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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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To call C-Note very hoppy would be an understatement. It’s brewed with the seven "C" hops (Crystal, Cluster, Cascade, Chinook, Centennial, Columbus and Challenger) and pushes the bitterness limit to 100 International Bitterness Units.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shink (177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Out of the bottle. Pours a darker copper color with a small white head. Smell is a little malty with a decent hop smell. Not overly hoppy taste as it is 100 IBU, but still enough for me. A malty nutty finish. This is a great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (7335) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Draft. Rich amber beer with a cream head. Light malt and light citrus aroma. Citrus and light pine flavor with light caramel. Medium bodied. Citrus and light pine lingers with light caramel and a light herbal note.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4742) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 31, 2012
650ml bomber pours a pale amber color with a 2 finger white head that settles quite quickly and leaves only a few spots of lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, pine and other citrus with some earthy notes and caramel. Taste is a wonderful blend of hop bitterness with a decent balance from the caamel malty sweetness. A nicely balanced IPA that is quite tasty and deserved of a tasting.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhgrantjr (451) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Poured from a bottle. Not a big head; not a lot of carbonation. Aroma of hops, but taste is not as smooth as I expected. Too much hype around this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (6136) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Portland, Or - John’s Market Place - 22 oz bomber. Dark copper pour - bubbly off-white head, light lacing. Fruity aroma, some ripening vegetable notes. Flavor has some, a bit of dull citrus bitterness, a hint of potting soil. Uneventful mouthfeel. Not my favorite on my trip to the PNW.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Draft at Chuck’s 85th Street Market in Seattle, WA. Pours a dark copper color with golden amber edges and a 1.5 finger off-white head that quickly settles into a thin ring. Sporadic spots of lace left behind. Earthy hop aroma with lots of floral, grassy pine countered by sweet malt. Floral but the hop character is a bit one dimensional and the malt presence is a bit stronger than I prefer. Hints of caramel, toffee and biscuit counter the resinous pine presence. Medium bodied with a blast of dry, sticky hops that dominate the flavor, lingering over the sweeter notes into a bone dry finish. Very earthy and bitter with lots of sticky pine needle and grass overpowering the palate. As it warms, a prominent sweet malt character comes forward with hints of toffee, caramel and bread. There’s also a bit of alcohol heat/sweetness toward the finish. Decently balanced but not very interesting. Not a bad beer but I probably wouldn’t order it again.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (1642) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass. Quite surprised at the color, light copper, lots of bubbles and no real head. Smell: Lemonade and grapefruit. Taste: Light hops, then bitter ending that stays on the tongue for only a little after. There is a little sweetness in there too. Curious, but nice. Light body, low carbonation, crisp. A solid, good beer. The darker color threw me off. It comes off more as an IPA, but without getting kicked in the teeth by the hops.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - MAY 19, 2012
There is plenty of potential here, but this bottle was seriously undercarbonated. The flat mouthfeel doesn’t play well with the hippy character of this beer. It is full of hop character, but ultimately a disappointment.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7430) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 9, 2012
Bottle shared by Beerkat. Sweet malt flavor, very fruity, with grape, cherry, and grassy hops. Some citrus in there as well. Alcohol evident. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - APR 8, 2012
Huge sticky hop nose. In the mouth it is MUCH lighter and well, tame. Solid drinking, but a thin body for 7%. Tropical fruit, pine, but nothing too outstanding. Enjoyable, but ultimately forgettable when comparing with what is available these days. Thanks Beerkat!.


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