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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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A drier IPA for the summer, brewed with French Aramis hops to create an aroma of fresh cut flowers and garden herbs.


Gachupines' rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gachupines (850) - USA - SEP 9, 2013
Pale golden color with a white head. Aroma is flowery hops. Flavor is light, bright hops with a tiny bit of sweetness in the finish. Itís a bit watery in the finish, a little more malt would help balance it out and add to the body. Wife: 3.75


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Koskela (270) - Marysville, California, USA - JUN 23, 2014
A beautiful hop aroma just like if you were brewing comes from this cloudy pale orange brew with a small white head. For the taste I get fresh wert with an aftertaste of green. Maybe broccoli or peas in the pod. It is grassy I guess is the best way to put it. Itís light bodied and refreshing with a decent carb. Buy it. Worth it.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
obguthr (3636) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Tomato and onion, nose, lemon and orange accents. Cloudy amber, thick sticky head. Musty, dusty oak flavor. A bit vegetal. Rustic and only subtly fruity.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (400) - Iowa, USA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours fairly clear light golden. Nose is floral and grassy. Taste is light with some dirt and stone fruit.. I need to try this again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2157) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
Bomber from whole foods, orange pour, small white head, smells bitter and of citrus, taste is bitter and hoppy, orange peels, nice.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Petrucci914 (910) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Pours a straw color. I agree with my brother, has a weird vegetal thing going on with it. Lacked any hop or bitter complexity.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Juelze (1137) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Pours a halt straw color with pillowy head. Aroma is light spice and vegetables. Taste is very earthy and vegetal. Blech. Bad bottle? Not enjoyable at all times.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hockeybeerguy (1496) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance has a hazy golden orange colored body with a one finger white foamy head that dissipates within a minute, a fair amount of speckled spider web lacing. The smell is floral yet there are elements of toffee that come through in a weird sort of way. The taste is bitter but sweet, the toffee comes back fairly strong, super dry aftertaste and finish (wow, perhaps one of the driest beers Iíve ever had). The palate is about a light to medium, and fairly sessionable. Carbonation is fairly subdued but still good for the style. Overall, AIPA, wow, uh... ok, I guess it is, but I say pretty different than what Iíve had, the strong toffee coming through in the aroma and taste is pretty different, not sure where Iím getting that, but alright, good for New Belgium for trying something different, but I canít see myself wanting this again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4869) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Slightly hazed orange pour. Creamy white head and lace. Aroma is light bread and perfumy hops. Flavor is light sweet malt. Floral hops a light medium bitt3er. Medium body with ok carbonation. an ok beer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2014
(22oz bottle) Pours a hazy golden body with a small white head. Aroma of orange, grapefruit, grain, and florals. Flavor of citrus, grain, grass, pine, and florals.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggie80 (785) - Michigan, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Golden brown pour with solid white foam and good lacing. The flavor of hops isnít overpowering like many IPAs, but the definite bitterness one would expect in the aftertaste. I would definitely go for this again.


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