Mountain Sun FYIPA
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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
F**k Yeah! IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 8, 2010
Tap at MS during GABF week 09. Pours a deep amber mostly clear with a nice fluffy head. Aroma is dank, weed- like with good mango tropical fruitiness amarillo and simco. Moderate toasty and caramel sweet malts, tons of oily resinous and dank hops, more mango and tropical- very fruity from the hops and not esters, some orange zest and citrus as it warms even more- clean bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5561) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2009
Tap at Vine Street - dark amber pour - as has been noted, very resinous in the aroma, with hints of sweetened grapefruit - fairly sweet flavor, but there is plenty of earthy hops to lend balancing bitterness, pine, and citrus pith flavors - a bit of orange sweetness in the finish that the bitterness doesn’t quite stick around long enough to balance completely, but otherwise this is a fairly tasty IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alagnak (467) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - OCT 27, 2009
Draft @ Mountain Sun (and take-home quart following). Piney, resinous nose with hints of fresh mandarin orange. Flavor is more of the same with a definite edge to the resiny pine hops, but well-balanced sweetness throughout the glass and the carbonation and sweetness takes the oily edge off the woodiness. As Fresh as this is, it’s really outstanding. Well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3824) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 19, 2009
tap at Mountain Sun - Pours hazy copper with a good citrus hops aroma. The flavor is aggressively hopped, more so than the Swang Song and Illusion Dweller I had the same night, with notes of pine and citrus. It’s medium bodied and has a long bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 26, 2009
Draught from brewpub. Light cloudy amber with a nice frothy white head that eventually thins. Beautiful aroma of sweet and floral hops with notes of grapefruit. A medium bodied brew with aggressive hop flavor ending in dry and light bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2009
On tap at the original brewpub on 7/17/09. Pours a nice orange with bubbly head and solid lacing. Very pleasant lavendar, grapefruit and orange hops. A nice balanced sweetness with the bitter, but overall a bit too fizzy for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9170) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2009
Sampler at the Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery, Boulder 12/10/2008 Very hoppy aroma. Amber golden coloured and hoppy with a pine fruit flavour. Crisp dry and slightly bitter in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maddog (487) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Draft at the brewery/pub. What a wonderful beer and wonderful place to drink and eat. This IPA is darker than most as it pours a clear dark amber. The aroma is a burst of fresh citrus hops and the flavor is a nice body of malt encased in very fresh, fruity, citrusy hops from begininning to end. Pretty well balanced and just a great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (4086) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Clear reddish orange pour. Big hop aroma. Lots of hops are used but the nose retains a fair balance. Smooth feeling upfront. Most of the hops are tasted on the finish, which has a sweet lingering bitterness. Very well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 1, 2009
(on tap at the brewpub). Copper color. Light cloudiness. Strong hop (grapefruit) aroma and flavor. Light bitterness. Avg duration. Oily texture. Good lacing. Moderate carbonation. A quality IPA; wish I would’ve brought a growler.

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