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Mountain State Seneca Indian Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A highly hopped, moderate bodied beer which comes in at 5.2% ABV. The hops schedule includes healthy doses of Chinook, Cascade, and Amarillo, and is tuned perfectly to provide the hops bitterness explosion that IPA fans seek without a lingering bitter aftertaste.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15191) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2015
Can. An unclear, dark orange-golden beer with a small, dense, off-white head. The aroma is a bit weak, with peaches, pine cones and a malty touch. Quite bitter on the palate, with a soft and low carbonation. Medium to full body. Peaches, pine cones, some biscuity malts and a touch of grapefruit and grass in the flavor. Lasting bitter and citrusy finish. Orange zest and grapefruit. A decent one, but lacks some on balance. Not that an IPA should be balanced, but I guess you know what I mean. 150618

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9452) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2015
Can 355ml @ Hotel room, Comfort Inn Downtown, Washington, DC
Pours hazy amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, pine, peach and grass. Taste is light sweet and medium to heavy bitter with a long pine and grassy finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is flat to soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (4538) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Orange peel and lemon zest aroma. Clear amber, medium head, good lace. Orange peel dominant, lemongrass on the back end. Tea notes also present. Medium body, easy carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (6778) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2015
12 ounce bottle of HATE!!! or india pale ale .. . dorky label .. amber with decent foam .. . sap and dried grass .. pretty simplified but nothing wrong .. . . Plot twist - the tea was poisoned.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ladiee1839 (1) - West Virginia, USA - APR 24, 2015 does not count
I had two them from a local grocery store and they tasted like metal. Not sure why, but I had the beverage before and did not have this happen. Kinda disappointed.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbruner (2920) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle thanks to trade with weihenweizen! Pours a hazy golden brown with fluffy off-white head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma of piney oxidized hops and mild caramel malt. Taste follows, earthy hop middle, bitter finish. Pretty low alcohol for an IPA, medium carbonation, meh.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (5894) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2015
Bottle thanks to David. Pours a cloudy copper with small off white head. The aroma is pine and citrus. Medium mouth, nice dry pine, grapefruit, bitter, good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (9713) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 23, 2015
12oz bottle. Poured a golden color with an averaged sized head. Pine, floral, some bread and citrus.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (8423) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
2015-03-04. Copper amber body with a small white head. 3+ Aroma is an interesting hop melange, some tropical fruit and vegetation. Flavour is lightly bitter, interesting green and fruity hops. Smooth average plus bodied palate, soft carbonation. 3+ Okay, showing some age perhaps. Bottle shared by Travlr.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (5173) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Not bad at all. Pours orange with OK head and lacing. Light bitter finish. Bottle thanks to Travlr.


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