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RATINGS: 416   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Our India Pale Ale exhibits a complex hop aroma, largely due to the generous usage of Cascade and Centennial hops, as well as a subtle malt character from the various malts used to achieve the wonderful balance exhibited in a world-class IPA. San Diego has become world renown for the wonderful and flavorful beers produced here – and India Pale Ales are no exception. Our national award winning interpretation of the style reflects both the history of IPA and the American variation of this distinct beverage. We hope you enjoy it! 66 IBU


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (2500) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Excellent IPA! Served with a nice thick, creamy, foamy, cream-colored head that settled to a creamy (ouch - what’s a synonym for creamy?) cover and lots of fine, sheeting lace. Color is a clear amber with loads of tiny bubble trails. Aroma is an aromatic blend of hop and caramel malt with a hint of fruit. Flavor’s like nose, has limited sweetness, perfect balance between bitter, carbonic tang in front, with that sweet just to compliment. Body and carbonation perfect. Finish is a little long and pleasant, very drinkable, and only the suggestion of alcohol. I want more!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5232) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 2, 2015
Bottle: Poured a light orangey color ale with a nice foamy head. Aroma of dry citrusy hops notes with light piney notes is refreshing. Taste is a nice mix between some refreshing piney notes with some light citrus and dry caramel notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Well brewed IPA that doesn’t necessarily steer form the beaten track.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer-yum (879) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 26, 2015
Alluring citrus aroma in a golden amber pour. Hop forward balance with restrained sweet malt body. Palate cleansing finish is crisp clean and sustained. A good beer - but nothing exceptional.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorkenstein (145) - - AUG 25, 2015
Red grapefruit aroma, pine tar too, some subtle cracker malt. Taste is big on grapefruit and citrus, some very subtle caramel and cracker. Sticky pine bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SVD (978) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2015
Bottle at home, orange beer, small/medium head, aroma is citrus, orange, grapefruit. Taste is the same, quite fruity, bitter dry after taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2099) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of citrus, pine, malt, tropical fruits, herbal notes, earthy hops. Flavour is moderate sweet and medium bitter. Well-balanced and earthy, on the malty side with fruity notes. Though I like my IPA more of a fruit bomb, this one is surprising and enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Torrefacto (960) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 9, 2015
Color caoba y espuma marfil compacta. Aromas cítricos, melocotón, miel y maltas. Cuerpo medio y maltoso inicio dulce, mermelada de fruta naranja y sabor de pino y resinas que llega a un final intenso y seco.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (2191) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle at home. Exporten to the netherlands. Poured a hazy golden colour with a big white head. Nose is typical west coast, oily pines, grapefruit, citrus, zest, and some ripe orange. Nice balanced pretty good ipa

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maley1 (899) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 30, 2015
Hazy golden orange pour with large frothy cream colored head. Aroma of hops, pines, slight caramel and slightly floral. Taste of grapefruit, hops,malts and a long bitter finish. Full bodied, soft mouthfeel, bitter hop finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcon25 (302) - Duvall, Washington, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Can pour at home, this came in a one quart can, light lemon amber pour, really nice cities and hop, just the right bite. Love the beer for these guys.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
BrewMaster0912 (49) - Marysville, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Has a nice amber color with a a frothy top that is a creamy color. Has a hop aroma but smells a bit tart. It has a strong tart/bitter taste and leaves a bad aftertaste and feel on the tongue.


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