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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Made with hops grown in the good ’ol USA... you’ll proudly support American farmers when you drink beer! Light copper in color, it has an intense hop aroma and strong hop bitterness. Our hopback process uses fresh hop cones to take this IPA to unexpected placed. Prepare for a mouthful of flavor.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Malty aroma. Strong back palate bitterness that lasts through finish. Herbal undertones.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kathouse (1139) - Nevada, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Cloudy orange with a thin head. Orange, citrus, and caramel nose leads into a heavy dose of caramel, bread, and toasted malts. Finish is all malt with very little hop character.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jrodooo5 (1109) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Easily one of the strangest IPA’s I’ve ever encountered. Pours a huge foamy head and is golden in color with a lot of lacing. The aroma is weak and fairly uninteresting. The taste is pretty bizarre. It has a Belgium feel with some hops sprinkled in at the finsh. It leaves a strong amount of bitterness on the tongue. Not smooth and pretty poorly balanced. Ehh

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westmeister (1865) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Growler fill - thanks Pop! Pours a slightly unclear amber/orange with bubbly off white head. Smell is citrus, earthy, caramel malts. Taste is malt forward, some citrus, grass.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (2786) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2013
I thought this was an amber on first sip. Pours amber with a white head. An English IPA with a malty start and a slightly peppery finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
gonzosauce (157) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Hazy light gold. Hay and earth backing up resin-forward hops. Smells balanced. Tastes balanced too, with the resin taking the strongest presence an hanging around while it sweetens a bit into the palate. Missing the crispness, and that hurts the palate - it gets real one-dimensional real quick. It’s the better side of a beer, relying on the simplicity of efficient hops and more than satisfactory balance.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mwbrady12 (469) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2013
On cask and delicious. Tempting aroma and cloudy yellow pour with a smooth taste and growing mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3731) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2013
From a 12 oz bottle shared Avon NC. Pours a hazy light orange with a white head. Grassy aroma and flavor with some citrus hints. Mild bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3459) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2013
bottle. cloudy orange with small head. bitter hops, mild malt but otherwise light on flavor. this could be a lot better.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (475) - - APR 17, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2013 Bottle, dajio, Ocracoke. a nice suprise- haven’t been a huge fan of this brewery so far. Pours a light copper with a thin white somewhat wimpy-didn’t quite come to the party- head. taste is all caramel and sweet at first followed by a decent hoppiness. something different in the hops here- good and makes one ponder. only issue with this one is the finish- not quite balanced- a bit bitter at the end. without the bitterness would have rated in the 4 range. good ipa- will have again. May 12/ 13. More bitter than I remember- served slightly warmer and bitterness in the first taste and on the finish. definitely prefer the hoppyum on tap at dajio to this offering. probably better paired with something assertive in the food department.


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