golden colour with a small foamy head. Aroma of floral hops, some grainy notes but also wort and some fruitiness. Flavour of biscuit, floral hops, some mild sweetness, unfortunately cardboard and some white bread. Light bodied. Lingering bitter finish. A bit thin mouthfeel. Unfortunately not at it’s best anymore. Not completely ruined, though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2014
5th November 2014
Enormous can! Light haze on this gold beer, good fluffy white head. Palate is light with a good crispy bite. Light pale malts support good hops. Hops skunk and a good deal of hop spice. Mild citrus. Finishes with more hop spice that lingers on. Very drinkable fresh tasting APA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1759) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 31, 2014
Crystal clear golden body with a thin white head. The aroma has a mild citrus fruit and hop note with a bit of pine. Caramel malt in the middle with sweet citrus fruit. The finish is moderately bitter and sweet with a nice drinkability overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
garrison (789) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pours a clear straw yellow huer with white head. Light pine and citrus on the nose with just a hint of fructose malt; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a bit of floral notes and yeasty ending.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2165) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2014
Large can @ Haket bar. Golden with a medium white head. malty and fruity tones. malt, sweet fruits and hops. Medeiumj to light body with a nice bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5934) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 12, 2014
The details of my life are quite inconsequential ... 32OZ big bastard CaN .. . gold .. great foam .. hay, light rresin, centennial hops .. . medium mouth feel .. . pretty good, but not memorable outside of the can size .. . back off! get out! make me!! who’s there!?!!??

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1522) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Pours a clear straw golden color with white head. Light pine and citrus on the nose with just a hint of caramel malt; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a bit of floral notes.


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