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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Our award-winning beer is crafted in small batches using only the finest all-natural hops and malted barley, resulting in a classic India pale ale with remarkable flavor and freshness.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TURDFERGUSON (4046) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Bottle from this trader named Joe. Orange amber with small, spitty white lace. Nose shows some tropical fruits underneath some sweeter malt, the aromas are there, but they are slightly muted by the malt. Just noticed the bottling date. 4/11/12. Thats a lot older than I prefer my IPAs but sometimes that hard with beers like this. Its actually not terrible for being a little over 2 months old. Would like to retry fresh.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fordest (2455) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - AUG 28, 2016
Bottle at a swim party. Not a great IPA. But thats also partially because Im over the style and its gotta be really good to be good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1994) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2016
6-pack from Trader Joes. Pleasant enough fruity floral aroma with light caramalt. Taste is good, not great. Grassy and citrusy American hops, medium bitter finish. Great for the price (about $1.10/bottle!)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfontana (696) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Trader Joes. Aroma is bready malt base with fruity hops, mild pine and resin. Appearance is minimally hazy light brown with attractive sparkle, finger-width white fizzy head with decent retention and lacing. Taste is mix of sweet and bitter fruit and bread. Palate is medium bodied with thick texture and average to lively carbonation and dry, bitter fruity finish. Overall, some complexity but not overly so; lasting impact of hops is more for bittering than flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2554) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - FEB 16, 2016
Bottle. Hazy golden body with a off-white, frothy head. Aroma of citrus, pine, resin, caramel. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Lingering bitterness and resin taste along with grapefruit rind, citrus. Short of a resin bomb because of the malt backbone.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewBrain (158) - Florida, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Bottle to glass from Trader Joes. Amber copper pour, slight haze. Foamy ivory head with great lacing. Nose is caramel, Fruit , slight jasmine. Mild sweetness, sweetbread, citrus rind, moderate bitter hop finish. Decent, pretty balanced IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeLovesHops (12) - - AUG 5, 2015
Lots of flavor (bitter) in this beer. I had this side-by-side with a Mission St. Pale Ale, and I liked the stronger, bitter flavor in the IPA better: big surprise. This is a solid IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MetalNHopHead (1431) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Whoa. For an IPA you can get on the cheap (thanks Trader Joes), Mission Street is a damn fine creation. Mission Street pours amber-orange with a frothy off-white head. Aroma is dank with hops, but you can still detect the caramel malt. Taste follows the aroma. Sweet malt, citrusy hops (grapefruit juice, orange peel, orange juice, lime), and pine. Allegedly, Firestone Walker brews this for TJs distribution. If thats the case, I can definitely see why this brew is excellent. If not, its solid piece of craftsmanship. Next time, Ill just get a six-pack...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (2398) - Rros, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2015
Deep golden with a white head - hoppy aroma with fruits and citrus - Good malt to support a good hop flavour with citrus and hints of pine - Hop finish with citrus that ends dry - This was good

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
euniceradio (435) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - APR 13, 2015
Pours amber. Excellent frothy white head. Aroma is mostly caramel malts. Taste is caramel malty sweet. Good medium mouthfeel. Finish is grapefruit pine and orange. Pretty standard IPA but heavy on the malts. Good bev.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beertholomeus (1706) - California, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pours amber with a white head. Hop, floral, caramel, fruit and malt aroma and flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a light floral hop and caramel finish. Pretty standard.


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