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Moab Brewery Johnny’s American IPA 7%

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Note: this entry is only for the 7% version of Johnny’s IPA. Cans have a red 7% ABV making on the side. Please do not rate the 4% version here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taverner (1093) - San Ramon, California, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Not a horrible IPA. I get the feeling the 4% is not so good because...Utah ABV laws. Chalky, tinny, some grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5485) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2014
gMoab, UT - Buck’s Grill - 16 oz can. Hazy dark orange pour with a frothy snow white head, nice lacing. Aroma has a heavy spruce presence with a touch of mint. /solid citrus bitterness with a touch of caramel, some nuttiness. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy. Overall, a solid IPA - went well with my Buffalo Meatloaf.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10959) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Can from Brewforia. Pours hazy amber with a white head. Aroma is rather treacle/caramel. Med body. Flavor is treacle with some sort of hop, but this is really quite malty. Now it seems a bit pineapple. There’s a bitterness. Quite different.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tide (1765) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2014
Can from supermarket. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with grapefruit, hops, pine, resin and a bit of mango. Bitter finish with grapefruit, hops and pine. Good IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nephilium (1349) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Caramel aroma with some piney hop notes, pours a hazy orange-amber with a full white head. Nice assertive hop bitterness, which the malts fail to balance out. Moderate body, with a long lingering bitter finish. If you like your IPA’s balanced, stay away from this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (213) - Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Hazy yellow, white head. Aroma of apricots and malt. Malt body, apricots, grapefruit hops. Sticky bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dlovell2 (735) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Poured from 16 oz can. Cloudy copper color with white head. Malt and piney aroma. Flavor is malty with a mineral chewiness. Finish is piney with some bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2117) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2014
16 oz can from Conifer Village Liquor into an NBB globe glass. Orange and light hazy appearance with a sticky, lingering beige head and active carbonation. Aroma of orange peel, resinous hops, pine, grass, herbs and light floral notes. Similar flavor, hoppy, resinous and quite bitter with lightly sweet caramel malts backing things up. Medium body, creamy and softly carbonated with a lingering finish, somewhat dry. Not too clean and kind of hard to drink. More enjoyable cold and straight from the can.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (6317) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2014
16oz can, from Perfect Pour. Hazy amber color. Thin off-white head. Dots and bits of lace. Medium to bigger body. Kind of crisp, slightly rough lighter carbonation, with a very dry finish. Caramel malt up front, but not caramel malty sweet... Big bitterness actually, with a too-dry finish. Some earthy hop, but not much pleasant hop aromatic beyond that. All friends that tried said it was very dry. OK IPA at best. Hint of metallic. Whenever I have a mediocre IPA I wonder how fresh it is. No date on this can. Not bad.. Just kind of overly aggressive, assertive, bitter and dry. I haven’t tried the 4% version, but I kind of imagine that it was decent and balanced, and these guys just went way extreme with this 7% version. I wonder how accurate that is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3570) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2014
tap at the brewpub - Pours up a dense, white, one finger long lasting head with ample lacing. It has a citrus hop aroma that comes out more and more as it warms. Moderate to strong hops bitterness with a subdued malt backbone gives this brew a fairly tasty flavor. Carbonation is light. It has the expected long, bitter finish typical of the style. It’s good though nothing super special.

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