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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This American Style IPA is Slightly Malty with an aggressive Hop flavor and a crisp finish, that leaves you wanting another. 6.5% alcohol by volume


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 6, 2013
Bomber from the Saxapahaw General Store after a fine dinner and before a great Drive-By Truckers show at the Haw River Ballroom. Fuck yeah. Pours lighter orange, sort of hazy. Not too much head. Pretty much a slightly maltier but spicier Two Hearted Ale. The hop profile was similar, but with a bit of a peppery kick. I dunno, it was alright, but something about it just didn’t impress me. Maybe it was a weird follow up to the delicious Sinebrychoff Koff Porter I had with the fantastic local pork/beef meatloaf there, but I think it’s just not my style of IPA.


3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
borre_m (1149) - NORWAY - MAY 20, 2016
Pours cloudy golden. Aroma is hoppy, pine and grass. Taste is hoppy, lots of grass. Lacking balance.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (5247) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle sample at Kalmar Ölfestival. Hazy golden with white head. Aroma is citrusy, pale malt, pine and slight caramel. Taste is similar, pine more present in the mouth. Moderately bitter finish .

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (4380) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 24, 2016
Draft: Poured a golden with white head. Aroma was light hops. Taste was malty and hops mix, pretty balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (3594) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle from Boise Co-op. More earthy and dirty than the norm for West Coast IPAs. Musty, funky hops and malt. Lightly hazy golden pour with small creamy head. Gentle Fruit overtones, not overly bitter, great gateway IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (9017) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Draft at the brewery, served in a flight. Pours a clear bright gold with a small white head that leaves spots of lace in the glass. Notes of lemon citrus, grass, pale and sweet malts, tea, herbs, and grass. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet, bright mouthfeel. This was the biggest standout of the bunch - a good West Coast IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IrishBoy (4071) - Bakersfield, California, USA - FEB 17, 2016
Nose is citrus, light pine, and a caramel backbone. Lightly hazy yellow orange with a medium heavy lacing off white head. Flavor is moderately bitter with some white pepperiness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (10579) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 14, 2016
[2/1/16] Draught at Moylan’s Brewery in Novato. Golden. Citric hops aroma. Flavor has a bit of sweetish malt, and moderately bitter citric hops. Medium-bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VsXsV (3814) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2016
Draught at Moylans. Clear deep golden liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, light grain, mango and light caramel. Taste is very light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of citrus, grain and tangerine. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. OK.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (8229) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with small frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is pine and citrus. Medium mouth, pine, resin finish, good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (8047) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Draft at the brewpub. Clear bright golden orange coloured pour with a fine white head. Aroma is decent orange rind, pine and orange rind, american c Hoo. Little biscuit on the nose as well. Flavour is composed of sticky hop, burnt pine and toast, lemon rind. Palate is grainy, moderate carbonation, sticky rein. Assertive slightly rough hop bitterness. Decent IPA.


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