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Naked City Athena IPA
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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   ABV: -
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Athena is the latest in our Single Hop IPA Series; brewed with 100% Zythos hops.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Draft at the brewpub in Seattle. Pours a cloudy golden yellow color with a half finger white head that quickly fades into a thin ring. Minimal spotty lacing. Floral, slightly earthy aroma with lots of grassy hop notes countered by bready yeast and pale malts.  Soil like with some pine needle, light fruit and biscuit.   Medium bodied with a nice balance of crisp hops, sweet fruit, bready yeast and pale malt.  Hints of grass and pine followed by sweet apple, caramel malt, straw and biscuit Hop flavor is nice but becomes overpowered by the other notes.  Dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5616) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Hazy golden pour with white foam. Nice honey biscuit, pine, floral aromas. Medium body. Honey biscuit malty flavors with floral, pine hoppage, easy finish--good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6062) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 1, 2012
Draft at ncbc. Pours a murky bright medium gold with a scant white filmy head. Floral orangey nose. Creamy medium body, needs some bubbles. Floral, orangey, caramelly mid palate. Mild finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 1, 2012
Fruity light citrus nose a touch of apricot and orange. Malt backbpne is lightly grainy and bready. Poura yellow orange hazy nice color light head good lace. Citrus bready grain apricot orane tangerine. Ligbt graininess. Mild bitterness in citrua skin form lingers. Not a bad beer. Good drinkability.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
killjoy966 (677) - Washington, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Pint @ Naked City. Pours out pale cloudy yellow like a Belgian. Tastes hoppy enough I suppose but I prefer a little more malt in my beers.


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