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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   IBU: 46   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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A crisp, drinkable IPA. The earthy deliciousness of Cascade and Simcoe hops, combined with upfront malt flavor, and balanced with a pirateís sensibilities. Our Eye Patch Ale is a uniquely drinkable take on the American IPA Ė sweet caramel, citrusy flowers and swashbuckling adventure abound with every pint.

Brewed at Thomas Creek before the brewery opened.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (1533) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Draft at the Porter Beer Bar in Atlanta. Snifter. Pours a deep hazy golden amber with a two finger fluffy head. Some lacing. Aroma of pine and citrus hops with a dough and must intrusion. The taste was pleasant with a mild combination of the simcoe and cascades playing well. Pine, citrus, offset by the malts. Easy to drink. Moderate carbonation. I like it!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (1045) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 14, 2016
On tap, poured into a pint glass. The aroma is a dry floral and grassy grapefruit. It pours a clear copper, effervescent body with a clean, white fuzz that leaves moderate retention and good web lace. The taste is a medium bitter with just slightly less sweet; nearly balanced. The texture is oily and thin with a fuzzy carbonation and a medium light body. The up front flavor is bitter grapefruit and herb, with a background caramel note that emerges late. The finish is zippy and crisp with a grass and grapefruit flavor. The aftertaste is bread crust and grapefruit rind. Itís refreshing and dry; nothing too fancy, just a classic example of an IPA.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kingaugusta (157) - Georgia, USA - DEC 21, 2015
Pours murky blonde with a small white head. Nose is lacking and standard. flavor is very hop forward but fades quickly to a mild finish. Drinkable but unimpressive.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (3725) - California, USA - NOV 18, 2015
18 nob 2015, tap. Murky orange. Nose is sweet, granola malt, grassy hops. Ned body and mildly fizzy. Pine hips, slightly sweet, rather bitter all the way through. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jabah (283) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - NOV 13, 2015
I sampled the blood orange eye patch first, which I found to be better. Maybe the extra citrus balance it out more, but I wasnít the biggest fan of the balance and quality of this one. Had an unfiltered, darker hazy yellow to orange appearance. Some tropical and ctirus flavors ,with the balance leaning towards the sweeter malts vs. featured hops. About average for the style.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
pkbites (795) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 2, 2015
Tap @ the Atlanta Fish Market, Atlanta/Buckhead, Georgia. Golden pour W/weak head. No lacing on the glass. Nose is quite grainy. Rather astringent. but hoppy flavor with bitter aftertaste. But there are some weird flavors floating around in it that makes it strange. Not sure what they were trying to do here, but they failed. Just below mediocre.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Patrickctenchi (5439) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle: Cloudy amber with a creamy white head. Aroma has a little of that bready/spray paint thing.... Lively carbonation and tingle...orange and caramel malt taste. Definitely a lot of metal and odd notes in here..... Aaaaar,...perhaps it be gold Iím tastiní.......not very good, Iím afraid...worse than my pirate talk.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
shrubber85 (9625) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Bottle (courtesy of Cybercat). Metallic orange malt and grapefruit peel aroma. Golden yellow with giant white head. Sweet but strong tinny orange malt and orange peel flavor. Medium body. Pretty rough.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brentv (569) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 7, 2015
On tap at The Pig & the Pint near the Atlanta airport. Yellow orange with white head. Citrus aroma and taste. Bitter finish. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (5087) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2015
12oz bottle from Ed5388, thanks slappy. Poured an alright looking chill hazed orangey-amber with a smaller mostly white foamy head. Aroma is pretty nice, fruity, pineapple, passion fruit, light citrus, vanilla and toast. Medium to fuller mouthfeel with softer carbonation and a quicker fading aftertaste. Flavor isnít as good as the aroma, notes of grassy hops, old tropical fruits, citrus rinds. Okay overall.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
argo0 (12640) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 9, 2015
12oz bottle. Medium off-white head atop murky amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine, some caramel, lemon, light cardboard. Taste is moderately sweet, pine, light lemon, bread, cardboard. Light-medium body. Surprisingly bland.


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