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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Our West Coast inspired India Pale Ale is rich in flavor and abundant in citrus, pine, and floral aromatics created through a wonderful infusion of Citra hops. Completely refreshing and possessing a medium mouthfeel, crisp bitterness, and nearly balanced malts. Finishes dry with a head that creates beautiful lacing down the entire glass. A truly inspired and coveted IPA.

2011 LA International Commercial Beer Competition Silver Medal – American Style India Pale Ale



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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kansascityCW (109) - kansas city, Missouri, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Pours amber with three fingers of off white head. Aroma is tropical fruit, pine, grass and a slightly sweet maltiness. Taste is mostly pine, a little grapefruit, lingering bitterness. Pretty dull and thin mouth feel. Overall this is a pleasant, easy drinking IPA.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frank (3341) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2015
This is a rather good IPA. It’s a nice golden orange color w/ a foamy head and lacing in big rings. This has a good, strong hop character, esp. if you like things on the more piney side of life. There is actual malt character to this w/o being all kinds of sweet, which is great. It adds a nice bit of toasty character which compliments the hops nicely. It’s got a good full bodied mouthfeel and drinks big w/o being too heavy or sticky. I like this stuff and it doesn’t even really have my favorite kind of hop profile so I figure that means it’s pretty well made stuff. Give it a try.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2826) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Draft sampler pours amber with a white head. Aroma of malts, grass and citrus. Taste is citrus and malts.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andyhwcinc (1657) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Purchased at Bottles and Cans in Chicago, IL; enjoyed at home on a great Tuesday summer evening with perfect weather after a run. Appearance is dark gold with a rich white head that laces to the glass. Aroma is a great balance of grassy hops with citrus undertones, decently hoppy. Taste is delicious, great balance with a great hop profile. Really enjoyable stuff!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (2755) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Can from a trade. Nose is tropical with pine resin. Drank from can. Taste is a mix of strong pine and citrus pithy bitterness. Barely and malt sweetness. Nice and crisp. Pretty decent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1351) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Clear, deep golden pour with a white head. The aroma has pine and herbal hops. It has a medium body with oily texture and lively carbonation. The taste grows in bitterness from start to finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRenter76 (291) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Originally rated on 11/20/14. Cool can, the lid peels back kinda like a fruit cup, the can will make a nice pencil holder with the large hole.Extra point in the overall category for that. Copper colored body with a thick fluffy head that receded to a thin film. Nice aromas some citrus and pine with some sweetness and biscut.Flavor is much the same A touch of citrus and biscut up front changing to pine on the back side. Overall its a decent IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2932) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2015
May be my first from Nebraska. Pours clear Amber with a thin head. The aroma reminds me more of an English style than west coast. Lots of malt. The flavor has the malt sweetness up front and the hops kick in late. Nice bitter finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
malrubius (2098) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Can from Julio’s. Copper with lasting head and lace. Very piney resiny aroma with some old wooden orange boxes. Caramel toffee slightly toasted with peachy fruit sweetness and piney sticky finish. Medium body. Very West Coast and very bitter woody piney. Okay.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2346) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Can. Light amber/golden body. Bubbly off-white head. Aroma of leafy hops, grapefruit, pine, resin, citrus. toasted grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/sticky texture, lively carbonation. Taste starts with orange and citrus. Finishes with bitter resin. Sweetness helps keep this from being a pine/resin bomb. Clean malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UncleKorm (1060) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Can poured a clear dark golden hue w/ large fizzy white head and sticky lacing. Bold citrus and piney aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish of long duration. Tastes are grass, orange, lemon peel and piney hop. Medium bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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