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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Fermentation character from Belgian-born yeast, envelopes bright hop character with a spicy, tart farmhouse funk.
Pairings: seafood, fennel, mushrooms, pickled veggies


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattRamone78 (3) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Not a bad spring or summer brew (depending on how hot your summers are...). Light & crisp citrus zest with a nice floral overtone that lasts while complimenting the bitters in the aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemattie (4129) - Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Foil wrapped, 22oz bottle. Vintage 2013. Orange-amber color, white foam. Hop aroma, floral. Nice bready funk nose. Funk flavor. Barn, grains, & floral hops. Finishes with yeast flavors of barn cobwebs, old hay, loads of herbal hops. Very complex & true to style. Maybe the most layered of all the Hatters Iíve had. (4113)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (419) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Pours a copper color with a light white head. Has a citrus and hoppy aroma, with a bit of what must be the farmhouse funk. Flavor is citrus, spice, and lots of bitterness. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
hman43 (301) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Pours with a large, off white head. It has fruity flavors of which it resembles apricot. There are other hops and a sweet, doughy aroma. It is a hazy, orange color. The yeast is predominate in the taste with some earthly and basement flavors. It is excellent on the way down with the complex flavors.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (603) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2014
22oz bottle - pours a light copper . Herbal hop aromas with a sharp yeast note . Taste is mild hop with some spice . Not bad . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (3603) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 15, 2014
650 ml. 2013 vintage. Hazy burnt orange with a huge, rocky foam. Nose of funky toffee, earthy grape must and a touch of vinegar. Taste is toffee with a bit of toasted walnut and tart lemon juice. Finish has some grassy, wooden hop. Near-medium body is balanced with a light astringency and a medium-high carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thesilentbob77 (1) - Hastings, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2014 does not count
Nice Belgian ale flavor. Not much hop flavor for an IPA (even for a Belgian one.) Nice spicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (3844) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - APR 26, 2014
22 ounce bottle. Pours orange in color. Malty ale with some fruity esters. Not a strong yeast finish or taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (1982) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - MAR 27, 2014
bomber (2013 vintage) - weíll see how the IPA portion holds up. Poured into the one and only St. Bernardus Watou slightly crooked Trappist glass. Nose is fruity esters and old hay. Sip adds black pepper, and just like Unibroue beers, I am having a hard time describing the flavors. I like the flavors and funky (from the label) is close. A tad sweet and somewhat bitter. Makes for a unique apťritif, but Iím not having any of the suggestions from the label. Before I add the rating, didnít pick up on the IPA. Would be interested in trying a fresher batch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3528) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2014
bottle - Pours amber with an aroma of citrus and Belgian yeast. Itís a good, flavorful brew with citrus and spice character, assertive hops, and a medium body. It seems to hit what itís trying to do pretty well though itís not outstanding.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1156) - , Ontario, CANADA - MAR 19, 2014
(tap) clear amber brown colour with a small brown head; aromas of citrus, wood; austere, mineral flavour with long light bitter finish


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