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Mountain Sun Illusion Dweller IPA

Mountain Sun Illusion Dweller IPA
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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Just like one of the best climbs at Joshua Tree, this IPA, chock full of UK Kent Golding hops, is not only beautiful to look at, but after quaffing a few pints, you’ll have that same satisfaction as if you were pulling that final crux move at the end of the climb. This beer is also dry hopped with whole flower, UK Kent Golding hops.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NachlamSie (2755) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Pint at Vine Street. I honestly don’t normally enjoy English IPAs so much, but this was quite good. The aroma pops with hop notes of wood, light citrus, earth and pine. The flavor is full of good hop bite, pretty earthy, citrus comes out. The finish is dry. The malts seem American, could be Marris Otter. Very clean and robust for the style. I would get this again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickel (261) - - DEC 10, 2013
Full bodied IPA with incredible hoppy aroma with notes of fruits. Taste of hops in the mouth :) Great beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16586) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2013
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty weak earthy hoppy flavor with weak piney hints. Has a fruity malty earthy hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (10808) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
On tap @ Vine St. Golden pour with an off-white head. Bread and dough on the nose. Grass, earth, and pine hop notes. A bit of candied apple and orange peel. Some bitterness to the flavor. Really sweet candied orange, a bit of dough, and biscuit. Earthy hops, floral notes, and a touch of grass.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (4258) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2013
Tap at the Vine Street Pub, Denver. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin frothy white head. The aroma is malt and yeast. The flavour is medium bitter with a liqourice malt palate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (4953) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2013
Draft sampled at the brewpub. Pours hazy golden orange with an off white head. Aroma of grapefruit, fruits, light citrus. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (3196) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2013
On draft at Vine Street Pub and Brewery. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Grassy nose. Flavors of grass. Mildly bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (2639) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Unusual taste. Draft at Vines in Denver. Orange foggy pour. White sticky head. Earthy grass taste. Not much hops. Not floral/citrus. Slight bitter kick. Meh

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (808) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Hazy gold, light, creamy tan head, 1 cm. Aroma is light chalk and bit of grass and floral notes. Body is light, carbonation is on the prickly side. Flavor is light grass, moderate, clean herbal bitterness. English IPA shouldn’t be classified as an IPA, in my opinion. This might better fit the ESB style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2013
On draft at Mountain Sun. Nice hoppy floral aroma, mixed with a tad bit of citrus and grapefruit. Another one that was pretty standard.


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