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RATINGS: 428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.25%
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A style of beer curiously born on the foggy shores of Father Junipero Serra’s first founding mission. Our own vigorous entry is one rebellious IPA, quick on the trigger, and brimming with a bounty of hop ingenuity. This is a big, bold, brazen beer, a restless vision of a new America.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
IslandHaole (1091) - Yokosuka-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, - JUN 27, 2012
A copper orange color with an off-white creamy head. Plenty of pine/citrus hops up front with treacle, sugary malts to balance. Nice feel and body, good hoppy follow. I look forward to this one again on my next visit!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tselloufc88 (71) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
946ml can from Petaluma Market. How big is this can?!?! Anyway the beer.... Light Brown, looks like weak tea. Big white head. Aroma is of sweets and pine. Bitter start, grapefruit centre with a fair bit of malt present. Massively bitter finish which stays with you. Very alcoholic, still tasty but lacks a bit of hop balance. Decent enough though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StevieT (525) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2014
From a bottle. Cloudy copper colour with a orange white head, big floral aroma, huge fruity citrus flavours with a big warming slug from the huge alcohol content.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (1971) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Nice sharply bitter ale with abundant fluffy head. Hoppy aroma, some pine, some grapefruit. Taste is pure up front hops, tingling on the tongue, bitter abrupt hops finish, with tongue still tingling.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hockert (69) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2014
Giant can at brewdog bar Gothenburg. Almost 1 litre. Smells of caramel malt. Strong taste of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2540) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle 0.355l at Kitty’s, Helsinki. Colour is slightly cloudy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, some citrus, grape, piney, hops and malts. This is basically Mission IPA with some hints of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4438) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2014
(Bottle, 0.355 l, at Kitty’s, 20140625) The beer poured deep golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, tangerine, alcohol and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, alcohol, tangerine, sweetness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet, boozy and bitter. A boozier version of the PA of the same brewery. Lacking balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12329) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle at Beer Hunters. Slightly hazy orange color, small white head. Aroma has citrus, some a bit overriped fruits. Medium-bodied. Fruiys, mango, citrus, even a bit fruit liquerish flavor. Covers alcohol nicely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moebbels (269) - FINLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Pours a fairly clear orange body with a swiftly settling white head that leaves lacing on the glass. Nose has sweet aromas of caramel, rapeseed, pine needles and some resin. Taste is quite sweet, which softens the blow of an extremely smooth bitterness that stays lingering on the palate. Carbonation is quite soft and the mouthfeel is rich and creamy. This is quite good, the sweetness balances this nicely so its not just a hoppy punch in the face.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle at James’s. Pours amber, sweet toffee, bitter, juicy hops, pine and citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1282) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 2, 2014
In a quart can from Harrika’s Brew Haus in Swansboro NC. Shipwrecked is a deep amber hazy liquid like a good cider with a thick head of off white lace. Nose is rich with evergreen hops. Taste is light malt with a sweet hint of evergreen and floral hop notes. Body is fluid and just a bit fizzy. Finish is good bitters and just a bit of honey as well. A really nice IPA,

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