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RATINGS: 377   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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A robust renovation of the India Pale Ale. Assertive dry-hoppying provides an aromatic telltale nose, indicative of the bitter symphony to follow. Bold hop character with lively grapefruit and citrus notes. 20° Plato, Alc. 9.4% by Vol.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Indra (2707) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - OCT 22, 2009
22oz. bottle. Fruity, hoppy and lightly sweet aroma, strong pine and citrus overtones, along with lighter notes of honey, caramel, flowers and leafy herbs. Hazy light-medium orange-amber color, head is fine but lasting. Flavor profile is strongly bitter and full of citric hop flavor as promised, some woody tones and background toasty, caramel malt sweetness becoming apparent, the finish showing a bit of astringency, peppery spice and lingering grapefruit character. Dry, lightly oily palate, body is full but not overly so. Alcohol presence is nowhere to be found. Tasty enough.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 29, 2009
Bomber courtesy of sparky27. Citrus hops seemed to have mellowed out with more sweet sugary malt and alcohol on the nose. Copper body with off white head and a good sugar lacr coating on glass. Alcohol was noticable along with the dry hop bittering. Mellow citrus flavor for me, wish it would of had more. Dry palate and heavy filling brew. Thanks Eric.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2010
Bottle Pours a clear golden amber with a thin off white head. The head leaves quickly but laces quite well. Has a good hoppy aroma of citrus, spruce and some vanilla hints. Has a decent carbonation. The flavor is citrusy with a sweet kick. Has a light bitterness too it. The texture is watery. Has medium body but it hides the ABV well. The finish is solid and has a good aftertaste. A touch sweet but satill pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dolemike1 (1288) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2010
Medium orange with an off white head, nose of grapefruit, pine, grass, and hops, flavor is caramel malts, with grapefruit, and pine, and other citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (4132) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
bottle. amber with small head. a stronger boozier version of the mad hatter. sweet caramel malt, and big bitter hops.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigBenBB (4) - De Pere, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 22, 2014 does not count
Not my favorite IPA. Its more of just an ale than an IPA. Doesnt have the strong citrusy hoppiness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chucklemation (792) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Poured from a bottle with a hazy copper color and a decently foamy white head. Has an okay pine aroma. Taste begins with a sweet citrus flavor before turning into a dry pine flavor towards the end. There is a light amount of hops for an imperial IPA, and even the flavor is lighter than I’d expect. This is a decent beer overall, but not a great imperial IPA. I prefer New Holland’s Mad Hatter to this.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2546) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Clearish amber color with a big tan head. Citrusy aroma of oranges and grapefruit with notes of sweet malt. Citrusy hop flavor up front, giving way to a vodka astringency and bready malt before the bitter finish. Not bad

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ericular (797) - Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2015
Pours a cloudy orange. Aroma is vegetal (boo!). The taste is cleaner, but still only average.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ctipping (214) - Florida, USA - JUN 17, 2015
12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Copper colored. Makes me think it’s going to be malty before I even try it. The head disappears quickly. Not so aromatic, really. Less than I would have expected. I smell a caramel maltiness more than hops. Maybe a bit of piny hops. Good hop flavor, maybe not like a DIPA should have, but it’s good. Hardly any bitterness from the hops. The malt flavor is apparent. Not too sweet, just enough to balance the hops. Just thick enough to justify the 9.4% alcohol. Carbonation is maybe a bit low. Makes it feel slightly too creamy for the style. I thought maybe it was a bit astringent in the finish, but that seemed to go away after a few sips.


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