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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Dry-hopped with Goldings.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 16, 2004
Sample at the brewpub. Fruity, cherry-apple dominated nose; wonderful, huge malty fruitiness throughout, berries and fresh grass and old musty books...big body, thick and juicy...this was actually my favorite of the seven samples I had, and one of the best bitters I’ve ever tasted. Awesome job, Mike!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
502Che (999) - @, CAMBODIA - NOV 27, 2008
On tap at Rich O’s. Fresh balanced and easy drinking. No alcohol on aroma or flavor. Hop and malt deliciousness medium body. Fantastic.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7295) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Tap. Sweet orange, barley malt and grapefruit peel aroma. Amber color with small head. Sweet orange toffee malt and moderately bitter orange peel flavor. Nice sweet malt and hops mixture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tykechandler (33) - Kentucky, USA - JAN 29, 2010
a pretty good brew from the nabc guys. a really nice bitter, with a great appearance and a smooth delivery.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2011
Pours amber/light red with zero head because of the server. Nose is lightly caramelly with Semi-heavy grassy and herbal hop character with notes of almost spearament. Taste is heavily herbal, grassy and again nearly a mint hop character. Also sone caramel and biscotti English malt character. Medium light bodied, strainght forward mouthfeel. Finishes medium dry and bitter. I really dig on the hop character. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (3466) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Light hoppy notes. Pours amber with tints of red and very little head. I dont get much smell of it. Slightly heavy on the finish, but a great start.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smoosh (536) - New Albany, Indiana, USA - JUN 16, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2003 Draft: Cloudy brown with minimal head. Very nice bitterness. Good hop nose - an excellent brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - NOV 27, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2010 Re-rated on May 29, 2010 Original rating: Draft at Rich O’s in New Albany, IN. Large ivory head, good lacing, uncarbonated, and an orange brown hue. Aroma was malty, caramel, sweet, and fruity (apples?). Sweet, bitter, malty, and hoppy flavor. Tingly palate. Re-rate at Scotty’s Brewhouse, Muncie, IN. Small ivory head, hazy orange-brown hue, fast-rising carbonation, and excellent lacing. The aroma was malty, bitter, citrus hops, caramel, and hints of pine. The flavor mimicked the aroma. The mouthfeel was smooth and creamy and this is a medium bodied beer. Overall, the hops were very upfront and this is a beer very worthy of trying and one I would drink again considering I am not a "hop head".

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SrSilligoose (3220) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 11, 2009
on tap at fiddlers hearth. pours a clear amber with a small white head. this was pretty nice. notes of grapefruit, pine, and citrusy hops against a light caramel background. The hops really shined in this one. this was an awesome session beer. I would drink this again on tap fo sho. tight.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
awiseman01 (469) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2010
On tap at Scotty’s Dtown Indy. Pours dirty, murky, dirty brown/orange with thin creamy off-white head. Nose is mild citrus hops and not much else. Taste is surprisingly smooth, creamy, fruity hops with light to moderate carbonation and nothing repulsively bitter to be found. I actually like this a lot and based on the abv it is quite sessionable. Very drinkable and refreshing. Nice job!


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